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Lauwin-Planque tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lauwin-Planque in Nord

Photo is of Douai at 3 km from Lauwin-Planque

Visit Lauwin-Planque: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 3 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lauwin-Planque, 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 Lauwin-Planque in Hauts-de-France.

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



at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 60 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cassel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lauwin-Planque


Markets in and near Lauwin-Planque

  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (1km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (4km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (10km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (10km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (12km)

Hotels near Lauwin-Planque

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Tourist attractions near Lauwin-Planque, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (33km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (2km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (29km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (21km)
  • Wattignies (22km)
  • Wasquehal (32km)
  • Tourcoing (38km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (28km)

Geography and distances

Lauwin-Planque is in the north-east of France at 28 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Lauwin-Planque is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lauwin-Planque

Canton: Douai-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59553

Distance to Lauwin-Planque

from Lille (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 104 km

from Nice: 809 km

from Bordeaux: 674 km

from Strasbourg: 395 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Lauwin-Planque from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auby, Brebieres, Courcelles-les-Lens, Courchelettes, Cuincy, Dechy, Douai, Dourges, Esquerchin, Evin-Malmaison, Flers-en-Escrebieux, Lambres-Lez-Douai, Leforest, Noyelles-Godault, Quiery-la-Motte, Raimbeaucourt, Roost-Warendin, Sin-le-Noble and Waziers.

This page in French: Visiter Lauwin-Planque

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