Santes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lille at 9 km from Santes

Visit Santes: highlights and tourist information

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Santes 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 Santes in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 9 km and Roubaix at 19 km.

Santes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lille

Lille

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lille guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Douai

Douai

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Douai guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
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Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 40 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill in the...

See Cassel guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with its...

See Esquelbecq guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns to...

See Saint-Omer guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 61 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide

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Markets in and near Santes

  • Haubourdin: market Friday (3km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (11km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (12km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (13km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (13km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (17km)
  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (17km)

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

Tourist attractions near Santes, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (9km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (17km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (24km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (9km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (6km)
  • Wasquehal (15km)
  • Tourcoing (20km)
  • Mastaing (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (8km)
 
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Geography and distances

Santes is in the north-east of France at 9 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Santes is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Santes

Canton: Haubourdin

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59211

Distance to Santes

from Lille (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 88 km

from Nice: 832 km

from Bordeaux: 692 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allennes-les-Marais, Beaucamps-Ligny, Don, Emmerin, Englos, Ennetieres-en-Weppes, Erquinghem-le-Sec, Escobecques, Fournes-en-Weppes, Gondecourt, Hallennes-Lez-Haubourdin, Haubourdin, Herrin, Houplin-Ancoisne, Le Maisnil, Loos, Noyelles-les-Seclin, Radinghem-en-Weppes, Sainghin-en-Weppes, Seclin, Sequedin and Wavrin.

This page in French: Visiter Santes

 
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