Wambaix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Wambaix in Nord

Photo is of Cambrai at 6 km from Wambaix

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Wambaix is situated in the Nord 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 Wambaix in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 6 km and Le Quesnoy at 27 km.

Wambaix, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 31 km (direction south), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Douai guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 32 km (direction east)

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and has hundreds of kilometres...

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 33 km (direction east)

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that remain of the abbey complex...

See Maroilles guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Bavay has an important Roman forum and other Roman ruins...

See Bavay guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide

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Markets in and near Wambaix

  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (19km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (20km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (22km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (23km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (23km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (23km)

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

Tourist attractions near Wambaix, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (35km)
  • l'Avesnois (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (6km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (33km)
  • Jardins du château (41km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (20km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (21km)
  • Gauchy (34km)

Geography and distances

Wambaix is in the north-east of France at 59 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Wambaix is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Wambaix

Canton: Carnières

Arrondissement: Cambrai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59400

Distance to Wambaix

from Lille (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 137 km

from Nice: 775 km

from Bordeaux: 656 km

from Strasbourg: 365 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Awoingt, Beauvois-en-Cambresis, Boussieres-en-Cambresis, Cambrai, Carnieres, Cattenieres, Caullery, Cauroir, Crevecoeur-sur-l'Escaut, Esnes, Estourmel, Fontaine-Au-Pire, Haucourt-en-Cambresis, Les Rues-Des-Vignes, Lesdain, Niergnies, Rumilly-en-Cambresis and Seranvillers-Forenville.

This page in French: Visiter Wambaix