La Madeleine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lille at 2 km from La Madeleine

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La Madeleine 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 La Madeleine in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 2 km and Roubaix at 9 km.

La Madeleine, 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-south-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Douai guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill in the Flanders region...

See Cassel guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the centre of...

See Arras guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 60 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide

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Map of places to visit near La Madeleine


Markets in and near La Madeleine

  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (7km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (8km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (8km)
  • Comines: market Monday (13km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (14km)
  • Halluin: market Saturday (15km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (20km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (20km)

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

Tourist attractions near La Madeleine, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (2km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (7km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (15km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (1km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (31km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wasquehal (4km)
  • Wattignies (8km)
  • Tourcoing (10km)
  • Mastaing (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (3km)

Geography and distances

La Madeleine is in the north-east of France at 2 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: La Madeleine is 207 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Madeleine

Canton: Lille-Nord

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59110

Distance to La Madeleine

from Lille (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 92 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 702 km

from Strasbourg: 408 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bondues, Croix, Faches-Thumesnil, Lambersart, Lezennes, Lille, Lompret, Loos, Marcq-en-Baroeul, Marquette-Lez-Lille, Mouvaux, Ronchin, Saint-Andre-Lez-Lille, Verlinghem, Wambrechies and Wasquehal.

This page in French: Visiter La Madeleine