Penin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Penin: highlights and tourist information

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Penin 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 21 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Penin is 164 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de Sericourt at 12 km and Arras at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Penin, 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 Penin 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 Penin

Markets in and near Penin

  • Frevent: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Barlin: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Bruay-la-Buissiere: market Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Calonne-Ricouart: market Thursday (18km)
  • Marles-les-Mines: market Saturday (20km)
  • Auchel: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Arras: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (21km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (22km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (22km)

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

Tourist attractions near Penin, France

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

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Sericourt (12km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (29km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Hesdin (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (47km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (50km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Boubers-sur-Canche (18km)
  • Wattignies (50km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Penin

Canton: Aubigny-en-Artois

Arrondissement: Arras

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62127

Distance to Penin

from Arras (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 164 km

from Calais: 82 km

from Nice: 820 km

from Bordeaux: 652 km

from Strasbourg: 427 km

Getting here

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

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambrines, Averdoingt, Avesnes-le-Comte, Bailleul-Aux-Cornailles, Beaufort-Blavincourt, Berlencourt-le-Cauroy, Berles-Monchel, Bethonsart, Chelers, Denier, Givenchy-le-Noble, Gouy-en-Ternois, Izel-les-Hameaux, Liencourt, Lignereuil, Ligny-Saint-Flochel, Magnicourt-sur-Canche, Maizieres, Manin, Noyelle-Vion, Sars-le-Bois, Savy-Berlette, Tilloy-les-Hermaville, Tincques and Villers-Sir-Simon.

This page in French: Visiter Penin