Willems tourism and travel guide

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Visit Willems: highlights and tourist information

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Willems 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 12 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Willems is 208 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Roubaix at 8 km and Lille at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Willems, 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 Willems 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 Willems

Markets in and near Willems

  • Hem: market Saturday (5km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (7km)
  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (18km)
  • Halluin: market Saturday (19km)
  • Comines: market Monday (22km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (23km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (25km)

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

Tourist attractions near Willems, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Willems.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (7km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (19km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (26km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wasquehal (9km)
  • Tourcoing (12km)
  • Wattignies (14km)
  • Mastaing (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (14km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Willems

Canton: Lannoy

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59780

Distance to Willems

from Lille (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 208 km

from Calais: 104 km

from Nice: 828 km

from Bordeaux: 704 km

from Strasbourg: 397 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anstaing, Baisieux, Bouvines, Camphin-en-Pevele, Chereng, Croix, Forest-sur-Marque, Gruson, Hem, Lannoy, Leers, Lys-Lez-Lannoy, Sailly-Lez-Lannoy, Sainghin-en-Melantois, Toufflers, Tressin and Villeneuve-d'Ascq.

This page in French: Visiter Willems