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Vis-en-Artois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vis-en-Artois in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Arras Carriere Wellington at 12 km from Vis-en-Artois

Visit Vis-en-Artois: highlights and tourist information

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Vis-en-Artois is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Hauts-de-France region.

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

Vis-en-Artois, 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 Vis-en-Artois in Hauts-de-France.

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

Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arras guide
Douai

Douai

at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
 
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Peronne

Peronne

at 35 km (direction south), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Lille

Lille

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

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

See Lille guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 49 km (direction east), in the Nord department

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive ramparts...

See Le Quesnoy guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide
Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 58 km (direction north-west)

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

As well as the remarkabe gothic style cathedral which attracts most visitors,...

See Amiens guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

The 13th century cathedral in Amiens is a fabulous example of gothic...

See Amiens Cathedral guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vis-en-Artois

 
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Markets in and near Vis-en-Artois

  • Arras: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (17km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (19km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (19km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (20km)
  • Avion: market Thursday (20km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)

Hotels near Vis-en-Artois

More information about Vis-en-Artois, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Vis-en-Artois, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Sericourt (45km)

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 (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (52km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (27km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (30km)
  • Wattignies (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vis-en-Artois is in the north of France at 12 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Vis-en-Artois is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vis-en-Artois

Canton: Vitry-en-Artois

Arrondissement: Arras

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62156

Distance to Vis-en-Artois

from Arras (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 109 km

from Nice: 798 km

from Bordeaux: 657 km

from Strasbourg: 394 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vis-en-Artois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boiry-Notre-Dame, Cagnicourt, Cherisy, Croisilles, Dury, Etaing, Eterpigny, Fampoux, Fontaine-les-Croisilles, Guemappe, Hamblain-les-Pres, Haucourt, Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt, Heninel, Monchy-le-Preux, Pelves, Remy, Riencourt-les-Cagnicourt, Roeux, Sailly-en-Ostrevent, Villers-les-Cagnicourt and Wancourt.

This page in French: Visiter Vis-en-Artois

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