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Visit Raches: highlights and tourist information

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Raches is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 25 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Raches is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 6 km and Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Raches, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Raches in Hauts-de-France.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Raches

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)

Geography and distances

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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