Sedan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sedan in Ardennes

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 (now part of the Grand-Est 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".

Popular places to visit nearby include Montherme at 26 km and Vireux-Molhain at 46 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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;

Local markets

  • 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)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Bairon (23km) [Map]

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Launois-sur-Vence (30km) [Map]
  • Rocroi (40km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Semide (48km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sedan

Canton: Sedan

Arrondissement: Sedan

Department: Ardennes

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

Postcode: 08200

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

Getting here

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