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Rethel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parfondeval at 30 km from Rethel

Visit Rethel: highlights and tourist information

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Rethel 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 Rethel in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parfondeval at 30 km and Reims at 37 km.

Rethel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Parfondeval

Parfondeval

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Aisne department

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

See Parfondeval guide
Reims

Reims

Heritage Site at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Marne department

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

See Reims guide
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Charleville-Mezieres

Charleville-Mezieres

at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Charleville-Mezieres guide
Sedan

Sedan

at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sedan guide
Montherme

Montherme

at 50 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montherme guide

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Markets in and near Rethel

Market days in Rethel: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Rethel: market Thursday (0km)
  • Vouziers: market Saturday (27km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Guignicourt: market Friday (30km)
  • Reims: market Every day (37km)
  • Charleville-Mezieres: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (38km)
  • Vrigne-Aux-Bois: market Sunday (43km)
  • Sedan: market Wednesday & Saturday (47km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (49km)
  • Marle: market Friday (50km)

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Tourist attractions near Rethel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (37km)
  • Tau Palace (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (44km)
  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Bairon (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Launois-sur-Vence (20km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Semide (24km)
  • Baconnes (39km)
  • Ebouleau (40km)
  • Mourmelon-le-Grand (41km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (45km)
  • Chamery (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rethel is in the north-east of France at 39 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Rethel is 164 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rethel

Canton: Rethel

Arrondissement: Rethel

Department: Ardennes

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 0

Distance to Rethel

from Charleville-Mézières (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 164 km

from Calais: 240 km

from Nice: 682 km

from Bordeaux: 640 km

from Strasbourg: 267 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acy-Romance, Arnicourt, Barby, Bertoncourt, Biermes, Doux, Ecly, Inaumont, Nanteuil-sur-Aisne, Novy-Chevrieres, Sault-les-Rethel, Sorbon and Thugny-Trugny.

This page in French: Visiter Rethel

 
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