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Altkirch tourism and travel guide

Photo of Altkirch in Haut-Rhin

Visit Altkirch: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

Altkirch is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 52 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Altkirch is 387 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Altkirch


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)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Altkirch 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 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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