Petit-Fayt tourism and travel guide

Photo of Petit-Fayt in Nord

Photo is of Maroilles at 6 km from Petit-Fayt

Visit Petit-Fayt: highlights and tourist information

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Petit-Fayt 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 Petit-Fayt in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Maroilles at 6 km and Forest of Mormal at 12 km.

Petit-Fayt, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Maroilles guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 12 km (direction north-west)

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and has hundreds of kilometres...

See Forest of Mormal guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

Solre-le-Chateau is best known for its church with a sloping spire and the town...

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque and centred...

See Parfondeval guide


at 47 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is a remarkable...

See Saint-Quentin guide

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Map of places to visit near Petit-Fayt


Markets in and near Petit-Fayt

  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (8km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (19km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (22km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (27km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (28km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Petit-Fayt, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Petit-Fayt, France

What to do at Petit-Fayt? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Petit-Fayt.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (7km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (6km)
  • Jardins du château (29km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (52km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (43km)
  • Gauchy (50km)

Geography and distances

Petit-Fayt is in the north-east of France at 80 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Petit-Fayt is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Petit-Fayt

Canton: Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59244

Distance to Petit-Fayt

from Lille (prefecture): 80 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 168 km

from Nice: 758 km

from Bordeaux: 672 km

from Strasbourg: 331 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Petit-Fayt from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaurepaire-sur-Sambre, Boulogne-sur-Helpe, Cartignies, Dompierre-sur-Helpe, Grand-Fayt, Marbaix, Maroilles, Noyelles-sur-Sambre, Prisches, Saint-Hilaire-sur-Helpe and Taisnieres-en-Thierache.

This page in French: Visiter Petit-Fayt