Wavrin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Wavrin in Nord

Photo is of Lille at 12 km from Wavrin

Visit Wavrin: highlights and tourist information

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Wavrin 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 Wavrin in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 12 km and Roubaix at 22 km.

Wavrin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lille guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

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 34 km (direction south-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 34 km (direction south-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 38 km (direction east-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 west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys is the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 50 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns to see houses...

See Saint-Omer guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 61 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide

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Markets in and near Wavrin

  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (6km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (9km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (10km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (11km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (14km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (14km)
  • Estaires: market Thursday (17km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)

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

Tourist attractions near Wavrin, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (20km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (28km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (40km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (53km)

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 (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (9km)
  • Wasquehal (18km)
  • Tourcoing (23km)
  • Mastaing (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (11km)

Geography and distances

Wavrin is in the north-east of France at 12 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Wavrin is 195 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Wavrin

Canton: Haubourdin

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59136

Distance to Wavrin

from Lille (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 195 km

from Calais: 87 km

from Nice: 831 km

from Bordeaux: 689 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

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

We have 28 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allennes-les-Marais, Annoeullin, Beaucamps-Ligny, Billy-Berclau, Carnin, Chemy, Don, Emmerin, Erquinghem-le-Sec, Escobecques, Fournes-en-Weppes, Fromelles, Gondecourt, Hallennes-Lez-Haubourdin, Hantay, Haubourdin, Herlies, Herrin, Houplin-Ancoisne, Le Maisnil, Loos, Marquillies, Noyelles-les-Seclin, Phalempin, Radinghem-en-Weppes, Sainghin-en-Weppes, Santes and Wicres.

This page in French: Visiter Wavrin