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Vimy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vimy in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Arras Carriere Wellington at 10 km from Vimy

Visit Vimy: highlights and tourist information

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Vimy is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 9 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Vimy is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arras Carriere Wellington at 10 km and Arras at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vimy, 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 Vimy 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 Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Vimy


Markets in and near Vimy

  • Avion: market Thursday (5km)
  • Lievin: market Wednesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (9km)
  • Arras: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (10km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (10km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (14km)

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

Tourist attractions near Vimy, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Sericourt (36km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (35km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (29km)
  • Mastaing (36km)
  • Wasquehal (40km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (42km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (46km)
  • Tourcoing (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vimy

Canton: Vimy

Arrondissement: Arras

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62580

Distance to Vimy

from Arras (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 93 km

from Nice: 814 km

from Bordeaux: 666 km

from Strasbourg: 408 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acheville, Angres, Arleux-en-Gohelle, Avion, Bailleul-Sir-Berthoult, Ecurie, Eleu-Dit-Leauwette, Farbus, Fresnoy-en-Gohelle, Gavrelle, Givenchy-en-Gohelle, Lievin, Mericourt, Neuville-Saint-Vaast, Oppy, Roclincourt, Sallaumines, Souchez, Thelus and Willerval.

This page in French: Visiter Vimy

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