Hantay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Hantay in Nord

Photo is of Lille at 18 km from Hantay

Visit Hantay: highlights and tourist information

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Hantay 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 Hantay in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 18 km and Douai at 24 km.

Hantay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lille guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Douai guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 29 km (direction south-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 29 km (direction south-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 35 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 is the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 40 km (direction north-west)

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill in the Flanders region...

See Cassel guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

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

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns to see houses...

See Saint-Omer guide


at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 50 km (direction north-west)

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with its Chateau and...

See Esquelbecq guide

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Markets in and near Hantay

  • La Bassee: market Thursday (4km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (8km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (10km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (12km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (12km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (13km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (13km)

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

Tourist attractions near Hantay, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (27km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (33km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (40km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (15km)
  • Wasquehal (24km)
  • Tourcoing (30km)
  • Mastaing (40km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (17km)

Geography and distances

Hantay is in the north-east of France at 18 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Hantay is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Hantay

Canton: Bassée

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59496

Distance to Hantay

from Lille (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 85 km

from Nice: 829 km

from Bordeaux: 683 km

from Strasbourg: 414 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoeullin, Auchy-les-Mines, Bauvin, Benifontaine, Billy-Berclau, Don, Douvrin, Fournes-en-Weppes, Haisnes, Herlies, Hulluch, Illies, La Bassee, Lorgies, Marquillies, Meurchin, Neuve-Chapelle, Provin, Sainghin-en-Weppes, Salome, Violaines, Wavrin, Wicres and Wingles.

This page in French: Visiter Hantay