Wavrechain-sous-Faulx tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cambrai at 13 km from Wavrechain-sous-Faulx

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Wavrechain-sous-Faulx 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 Wavrechain-sous-Faulx in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 13 km and Douai at 18 km.

Wavrechain-sous-Faulx, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 36 km (direction 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 37 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 37 km (direction 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 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 47 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

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Markets in and near Wavrechain-sous-Faulx

  • Abscon: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (7km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (8km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (8km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (10km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (10km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Wavrechain-sous-Faulx, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (20km)
  • l'Avesnois (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (37km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (4km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (34km)
  • Wattignies (39km)
  • Wasquehal (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (44km)

Geography and distances

Wavrechain-sous-Faulx is in the north-east of France at 43 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Wavrechain-sous-Faulx is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Wavrechain-sous-Faulx

Canton: Bouchain

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59111

Distance to Wavrechain-sous-Faulx

from Lille (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 126 km

from Nice: 790 km

from Bordeaux: 670 km

from Strasbourg: 373 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Wavrechain-sous-Faulx from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abancourt, Bantigny, Bouchain, Cuvillers, Emerchicourt, Estrun, Fechain, Hem-Lenglet, Hordain, Iwuy, Lieu-Saint-Amand, Lourches, Marcq-en-Ostrevent, Mastaing, Monchecourt, Neuville-sur-Escaut, Paillencourt, Roeulx, Thun-l'Eveque, Thun-Saint-Martin and Wasnes-Au-Bac.

This page in French: Visiter Wavrechain-sous-Faulx