Orchies tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orchies in Nord

Photo is of Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 14 km from Orchies

Visit Orchies: highlights and tourist information

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Orchies 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 Orchies in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 14 km and Douai at 17 km.

Orchies, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Douai

Douai

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Douai guide
Lille

Lille

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide
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Cambrai

Cambrai

at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Cambrai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 39 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 40 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
Bavay

Bavay

at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bavay guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 47 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 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide

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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

What to do at Orchies? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Orchies is in the north-east of France at 22 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Orchies is 192 kilometres from Paris).

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

 
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