Pont-sur-Sambre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Forest of Mormal at 8 km from Pont-sur-Sambre

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Pont-sur-Sambre 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 Pont-sur-Sambre in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Forest of Mormal at 8 km and Bavay at 9 km.

Pont-sur-Sambre, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bavay guide


at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Maroilles guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 18 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 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 58 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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Markets in and near Pont-sur-Sambre

  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (10km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (13km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (20km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (27km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Pont-sur-Sambre, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (7km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (11km)
  • Jardins du château (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (40km)
  • Gauchy (61km)

Geography and distances

Pont-sur-Sambre is in the north-east of France at 72 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Pont-sur-Sambre is 186 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-sur-Sambre

Canton: Berlaimont

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59138

Distance to Pont-sur-Sambre

from Lille (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 186 km

from Calais: 162 km

from Nice: 770 km

from Bordeaux: 684 km

from Strasbourg: 336 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pont-sur-Sambre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulnoye-Aymeries, Bachant, Berlaimont, Boussieres-sur-Sambre, Ecuelin, Hargnies, Leval, Limont-Fontaine, Mecquignies, Monceau-Saint-Waast, Neuf-Mesnil, Obies, Saint-Aubin, Saint-Remy-du-Nord, Sassegnies and Vieux-Mesnil.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-sur-Sambre