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Photo is of Charleville-Mezieres at 12 km from Elan

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Visit Elan: highlights and tourist information

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Elan is situated in the Ardennes department and Champagne-Ardenne region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 12 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Elan is 196 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Charleville-Mezieres at 12 km and Sedan at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Elan, 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 Elan 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 Elan


Markets in and near Elan

  • Vrigne-Aux-Bois: market Sunday (11km)
  • Charleville-Mezieres: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Sedan: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Vouziers: market Saturday (30km)
  • Revin: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Rethel: market Thursday (33km)
  • Rocroi: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Fumay: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Stenay: market Friday (37km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (45km)

More information about Elan, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Elan, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Bairon (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Launois-sur-Vence (16km)
  • Rocroi (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Semide (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Elan

Canton: Flize

Arrondissement: Charleville-Mézières

Department: Ardennes

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 0

Distance to Elan

from Charleville-Mézières (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 196 km

from Calais: 251 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 670 km

from Strasbourg: 249 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balaives-et-Butz, Boulzicourt, Boutancourt, Chalandry-Elaire, Dom-le-Mesnil, Etrepigny, Flize, Hannogne-Saint-Martin, Nouvion-sur-Meuse, Omicourt, Saint-Marceau, Saint-Pierre-sur-Vence, Sapogne-et-Feucheres, Singly, Villers-le-Tilleul and Villers-sur-le-Mont.

This page in French: Visiter Elan

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