Villeneuve-d'Ascq tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villeneuve-d'Ascq: highlights and tourist information

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Villeneuve-d'Ascq is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 7 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-d'Ascq is 204 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 7 km and Roubaix at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villeneuve-d'Ascq, 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 Villeneuve-d'Ascq in Hauts-de-France.

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


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Map of places to visit near Villeneuve-d'Ascq

Markets in and near Villeneuve-d'Ascq

  • Hem: market Saturday (5km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (7km)
  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (7km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (12km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (18km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Halluin: market Saturday (19km)
  • Comines: market Monday (20km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (20km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (21km)

More information about Villeneuve-d'Ascq, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Villeneuve-d'Ascq.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (7km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (7km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (19km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (8km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (25km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wasquehal (6km)
  • Wattignies (8km)
  • Tourcoing (12km)
  • Mastaing (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (8km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-d'Ascq

Canton: Villeneuve-d'Ascq

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59491

Distance to Villeneuve-d'Ascq

from Lille (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 204 km

from Calais: 99 km

from Nice: 829 km

from Bordeaux: 700 km

from Strasbourg: 400 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villeneuve-d'Ascq from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anstaing, Baisieux, Bourghelles, Bouvines, Chereng, Cysoing, Forest-sur-Marque, Gruson, Hem, Lannoy, Lesquin, Lezennes, Peronne-en-Melantois, Ronchin, Sailly-Lez-Lannoy, Sainghin-en-Melantois, Toufflers, Tressin, Vendeville and Willems.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-d'Ascq