Proville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cambrai at 1 km from Proville

Visit Proville: highlights and tourist information

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Proville 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 Proville in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 1 km and Douai at 25 km.

Proville, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 1 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Douai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 32 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
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bavay guide

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

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Markets in and near Proville

  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (1km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (19km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (20km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (21km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (22km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (23km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)

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

Tourist attractions near Proville, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (39km)
  • Jardins du château (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (17km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (21km)
  • Gauchy (38km)

Geography and distances

Proville is in the north-east of France at 54 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Proville is 158 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Proville

Canton: Cambrai-Ouest

Arrondissement: Cambrai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59267

Distance to Proville

from Lille (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 158 km

from Calais: 130 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 657 km

from Strasbourg: 372 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Awoingt, Cambrai, Cantaing-sur-Escaut, Escaudoeuvres, Fontaine-Notre-Dame, Haynecourt, Marcoing, Masnieres, Neuville-Saint-Remy, Niergnies, Noyelles-sur-Escaut, Raillencourt-Sainte-Olle, Ramillies, Rumilly-en-Cambresis, Sailly-Lez-Cambrai, Sancourt, Seranvillers-Forenville and Tilloy-Lez-Cambrai.

This page in French: Visiter Proville