Leers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Roubaix at 4 km from Leers

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Leers 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 Leers in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Roubaix at 4 km and Lille at 13 km.

Leers, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 55 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 55 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
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 56 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 58 km (direction south-east)

The town of Bavay has an important Roman forum and other Roman ruins...

See Bavay guide

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

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Markets in and near Leers

  • Hem: market Saturday (5km)
  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Halluin: market Saturday (14km)
  • Comines: market Monday (19km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (20km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (25km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (28km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Leers, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Leers, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (5km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (14km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (13km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Tourcoing (8km)
  • Wasquehal (8km)
  • Wattignies (17km)
  • Mastaing (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (14km)

Geography and distances

Leers is in the north-east of France at 13 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Leers is 213 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Leers

Canton: Lannoy

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59115

Distance to Leers

from Lille (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 213 km

from Calais: 102 km

from Nice: 833 km

from Bordeaux: 709 km

from Strasbourg: 400 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Croix, Forest-sur-Marque, Hem, Lannoy, Lys-Lez-Lannoy, Roubaix, Sailly-Lez-Lannoy, Toufflers, Tourcoing, Wattrelos and Willems.

This page in French: Visiter Leers