Raucourt-Au-Bois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Raucourt-Au-Bois in Nord

Photo is of Le Quesnoy at 5 km from Raucourt-Au-Bois

Visit Raucourt-Au-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Raucourt-Au-Bois 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 Raucourt-Au-Bois in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 5 km and Forest of Mormal at 5 km.

Raucourt-Au-Bois, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 31 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 31 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 32 km (direction 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-north-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 48 km (direction 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


at 64 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide

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Markets in and near Raucourt-Au-Bois

  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (13km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (21km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (22km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (23km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Raucourt-Au-Bois, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Raucourt-Au-Bois, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (15km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (11km)
  • Jardins du château (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (27km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (48km)
  • Gauchy (51km)
  • Wattignies (61km)

Geography and distances

Raucourt-Au-Bois is in the north-east of France at 64 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Raucourt-Au-Bois is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Raucourt-Au-Bois

Canton: Quesnoy-Est

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59530

Distance to Raucourt-Au-Bois

from Lille (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 152 km

from Nice: 773 km

from Bordeaux: 677 km

from Strasbourg: 346 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Raucourt-Au-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaudignies, Englefontaine, Ghissignies, Hecq, Jolimetz, Le Quesnoy, Locquignol, Louvignies-Quesnoy, Neuville-en-Avesnois, Poix-du-Nord, Potelle, Preux-Au-Bois, Robersart, Ruesnes, Salesches and Villereau.

This page in French: Visiter Raucourt-Au-Bois