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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nord

Geographical information

Latitude50.3314880 (N 50° 19’ 53”)
Longitude3.2517230 (E 3° 15’ 6”)
AltitudeFrom 26m to 71m
Surface area6.52 km²
Population10663 inhabitants
Density1635 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLille (59 km, 47 min)
Insee code59008
IntercommunalityCC Coeur d'Ostrevent [c.C.C.O.]

Nearest cities & towns

Auberchicourt3.1 km (8 min)
Émerchicourt3.4 km (8 min)
Abscon4.1 km (6 min)
Écaillon4.2 km (10 min)
Bruille-lez-Marchiennes4.3 km (8 min)
Somain5.2 km (8 min)
Masny5.5 km (12 min)
Monchecourt5.8 km (12 min)
Marcq-en-Ostrevent6.1 km (10 min)
Erchin6.7 km (13 min)
Fenain6.8 km (12 min)
Lewarde6.8 km (15 min)
Fressain7.5 km (13 min)

Events and festivities

Festivities Kopierre (local giant) on the fourth Sunday of June.

Throughout the week before, many events in the city.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Lewarde: mining museum.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit the belfry of Lille's City Hall with an audioguide
Culture and education10 € Lille (35 km)
Daytime bus tour: Lille's highlights!
Culture and education12 € Lille (36 km)
Lille old town guided walking tour
Culture and education10 € Lille (36 km)
Lille pass: visits, transport, monuments and museums included
Culture and education25 € Lille (36 km)
Paper Chase & Beer Tasting in Lille
Entertainment25 € Lille (36 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Battle of Le Cateau
HikeEasy5h30Le Cateau-Cambrésis (33 km)
Tribune of British Officers
HikeEasy3h00Dernancourt (60 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals