Willems tourism and travel guide

Photo of Willems in Nord

Photo is of Roubaix at 8 km from Willems

Visit Willems: highlights and tourist information

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Willems 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 Willems in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Roubaix at 8 km and Lille at 12 km.

Willems, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Lille guide


at 24 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 31 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 51 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
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 51 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 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bavay guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 59 km (direction south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide

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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

What to do at Willems? 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

Willems is in the north-east of France at 12 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Willems is 208 kilometres from Paris).

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