Villers-Pol tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villers-Pol: highlights and tourist information

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Villers-Pol 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 55 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Villers-Pol is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 4 km and Forest of Marmol at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villers-Pol, 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-Pol in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Villers-Pol

Markets in and near Villers-Pol

  • Bavay: market Friday (12km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (14km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (16km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (17km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (20km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (23km)

More information about Villers-Pol, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Villers-Pol, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Villers-Pol.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (22km)
  • l'Avesnois (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (19km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (22km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (50km)
  • Wattignies (52km)
  • Wasquehal (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (56km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-Pol

Canton: Quesnoy-Ouest

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59530

Distance to Villers-Pol

from Lille (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 145 km

from Nice: 782 km

from Bordeaux: 682 km

from Strasbourg: 353 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artres, Beaudignies, Bry, Capelle, Curgies, Eth, Frasnoy, Jenlain, Le Quesnoy, Maresches, Orsinval, Potelle, Preseau, Preux-Au-Sart, Ruesnes, Saultain, Sepmeries, Villereau, Wargnies-le-Grand and Wargnies-le-Petit.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-Pol