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Altkirch tourism and travel guide

Photo of Altkirch in Haut-Rhin

Visit Altkirch: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide To Visit Attractions

France This Way comment: In the oldest part of Altkirch you can still see part of the defensive walls and a medieval gateway into the town

Altkirch is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Grand-Est region.

Important note

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ottmarsheim at 27 km and Belfort at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Altkirch, 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 Altkirch in Grand-Est.

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

Mulhouse

Mulhouse

at 16 km (direction north-east)

Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has an attractive centre...

See Mulhouse guide
Ottmarsheim

Ottmarsheim

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The Abbey church of Ottmarsheim is said to be the oldest church...

See Ottmarsheim guide
Belfort

Belfort

at 28 km (direction west), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore when...

See Belfort guide
Ungersheim

Ungersheim

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

The Ecomuseum at Ungershim is a fascinating reconstruction of an entire medieval...

See Ungersheim guide
 
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Soultz-Haut-Rhin

Soultz-Haut-Rhin

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

In Soultz-Haut-Rhin an unusual characteristic is that many of the old houses...

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide
Guebwiller

Guebwiller

at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

In Guebwilller it is the part of the town along the canal...

See Guebwiller guide
Murbach

Murbach

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

The remains of the abbey at Murbach, the surrounding gardens and its...

See Murbach guide
Montbeliard

Montbeliard

at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Doubs department

It is the castle in Montbeliard, on a raised rocky platform, that...

See Montbeliard guide
Rouffach

Rouffach

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

Perhaps less exceptional than some Alsace towns we still enjoyed exploring the...

See Rouffach guide
Saint-Hippolyte

Saint-Hippolyte

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Doubs department

Saint-Hippolyte is in a beautiful position on the confluence of the Doubs...

See Saint-Hippolyte guide
Eguisheim

Eguisheim

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Eguisheim guide
Munster

Munster

at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

Munster was very badly damaged during the First World War but careful...

See Munster guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 47 km (direction west), in the Haute-Saone department

The Ronchamp Chapel is the best known work by architect Le Corbusier...

See Ronchamp chapel guide
Neuf-Brisach

Neuf-Brisach

at 49 km (direction north-east)

Neuf-Brisach is unique in being a town that was entirely designed by...

See Neuf-Brisach guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haut-Rhin

Map of places to visit near Altkirch

 
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Markets in and near Altkirch

Market days in Altkirch: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Altkirch: market Thursday (0km)
  • Mulhouse: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Sierentz: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Riedisheim: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Rixheim: market Thursday (18km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (21km)
  • Cernay: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (22km)
  • Thann: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Louis: market Saturday all day (24km)

Hotels near Altkirch

More information about Altkirch, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Altkirch, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (15km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (15km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (25km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (31km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ballon d'Alsace (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Hirtzbach (4km)
  • Sausheim (21km)
  • Masevaux (25km)
  • Huningue (26km)
  • Belfort (28km)
  • Rougegoutte (32km)
  • Montbeliard (35km)
  • Soultzmatt (38km)
  • Mandeure (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (15km)
 
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Geography and distances

Altkirch is in the north-east of France at 52 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Altkirch is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Altkirch

Canton: Altkirch

Arrondissement: Altkirch

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68130

Distance to Altkirch

from Colmar (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 436 km

from Bordeaux: 676 km

from Strasbourg: 113 km

Getting here

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 Altkirch from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aspach, Ballersdorf, Balschwiller, Bettendorf, Carspach, Eglingen, Emlingen, Heidwiller, Heiwiller, Henflingen, Hirsingue, Hirtzbach, Illfurth, Luemschwiller, Obermorschwiller, Saint-Bernard, Schwoben, Spechbach-le-Bas, Tagolsheim, Tagsdorf, Walheim, Willer and Wittersdorf.

This page in French: Visiter Altkirch

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