Balham tourism and travel guide

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Visit Balham: highlights and tourist information

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Balham is situated in the Ardennes department and Champagne-Ardenne region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 51 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Balham is 149 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Reims at 28 km and Parfondeval at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Balham, 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 Balham 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 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

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

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

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