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Avancon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avancon: highlights and tourist information

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Avancon is situated in the Ardennes department and Champagne-Ardenne region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 47 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Avancon is 154 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Reims at 29 km and Parfondeval at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avancon, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Avancon in Grand-Est.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ardennes

Map of places to visit near Avancon


Markets in and near Avancon

  • Rethel: market Thursday (9km)
  • Guignicourt: market Friday (20km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Reims: market Every day (29km)
  • Vouziers: market Saturday (34km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (44km)
  • Fismes: market Saturday (44km)
  • Marle: market Friday (45km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (47km)
  • Charleville-Mezieres: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (47km)

More information about Avancon, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Avancon, France

What to do at Avancon? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Avancon.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (29km)
  • Tau Palace (29km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (40km)
  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (45km)
  • Jardins du château (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Bairon (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Launois-sur-Vence (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Semide (29km)
  • Ebouleau (35km)
  • Baconnes (36km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (38km)
  • Mourmelon-le-Grand (38km)
  • Chamery (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avancon

Canton: Château-Porcien

Arrondissement: Rethel

Department: Ardennes

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 0

Distance to Avancon

from Charleville-Mézières (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 154 km

from Calais: 236 km

from Nice: 682 km

from Bordeaux: 631 km

from Strasbourg: 274 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Avancon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barby, Blanzy-la-Salonnaise, Chateau-Porcien, Conde-les-Herpy, Herpy-l'Arlesienne, Nanteuil-sur-Aisne, Roizy, Tagnon and Taizy.

This page in French: Visiter Avancon

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