La Sentinelle tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Sentinelle: highlights and tourist information

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La Sentinelle 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 44 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: La Sentinelle is 185 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 12 km and Le Quesnoy at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Sentinelle, 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 Sentinelle 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 Sentinelle

Markets in and near La Sentinelle

  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (4km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (7km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (9km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (10km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (13km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (16km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)

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

Tourist attractions near La Sentinelle, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Sentinelle.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (10km)
  • l'Avesnois (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (31km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (45km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (14km)
  • Wattignies (41km)
  • Wasquehal (44km)
  • Tourcoing (48km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Sentinelle

Canton: Valenciennes-Sud

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59174

Distance to La Sentinelle

from Lille (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 185 km

from Calais: 133 km

from Nice: 792 km

from Bordeaux: 684 km

from Strasbourg: 365 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anzin, Aubry-du-Hainaut, Aulnoy-Lez-Valenciennes, Bellaing, Beuvrages, Bruay-sur-l'Escaut, Famars, Haulchin, Haveluy, Herin, Maing, Marly, Oisy, Petite-Foret, Prouvy, Raismes, Rouvignies, Saint-Saulve, Thiant, Trith-Saint-Leger, Valenciennes, Wallers and Wavrechain-sous-Denain.

This page in French: Visiter La Sentinelle