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Birkenwald tourism and travel guide

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Visit Birkenwald: highlights and tourist information

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Birkenwald 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: Birkenwald is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Marmoutier at 5 km and Wasselonne at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Birkenwald, 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 Birkenwald 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 Birkenwald


Markets in and near Birkenwald

  • Wasselonne: market Monday (8km)
  • Saverne: market Thursday (9km)
  • Molsheim: market Monday (18km)
  • Schirmeck: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Sarrebourg: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (24km)
  • Rothau: market Saturday (25km)
  • Drulingen: market Saturday (25km)
  • Brumath: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Birkenwald, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Birkenwald, France

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

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 (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (9km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (21km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (23km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (28km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (31km)
  • Jardin de la ferme bleue (35km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (35km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (42km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (30km)
  • Lindre (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Bischheim (31km)
  • Itterswiller (33km)
  • Drusenheim (46km)
  • Diebolsheim (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (35km)
  • Cigoland (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Birkenwald

Canton: Marmoutier

Arrondissement: Saverne

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67440

Distance to Birkenwald

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 469 km

from Nice: 551 km

from Bordeaux: 737 km

from Strasbourg: 31 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allenwiller, Cosswiller, Dimbsthal, Haegen, Hengwiller, Jetterswiller, Lochwiller, Marmoutier, Reinhardsmunster, Reutenbourg, Romanswiller, Salenthal, Singrist, Thal-Marmoutier and Wangenbourg-Engenthal.

This page in French: Visiter Birkenwald

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