Barby tourism and travel guide

Photo of Barby in Ardennes

Visit Barby: highlights and tourist information

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Barby is situated in the Ardennes department and Champagne-Ardenne region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 40 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Barby is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parfondeval at 27 km and Reims at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Barby, 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 Barby 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 Barby

Markets in and near Barby

  • Rethel: market Thursday (4km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Guignicourt: market Friday (27km)
  • Vouziers: market Saturday (31km)
  • Reims: market Every day (36km)
  • Charleville-Mezieres: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (40km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (46km)
  • Vrigne-Aux-Bois: market Sunday (46km)
  • Marle: market Friday (46km)
  • Rocroi: market Tuesday (47km)

More information about Barby, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Barby, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Barby.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (36km)
  • Tau Palace (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (40km)
  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Bairon (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Launois-sur-Vence (22km)
  • Rocroi (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Semide (28km)
  • Ebouleau (36km)
  • Baconnes (40km)
  • Mourmelon-le-Grand (43km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (44km)
  • Chamery (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Barby

Canton: Rethel

Arrondissement: Rethel

Department: Ardennes

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 0

Distance to Barby

from Charleville-Mézières (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 236 km

from Nice: 685 km

from Bordeaux: 638 km

from Strasbourg: 271 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acy-Romance, Arnicourt, Avancon, Biermes, Chateau-Porcien, Ecly, Inaumont, Nanteuil-sur-Aisne, Rethel, Sault-les-Rethel, Sorbon and Taizy.

This page in French: Visiter Barby