Sedan tourism and travel guide
Visit Sedan: highlights and tourist information
France This Way comment: Now a 'town of art and history' it is the castle and surrounding streets where your visit to Sedan will focus
IMPORTANT: this page features a summary of highlights near Sedan that you might like to explore. For detailed visitor information see the Sedan travel guide
Sedan is situated in the Ardennes (Champagne-Ardenne region) in the north-east of France at 19 km from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital. (General information: Sedan is 210 km from Paris).
Tourist classifications for Sedan include "town of art and history" and "secteur sauvegarde".
Sedan, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Sedan. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
Markets in and near Sedan
Market days in Sedan: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;
- Sedan: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
- Vrigne-Aux-Bois: market Sunday (8km)
- Charleville-Mezieres: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (19km)
- Stenay: market Friday (29km)
- Revin: market Tuesday (35km)
- Fumay: market Wednesday (37km)
- Vouziers: market Saturday (38km)
- Rocroi: market Tuesday (39km)
- Rethel: market Thursday (47km)
More information about Sedan & region
Tourist attractions to visit near Sedan, France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sedan and wondering what to do next!
Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)
(see also historical French towns)
- Charleville-Mezieres (19km)
Sites of natural beauty
- Lac de Bairon (23km) [Map]
(recommended place to break a long journey)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)
- Semide (48km) [Map]
Geography and distances
Distance to Sedan
from Charleville-Mézières (prefecture): 19 km
from Paris: 210 km
from Calais: 260 km
from Nice: 690 km
from Bordeaux: 682 km
from Strasbourg: 238 km
For driving distances to Sedan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 18 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sedan): Balan, Bazeilles, Cheveuges, Daigny, Donchery, Fleigneux, Floing, Givonne, Glaire, Illy, La Chapelle, La Moncelle, Noyers-Pont-Maugis, Remilly-Aillicourt, Rubecourt-et-Lamecourt, Saint-Menges, Thelonne and Wadelincourt.
This page in French: Visitez Sedan