Oignies tourism and travel guide

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Visit Oignies: highlights and tourist information

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Oignies is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Oignies is 185 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 12 km and Lille at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Oignies, 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 Oignies 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 Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Oignies

Markets in and near Oignies

  • Libercourt: market Thursday (2km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (3km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (6km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (7km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (8km)

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

Tourist attractions near Oignies, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (26km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (36km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (21km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (14km)
  • Wasquehal (24km)
  • Mastaing (29km)
  • Tourcoing (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (19km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Oignies

Canton: Courrières

Arrondissement: Lens

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62590

Distance to Oignies

from Arras (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 185 km

from Calais: 96 km

from Nice: 819 km

from Bordeaux: 681 km

from Strasbourg: 402 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Attiches, Auby, Billy-Montigny, Camphin-en-Carembault, Carnin, Carvin, Courcelles-les-Lens, Courrieres, Dourges, Estevelles, Evin-Malmaison, Fouquieres-les-Lens, Henin-Beaumont, La Neuville, Leforest, Libercourt, Montigny-en-Gohelle, Noyelles-Godault, Ostricourt, Phalempin, Provin, Thumeries and Wahagnies.

This page in French: Visiter Oignies