Haut-Lieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Haut-Lieu in Nord

Photo is of Maroilles at 11 km from Haut-Lieu

Visit Haut-Lieu: highlights and tourist information

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Haut-Lieu 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 Haut-Lieu in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Maroilles at 11 km and Solre-le-Chateau at 15 km.

Haut-Lieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that remain of the abbey complex...

See Maroilles guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Solre-le-Chateau is best known for its church with a sloping spire and the town...

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bavay guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aisne department

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque and centred...

See Parfondeval guide


at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 52 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Haut-Lieu


Markets in and near Haut-Lieu

  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (3km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (13km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (24km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (24km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (25km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Haut-Lieu, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Haut-Lieu, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (7km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (11km)
  • Jardins du château (32km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (49km)

Geography and distances

Haut-Lieu is in the north-east of France at 85 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Haut-Lieu is 179 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Haut-Lieu

Canton: Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59440

Distance to Haut-Lieu

from Lille (prefecture): 85 km

from Paris: 179 km

from Calais: 173 km

from Nice: 756 km

from Bordeaux: 675 km

from Strasbourg: 325 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Haut-Lieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesnelles, Avesnes-sur-Helpe, Bas-Lieu, Boulogne-sur-Helpe, Cartignies, Dompierre-sur-Helpe, Etroeungt, Marbaix, Rainsars and Saint-Hilaire-sur-Helpe.

This page in French: Visiter Haut-Lieu