Houdain-Lez-Bavay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Houdain-Lez-Bavay in Nord

Photo is of Bavay at 2 km from Houdain-Lez-Bavay

Visit Houdain-Lez-Bavay: highlights and tourist information

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Houdain-Lez-Bavay 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 Houdain-Lez-Bavay in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bavay at 2 km and Le Quesnoy at 13 km.

Houdain-Lez-Bavay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bavay guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 50 km (direction west)

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

See Douai guide


at 60 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide

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Markets in and near Houdain-Lez-Bavay

  • Bavay: market Friday (2km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (21km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (23km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (24km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (28km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Houdain-Lez-Bavay, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Houdain-Lez-Bavay, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (18km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (20km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (34km)

Geography and distances

Houdain-Lez-Bavay is in the north-east of France at 62 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Houdain-Lez-Bavay is 192 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Houdain-Lez-Bavay

Canton: Bavay

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59570

Distance to Houdain-Lez-Bavay

from Lille (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 192 km

from Calais: 153 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 691 km

from Strasbourg: 345 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Houdain-Lez-Bavay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfroipret, Audignies, Bavay, Bellignies, Bermeries, Bettrechies, Gommegnies, Gussignies, Hon-Hergies, La Flamengrie, La Longueville, Mecquignies, Obies, Saint-Waast and Taisnieres-sur-Hon.

This page in French: Visiter Houdain-Lez-Bavay