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Hamel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Hamel: highlights and tourist information

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Hamel is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 40 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Hamel is 167 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 10 km and Cambrai at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hamel, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Hamel in Hauts-de-France.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

Map of places to visit near Hamel


Markets in and near Hamel

  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (13km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (14km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (16km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (19km)

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

Tourist attractions near Hamel, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (17km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (31km)
  • Wattignies (34km)
  • Wasquehal (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hamel

Canton: Arleux

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59151

Distance to Hamel

from Lille (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 167 km

from Calais: 114 km

from Nice: 797 km

from Bordeaux: 664 km

from Strasbourg: 387 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arleux, Bellonne, Brunemont, Bugnicourt, Cantin, Dury, Ecourt-Saint-Quentin, Estrees, Etaing, Ferin, Goeulzin, Gouy-sous-Bellonne, Lecluse, Noyelles-sous-Bellonne, Oisy-le-Verger, Palluel, Recourt, Roucourt, Rumaucourt, Sailly-en-Ostrevent, Sauchy-Cauchy, Saudemont and Tortequesne.

This page in French: Visiter Hamel

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