Rainsars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rainsars in Nord

Photo is of Solre-le-Chateau at 14 km from Rainsars

Visit Rainsars: highlights and tourist information

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Rainsars 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 Rainsars in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solre-le-Chateau at 14 km and Maroilles at 18 km.

Rainsars, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Maroilles guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bavay guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aisne department

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque and centred...

See Parfondeval guide


at 58 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

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

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Map of places to visit near Rainsars


Markets in and near Rainsars

  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (7km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (7km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (18km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (26km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (27km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (29km)

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

Tourist attractions near Rainsars, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (13km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (18km)
  • Jardins du château (33km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ebouleau (45km)

Geography and distances

Rainsars is in the north-east of France at 91 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Rainsars is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rainsars

Canton: Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59177

Distance to Rainsars

from Lille (prefecture): 91 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 180 km

from Nice: 750 km

from Bordeaux: 675 km

from Strasbourg: 319 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesnelles, Avesnes-sur-Helpe, Etroeungt, Feron, Haut-Lieu, Larouillies, Ramousies, Rocquigny, Sains-du-Nord and Semeries.

This page in French: Visiter Rainsars