Riquewihr tourism and travel guide

Photo of Riquewihr in Haut-Rhin

Visit Riquewihr: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Riquewihr is very lovely and has less to undermine its medieval charm than almost any of the Alsace villages

Important note

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

Riquewihr is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 10 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Riquewihr is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Riquewihr include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Ribeauville at 4 km and Kaysersberg at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Riquewihr, 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 Riquewihr 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 Haut-Rhin

Map of places to visit near Riquewihr

Markets in and near Riquewihr

Market days in Riquewihr: weekly market: Friday;

  • Riquewihr: market Friday (0km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (3km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (4km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (9km)
  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (19km)
  • Ville: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Fraize: market Friday (23km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Riquewihr, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Riquewihr, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (3km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (12km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (25km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (29km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (30km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (34km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (39km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (45km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (46km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (26km)
  • Hohneck (26km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (43km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ribeauville (3km)
  • Bergheim (6km)
  • Marckolsheim (18km)
  • Soultzmatt (23km)
  • Itterswiller (24km)
  • Diebolsheim (30km)
  • Sausheim (42km)
  • Masevaux (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (13km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Riquewihr

Canton: Kaysersberg

Arrondissement: Ribeauvillé

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

Postcode: 68340

Distance to Riquewihr

from Colmar (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 500 km

from Nice: 496 km

from Bordeaux: 707 km

from Strasbourg: 57 km

Getting here

Riquewihr is in the north-east of France. Most visitors fly into Paris or drive from one of the channel port - Calais and Dunkirk are around 6 hours distance. For driving distances to Riquewihr from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Riquewihr): Ammerschwihr, Beblenheim, Bennwihr, Bergheim, Houssen, Hunawihr, Kaysersberg, Kientzheim, Mittelwihr, Ostheim, Ribeauville, Rorschwihr, Sigolsheim and Zellenberg.

This page in French: Visitez Riquewihr