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Jenlain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jenlain in Nord

Photo is of Le Quesnoy at 7 km from Jenlain

Visit Jenlain: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 7 km and Bavay at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Jenlain, 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 Jenlain in Hauts-de-France.

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

Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
 
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Maroilles

Maroilles

at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Solre-le-Chateau

Solre-le-Chateau

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Douai

Douai

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Douai guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 53 km (direction north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide
Lille

Lille

at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 65 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Jenlain

 
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Markets in and near Jenlain

  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (12km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (12km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (17km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (17km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (20km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (23km)

Hotels near Jenlain

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

Tourist attractions near Jenlain, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (20km)
  • l'Avesnois (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (21km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (23km)
  • Wattignies (51km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (52km)
  • Wasquehal (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Jenlain is in the north-east of France at 54 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Jenlain is 186 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jenlain

Canton: Quesnoy-Ouest

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59144

Distance to Jenlain

from Lille (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 186 km

from Calais: 144 km

from Nice: 784 km

from Bordeaux: 685 km

from Strasbourg: 354 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bry, Curgies, Estreux, Eth, Frasnoy, Gommegnies, Maresches, Orsinval, Preseau, Preux-Au-Sart, Ruesnes, Saultain, Sebourg, Sepmeries, Villereau, Villers-Pol, Wargnies-le-Grand and Wargnies-le-Petit.

This page in French: Visiter Jenlain

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