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Hamel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Hamel in Nord

Photo is of Douai at 10 km from Hamel

Visit Hamel: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

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!

Douai

Douai

at 10 km (direction )

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of...

See Douai guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 17 km (direction south-east)

Remarkably for the town that was the site of...

See Cambrai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 21 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 22 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
 
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Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

Established as a spa centre for more than 2000...

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Lille

Lille

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lille guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum...

See Peronne guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 40 km (direction east)

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive...

See Le Quesnoy guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 48 km (direction east)

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region...

See Forest of Mormal guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall...

See Saint-Quentin guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 52 km (direction east)

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that remain...

See Maroilles guide
Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide

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

Map of places to visit near Hamel

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Hamel is in the north-east of France at 40 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Hamel is 167 kilometres from Paris).

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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