Raches tourism and travel guide

Photo of Raches in Nord

Photo is of Douai at 6 km from Raches

Visit Raches: highlights and tourist information

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Raches 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 Raches in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 6 km and Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 21 km.

Raches, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Douai

Douai

at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Douai guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Lille

Lille

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide
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Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Roubaix guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 63 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill in the...

See Cassel guide

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Markets in and near Raches

  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (6km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (8km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (11km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (12km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (13km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (14km)

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

Tourist attractions near Raches, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (29km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (41km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (5km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (27km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (17km)
  • Wattignies (20km)
  • Wasquehal (28km)
  • Tourcoing (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Raches is in the north-east of France at 25 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Raches is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Raches

Canton: Douai-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59194

Distance to Raches

from Lille (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 108 km

from Nice: 809 km

from Bordeaux: 680 km

from Strasbourg: 390 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anhiers, Auby, Coutiches, Douai, Faumont, Flers-en-Escrebieux, Flines-Lez-Raches, Lallaing, Leforest, Moncheaux, Montigny-en-Ostrevent, Pecquencourt, Raimbeaucourt, Roost-Warendin, Sin-le-Noble and Waziers.

This page in French: Visiter Raches

 
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