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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Seclin
Insee code59560
AltitudeFrom 19 to 47 meters
Surface17.42 km²
Population12465 inhabitants
Density715 inhabitants/km²


National labelHouplin-Ancoisne at 3.1 km (6 min)
Chief townLille (at 16.8 km, 19 min)Chemy at 3.8 km (7 min)
DepartmentNordGondecourt at 3.8 km (8 min)
RegionNord-Pas-de-CalaisSearch another town


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The Mélantois, historic birthplace of Lille, has always been a land of welcome and exchange. The first traces of life Seclin back to the beginning of prehistory, a lakeside city was discovered in Houplin Ancoisne-and land-lez-Noyelles Seclin the edge of the road Brunhild is a village that lasted between the 1st and 4th century AD.

Seclin is an important city on the road from Tournai in Lens Lille not long before the kind of land, thanks to the pilgrimage and trading within the meaning of the canons of the collegiate church of Saint Piat from the 9th century.

Tradition home Mélantois is reinforced by Marguerite of Flanders at the founding in 1246 of the Notre-Dame Hospital and the establishment of an Augustinian community that has endured for eight centuries.

Land of wealth, people have always known the Mélantois develop the potential of their territory despite the many wars and battles that have gone through. The vast fertile plain between the valley and the valley Deûle Brand was suitable for agriculture, and gave rise to the first industries in the region early in the 19th century.

Today Mélantois is a preserved area on the border of rurality. Its catchment area supply drinking water all the Lille conurbation. Fifteen minutes from Lille, the townspeople come to enjoy a nature tamed. The walks along the banks of canals, roads, invite to linger. The dream and the journey is guaranteed in the Mosaic Park gardens.


Immerse yourself in the history of the territory of Mélantois visiting its monuments and its rich heritage through guided tours of the Office of Tourism.

Notre-Dame Hospital

Collegiate church of Saint-Piat.

Carillon - Collegiate Church Saint-Piat.

With Seclin 14/18 - Museum of hosts.

Napoleon area.

Seclin channel.

Park Rosenbergs.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Seclin
Information pointsTourist Office of Seclin
MonumentsChurch Saint-Piat de Seclin


City Festival: in June Appointments become unavoidable, the Feast of the City of Seclin together and invite to the party in the green surroundings of the park and friendly Rosenbergs. Each year, a European country is honored. You can explore different forms of street art: music, storytelling, circus, small forms, the theater but also visual art workshops, games and activities for children ... You surprise, surprise you , make you laugh and make you sing!

European Heritage Days: the third weekend of September. Mélantois's capital is rich in history and heritage. The collegiate church of Saint-Piat (including the crypt) in Notre-Dame Hospital (founded in 1246 by the Countess Marguerite of Flanders) through the gate of the Cemetery (rare evidence of revolutionary architecture), everyone the opportunity to discover or rediscover the free long and exciting history of the town.

Associations Forum in September. Seclin is a dynamic city where there are nearly a hundred associations. This forum is an opportunity for Seclinois to come and discover this wide network of associations ranging from the support to education through heritage or gardening.

Salon des Vins de Terroir and Regional Products: early November. This show provides a twice yearly meeting between producer and consumer. 280 professionals from the pleasures of the table give you an appointment for four days to discover local products. All varieties are represented, so everyone to the opportunity to taste (and spit) before you buy. A beautiful living room that can appreciate French gastronomy.

Christmas Market Seclin of Solidarity: On the eve of Christmas and New Year, everyone is looking for a gift for the family. Why not come on the Christmas market in the city? This market brings together some twenty cottages, leaving plenty of room for seclinoise associations. During your search for gifts, you can enjoy the warm and festive atmosphere of this market. Good children can come and meet Father Christmas who will listen to their wishes for toys.


Houplin-Ancoisne and Noyelles-lez-Seclin.


Notre-Dame HospitalNotre-Dame Hospital
Tourist Office, open Monday to SaturdayTourist Office, open Monday to Saturday
Saint-Piat CollegiateSaint-Piat Collegiate
Fort Seclin 14/18 - Museum hostsFort Seclin 14/18 - Museum hosts



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French cuisine restaurantAuberge du Forgeron  
GOURMET BREAK - The Auberge du Forgeron welcomes you in a warm and elegant at the same time frame. With fireplace in winter and its summer terrace in the summer, it has the charm of...
Located in Seclin69 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Croque-Notes - Dîners Spectacle  
Make a stop in the campaign Seclin the outskirts of the city of Lille. This musical tavern welcomes you and offers to do a nice dinner-show! You'll love the festive atmosphere and subdued...
Located in Seclin16 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Ame au vert le restaurant du Hameau de la Becque  
AUTHENTIC ATMOSPHERE - The Soul in Green, the Hamlet of Becque restaurant area is located in the heart of a pretty Flemish farm squared, in full campaign pévèloise. Friendly and traditional...
Located 4.1 km from Seclin23 € per person 

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Farm with 5 bedroomsAu relais d'artois  
In a quiet and green, a farm built on 5000m², offers five houses with private bathroom, kitchen, washer, dryer, laundry, barbecue, bed linen and towels are graciously lent you ; summer,...
Located 19.9 km from SeclinFrom 64 € to 84 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsLe Clos des Flandres    
Valerie and Hubert welcome you. 5 in their Bed and Breakfast. A farm in a green, located 15 km from Lille and 40 minutes from Dunkirk. 4 large bedrooms, one suite. Comfort (tv, tnt,...
Located 20 km from SeclinFrom 75 € to 100 € the double room 

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Campanile Lille - Seclin - Hotel in SeclinCampanile Lille - Seclin     
Situated in Seclin, a few kilometres south of Lille, this affordable hotel is easily accessible from the E17/A1 motorway and is just a short drive from Lille Lesquin International Airport....
Located in SeclinRoom from 49 €
Foxotel - Hotel in SeclinFoxotel    
Located in Seclin, beside the A1 motorway, which gives direct access from Paris and Lille and 5 minutes from Lille - Lesquin Airport, Foxotel offers free Wi-Fi access. Each room has...
Located in SeclinRoom from 29 €
Premiere Classe Lille Sud - Seclin - Hotel in SeclinPremiere Classe Lille Sud - Seclin     
This Premiere Classe hotel is just a 10-minute drive from Lille city centre, 5 km from Lille-Lesquin Airport. It offers en suite rooms with cable TV and daily buffet breakfast. Each...
Located in SeclinRoom from 32 €

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Olivarius Apart Hotel Lille Villeneuve D'Ascq
Located an 8-minute drive from Lille City Centre, this residence with 24-hour reception features centenary olive trees and offers design apartments with...
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