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Balan tourism and travel guide

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Visit Balan: highlights and tourist information

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Balan is situated in the Ardennes department and Champagne-Ardenne region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 20 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Balan is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sedan at 2 km and Charleville-Mezieres at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Balan, 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 Balan 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 Balan

Markets in and near Balan

  • Sedan: market Wednesday & Saturday (1km)
  • Vrigne-Aux-Bois: market Sunday (9km)
  • Charleville-Mezieres: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Stenay: market Friday (27km)
  • Revin: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Vouziers: market Saturday (37km)
  • Fumay: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Rocroi: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Rethel: market Thursday (47km)

More information about Balan, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Balan, France

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

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Bairon (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Launois-sur-Vence (31km)
  • Rocroi (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Semide (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Balan

Canton: Sedan-Est

Arrondissement: Sedan

Department: Ardennes

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 0

Distance to Balan

from Charleville-Mézières (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 261 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 682 km

from Strasbourg: 237 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazeilles, Cheveuges, Daigny, Douzy, Floing, Givonne, Glaire, Illy, La Chapelle, La Moncelle, Noyers-Pont-Maugis, Remilly-Aillicourt, Rubecourt-et-Lamecourt, Saint-Menges, Sedan, Thelonne, Villers-Cernay and Wadelincourt.

This page in French: Visiter Balan

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