La Bassee tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Bassee: highlights and tourist information

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La Bassee 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 22 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: La Bassee is 189 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near La Bassee

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)

More information about La Bassee, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near La Bassee, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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