Petite-Foret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Petite-Foret in Nord

Photo is of Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 9 km from Petite-Foret

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Petite-Foret 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 Petite-Foret in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 9 km and Le Quesnoy at 18 km.

Petite-Foret, 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 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bavay guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
 
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Douai

Douai

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Douai guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

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Maroilles

Maroilles

at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide
Lille

Lille

at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Solre-le-Chateau

Solre-le-Chateau

at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 50 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

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Arras

Arras

at 51 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 62 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum commemorating life...

See Peronne guide

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Markets in and near Petite-Foret

  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (2km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (3km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (7km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (10km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (10km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (12km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (16km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Petite-Foret, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (8km)
  • l'Avesnois (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (33km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (43km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (14km)
  • Wattignies (38km)
  • Wasquehal (41km)
  • Tourcoing (45km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Petite-Foret is in the north-east of France at 42 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Petite-Foret is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Petite-Foret

Canton: Valenciennes-Nord

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59494

Distance to Petite-Foret

from Lille (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 187 km

from Calais: 131 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 686 km

from Strasbourg: 367 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Petite-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anzin, Aubry-du-Hainaut, Aulnoy-Lez-Valenciennes, Bellaing, Beuvrages, Bruay-sur-l'Escaut, Denain, Haulchin, Haveluy, Herin, La Sentinelle, Marly, Oisy, Prouvy, Raismes, Rouvignies, Saint-Saulve, Trith-Saint-Leger, Valenciennes, Wallers and Wavrechain-sous-Denain.

This page in French: Visiter Petite-Foret