Vitry-en-Artois tourism and travel guide

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

Photo is of Douai at 9 km from Vitry-en-Artois

Visit Vitry-en-Artois: highlights and tourist information

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Vitry-en-Artois 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 Vitry-en-Artois in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 9 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 15 km.

Vitry-en-Artois, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arras guide


at 25 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


at 35 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


at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Lille guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide


at 44 km (direction south), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 47 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 68 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 68 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

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Markets in and near Vitry-en-Artois

  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (10km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (11km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (12km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (14km)
  • Avion: market Thursday (14km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Vitry-en-Artois, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (37km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (23km)
  • Wattignies (30km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (37km)
  • Wasquehal (40km)
  • Tourcoing (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (35km)

Geography and distances

Vitry-en-Artois is in the north of France at 15 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Vitry-en-Artois is 169 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vitry-en-Artois

Canton: Vitry-en-Artois

Arrondissement: Arras

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62490

Distance to Vitry-en-Artois

from Arras (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 169 km

from Calais: 106 km

from Nice: 804 km

from Bordeaux: 666 km

from Strasbourg: 395 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellonne, Biache-Saint-Vaast, Boiry-Notre-Dame, Brebieres, Corbehem, Courchelettes, Esquerchin, Etaing, Gouy-sous-Bellonne, Hamblain-les-Pres, Izel-les-Equerchin, Lambres-Lez-Douai, Lecluse, Neuvireuil, Noyelles-sous-Bellonne, Pelves, Plouvain, Quiery-la-Motte, Roeux, Sailly-en-Ostrevent and Tortequesne.

This page in French: Visiter Vitry-en-Artois