IMPORTANT: this page features a summary of local highlights.
For detailed visitor information see Sedan travel guide
Location: 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).
Note: The photo above was taken in Charleville-Mezieres at 19 km from Sedan
Tourist classifications for Sedan: town of art and history; secteur sauvegarde;
Market days: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Sedan. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
See France This Way travel guides for Champagne-Ardenne (this region) for more travel ideas in the area of Sedan.
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in 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! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Sites of natural beauty Lac de Bairon (23km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Launois-sur-Vence (30km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Semide (48km)
from Charleville-Mézières (local prefecture): 19 km
from Paris: 210 km
from Calais: 260 km
from Nice: 690 km
from Bordeaux: 682 km
from Strasbourg: 238 km
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.
For driving distances to Sedan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Sedan