Vendin-le-Vieil tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vendin-le-Vieil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 19 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vendin-le-Vieil, 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 Vendin-le-Vieil 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 Vendin-le-Vieil

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)

More information about Vendin-le-Vieil, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Vendin-le-Vieil, France

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

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