Tourism - Ardennes

Ardennes is a French department part of Champagne-Ardenne region that is surrounded by the departements of Meuse, Marne and Aisne as well as Belgium. The department has a large nature reserve, with the Ardennes and the Argonne mountain ranges that are preserved sites where one can enjoy activities such as hiking, canoeing, paragliding, climbing and so on. In addition, regions such as Yvois, Thierache, Porcien, Tourteronnais, Ardennese Champagne are also worth a visit.

The major town in Ardennes is Charleville-Mézières with its Place Ducale, an architectural wonder from the XVII century, its basilica Notre-Dame-de-l’Espérance of flamboyant and baroque style. Another important town in Ardennes is Sedan and its 'Château Fort', a fortified castle. Sedan is a city of art and history, its old town having a lot of historical monuments such as Dijonval, Saint Charles Borromée Church and so on... Each year the Medieval Festival takes place in the fortified castle of Sedan.

Top tourist cities in Ardennes


Tourism Charleville-Mézières

Charleville-Mezieres is the main city of the Ardennes department with a population of about 55,000 inhabitants. The city is located on the banks of the Meuse. Charleville is born of the will of an Italian prince in the early eighteenth century when ...

Must : Musée Rimbaud, Musée de l'Ardenne


Tourism Rethel

Rethel is located in the department of the Ardennes and the Champagne-Ardenne region. Rethel is the european capital of the boudin blanc. Sights Museum of Rethelois and Porcien Church Saint Nicolas of Rethel  Walk of Isles


Tourism Sedan

Sedan, Sub-prefecture of the Ardennes, has 20 000 inhabitants. At the crossroads of Europe thanks to the motorway and railway. With the A34 highway, called the "Y Ardennais", Sedan is less than 2 hours away by car from major centers and key economic ...

Must : Manufacture royale de draps Le Dijonval, Château Fort de Sedan


Tourism Vouziers

Vouziers is a French commune, located in the Ardennes department and the Champagne-Ardenne region. Sights in Vouziers Church St. Maurille Tomb of Roland Garros Butte Thelin

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