Gruson tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gruson in Nord

Photo is of Roubaix at 11 km from Gruson

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Gruson is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gruson in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Roubaix at 11 km and Lille at 11 km.

Gruson, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

Although its not a major tourist destination, the centre of the large town of...

See Roubaix guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has transformed an industrial town...

See Lille guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Established as a spa centre for more than 2000 years, it is still the...

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive belfries in...

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that were used...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the centre of...

See Arras guide


at 48 km (direction south)

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first ever tank...

See Cambrai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 49 km (direction south-east)

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive ramparts that surround...

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Bavay has an important Roman forum and other Roman ruins...

See Bavay guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 58 km (direction south-east)

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and has hundreds of kilometres...

See Forest of Mormal guide

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Markets in and near Gruson

  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (3km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (7km)
  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (16km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (19km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (21km)
  • Halluin: market Saturday (22km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Gruson, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Gruson, France

What to do at Gruson? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gruson.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (10km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (22km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (24km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wasquehal (10km)
  • Wattignies (11km)
  • Tourcoing (15km)
  • Mastaing (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (12km)

Geography and distances

Gruson is in the north-east of France at 11 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Gruson is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gruson

Canton: Lannoy

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59152

Distance to Gruson

from Lille (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 103 km

from Nice: 825 km

from Bordeaux: 700 km

from Strasbourg: 396 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Gruson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anstaing, Bachy, Baisieux, Bourghelles, Bouvines, Camphin-en-Pevele, Chereng, Cobrieux, Cysoing, Forest-sur-Marque, Fretin, Louvil, Peronne-en-Melantois, Sailly-Lez-Lannoy, Sainghin-en-Melantois, Tressin, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, Wannehain and Willems.

This page in French: Visiter Gruson