Major touristic town of the "Douaisis", Marchiennes has a rich historical, cultural and natural heritage that will sure arouse your curiosity. You will discover it through these pages.


If the abbey past of the city is the largest chapter in its history, many other episodes have left their mark on the town.

Cultural heritage

The valley of Scarpe can boast a great monastic past. Marchiennes still retains architectural remains among the most important of the North Department.

Natural heritage

The over-800-hectare forest of Marchiennes, the Evoïches, the Pre des Nonnettes nature reserve, the great peat bog, the Scarpe and its towpaths ... will satisfy your desire for nature.