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 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 Vimy in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arras Carriere Wellington at 10 km and Arras at 11 km.

Vimy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that were used...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arras guide


at 19 km (direction east), in the Nord department

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive belfries in...

See Douai guide


at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has transformed an industrial town...

See Lille guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys is the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide


at 44 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum commemorating life...

See Peronne guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide


at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill in the Flanders region...

See Cassel guide


at 57 km (direction north-west)

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns to see houses...

See Saint-Omer guide

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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

Vimy is in the north of France at 9 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Vimy is 172 kilometres from Paris).

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