Merignies tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Douai at 15 km from Merignies

Visit Merignies: highlights and tourist information

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Merignies 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 Merignies in Hauts-de-France.

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

Merignies, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Douai

Douai

at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Douai guide
Lille

Lille

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 23 km (direction east)

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

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

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bavay guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 62 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 64 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide

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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

What to do at Merignies? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Merignies is in the north-east of France at 15 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Merignies is 191 kilometres from Paris).

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

 
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