Merignies tourism and travel guide

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Visit Merignies: highlights and tourist information

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Merignies is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 15 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Merignies is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 15 km and Lille at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Merignies, 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 Merignies 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 Nord

Map of places to visit near Merignies

Markets in and near Merignies

  • Libercourt: market Thursday (7km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (11km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (11km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (12km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)

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

Tourist attractions near Merignies, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Merignies.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (20km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (31km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (17km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (10km)
  • Wasquehal (19km)
  • Tourcoing (25km)
  • Mastaing (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (16km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Merignies

Canton: Pont-à-Marcq

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59710

Distance to Merignies

from Lille (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 101 km

from Nice: 819 km

from Bordeaux: 687 km

from Strasbourg: 397 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Attiches, Avelin, Bersee, Cappelle-en-Pevele, Ennevelin, Faumont, La Neuville, Moncheaux, Ostricourt, Seclin, Templeuve, Thumeries, Tourmignies and Wahagnies.

This page in French: Visiter Merignies