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

Sedan is situated in the Ardennes department and Grand-Est region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sedan. For detailed visitor information see the Sedan travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Sedan include "town of art and history" and "secteur sauvegarde".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sedan in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montherme at 26 km and Vireux-Molhain at 46 km.

Sedan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Charleville-Mezieres guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montherme guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vireux-Molhain guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Givet guide

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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

What to do at Sedan? 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)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Bairon (23km)

Villages d'etape

(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

Sedan is in the north-east of France at 19 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Sedan is 210 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sedan

Canton: Sedan

Arrondissement: Sedan

Department: Ardennes

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 0

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

Getting here

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