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Hordain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Hordain in Nord

Photo is of Cambrai at 13 km from Hordain

Visit Hordain: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 13 km and Douai at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hordain, 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 Hordain in Hauts-de-France.

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

Cambrai

Cambrai

at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Douai

Douai

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 22 km (direction north-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 23 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
 
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Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 38 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
Arras

Arras

at 39 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Lille

Lille

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Peronne

Peronne

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

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

See Peronne guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

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
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 48 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Hordain

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Markets in and near Hordain

  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (7km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (8km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (9km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (9km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (11km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)

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

Tourist attractions near Hordain, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (20km)
  • l'Avesnois (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (5km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (34km)
  • Wattignies (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Hordain is in the north-east of France at 45 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Hordain is 171 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Hordain

Canton: Bouchain

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59111

Distance to Hordain

from Lille (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 171 km

from Calais: 128 km

from Nice: 788 km

from Bordeaux: 670 km

from Strasbourg: 371 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesnes-le-Sec, Bantigny, Bouchain, Cuvillers, Douchy-les-Mines, Emerchicourt, Estrun, Eswars, Hem-Lenglet, Iwuy, Lieu-Saint-Amand, Lourches, Marcq-en-Ostrevent, Mastaing, Neuville-sur-Escaut, Noyelles-sur-Selle, Paillencourt, Roeulx, Thun-l'Eveque, Thun-Saint-Martin, Wasnes-Au-Bac and Wavrechain-sous-Faulx.

This page in French: Visiter Hordain

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