Douai
in North of Hauts-de-France, France

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
50.367 and 3.067 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 50° 22' 0" and E 3° 4' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:26 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Paris
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:27 am and 4:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for France in Western Europe

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to France.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2020-11-30 08:30:23

Explore Douai

Douai in North (Hauts-de-France) with it's 46,531 inhabitants is located in France about 109 mi (or 176 km) north of Paris, the country's capital.

Local time in Douai is now 12:26 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 13 airports in the wider vicinity of Douai, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Lille-Lesquin Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 22 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in France is Fortifications of Vauban in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), South-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lens, Cambrai, Lille, Arras and Tournai. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 6°C / 42 °F

Morning Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1026 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 35% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 1st of December 2020

9°C (48 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 2nd of December 2020

7°C (45 °F)
6°C (42 °F)
Light rain, calm, clear sky.

Thursday, 3rd of December 2020

7°C (44 °F)
6°C (42 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Novotel Lens Noyelles

Address
5,0 mi
Centre Commercial
62950 NOYELLES GODAULT
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Le Manoir de Fourcy Logis

Address
2,1 mi
Rue de la Gare 48
62112 Corbehem
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 18:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 14:00)
Weekend: closed


La Terrasse Chateaux & Hotels Collection

Address
0,7 mi
36, Terrasse St Pierre
59500 Douai
France

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Campanile Henin Beaumont

Address
4,8 mi
Rue de Beaumont
62950 Noyelles Godault
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 23:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 23:00


Le Gayant INTER-HOTEL

Address
0,7 mi
Place Pierre Brossolette 1
59500 Douai
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 20:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 18:00)


ibis Douai Centre

Address
0,3 mi
Place Saint Amé
59500 DOUAI
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Volubilis Douai

Address
1,3 mi
Boulevard Vauban
59500 Douai
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


CAMPANILE LILLE SUD - Douai Cuincy

Address
1,2 mi
Rue Maximilien de Robespierre
59553 Cuincy
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Kyriad Douai Dechy

Address
2,9 mi
ZAC du Luc
59187 Dechy
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Ace Hôtel Noyelles Godault

Address
4,7 mi
Parc Du Quiercy Rue De Beaumont
62950 Noyelles Godault
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:30 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Incendie du garage Planque à Douai - 21 Mars 2015

Published: March 20, 2015
Length: 51:02 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: alspin59


Cortège des fêtes de Gayant - Douai édition 2013

Published: July 07, 2013
Length: 17:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Jimmy57

Les différents tableaux du cortège des fêtes de Gayant lors de l'édition 2013 le dimanche 7 juillet à Douai dans le Nord (sous un magnifique soleil). Cette fête est classée au patrimoine...


GALA Mines Douai 2014

Published: December 09, 2013
Length: 02:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Benoit Stalin

Samedi 25 janvier 2014, Gala MINES Douai. Infos : www.galaminesdouai.fr Venez participer à une soirée exceptionnelle jusqu'à 04h30 du matin ! Avec de nombreux artistes dont Robin Schulz...


rigodon de la famille Gayant - Douai - fêtes de Gayant 2013

Published: July 07, 2013
Length: 11:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jimmy57

La première danse de la famille Gayant lors des fêtes de Gayant à Douai dans le Nord (59) le dimanche 7 juillet 2013. Cette fête est classée au patrimoine mondial immatériel de l'UNESCO....


Harlem Shake Mines Douai

Published: April 07, 2013
Length: 15:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Benoit Stalin

Harlem Shake des Mines de Douai tourné au bar de la maison des élèves.


BEFFROI DE DOUAI et ses origines

Published: August 26, 2008
Length: 51:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jj Bel

Visite de l'un des plus beau beffroi d'europe celui de douai: La construction du Beffroi débuta vers 1380. A l'origine la fonction du Beffroi de Douai était d'abriter les cloches. L'érectio...


parcours du coeur 2015 a douai

Published: March 30, 2015
Length: 10:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Association de Cardiologie Nord-Pas de Calais

Les Parcours du Coeur 2015 à DOUAI.


Dieudonné chante shoahnanas à Douai - Foxtrot

Published: May 26, 2013
Length: 19:27 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: HeronGilScott

Dieudonné chante shoahnanas à Douai lors de son spectacle "Foxtrot".


Prestation de serment Douai - 17 octobre 2011

Published: November 10, 2012
Length: 01:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Belval Sabos

Je prête serment à 13 min 27 s.


Carillon de Douai

Published: March 28, 2015
Length: 24:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Basile GLR

2 Pièces interprétées par Basile GAULIER au carillon de l'hôtel de ville de Douai: 62 cloches, 18000 Kg, XIVème siècle. La Marche Turque, de W. A. Mozart Canaries, de F. Couperin.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

École des Mines de Douai

The École des Mines de Douai also called "École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Douai (Mines Douai)" (ENSMD) is a French National Graduate School of Engineering located in the city of Douai, close to Lille, North of France. Founded in 1878, the institute was originally a vocational school providing for the training needs of skilled workers "Maîtres-mineurs" for the coal mining industry. In the 1960s, it awarded its first engineering degree.

Located at 50.3753, 3.06778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Grandes écoles, Educational institutions established in 1878, Université Lille Nord de France, Douai

University of Douai

The University of Douai is a former university in Douai, France. With a Middle Ages heritage of scholar activities in Douai, the university was established in 1559 and lectures started in 1562. It closed from 1795 to 1808. In 1887, it was transferred as University of Lille 27 km away from Douai. From mid-16th century onwards, the university of Douai had European-wide influence as a prominent center of neo-Latin literature, contributing also to the dissemination of printed knowledge.

Located at 50.38, 3.08 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Defunct universities and colleges in France, 1562 establishments in France, Université Lille Nord de France, Educational institutions established in the 1560s, 1795 disestablishments, History of Nord (French department), Douai

Irish College, Douai

The Irish College was a seminary at Douai, France, for Irish Roman Catholics in exile on the continent to study for the priesthood, modelled on the English College there. It was originally founded in 1603 by Christopher Cusack, with the support of Philip III of Spain, as a Spanish foundation and endowed with 5,000 florins a year by the King of Spain. The course of studies lasted six years and the students attended lectures at the university of Douai.

Located at 50.38, 3.08 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Counter-Reformation, Defunct universities and colleges in France, Educational institutions established in the 1600s, Roman Catholic seminaries, Buildings and structures in Douai, Irish diaspora

Arbel Fauvet Rail

Arbel Fauvet Rail (AFR) is a railway rolling stock manufacturer based in Douai, France. In 2010 the company was acquired by Titagarah Wagons and renamed AFR Titagarh.

Located at 50.3688, 3.09621 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rail vehicle manufacturers of France, Rolling stock manufacturers of France

Hôpital-Général de Douai

The Hôpital-Général de Douai was set up in 1752 in the French city of Douai.

Located at 50.3678, 3.08639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Douai

Gare de Douai

Gare de Douai is a railway station serving the town of Douai, Nord, France. It is situated on the Paris–Lille railway. It is served by TGV long distance trains to Paris, Lille and Valenciennes, and by regional TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais trains.

Located at 50.3717, 3.09056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais, TER Picardie, Buildings and structures in Douai

Douai Renault Factory

The Douai Renault factory is a car plant belonging to the Renault Group, opened in 1970 at Douai in the industrial basin of the Pas-de-Calais department, not far from Lille (Rijsel). Construction of the plant received a go-ahead in 1968, with a formal announcement of the project coming a year later. Douai was chosen because it was well located at the heart of the industrial centre of gravity of the EEC with excellent road links to major industry and population centres.

Located at 50.3639, 3.02778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Pas-de-Calais, 1970 establishments, Renault, Motor vehicle assembly plants in France

Musée de la Chartreuse de Douai

The Musée de la Chartreuse is an art museum in a former Carthusian monastery in Douai. It is the 'musée des Beaux-Arts' for the city.

Located at 50.3747, 3.07556 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Carthusian monasteries in France, Art museums and galleries in France, Buildings and structures in Douai, Museums in Nord (French department), Art museums established in 1958, 1958 establishments in France

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27 Mar
2021

POMME
Starting at: 09:30 pm (21:30).
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17 Apr
2021

CELTIC LEGENDS - FROM BELFAST TO DUBLIN
Starting at: 10:30 pm (22:30).
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30 Apr
2021

LE LAC DES CYGNES - BALLET & ORCH. OPERA NAT. DE RUSSIE
Starting at: 10:30 pm (22:30).
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22 Jan
2022

JULIEN DORE - Aim*e
Starting at: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
دواي, Дуе, Douai, دوئه, XDN, ドゥエー, 두에, Duacum, Dowaai, Doï, Дуэ, 杜埃