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Vertain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vertain in Nord

Photo is of Le Quesnoy at 9 km from Vertain

Visit Vertain: highlights and tourist information

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Vertain is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 9 km and Forest of Mormal at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vertain, 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 Vertain in Hauts-de-France.

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

Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide
 
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Bavay

Bavay

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bavay guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

Established as a spa centre for more than 2000...

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Douai

Douai

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide
Solre-le-Chateau

Solre-le-Chateau

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide
Lille

Lille

at 57 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

Map of places to visit near Vertain

 
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Markets in and near Vertain

  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (14km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (16km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (19km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (20km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)

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

Tourist attractions near Vertain, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (25km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (19km)
  • Jardins du château (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (18km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (39km)
  • Gauchy (47km)
  • Wattignies (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vertain is in the north-east of France at 57 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Vertain is 173 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vertain

Canton: Solesmes

Arrondissement: Cambrai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59730

Distance to Vertain

from Lille (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 173 km

from Calais: 144 km

from Nice: 777 km

from Bordeaux: 672 km

from Strasbourg: 355 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaudignies, Beaurain, Bermerain, Briastre, Capelle, Escarmain, Haussy, Montrecourt, Neuville-en-Avesnois, Romeries, Ruesnes, Saint-Martin-sur-Ecaillon, Saint-Python, Salesches, Saulzoir, Solesmes and Vendegies-Au-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Vertain

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