Marpent tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marpent in Nord

Photo is of Solre-le-Chateau at 13 km from Marpent

Visit Marpent: highlights and tourist information

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Marpent 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 Marpent in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solre-le-Chateau at 13 km and Bavay at 20 km.

Marpent, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Bavay guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Maroilles guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardennes department

In Vireux-Molhain you can follow an attractive nature trail and also visit the Collegiale...

See Vireux-Molhain guide


at 65 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardennes department

In a pleasant seting on the Meuse river, the two churches and a stroll...

See Montherme guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Marpent


Markets in and near Marpent

  • Jeumont: market Thursday (2km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (21km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (22km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (31km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (40km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (41km)

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

Tourist attractions near Marpent, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Fourmies (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (29km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (51km)

Geography and distances

Marpent is in the north-east of France at 82 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Marpent is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marpent

Canton: Maubeuge-Nord

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59164

Distance to Marpent

from Lille (prefecture): 82 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 173 km

from Nice: 771 km

from Bordeaux: 700 km

from Strasbourg: 326 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Assevent, Bersillies, Boussois, Cerfontaine, Colleret, Cousolre, Elesmes, Ferriere-la-Grande, Ferriere-la-Petite, Jeumont, Recquignies, Rousies, Vieux-Reng and Villers-Sire-Nicole.

This page in French: Visiter Marpent