Wattrelos tourism and travel guide

Photo of Wattrelos in Nord

Photo is of Roubaix at 3 km from Wattrelos

Visit Wattrelos: highlights and tourist information

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Wattrelos 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 Wattrelos in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Roubaix at 3 km and Lille at 13 km.

Wattrelos, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 13 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 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 56 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 56 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 61 km (direction 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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Map of places to visit near Wattrelos


Markets in and near Wattrelos

  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (5km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (6km)
  • Halluin: market Saturday (11km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Comines: market Monday (16km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (19km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (23km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (29km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (30km)

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

Tourist attractions near Wattrelos, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Lille (Belfries of Belgium and France) (13km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (17km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (23km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (34km)
  • Beffroi de Douai (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (4km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (11km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (13km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Tourcoing (5km)
  • Wasquehal (7km)
  • Wattignies (17km)
  • Mastaing (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (14km)

Geography and distances

Wattrelos is in the north-east of France at 13 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Wattrelos is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Wattrelos

Canton: Wattrelos

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59150

Distance to Wattrelos

from Lille (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 99 km

from Nice: 836 km

from Bordeaux: 711 km

from Strasbourg: 402 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Croix, Hem, Lannoy, Leers, Lys-Lez-Lannoy, Mouvaux, Neuville-en-Ferrain, Roubaix, Sailly-Lez-Lannoy, Toufflers, Tourcoing and Wasquehal.

This page in French: Visiter Wattrelos