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France This Way comment: It is the riverside setting and the buildings that remain of the abbey complex that once stood here that form the main attraction in Maroilles

Maroilles is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Important note

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Maroilles in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 15 km and Bavay at 19 km.

Maroilles, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 24 km (direction east)

Solre-le-Chateau is best known for its church with a sloping spire and...

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
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at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque...

See Parfondeval guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide

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

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Markets in and near Maroilles

  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (13km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (19km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (24km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (27km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (28km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (29km)

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

Tourist attractions near Maroilles, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (8km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (0km)
  • Jardins du château (31km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (37km)
  • Gauchy (49km)

Geography and distances

Maroilles is in the north-east of France at 75 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Maroilles is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maroilles

Canton: Landrecies

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59550

Distance to Maroilles

from Lille (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 162 km

from Nice: 763 km

from Bordeaux: 673 km

from Strasbourg: 336 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grand-Fayt, Landrecies, Le Favril, Leval, Marbaix, Noyelles-sur-Sambre, Petit-Fayt, Sassegnies and Taisnieres-en-Thierache.

This page in French: Visiter Maroilles


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