Balbronn tourism and travel guide

Photo of Balbronn in Bas-Rhin

Photo is of Molsheim at 6 km from Balbronn

Visit Balbronn: highlights and tourist information

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Balbronn is situated in the Bas-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 Balbronn in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Molsheim at 6 km and Wasselonne at 6 km.

Balbronn, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

Although Molsheim is now quite a large town it is the small historic centre...

See Molsheim guide


at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

Although lacking major monuments Wasselonee is a pleasant town to explore when you are...

See Wasselonne guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

The roman style church is one highlight in Rosheim, and the oldest bakery in...

See Rosheim guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

It is the abbey, and in particular its ornate facade, that is the highlight...

See Marmoutier guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

Obernai is perhaps the town in Alsace that has best preserved its original 15th...

See Obernai guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

Mont-Saint-Odile is a very popular pilgrimage destination, and has been since the mircles of...

See Mont-Sainte-Odile guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau des Rohans dominates the medieval heart of Saverne, well placed for exploring...

See Saverne guide


at 19 km (direction south)

Less visited than many, Barr is something of an undiscovered gem among the popular...

See Barr guide
Chateau d\'Andlau

Chateau d'Andlau

Castle at 20 km (direction south)

It is the views as much as the castle itself at Chateau Andlau that...

See Chateau d'Andlau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south)

Mittelbergheim is one of several Alsave villages classed among the most beautiful in France,...

See Mittelbergheim guide
Le Struthof

Le Struthof

at 21 km (direction south-west)

Le Struthof is the only Nazi Concentration camp to have been built in France...

See Le Struthof guide


Heritage Site at 23 km (direction east)

The city of Strasbourg is one of the most important in France, and also...

See Strasbourg guide
Strasbourg cathedral

Strasbourg cathedral

Cathedral at 23 km (direction east)

Strasbourg cathedral is a gothic style construction with a remarkable facade and beautiful stained...

See Strasbourg cathedral guide


at 25 km (direction south)

After exploring Epfig village be sure to visit the 11th century chapel to see...

See Epfig guide

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Markets in and near Balbronn

  • Wasselonne: market Monday (6km)
  • Molsheim: market Monday (7km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saverne: market Thursday (18km)
  • Schirmeck: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (20km)
  • Ostwald: market Friday (21km)
  • Illkirch-Graffenstaden: market Saturday (21km)
  • Rothau: market Saturday (22km)
  • Schiltigheim: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Balbronn, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Balbronn, France

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

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 (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (12km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (14km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (19km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (23km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (25km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (26km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (36km)
  • Jardin de la ferme bleue (38km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Bischheim (24km)
  • Itterswiller (24km)
  • Diebolsheim (37km)
  • Bergheim (42km)
  • Drusenheim (43km)
  • Ribeauville (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (36km)
  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (45km)

Geography and distances

Balbronn is in the north-east of France at 23 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Balbronn is 374 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Balbronn

Canton: Wasselonne

Arrondissement: Molsheim

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67310

Distance to Balbronn

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 374 km

from Calais: 479 km

from Nice: 543 km

from Bordeaux: 739 km

from Strasbourg: 23 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avolsheim, Bergbieten, Cosswiller, Dahlenheim, Dangolsheim, Dinsheim, Flexbourg, Gresswiller, Heiligenberg, Kirchheim, Marlenheim, Molsheim, Mutzig, Nordheim, Odratzheim, Soultz-les-Bains, Still, Traenheim, Wangen, Westhoffen and Wolxheim.

This page in French: Visiter Balbronn