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Villers-Au-Bois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villers-Au-Bois in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Arras at 12 km from Villers-Au-Bois

Visit Villers-Au-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Villers-Au-Bois is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arras at 12 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villers-Au-Bois, 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 Villers-Au-Bois in Hauts-de-France.

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



at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Lille guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 45 km (direction west)

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide


at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Omer guide


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

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

See Peronne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villers-Au-Bois


Markets in and near Villers-Au-Bois

  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (8km)
  • Lievin: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Barlin: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Arras: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (12km)
  • Avion: market Thursday (12km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Bruay-la-Buissiere: market Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (17km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (18km)

More information about Villers-Au-Bois, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Villers-Au-Bois, France

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

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Sericourt (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (44km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (45km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (29km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Boubers-sur-Canche (32km)
  • Wattignies (36km)
  • Wasquehal (46km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (51km)
  • Tourcoing (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (40km)

Geography and distances

Villers-Au-Bois is in the north of France at 12 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Villers-Au-Bois is 170 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-Au-Bois

Canton: Vimy

Arrondissement: Arras

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62144

Distance to Villers-Au-Bois

from Arras (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 170 km

from Calais: 86 km

from Nice: 819 km

from Bordeaux: 662 km

from Strasbourg: 417 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villers-Au-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, Acq, Agnieres, Bouvigny-Boyeffles, Camblain-l'Abbe, Cambligneul, Capelle-Fermont, Carency, Estree-Cauchy, Fresnicourt-le-Dolmen, Frevin-Capelle, Gouy-Servins, Haute-Avesnes, Hermaville, Maroeuil, Mont-Saint-Eloi, Neuville-Saint-Vaast, Servins, Souchez and Villers-Chatel.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-Au-Bois

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