Thiant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thiant in Nord

Photo is of Le Quesnoy at 15 km from Thiant

Visit Thiant: highlights and tourist information

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Thiant 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 Thiant in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 15 km and Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 16 km.

Thiant, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay 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


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Roubaix 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 were used...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 48 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 55 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

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Markets in and near Thiant

  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (4km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (5km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (8km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (10km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (13km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (14km)

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

Tourist attractions near Thiant, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (14km)
  • l'Avesnois (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (29km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (47km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (10km)
  • Wattignies (42km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (43km)
  • Wasquehal (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (47km)

Geography and distances

Thiant is in the north-east of France at 46 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Thiant is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thiant

Canton: Valenciennes-Sud

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59224

Distance to Thiant

from Lille (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 133 km

from Nice: 789 km

from Bordeaux: 679 km

from Strasbourg: 365 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulnoy-Lez-Valenciennes, Bermerain, Denain, Douchy-les-Mines, Famars, Haspres, Haulchin, Haveluy, Herin, La Sentinelle, Maing, Monchaux-sur-Ecaillon, Noyelles-sur-Selle, Oisy, Prouvy, Querenaing, Rouvignies, Sommaing, Trith-Saint-Leger, Valenciennes, Vendegies-sur-Ecaillon, Verchain-Maugre and Wavrechain-sous-Denain.

This page in French: Visiter Thiant