Violaines tourism and travel guide

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Visit Violaines: highlights and tourist information

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Violaines 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 28 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Violaines is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 22 km and Douai at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Violaines, 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 Violaines 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 Violaines

Markets in and near Violaines

  • La Bassee: market Thursday (1km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (8km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (11km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (12km)
  • Estaires: market Thursday (12km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (13km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (13km)

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

Tourist attractions near Violaines, France

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

Heritage sites

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (31km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (36km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (36km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (19km)
  • Wasquehal (28km)
  • Tourcoing (33km)
  • Mastaing (45km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (21km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Violaines

Canton: Douvrin

Arrondissement: Béthune

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62138

Distance to Violaines

from Arras (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 80 km

from Nice: 832 km

from Bordeaux: 682 km

from Strasbourg: 419 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annequin, Aubers, Auchy-les-Mines, Billy-Berclau, Cambrin, Cuinchy, Douvrin, Festubert, Givenchy-les-la-Bassee, Haisnes, Hantay, Herlies, Illies, La Bassee, La Couture, Lorgies, Marquillies, Neuve-Chapelle, Noyelles-les-Vermelles, Richebourg, Salome, Vermelles, Wicres and Wingles.

This page in French: Visiter Violaines