Sedan tourism and travel guide
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France This Way comment: Now a 'town of art and history' it is the castle and surrounding streets where your visit to Sedan will focus
This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sedan. For detailed visitor information see the Sedan travel guide.
Sedan is situated in the Ardennes department and Champagne-Ardenne region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 19 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Sedan is 210 kilometres from Paris).
Tourist classifications for Sedan include "town of art and history" and "secteur sauvegarde".
Sedan, 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 Sedan 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 Sedan
Markets in and near Sedan
Market days in Sedan: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;
- Sedan: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
- Vrigne-Aux-Bois: market Sunday (8km)
- Charleville-Mezieres: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (19km)
- Stenay: market Friday (29km)
- Revin: market Tuesday (35km)
- Fumay: market Wednesday (37km)
- Vouziers: market Saturday (38km)
- Rocroi: market Tuesday (39km)
- Rethel: market Thursday (47km)
More information about Sedan, Champagne-Ardenne
Tourist attractions near Sedan, France
Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sedan.
Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)
(see also historical French towns)
- Charleville-Mezieres (19km)
Sites of natural beauty
- Lac de Bairon (23km)
(recommended place to break a long journey)
- Launois-sur-Vence (30km)
- Rocroi (40km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)
- Semide (48km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Sedan
from Charleville-Mézières (prefecture): 19 km
from Paris: 210 km
from Calais: 260 km
from Nice: 690 km
from Bordeaux: 682 km
from Strasbourg: 238 km
For driving distances to Sedan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balan, Bazeilles, Cheveuges, Daigny, Donchery, Fleigneux, Floing, Givonne, Glaire, Illy, La Chapelle, La Moncelle, Noyers-Pont-Maugis, Remilly-Aillicourt, Rubecourt-et-Lamecourt, Saint-Menges, Thelonne and Wadelincourt.
This page in French: Visiter Sedan