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Rieulay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rieulay: highlights and tourist information

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Rieulay 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 32 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Rieulay is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 12 km and Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rieulay, 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 Rieulay 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 Rieulay

Markets in and near Rieulay

  • Fenain: market Saturday (4km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (5km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (8km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (12km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (13km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (14km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (15km)

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

Tourist attractions near Rieulay, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (13km)
  • l'Avesnois (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (34km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (45km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (2km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (4km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (33km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (9km)
  • Wattignies (27km)
  • Wasquehal (33km)
  • Tourcoing (39km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rieulay

Canton: Marchiennes

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59870

Distance to Rieulay

from Lille (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 117 km

from Nice: 802 km

from Bordeaux: 680 km

from Strasbourg: 381 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abscon, Aniche, Auberchicourt, Bouvignies, Bruille-Lez-Marchiennes, Ecaillon, Erre, Fenain, Flines-Lez-Raches, Hornaing, Loffre, Marchiennes, Masny, Montigny-en-Ostrevent, Pecquencourt, Somain, Tilloy-Lez-Marchiennes, Vred, Wandignies-Hamage and Warlaing.

This page in French: Visiter Rieulay

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