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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 October 13, 2015
255Roberv
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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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 September 15, 2015
coolcookingteacher
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Aug 29, 2018
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Jan 28, 2018
“Beautiful place to visit city, museum and hotel!”
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Frank V
Reviewed January 28, 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!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Catharina1963
Reviewed January 5, 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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank loesbrems
Reviewed May 24, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JohnPaul2010
Reviewed October 12, 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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank TheFoodOdyssey
Reviewed July 24, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed October 13, 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

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank 255Roberv
Reviewed September 15, 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.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed June 30, 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

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Ian S
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