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Leforest tourism and travel guide

Photo of Leforest in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Douai at 7 km from Leforest

Visit Leforest: highlights and tourist information

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Leforest is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Hauts-de-France region.

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

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!

Douai

Douai

at 7 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide
Lille

Lille

at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Lille guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 26 km (direction east), in the Nord department

Established as a spa centre for more than 2000...

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
 
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Arras

Arras

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arras guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that...

See Maroilles guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 67 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with...

See Esquelbecq guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Leforest

 
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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)

Hotels near Leforest

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Leforest is in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Leforest is 183 kilometres from Paris).

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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