Oignies tourism and travel guide

Photo of Oignies in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Douai at 12 km from Oignies

Visit Oignies: highlights and tourist information

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Oignies is situated in the Pas-de-Calais 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 Oignies in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 12 km and Lille at 19 km.

Oignies, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Lille guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arras guide


at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide


at 31 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys is the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Esquelbecq guide

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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

What to do at Oignies? 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

Oignies is in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Oignies is 185 kilometres from Paris).

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