Houchin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Houchin: highlights and tourist information

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Houchin is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Houchin is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 24 km and Arras at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Houchin, 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 Houchin in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Houchin

Markets in and near Houchin

  • Barlin: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (5km)
  • Bruay-la-Buissiere: market Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (6km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (8km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Marles-les-Mines: market Saturday (9km)
  • Calonne-Ricouart: market Thursday (10km)
  • Auchel: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Lievin: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)

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

Tourist attractions near Houchin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Houchin.

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Sericourt (30km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (37km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (44km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (48km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (41km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (32km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (35km)
  • Wasquehal (41km)
  • Tourcoing (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (34km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Houchin

Canton: Barlin

Arrondissement: Béthune

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62620

Distance to Houchin

from Arras (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 75 km

from Nice: 831 km

from Bordeaux: 672 km

from Strasbourg: 426 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annezin, Barlin, Bethune, Beuvry, Bruay-la-Buissiere, Drouvin-le-Marais, Fouquereuil, Fouquieres-les-Bethune, Gosnay, Haillicourt, Hersin-Coupigny, Hesdigneul-les-Bethune, Labeuvriere, Labourse, Maisnil-les-Ruitz, Noeux-les-Mines, Rebreuve-Ranchicourt, Ruitz, Sailly-Labourse, Sains-en-Gohelle, Vaudricourt and Verquin.

This page in French: Visiter Houchin