Map of places to visit in Alsace

You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Alsace below the map...

 
 

Altkirch:

In the oldest part of Altkirch you can still see part of the defensive walls and a medieval gateway into the town

Altkirch guide

Barr:

Less visited than many, Barr is something of an undiscovered gem among the popular Alsace villages

Barr guide

Bergheim:

The original fortified walls still surround the very picturesque village of Bergheim

Bergheim guide

Chateau Andlau:

It is the views as much as the castle itself at Chateau Andlau that provide a substantial part of the attraction

Chateau Andlau guide

 
 

Chateau de Fleckenstein:

The Chateau de Fleckenstein is one of the most imposing ruined castles along the Route des Chateaux in Alsace

Chateau de Fleckenstein guide

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg:

The substantial Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg is one of the most visited and most substantial in Alsace, and has a fascinating history - and stunning views

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg guide

Colmar:

The medieval centre of Colmar, with brightly painted half-timbered houses along the canalside, is extremely attractive

Colmar guide

Ebersmunster:

The remarkable baroque style Abbey Church of Ebersmunster is the principal place of interest in this village

Ebersmunster guide

Eguisheim:

Of the many beautiful traditional villages in Alsace, Eguisheim is one of our favourites

Eguisheim guide

 
 

Epfig:

After exploring Epfig village be sure to visit the 11th century chapel to see the frescoes and the vaulted ceiling

Epfig guide

Guebwiller:

In Guebwilller it is the part of the town along the canal and also the churches that are the highlight for visitors

Guebwiller guide

Hoffen:

In the heart of the Outre-Foret region, Hoffen is a small village but with very lovely white half-timbered houses

Hoffen guide

Hunawihr:

In the heart of the Alsace wine region you should visit Hunawihr, now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France'

Hunawihr guide

Hunspach:

The flowers, gardens and beautifully maintained old houses, all painted white, ensure that Hunspach is a highlight for visitors to Alsace

Hunspach guide

Kaysersberg:

The historic centre of Kaysersberg is very attractive, and the half-timbered houses along the river make it unmissable!

Kaysersberg guide

Kintzheim:

As well as the village itself there are several popular attractions close to Kintzheim including a castle, a stork park and a monkey sanctuary

Kintzheim guide

Le Struthof:

Le Struthof is the only Nazi Concentration camp to have been built in France during the Second World War

Le Struthof guide

Lembach:

The small town of Lembach is within the heart of the wooded valleys of the Vosges Regional Natural Park

Lembach guide

Marmoutier:

It is the abbey, and in particular its ornate facade, that is the highlight of your visit to Marmoutier

Marmoutier guide

Mittelbergheim:

Mittelbergheim is one of several Alsave villages classed among the most beautiful in France, and a local base for wine production and tasting

Mittelbergheim guide

Molsheim:

Although Molsheim is now quite a large town it is the small historic centre that will be of interest to visitors

Molsheim guide

Mont-Sainte-Odile:

Mont-Saint-Odile is a very popular pilgrimage destination, and has been since the mircles of Odile in the 7th century

Mont-Sainte-Odile guide

Mulhouse:

Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has an attractive centre around the Place de la Reunion and several important museums

Mulhouse guide

Munster:

Munster was very badly damaged during the First World War but careful renovation means there is still quite a lot of interesting monuments to see

Munster guide

Murbach:

The remains of the abbey at Murbach, the surrounding gardens and its position in a wooded valley make it a very attractive place to visit

Murbach guide

Neuf-Brisach:

Neuf-Brisach is unique in being a town that was entirely designed by Vauban, an important 18th century military engineer

Neuf-Brisach guide

Neuwiller-les-Saverne:

As well as the pretty half-timbered houses, the centre of Neuwiller-les-Saverne is dominated by two imposing churches

Neuwiller-les-Saverne guide

Obernai:

Obernai is perhaps the town in Alsace that has best preserved its original 15th century aspect

Obernai guide

Ottmarsheim:

The Abbey church of Ottmarsheim is said to be the oldest church in Alsace, and is very unusual in having an octagonal plan

Ottmarsheim guide

Ribeauville:

The traditional coloured houses and the castle poised high above the town make Ribeauvillé a pleasant place to explore

Ribeauville guide

Riquewihr:

Riquewihr is very lovely and has less to undermine its medieval charm than almost any of the Alsace villages

Riquewihr guide

Rosheim:

The roman style church is one highlight in Rosheim, and the oldest bakery in Alsace is another!

Rosheim guide

Rouffach:

Perhaps less exceptional than some Alsace towns we still enjoyed exploring the centre of Rouffach

Rouffach guide

Saverne:

The Chateau des Rohans dominates the medieval heart of Saverne, well placed for exploring the Vosges mountains

Saverne guide

Selestat:

One interesting feature of Selestat is the very wide range of architectural styles seen in the buildings and monuments

Selestat guide

Soultz-Haut-Rhin:

In Soultz-Haut-Rhin an unusual characteristic is that many of the old houses are in stone rather than half-timbered as is common in the region

Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide

Strasbourg:

The city of Strasbourg is one of the most important in France, and also one of the most attractive. At least a day to explore is very recommended!

Strasbourg guide

Strasbourg cathedral:

Strasbourg cathedral guide

Turckheim:

There is lots of interest to see here in Turckheim, one of the prettiest of the Alsace towns

Turckheim guide

Ungersheim:

The Ecomuseum at Ungershim is a fascinating reconstruction of an entire medieval Alsace village using buildings from across the region

Ungersheim guide

Wasselonne:

Although lacking major monuments Wasselonee is a pleasant town to explore when you are in the region

Wasselonne guide

Wissembourg:

Close to the French border with Germany, Wissembourg has many sights of interest and is also well placed to explore this area

Wissembourg guide