Around Louvre-Lens | France
Around Louvre-Lens | France

The destination “Around the Louvre-Lens” is a gateway to the North of France, connected to Paris, Brussels and London in less than 2 hours. Along its 120 km, from Béthune to Valenciennes, you will be able to explore its landscapes and immerse yourself in its culture shaped by mining.

In the heart of the destination around the Louvre-Lens, enjoy creative experiences to cook local dishes, discover the craft of stained glass or learn basketry with the giants of Douai.

The year is punctuated by events designed to bring to life the richness and traditions of the region:

  • The Art-Deco Spring
  • The Gayant festival in Douai every year in July
  • The Saint Barbara’s Day festivities celebrated on December 4th throughout the mining basin
  • Trail of the Black Pyramids
  • Upernoir invites to explore a territory and its curiosities around a color, the black. UPERNOIR proposes to discover different facets of creativity that animates its post-industrial territory, and a program that bets on awakening all the senses (

Experience the Bassin Minier through creative tourism experiences typical of the territory!

Carte Autour du Louvre-Lens


Creative experiences

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