Hecq tourism and travel guide

Photo of Hecq in Nord

Photo is of Forest of Mormal at 6 km from Hecq

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Hecq 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 Hecq in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Forest of Mormal at 6 km and Le Quesnoy at 7 km.

Hecq, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bavay guide
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Cambrai

Cambrai

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Solre-le-Chateau

Solre-le-Chateau

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Douai

Douai

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide
Parfondeval

Parfondeval

Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

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

See Parfondeval guide

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Markets in and near Hecq

  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (16km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (21km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (23km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (24km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (25km)

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

Tourist attractions near Hecq, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (16km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (9km)
  • Jardins du château (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (28km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (46km)
  • Gauchy (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Hecq is in the north-east of France at 66 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Hecq is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Hecq

Canton: Quesnoy-Est

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59530

Distance to Hecq

from Lille (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 153 km

from Nice: 771 km

from Bordeaux: 674 km

from Strasbourg: 346 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bousies, Croix-Caluyau, Englefontaine, Fontaine-Au-Bois, Ghissignies, Jolimetz, Locquignol, Louvignies-Quesnoy, Neuville-en-Avesnois, Poix-du-Nord, Preux-Au-Bois, Raucourt-Au-Bois, Robersart, Salesches and Vendegies-Au-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Hecq

 
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