Sommaing tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sommaing: highlights and tourist information

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Sommaing 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 52 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Sommaing is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 10 km and Forest of Marmol at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sommaing, 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 Sommaing 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 Sommaing

Markets in and near Sommaing

  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (9km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (10km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (13km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (13km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (18km)

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

Tourist attractions near Sommaing, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sommaing.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (20km)
  • l'Avesnois (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (24km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (14km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (42km)
  • Wattignies (48km)
  • Wasquehal (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (52km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sommaing

Canton: Solesmes

Arrondissement: Cambrai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59213

Distance to Sommaing

from Lille (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 139 km

from Nice: 783 km

from Bordeaux: 676 km

from Strasbourg: 360 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artres, Bermerain, Capelle, Escarmain, Famars, Haspres, Haulchin, Haussy, Maing, Maresches, Monchaux-sur-Ecaillon, Montrecourt, Preseau, Prouvy, Querenaing, Saint-Martin-sur-Ecaillon, Saulzoir, Sepmeries, Thiant, Vendegies-sur-Ecaillon and Verchain-Maugre.

This page in French: Visiter Sommaing