Wattrelos tourism and travel guide

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Visit Wattrelos: highlights and tourist information

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Wattrelos 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 13 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Wattrelos is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Roubaix at 3 km and Lille at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Wattrelos, 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 Wattrelos 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 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

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

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