Balham tourism and travel guide

Photo of Balham in Ardennes

Photo is of Reims at 28 km from Balham

Visit Balham: highlights and tourist information

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Balham is situated in the Ardennes department and Grand-Est region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Balham in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Reims at 28 km and Parfondeval at 28 km.

Balham, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Marne department

In the attractive and lively centre of Reims you can see three UNESCO listed...

See Reims guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aisne department

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque and centred...

See Parfondeval guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Aisne department

The cathedral in Laon is an astonishing early gothic masterpiece, and the Museum of...

See Laon guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

In and around the grand Place Ducale, among the largest squares in France, you...

See Charleville-Mezieres guide


at 60 km (direction north-east)

In a pleasant seting on the Meuse river, the two churches and a stroll...

See Montherme guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Balham


Markets in and near Balham

  • Guignicourt: market Friday (15km)
  • Rethel: market Thursday (15km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Reims: market Every day (28km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (38km)
  • Marle: market Friday (39km)
  • Fismes: market Saturday (40km)
  • Vouziers: market Saturday (41km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (42km)
  • Braine: market Friday (48km)

More information about Balham, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Balham, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (28km)
  • Tau Palace (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (34km)
  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (44km)
  • Jardins du château (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (33km)
  • Lac de Bairon (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Launois-sur-Vence (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ebouleau (29km)
  • Semide (35km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (37km)
  • Chamery (39km)
  • Baconnes (39km)
  • Mourmelon-le-Grand (42km)
  • Vivaise (45km)

Geography and distances

Balham is in the north-east of France at 51 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Balham is 149 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Balham

Canton: Asfeld

Arrondissement: Rethel

Department: Ardennes

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 0

Distance to Balham

from Charleville-Mézières (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 149 km

from Calais: 231 km

from Nice: 686 km

from Bordeaux: 629 km

from Strasbourg: 280 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aire, Asfeld, Avaux, Blanzy-la-Salonnaise, Conde-les-Herpy, Gomont, Herpy-l'Arlesienne, Le Thour, Saint-Germainmont, Vieux-les-Asfeld and Villers-Devant-le-Thour.

This page in French: Visiter Balham