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Achen tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bitche at 18 km from Achen

Visit Achen: highlights and tourist information

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Achen is situated in the Moselle department and Grand-Est region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Achen in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bitche at 18 km and Neuwiller-les-Saverne at 29 km.

Achen, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 18 km (direction east)

The citadel in Bitche is very interesting, with videos explaining the history...

See Bitche guide


at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

As well as the pretty half-timbered houses, the centre of Neuwiller-les-Saverne is...

See Neuwiller-les-Saverne guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

The Chateau des Rohans dominates the medieval heart of Saverne, well placed...

See Saverne guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

It is the abbey, and in particular its ornate facade, that is...

See Marmoutier guide
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Chateau de Fleckenstein

Chateau de Fleckenstein

Castle at 44 km (direction east), in the Bas-Rhin department

The Chateau de Fleckenstein is one of the most imposing ruined castles...

See Chateau de Fleckenstein guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Bas-Rhin department

The small town of Lembach is within the heart of the wooded...

See Lembach guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

The centre of the small village of Saint-Quirin is very pleasant to...

See Saint-Quirin guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

Although lacking major monuments Wasselonee is a pleasant town to explore when...

See Wasselonne guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

Haguenau is a town with several interesting monuments, churches and museums to...

See Haguenau guide

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Map of places to visit near Achen


Markets in and near Achen

  • Sarreguemines: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Sarralbe: market Thursday (11km)
  • Drulingen: market Saturday (20km)
  • Behren-les-Forbach: market Saturday (23km)
  • Farebersviller: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Stiring-Wendel: market Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Forbach: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Freyming-Merlebach: market Thursday (28km)
  • Saint-Avold: market Friday (34km)
  • Sarrebourg: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)

More information about Achen, Lorraine

Tourist attractions near Achen, France

What to do at Achen? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Achen.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (36km)
  • Jardin de la ferme bleue (39km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lindre (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sarreguemines (11km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (36km)

Geography and distances

Achen is in the north-east of France at 73 kilometres from Metz, the department capital (general information: Achen is 353 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Achen

Canton: Rohrbach-lès-Bitche

Arrondissement: Sarreguemines

Department: Moselle

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 57410

Distance to Achen

from Metz (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 353 km

from Calais: 435 km

from Nice: 593 km

from Bordeaux: 751 km

from Strasbourg: 66 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Achen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bining, Etting, Gros-Rederching, Kalhausen, Oermingen, Rahling, Remelfing, Sarreinsming, Schmittviller, Wiesviller, Wittring and Zetting.

This page in French: Visiter Achen


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