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La Bassee tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Bassee in Nord

Photo is of Lille at 22 km from La Bassee

Visit La Bassee: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 22 km and Douai at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Bassee, 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 La Bassee in Hauts-de-France.

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

Lille

Lille

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lille guide
Douai

Douai

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 28 km (direction south), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 28 km (direction south), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
 
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Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 37 km (direction north-west)

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill...

See Cassel guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns...

See Saint-Omer guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 47 km (direction north-west)

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with...

See Esquelbecq guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 51 km (direction south-east)

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the...

See Cambrai guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern France...

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Bassee

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Markets in and near La Bassee

Market days in La Bassee: weekly market: Thursday;

  • La Bassee: market Thursday (0km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (9km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (12km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (12km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (12km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (12km)
  • Lievin: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)

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Tourist attractions near La Bassee, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (30km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (36km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (37km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (19km)
  • Wasquehal (28km)
  • Tourcoing (33km)
  • Mastaing (44km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (21km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Bassee is in the north-east of France at 22 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: La Bassee is 189 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Bassee

Canton: Bassée

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59480

Distance to La Bassee

from Lille (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 189 km

from Calais: 81 km

from Nice: 831 km

from Bordeaux: 682 km

from Strasbourg: 417 km

Getting here

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

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annequin, Auchy-les-Mines, Benifontaine, Billy-Berclau, Cambrin, Cuinchy, Douvrin, Festubert, Fournes-en-Weppes, Givenchy-les-la-Bassee, Haisnes, Hantay, Herlies, Hulluch, Illies, Lorgies, Marquillies, Neuve-Chapelle, Noyelles-les-Vermelles, Richebourg, Salome, Vermelles, Violaines, Wicres and Wingles.

This page in French: Visiter La Bassee

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