Poix-du-Nord tourism and travel guide

Photo of Poix-du-Nord in Nord

Photo is of Le Quesnoy at 7 km from Poix-du-Nord

Visit Poix-du-Nord: highlights and tourist information

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Poix-du-Nord 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 Poix-du-Nord in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 7 km and Forest of Mormal at 9 km.

Poix-du-Nord, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 31 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 34 km (direction east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 45 km (direction 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


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide


at 63 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide


Most Beautiful Village at 64 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

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

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Markets in and near Poix-du-Nord

  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (18km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (20km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (22km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (23km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)

More information about Poix-du-Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Poix-du-Nord, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (19km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (12km)
  • Jardins du château (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (25km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (43km)
  • Gauchy (48km)
  • Wattignies (59km)

Geography and distances

Poix-du-Nord is in the north-east of France at 63 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Poix-du-Nord is 174 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poix-du-Nord

Canton: Quesnoy-Est

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59218

Distance to Poix-du-Nord

from Lille (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 174 km

from Calais: 150 km

from Nice: 773 km

from Bordeaux: 673 km

from Strasbourg: 349 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Poix-du-Nord from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaudignies, Beaurain, Bousies, Capelle, Croix-Caluyau, Englefontaine, Escarmain, Fontaine-Au-Bois, Ghissignies, Hecq, Jolimetz, Louvignies-Quesnoy, Neuville-en-Avesnois, Preux-Au-Bois, Raucourt-Au-Bois, Robersart, Salesches and Vendegies-Au-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Poix-du-Nord