Orchies tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orchies: highlights and tourist information

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Orchies 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 22 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Orchies is 192 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 14 km and Douai at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orchies, 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 Orchies 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 Orchies

Markets in and near Orchies

  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (13km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (16km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (16km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (16km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (17km)

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

Tourist attractions near Orchies, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (13km)
  • l'Avesnois (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (23km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (35km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (7km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (23km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (18km)
  • Mastaing (20km)
  • Wasquehal (23km)
  • Tourcoing (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orchies

Canton: Orchies

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59310

Distance to Orchies

from Lille (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 192 km

from Calais: 111 km

from Nice: 812 km

from Bordeaux: 689 km

from Strasbourg: 387 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aix, Beuvry-la-Foret, Bouvignies, Cappelle-en-Pevele, Coutiches, Flines-Lez-Raches, Genech, Landas, Mouchin, Nomain, Templeuve and Tilloy-Lez-Marchiennes.

This page in French: Visiter Orchies