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Le Quesnoy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Quesnoy: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive ramparts that surround the town

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Le Quesnoy. For detailed visitor information see the Le Quesnoy travel guide.

Le Quesnoy 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 59 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Le Quesnoy is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bavay at 12 km and Maroilles at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Quesnoy, 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 Le Quesnoy 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 Le Quesnoy


Markets in and near Le Quesnoy

  • Bavay: market Friday (12km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (18km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (19km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (20km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (23km)

More information about Le Quesnoy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Le Quesnoy, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (19km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (15km)
  • Jardins du château (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (50km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (25km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (49km)
  • Wattignies (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (60km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Quesnoy

Canton: Quesnoy

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59530

Distance to Le Quesnoy

from Lille (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 148 km

from Nice: 778 km

from Bordeaux: 680 km

from Strasbourg: 350 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Quesnoy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaudignies, Frasnoy, Ghissignies, Gommegnies, Jolimetz, Locquignol, Louvignies-Quesnoy, Maresches, Orsinval, Potelle, Preux-Au-Sart, Raucourt-Au-Bois, Ruesnes, Salesches, Sepmeries, Villereau, Villers-Pol and Wargnies-le-Petit.

This page in French: Visiter Le Quesnoy

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