Vendin-le-Vieil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vendin-le-Vieil in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Douai at 19 km from Vendin-le-Vieil

Visit Vendin-le-Vieil: highlights and tourist information

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Vendin-le-Vieil is situated in the Pas-de-Calais 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 Vendin-le-Vieil in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 19 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 22 km.

Vendin-le-Vieil, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Lille guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arras guide


at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Omer guide


at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Esquelbecq guide

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Markets in and near Vendin-le-Vieil

  • Harnes: market Thursday (4km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (7km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (7km)
  • Avion: market Thursday (7km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (7km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (8km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Lievin: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)

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Tourist attractions near Vendin-le-Vieil, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (31km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (39km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (44km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (24km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (18km)
  • Wasquehal (29km)
  • Tourcoing (34km)
  • Mastaing (37km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (22km)

Geography and distances

Vendin-le-Vieil is in the north of France at 22 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Vendin-le-Vieil is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vendin-le-Vieil

Canton: Wingles

Arrondissement: Lens

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62880

Distance to Vendin-le-Vieil

from Arras (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 89 km

from Nice: 823 km

from Bordeaux: 678 km

from Strasbourg: 410 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vendin-le-Vieil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annay, Annoeullin, Auchy-les-Mines, Bauvin, Benifontaine, Billy-Berclau, Courrieres, Douvrin, Estevelles, Fouquieres-les-Lens, Haisnes, Harnes, Hulluch, Lens, Loison-sous-Lens, Loos-en-Gohelle, Meurchin, Montigny-en-Gohelle, Noyelles-sous-Lens, Provin and Wingles.

This page in French: Visiter Vendin-le-Vieil