Illy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sedan at 4 km from Illy

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Illy 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 Illy in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sedan at 4 km and Charleville-Mezieres at 18 km.

Illy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

Now a 'town of art and history' it is the castle and...

See Sedan guide


at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Charleville-Mezieres guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montherme guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

In Vireux-Molhain you can follow an attractive nature trail and also visit...

See Vireux-Molhain guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

On the border with Belgium, Givet is dominated by the Charlemont Fort...

See Givet guide

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Map of places to visit near Illy


Markets in and near Illy

  • Sedan: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Vrigne-Aux-Bois: market Sunday (8km)
  • Charleville-Mezieres: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Stenay: market Friday (32km)
  • Revin: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Fumay: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Rocroi: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Vouziers: market Saturday (42km)
  • Givet: market Friday (46km)
  • Rethel: market Thursday (50km)

More information about Illy, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Illy, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Bairon (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Launois-sur-Vence (32km)
  • Rocroi (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Semide (52km)

Geography and distances

Illy is in the north-east of France at 18 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Illy is 213 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Illy

Canton: Sedan-Nord

Arrondissement: Sedan

Department: Ardennes

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 0

Distance to Illy

from Charleville-Mézières (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 213 km

from Calais: 259 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 686 km

from Strasbourg: 240 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balan, Daigny, Fleigneux, Floing, Givonne, Glaire, La Chapelle, La Moncelle, Rubecourt-et-Lamecourt, Saint-Menges, Sedan, Villers-Cernay and Wadelincourt.

This page in French: Visiter Illy