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Plan a cost around the market

We went to the Saturday market, followed by a trip to the castle. Market was not as extensive as we... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2015
255Roberv
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Quiet with very little actually open in September

As the previous reviewer said, the old town is around the Castle and worth a wander for half an... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2015
Julie K
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful place to visit city, museum and hotel!”
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Place de la Halle, 08200 Sedan, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful visits in the Ardennes. Best period is the Mediaval games. You can experience the life of a knight in an old castle

Thank Frank V
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We drove under the porch and felt like a Duke and Duchess, we had a delicious diner and stayed for one night in a well decorated room. Breakfast next morning was good! Very nice experience!

Thank Catharina1963
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Maybe Sedan is worth visiting in some periods of the year, but it certainly wasn't when we were there. After newyearsday the city just seems dead. A lot of shops and restaurants are closed. You can see the citygovernment puts effort in making the city...More

Thank Loes B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

From Brussels Zaventem airport, it takes about 2 hours to reach Sedan. The city is a nice example of urban development during the Renaissance period. After visiting the citadel it is fairly interesting to stroll around the old city. It can be done quickly. The...More

Thank JohnPaul2010
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Sedan is a town that is clearly struggling economically. The fort is great, but the surrounding area is decaying, closed and not very salubrious - at night it is quite 'shady'. There is lots of graffiti and boarded up houses - the middle and upper...More

Thank TheFoodOdyssey
Reviewed 25 July 2016

extremely charming small French city, friendly people and good restaurant with typical French food (Le Pretexte) and visit the "chateau fort"!!

Thank AxlBxl2014
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I really wish I could write something super nice about the old city of Sedan. Perhaps I could, if I were a time traveller and went back to 1870. But in 2016 very little remains of the city's former glory. During my short walk I...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

We went to the Saturday market, followed by a trip to the castle. Market was not as extensive as we thought it would be. But content was very local. Really enjoyed walking around, looking at the cheeses, meats, pate's. Settled on some duck breasts and...More

Thank 255Roberv
Reviewed 15 September 2015

As the previous reviewer said, the old town is around the Castle and worth a wander for half an hour but many bars and cafes closed on the Monday evening. Nice visit for 1, maybe 2 nights but no need to linger any longer here.

1  Thank Julie K
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The historic part of Sedan town nestles just below the walls of the castle and provides a glimpse of what the town would have been like in the 18th and 19th centuries. There are a few streets of old houses and shop fronts which are...More

Thank Ian S
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