Wasquehal tourism and travel guide

Photo of Wasquehal in Nord

Photo is of Roubaix at 4 km from Wasquehal

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Wasquehal is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Tourist classifications for Wasquehal include "ville fleurie 4*".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Wasquehal in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Roubaix at 4 km and Lille at 6 km.

Wasquehal, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Douai guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 50 km (direction south-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 50 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with its Chateau and...

See Esquelbecq guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 59 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 63 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bavay guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

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Markets in and near Wasquehal

  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (2km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (4km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (12km)
  • Halluin: market Saturday (13km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Comines: market Monday (14km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (18km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (23km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (23km)

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

Tourist attractions near Wasquehal, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (6km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (2km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (13km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (6km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (32km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (60km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (63km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Tourcoing (6km)
  • Wattignies (11km)
  • Mastaing (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (7km)

Geography and distances

Wasquehal is in the north-east of France at 6 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Wasquehal is 209 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Wasquehal

Canton: Roubaix-Ouest

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59290

Distance to Wasquehal

from Lille (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 209 km

from Calais: 95 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 705 km

from Strasbourg: 405 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bondues, Croix, Forest-sur-Marque, Hem, La Madeleine, Lannoy, Lille, Lys-Lez-Lannoy, Marcq-en-Baroeul, Marquette-Lez-Lille, Mouvaux, Roubaix, Saint-Andre-Lez-Lille, Tourcoing, Tressin, Wambrechies and Wattrelos.

This page in French: Visiter Wasquehal