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Marcq-en-Ostrevent tourism and travel guide

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Marcq-en-Ostrevent 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 Marcq-en-Ostrevent in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 14 km and Douai at 15 km.

Marcq-en-Ostrevent, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
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Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 32 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 33 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum...

See Peronne guide


at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 49 km (direction south), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide

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Markets in and near Marcq-en-Ostrevent

  • Aniche: market Friday (6km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (9km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (10km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (11km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (12km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near Marcq-en-Ostrevent, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (21km)
  • l'Avesnois (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (41km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (5km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (34km)
  • Wattignies (36km)
  • Wasquehal (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (41km)

Geography and distances

Marcq-en-Ostrevent is in the north-east of France at 41 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Marcq-en-Ostrevent is 171 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcq-en-Ostrevent

Canton: Arleux

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59252

Distance to Marcq-en-Ostrevent

from Lille (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 171 km

from Calais: 122 km

from Nice: 793 km

from Bordeaux: 670 km

from Strasbourg: 377 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Marcq-en-Ostrevent from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abancourt, Abscon, Aniche, Aubencheul-Au-Bac, Auberchicourt, Aubigny-Au-Bac, Bouchain, Bugnicourt, Emerchicourt, Erchin, Estrun, Fechain, Fressain, Fressies, Hem-Lenglet, Hordain, Iwuy, Mastaing, Monchecourt, Paillencourt, Villers-Au-Tertre, Wasnes-Au-Bac and Wavrechain-sous-Faulx.

This page in French: Visiter Marcq-en-Ostrevent


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