Balan tourism and travel guide
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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).
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
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)
- Charleville-Mezieres (20km)
Sites of natural beauty
- Lac de Bairon (22km)
Towns of Art and history
- Sedan (1km)
(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
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
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