in Pas-de-Calais of Hauts-de-France, France
- Merville-Calonne Airport (15 mi)
- Lille-Lesquin Airport (15 mi)
- Valenciennes-Denain Airport (29 mi)
- Wevelgem Airport (31 mi)
- Albert-Bray Airport (32 mi)
- Péronne-Saint-Quentin Airport (40 mi)
- Amiens-Glisy Airport (43 mi)
- Dunkerque les Moeres Airport (44 mi)
- Brussels Airport (79 mi)
- Charles de Gaulle International Airport (99 mi)
- Paris-Orly Airport (120 mi)
- Eindhoven Airport (131 mi)
- Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (154 mi)
- Fortifications of Vauban (Unesco heritage, 11 mi)
- Belfries of Belgium and France (Unesco heritage, 25 mi)
- Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai (Unesco heritage, 27 mi)
- Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin (Unesco heritage, 32 mi)
- Major Mining Sites of Wallonia (Unesco heritage, 44 mi)
- Amiens Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 44 mi)
- Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons) (Unesco heritage, 51 mi)
- Historic Centre of Brugge (Unesco heritage, 56 mi)
- The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainaut) (Unesco heritage, 58 mi)
- La Grand-Place, Brussels (Unesco heritage, 73 mi)
- Golf & Country Club De Palingbeek (Golf course, 29 mi)
- Ieper Open Golf (Golf course, 30 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 50.433 and 2.828 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 50° 25' 58" and E 2° 49' 40"
- 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: 03:54 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Europe/Paris
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 8:31 am and 4:46 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to France.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2022-12-04 08:28:30
Lens in Pas-de-Calais (Hauts-de-France) with it's 38,265 citizens is a town in France about 111 mi (or 179 km) north of Paris, the country's capital city.
Current time in Lens is now 03:54 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 13 airports near Lens, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Merville-Calonne Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), North-West. 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 11 mi (or 17 km), South. Also, if you like playing golf, there are a few options in driving distance. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Arras, Bethune, Douai, Lille and Saint-Yvon. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 2°C / 36 °F
|Morning Temperature||-1°C / 31 °F|
|Evening Temperature||2°C / 36 °F|
|Night Temperature||1°C / 33 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1016 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 94% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Monday, 5th of December 2022
4°C (39 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Tuesday, 6th of December 2022
4°C (40 °F)
3°C (37 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Wednesday, 7th of December 2022
5°C (41 °F)
3°C (37 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Hôtel le Paris Brest
Villa Louvre Lens
Hôtel Le Jardin
Campanile - Lens
Videos from this area
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Lens - Brest. Hissez haut les drapeaux dans tout Bollaert... magique
Lens / Brest, 09 mai 2014. La Marek lance un "Hissez haut" suivi par tout le stade... magique ce stade & ces couleurs.
Superbe avant match Lens-Brest + la lensoise
Lens / Brest, 09 mai 2014. Message adressé par Gervais Martel aux supporters du Racing Club de Lens, suivi de la lensoise.
CLUB DE BOXE THAI LENS - K.B.LENS
UN GRAND MERCI A TOUS LES COMBATTANTS ET PRATIQUANTS DU KB LENS ET SURTOUT A SON ENCADREMENT et TOUTES LES PERSONNES QUI ONT PARTICIPE UN ENORME ...
Avion Rafale Meeting Aérien de LENS-BÉNIFONTAINE le 16/09/2012 HD1080p
Voici notre meilleur avion français le " RAFALE " dans une démonstration spectaculaire d'un passage de 7 minutes au meeting de LENS ,dans le pas de calais (en françe),le 16 octobre 2012....
Lens - Brest. Hissez hauts, les drapeaux
Vidéo filmée lors de la dernière journée de Ligue 2 de la saison 2013/2014 à l'occasion du match Lens - Brest. Vidéo trouvée sur la page FB "Kop Tony Marek". Vidéo publique qui a été...
Inauguration du Mur de Graffiti à Lens X Ironlak
Mr Chopin et la Municipalité ont laissé à dispositions des graffers une série de palissade. Les collectifs Dr Colors, Studio Point C et l'artiste Hipy étaient présents au rendez-vous....
Fin de match - Rc Lens - Chamois FC (Niort) 12/04/14 - Bollaert-Delelis
Une fin de match explosive avec une ambiance magique entre supporters et joueurs.
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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.
Agglomeration community of Lens – Liévin
The Communauté d'agglomération de Lens - Liévin was created on January 1, 2000.
Stade Félix Bollaert is the main football stadium in Lens, France, that was built in 1933. It is the home of RC Lens. The stadium's capacity is 41,229 – about 4,000 more than the city's population. This is similar to that of SC Heerenveen ground the Abe Lenstra Stadion which has a bigger capacity than Heerenveen itself.
Battle of Hill 70
The Battle of Hill 70 was a localized battle of World War I between the Canadian Corps and five divisions of the German Sixth Army. The battle took place along the Western Front on the outskirts of Lens in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France between 15 August 1917 and 25 August 1917. The primary objective of the assault was to inflict casualties and draw German troops away from the 3rd Battle of Ypres, rather than to capture territory.
The Louvre-Lens is an art museum located in the industrial city of Lens, in Northern France. It displays objects from the collections of the Musée du Louvre that are lent to the gallery on a medium or long term basis. Though the museum maintains close institutional links with the Louvre, it is primarily funded by the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region.
Canal de Lens
The Canal de Lens is a canal in northern France. It connects Lens to the Canal de la Deûle west of Oignies. It is 8 km long with no locks.
Gare de Lens
Lens railway station is a railway station in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France. The building was built in 1926-1927 to resemble a steam locomotive with a 23 metre high tower as the chimney. The architect was Urbain Cassan. In December 1984 it was listed as a French National Heritage Site.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Lens.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ланс, Lens, XLE, ランス