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Verquin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verquin in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Aire-sur-la-Lys at 23 km from Verquin

Visit Verquin: highlights and tourist information

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Verquin is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 23 km and Arras at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Verquin, 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 Verquin in Hauts-de-France.

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

Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Arras

Arras

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
 
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Lille

Lille

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

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

See Lille guide
Douai

Douai

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the...

See Saint-Omer guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

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

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

See Roubaix guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

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

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

See Esquelbecq guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite gardens...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern...

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

Remarkably for the town that was the site of...

See Cambrai guide
Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 64 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine abbey...

See Saint-Riquier guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Verquin

 
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Markets in and near Verquin

  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (3km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (4km)
  • Barlin: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Bruay-la-Buissiere: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (9km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Marles-les-Mines: market Saturday (10km)
  • Calonne-Ricouart: market Thursday (11km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (12km)
  • Auchel: market Tuesday (12km)

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

Tourist attractions near Verquin, France

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

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Sericourt (33km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (35km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (42km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (46km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (48km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (45km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (31km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (37km)
  • Wasquehal (39km)
  • Tourcoing (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Verquin is in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Verquin is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verquin

Canton: Béthune-Sud

Arrondissement: Béthune

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62131

Distance to Verquin

from Arras (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 74 km

from Nice: 833 km

from Bordeaux: 674 km

from Strasbourg: 426 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annezin, Barlin, Bethune, Beuvry, Chocques, Drouvin-le-Marais, Essars, Fouquereuil, Fouquieres-les-Bethune, Gosnay, Haillicourt, Hesdigneul-les-Bethune, Houchin, Labeuvriere, Labourse, Maisnil-les-Ruitz, Mazingarbe, Noeux-les-Mines, Oblinghem, Ruitz, Sailly-Labourse, Vaudricourt and Vendin-les-Bethune.

This page in French: Visiter Verquin

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