Altorf tourism and travel guide

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Visit Altorf: highlights and tourist information

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Altorf is situated in the Bas-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 18 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Altorf is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Molsheim at 4 km and Rosheim at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Altorf, 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 Altorf 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 Bas-Rhin

Map of places to visit near Altorf

Markets in and near Altorf

  • Molsheim: market Monday (3km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (7km)
  • Illkirch-Graffenstaden: market Saturday (14km)
  • Ostwald: market Friday (14km)
  • Wasselonne: market Monday (14km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (15km)
  • Erstein: market Thursday (15km)
  • Benfeld: market Monday (17km)
  • Strasbourg: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday all day (18km)
  • Schiltigheim: market Thursday (19km)

More information about Altorf, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Altorf, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (6km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (10km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (16km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (18km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (27km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (28km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (31km)
  • Jardin de la ferme bleue (42km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (43km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Itterswiller (19km)
  • Bischheim (20km)
  • Diebolsheim (28km)
  • Bergheim (37km)
  • Ribeauville (39km)
  • Marckolsheim (40km)
  • Drusenheim (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Altorf

Canton: Molsheim

Arrondissement: Molsheim

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67120

Distance to Altorf

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 489 km

from Nice: 536 km

from Bordeaux: 741 km

from Strasbourg: 18 km

Getting here

Altorf is in the north-east of France. Most visitors fly into Paris or drive from one of the channel ports such as Calais or Dunkirk (allow around 6 hours) For driving distances to Altorf from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avolsheim, Bischoffsheim, Blaesheim, Dachstein, Dangolsheim, Dorlisheim, Duppigheim, Duttlenheim, Ergersheim, Ernolsheim-Bruche, Griesheim-Pres-Molsheim, Innenheim, Kolbsheim, Krautergersheim, Molsheim, Mutzig, Rosheim, Soultz-les-Bains and Wolxheim.

This page in French: Visiter Altorf