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Hem-Lenglet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cambrai at 11 km from Hem-Lenglet

Visit Hem-Lenglet: highlights and tourist information

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Hem-Lenglet 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 Hem-Lenglet in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 11 km and Douai at 16 km.

Hem-Lenglet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
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Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 32 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 33 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 46 km (direction south), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 48 km (direction south)

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

See Roubaix guide

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Markets in and near Hem-Lenglet

  • Aniche: market Friday (9km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (12km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (12km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (13km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (14km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (19km)

More information about Hem-Lenglet, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Hem-Lenglet, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (40km)
  • Jardins du château (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (8km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (31km)
  • Wattignies (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (44km)

Geography and distances

Hem-Lenglet is in the north-east of France at 44 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Hem-Lenglet is 168 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Hem-Lenglet

Canton: Cambrai-Ouest

Arrondissement: Cambrai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59247

Distance to Hem-Lenglet

from Lille (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 168 km

from Calais: 124 km

from Nice: 790 km

from Bordeaux: 667 km

from Strasbourg: 376 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Hem-Lenglet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abancourt, Aubencheul-Au-Bac, Aubigny-Au-Bac, Bantigny, Blecourt, Bugnicourt, Cuvillers, Epinoy, Estrun, Eswars, Fechain, Fressain, Fressies, Haynecourt, Hordain, Marcq-en-Ostrevent, Mastaing, Monchecourt, Paillencourt, Ramillies, Sancourt, Thun-l'Eveque, Thun-Saint-Martin, Villers-Au-Tertre, Wasnes-Au-Bac and Wavrechain-sous-Faulx.

This page in French: Visiter Hem-Lenglet


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