Velu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Velu in Pas-de-Calais

Visit Velu: highlights and tourist information

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Velu is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Velu is 146 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 19 km and Peronne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Velu, 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 Velu 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 Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Velu

Markets in and near Velu

  • Bapaume: market Friday (9km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Arras: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (26km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (32km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (33km)

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

Tourist attractions near Velu, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (21km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (15km)
  • Mastaing (32km)
  • Gauchy (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Velu

Canton: Bertincourt

Arrondissement: Arras

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62124

Distance to Velu

from Arras (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 146 km

from Calais: 122 km

from Nice: 783 km

from Bordeaux: 644 km

from Strasbourg: 385 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barastre, Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, Bertincourt, Beugny, Boursies, Bus, Doignies, Fremicourt, Haplincourt, Hermies, Lagnicourt-Marcel, Le Transloy, Lebucquiere, Lechelle, Morchies, Neuville-Bourjonval, Rocquigny, Ruyaulcourt, Vaulx-Vraucourt, Villers-Au-Flos and Ytres.

This page in French: Visiter Velu