Verchain-Maugre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Quesnoy at 11 km from Verchain-Maugre

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Verchain-Maugre 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 Verchain-Maugre in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 11 km and Forest of Mormal at 20 km.

Verchain-Maugre, 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 11 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide
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at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


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

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 49 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 52 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide

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Map of places to visit near Verchain-Maugre


Markets in and near Verchain-Maugre

  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (7km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (9km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (12km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (13km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (17km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)

More information about Verchain-Maugre, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Verchain-Maugre, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (19km)
  • l'Avesnois (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (25km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (13km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (41km)
  • Wattignies (47km)
  • Wasquehal (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (51km)

Geography and distances

Verchain-Maugre is in the north-east of France at 51 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Verchain-Maugre is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verchain-Maugre

Canton: Valenciennes-Sud

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59227

Distance to Verchain-Maugre

from Lille (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 137 km

from Nice: 784 km

from Bordeaux: 676 km

from Strasbourg: 361 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Verchain-Maugre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artres, Bermerain, Capelle, Escarmain, Famars, Haspres, Haulchin, Haussy, Maing, Monchaux-sur-Ecaillon, Montrecourt, Prouvy, Querenaing, Saint-Martin-sur-Ecaillon, Saulzoir, Sommaing, Thiant, Vendegies-sur-Ecaillon and Villers-en-Cauchies.

This page in French: Visiter Verchain-Maugre


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