Saint-Waast tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bavay at 3 km from Saint-Waast

Visit Saint-Waast: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Waast 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-Waast in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bavay at 3 km and Le Quesnoy at 10 km.

Saint-Waast, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Douai guide


at 59 km (direction north-west)

Although its not a major tourist destination, the centre of the large...

See Roubaix guide


at 61 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lille guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Waast


Markets in and near Saint-Waast

  • Bavay: market Friday (3km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (20km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (24km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (25km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (26km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (26km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)

More information about Saint-Waast, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Saint-Waast, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (18km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (19km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (32km)
  • Wasquehal (60km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Waast is in the north-east of France at 61 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Saint-Waast is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Waast

Canton: Bavay

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59570

Distance to Saint-Waast

from Lille (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 152 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 689 km

from Strasbourg: 346 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Waast from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfroipret, Audignies, Bavay, Bellignies, Bermeries, Bettrechies, Bry, Eth, Frasnoy, Gommegnies, Gussignies, Hon-Hergies, Houdain-Lez-Bavay, La Flamengrie, Mecquignies, Obies, Preux-Au-Sart, Taisnieres-sur-Hon and Wargnies-le-Petit.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Waast