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Wattignies tourism and travel guide

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Visit Wattignies: highlights and tourist information

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Wattignies is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 6 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Wattignies is 199 kilometres from Paris).

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 6 km and Roubaix at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Wattignies, 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 Wattignies 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 Nord

Map of places to visit near Wattignies

Markets in and near Wattignies

  • Haubourdin: market Friday (5km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (12km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (12km)
  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (13km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (16km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (17km)

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

Tourist attractions near Wattignies, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (13km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (22km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (7km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (25km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wasquehal (11km)
  • Tourcoing (17km)
  • Mastaing (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (6km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Wattignies

Canton: Seclin-Nord

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59139

Distance to Wattignies

from Lille (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 199 km

from Calais: 93 km

from Nice: 829 km

from Bordeaux: 694 km

from Strasbourg: 405 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avelin, Emmerin, Ennevelin, Faches-Thumesnil, Fretin, Gondecourt, Haubourdin, Herrin, Houplin-Ancoisne, Lesquin, Lezennes, Lille, Loos, Noyelles-les-Seclin, Ronchin, Seclin, Sequedin, Templemars and Vendeville.

This page in French: Visiter Wattignies

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