Rieux-en-Cambresis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rieux-en-Cambresis in Nord

Photo is of Cambrai at 10 km from Rieux-en-Cambresis

Visit Rieux-en-Cambresis: highlights and tourist information

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Rieux-en-Cambresis 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 Rieux-en-Cambresis in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 10 km and Le Quesnoy at 21 km.

Rieux-en-Cambresis, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 39 km (direction south-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
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 41 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum commemorating life...

See Peronne guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 53 km (direction north-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 Rieux-en-Cambresis

  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (11km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (14km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (15km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (17km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (19km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Rieux-en-Cambresis, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (26km)
  • l'Avesnois (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (30km)
  • Jardins du château (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (12km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (30km)
  • Gauchy (42km)
  • Wattignies (48km)

Geography and distances

Rieux-en-Cambresis is in the north-east of France at 53 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Rieux-en-Cambresis is 166 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rieux-en-Cambresis

Canton: Carnières

Arrondissement: Cambrai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59277

Distance to Rieux-en-Cambresis

from Lille (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 166 km

from Calais: 135 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 665 km

from Strasbourg: 365 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Rieux-en-Cambresis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesnes-le-Sec, Avesnes-les-Aubert, Awoingt, Bevillers, Boussieres-en-Cambresis, Cagnoncles, Carnieres, Cauroir, Estourmel, Estrun, Iwuy, Naves, Paillencourt, Quievy, Saint-Aubert, Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis, Thun-l'Eveque, Thun-Saint-Martin and Villers-en-Cauchies.

This page in French: Visiter Rieux-en-Cambresis