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Visit Illies: highlights and tourist information

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Illies is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 18 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Illies is 193 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 18 km and Douai at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Illies, 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 Illies 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 Nord

Map of places to visit near Illies

Markets in and near Illies

  • La Bassee: market Thursday (4km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (12km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (12km)
  • Estaires: market Thursday (12km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (12km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (14km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (14km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (14km)

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

Tourist attractions near Illies, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (27km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (32km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (36km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (16km)
  • Wasquehal (24km)
  • Tourcoing (29km)
  • Mastaing (44km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (17km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Illies

Canton: Bassée

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59480

Distance to Illies

from Lille (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 81 km

from Nice: 833 km

from Bordeaux: 685 km

from Strasbourg: 417 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubers, Auchy-les-Mines, Bauvin, Billy-Berclau, Cuinchy, Douvrin, Fournes-en-Weppes, Fromelles, Givenchy-les-la-Bassee, Haisnes, Hantay, Herlies, La Bassee, Lorgies, Marquillies, Neuve-Chapelle, Provin, Sainghin-en-Weppes, Salome, Violaines and Wicres.

This page in French: Visiter Illies

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