Vieux-Mesnil tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bavay at 7 km from Vieux-Mesnil

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Vieux-Mesnil 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 Vieux-Mesnil in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bavay at 7 km and Forest of Mormal at 11 km.

Vieux-Mesnil, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bavay guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Maroilles guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 68 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide

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Map of places to visit near Vieux-Mesnil


Markets in and near Vieux-Mesnil

  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (7km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (15km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (18km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (29km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Vieux-Mesnil, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Vieux-Mesnil, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (10km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (15km)
  • Jardins du château (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (40km)

Geography and distances

Vieux-Mesnil is in the north-east of France at 71 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Vieux-Mesnil is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vieux-Mesnil

Canton: Berlaimont

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59138

Distance to Vieux-Mesnil

from Lille (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 161 km

from Nice: 773 km

from Bordeaux: 688 km

from Strasbourg: 337 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vieux-Mesnil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audignies, Aulnoye-Aymeries, Bachant, Bavay, Berlaimont, Boussieres-sur-Sambre, Eclaibes, Feignies, Hargnies, Hautmont, La Longueville, Limont-Fontaine, Mecquignies, Neuf-Mesnil, Obies, Pont-sur-Sambre and Saint-Remy-du-Nord.

This page in French: Visiter Vieux-Mesnil