Arches tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arches in Vosges

Photo is of Luxeuil-les-Bains at 35 km from Arches

Visit Arches: highlights and tourist information

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Arches is situated in the Vosges 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 Arches in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Luxeuil-les-Bains at 35 km and Mirecourt at 36 km.

Arches, France: places to visit and attractions

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



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

In Luxeuil-les-Bains, established as a spa town since Roman times, you can also see...

See Luxeuil-les-Bains guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

Mirecourt is best known for its museums dedicated to Mechanical Instruments and to violins...

See Mirecourt guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Munster guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

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

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

See Ronchamp chapel guide
Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

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

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

See Murbach abbey guide

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Markets in and near Arches

  • Epinal: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Remiremont: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Bruyeres: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Plombieres-les-Bains: market Friday (18km)
  • Granges-sur-Vologne: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Rambervillers: market Thursday (26km)
  • Gerardmer: market Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • La Bresse: market Sunday (28km)
  • Saint-Loup-sur-Semouse: market Monday (32km)
  • Charmes: market Friday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Arches, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Plombieres-les-Bains (17km)
  • Thann (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (23km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (24km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (36km)
  • Parc romantique et Art Nouveau du château (42km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (43km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Pissoire (18km)
  • Hohneck (37km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (40km)
  • Château de Moyen (41km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Epinal (9km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vittel (44km)
  • Rougegoutte (49km)
  • Masevaux (52km)
  • Gelaucourt (55km)

Geography and distances

Arches is in the north-east of France at 9 kilometres from Epinal, the department capital (general information: Arches is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arches

Canton: Épinal-Est

Arrondissement: Épinal

Department: Vosges

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 88380

Distance to Arches

from Epinal (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 461 km

from Nice: 494 km

from Bordeaux: 655 km

from Strasbourg: 104 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Archettes, Charmois-Devant-Bruyeres, Chenimenil, Dinoze, Eloyes, Hadol, Jarmenil, La Baffe and Pouxeux.

This page in French: Visiter Arches