Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cambrai at 15 km from Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis

Visit Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Vaast-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 Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 15 km and Le Quesnoy at 16 km.

Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai 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...

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide


at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 47 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 56 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis

  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (12km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (15km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (17km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (20km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (27km)
  • l'Avesnois (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (24km)
  • Jardins du château (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (15km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (33km)
  • Gauchy (43km)
  • Wattignies (52km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis is in the north-east of France at 56 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis is 168 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis

Canton: Solesmes

Arrondissement: Cambrai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59188

Distance to Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis

from Lille (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 168 km

from Calais: 140 km

from Nice: 778 km

from Bordeaux: 667 km

from Strasbourg: 360 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesnes-les-Aubert, Bevillers, Boussieres-en-Cambresis, Briastre, Haussy, Montrecourt, Quievy, Rieux-en-Cambresis, Saint-Aubert, Saint-Python, Saulzoir, Solesmes, Viesly and Villers-en-Cauchies.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vaast-en-Cambresis