Ammerschwihr tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ammerschwihr in Haut-Rhin

Photo is of Kaysersberg at 2 km from Ammerschwihr

Visit Ammerschwihr: highlights and tourist information

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Ammerschwihr is situated in the Haut-Rhin 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 Ammerschwihr in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Kaysersberg at 2 km and Turckheim at 4 km.

Ammerschwihr, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction west-north-west)

The historic centre of Kaysersberg is very attractive, and the half-timbered houses along the...

See Kaysersberg guide


at 4 km (direction south)

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

See Turckheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

Riquewihr is very lovely and has less to undermine its medieval charm than almost...

See Riquewihr guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

In the heart of the Alsace wine region you should visit Hunawihr, now listed...

See Hunawihr guide


at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Colmar guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

The traditional coloured houses and the castle poised high above the town make Ribeauvillé...

See Ribeauville guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Eguisheim guide


at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bergheim guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Munster guide
Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Castle at 15 km (direction north-north-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

The substantial Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg is one of the most visited and most substantial...

See Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg guide


at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

As well as the village itself there are several popular attractions close to Kientzheim...

See Kientzheim guide


at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Rouffach guide


at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

One interesting feature of Selestat is the very wide range of architectural styles seen...

See Selestat guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Neuf-Brisach guide

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Markets in and near Ammerschwihr

  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (2km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (4km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (5km)
  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (8km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (14km)
  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Fraize: market Friday (23km)
  • Ville: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Ammerschwihr, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (4km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (16km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (22km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (25km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (31km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (34km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (39km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (43km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (44km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (46km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (48km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (22km)
  • Champ du Feu (30km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (41km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ribeauville (8km)
  • Bergheim (10km)
  • Soultzmatt (19km)
  • Marckolsheim (20km)
  • Itterswiller (29km)
  • Diebolsheim (34km)
  • Sausheim (38km)
  • Masevaux (45km)
  • Rougegoutte (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (18km)
  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (44km)

Geography and distances

Ammerschwihr is in the north-east of France at 7 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Ammerschwihr is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ammerschwihr

Canton: Kaysersberg

Arrondissement: Ribeauvillé

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68770

Distance to Ammerschwihr

from Colmar (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 492 km

from Bordeaux: 704 km

from Strasbourg: 61 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 Ammerschwihr from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beblenheim, Bennwihr, Colmar, Ingersheim, Katzenthal, Kaysersberg, Kientzheim, Mittelwihr, Niedermorschwihr, Riquewihr, Sigolsheim, Turckheim and Zellenberg.

This page in French: Visiter Ammerschwihr