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Leforest tourism and travel guide

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Visit Leforest: highlights and tourist information

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Leforest is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Leforest is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 7 km and Lille at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leforest, 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 Leforest 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 Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Leforest

Markets in and near Leforest

Market days in Leforest: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Leforest: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (4km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (4km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (6km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (10km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (11km)

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

Tourist attractions near Leforest, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (28km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (39km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (5km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (24km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (17km)
  • Mastaing (23km)
  • Wasquehal (26km)
  • Tourcoing (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Leforest

Canton: Leforest

Arrondissement: Lens

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62790

Distance to Leforest

from Arras (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 102 km

from Nice: 813 km

from Bordeaux: 679 km

from Strasbourg: 396 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auby, Bersee, Courcelles-les-Lens, Dourges, Evin-Malmaison, Faumont, Flers-en-Escrebieux, Lauwin-Planque, Libercourt, Moncheaux, Noyelles-Godault, Oignies, Ostricourt, Raches, Raimbeaucourt, Roost-Warendin, Thumeries, Wahagnies and Waziers.

This page in French: Visiter Leforest

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