Son tourism and travel guide

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Visit Son: highlights and tourist information

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Son is situated in the Ardennes department and Champagne-Ardenne region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 38 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Son is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parfondeval at 20 km and Charleville-Mezieres at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Son, 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 Son 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 Son

Markets in and near Son

  • Rethel: market Thursday (11km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Guignicourt: market Friday (27km)
  • Vouziers: market Saturday (37km)
  • Charleville-Mezieres: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (38km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (39km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (40km)
  • Marle: market Friday (40km)
  • Reims: market Every day (40km)
  • Rocroi: market Tuesday (42km)

More information about Son, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Son, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Son.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (40km)
  • Tau Palace (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (34km)
  • Jardins du château (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (36km)
  • Lac de Bairon (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Launois-sur-Vence (20km)
  • Rocroi (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ebouleau (31km)
  • Semide (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Son

Canton: Château-Porcien

Arrondissement: Rethel

Department: Ardennes

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

Postcode: 0

Distance to Son

from Charleville-Mézières (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 230 km

from Nice: 692 km

from Bordeaux: 642 km

from Strasbourg: 276 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arnicourt, Chappes, Chateau-Porcien, Conde-les-Herpy, Doumely-Begny, Ecly, Hauteville, Inaumont, Justine-Herbigny, Remaucourt, Saint-Fergeux, Seraincourt, Sery and Sorbon.

This page in French: Visiter Son