Barr tourism and travel guide

Photo of Barr in Bas-Rhin

Visit Barr: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Less visited than many, Barr is something of an undiscovered gem among the popular Alsace villages

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Barr. For detailed visitor information see the Barr travel guide.

Barr is situated in the Bas-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 31 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Barr is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Andlau at 2 km and Mont-Sainte-Odile at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Barr, 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 Barr 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 Barr

Markets in and near Barr

Market days in Barr: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Barr: market Saturday (0km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (7km)
  • Ville: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Benfeld: market Monday (12km)
  • Molsheim: market Monday (15km)
  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Erstein: market Thursday (17km)
  • Rothau: market Saturday (18km)
  • Schirmeck: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Illkirch-Graffenstaden: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Barr, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Barr, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine du Windeck (6km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (17km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (21km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (23km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (30km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (30km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (32km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (38km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (42km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (12km)
  • Hohneck (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Itterswiller (5km)
  • Diebolsheim (21km)
  • Bergheim (23km)
  • Ribeauville (25km)
  • Marckolsheim (28km)
  • Bischheim (33km)
  • Drusenheim (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (16km)
  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (57km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Barr

Canton: Barr

Arrondissement: Sélestat-Erstein

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67140

Distance to Barr

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 491 km

from Nice: 523 km

from Bordeaux: 729 km

from Strasbourg: 30 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andlau, Bernardswiller, Bernardville, Bourgheim, Eichhoffen, Epfig, Gertwiller, Goxwiller, Heiligenstein, Itterswiller, Mittelbergheim, Nothalten, Reichsfeld, Saint-Nabor, Saint-Pierre, Stotzheim and Zellwiller.

This page in French: Visiter Barr