Bitche tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The citadel in Bitche is very interesting, with videos explaining the history and sieges of the town

Bitche is situated in the Moselle department and Grand-Est region.

Important note

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

Tourist classifications for Bitche include "recommended detour" and "ville fleurie 4*".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bitche in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Neuwiller-les-Saverne at 26 km and Lembach at 27 km.

Bitche, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Fleckenstein

Chateau de Fleckenstein

Castle at 25 km (direction east), in the Bas-Rhin department

The Chateau de Fleckenstein is one of the most imposing ruined castles along the...

See Chateau de Fleckenstein guide


at 26 km (direction south), in the Bas-Rhin department

As well as the pretty half-timbered houses, the centre of Neuwiller-les-Saverne is dominated by...

See Neuwiller-les-Saverne guide


at 27 km (direction east), in the Bas-Rhin department

The small town of Lembach is within the heart of the wooded valleys of...

See Lembach guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Saverne guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

Haguenau is a town with several interesting monuments, churches and museums to visit...

See Haguenau guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Bas-Rhin department

Close to the French border with Germany, Wissembourg has many sights of interest and...

See Wissembourg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east), in the Bas-Rhin department

The flowers, gardens and beautifully maintained old houses, all painted white, ensure that Hunspach...

See Hunspach guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

In the heart of the Outre-Foret region, Hoffen is a small village but with...

See Hoffen guide


at 40 km (direction south), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Marmoutier guide


at 46 km (direction south), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Wasselonne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction south-west)

The centre of the small village of Saint-Quirin is very pleasant to explore, then...

See Saint-Quirin guide

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Map of places to visit near Bitche


Markets in and near Bitche

  • Niederbronn-les-Bains: market Friday (19km)
  • Reichshoffen: market Thursday (22km)
  • Sarreguemines: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Drulingen: market Saturday (28km)
  • Sarralbe: market Thursday (30km)
  • Saverne: market Thursday (35km)
  • Haguenau: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Behren-les-Forbach: market Saturday (38km)
  • Stiring-Wendel: market Thursday & Saturday (39km)
  • Brumath: market Wednesday (41km)

More information about Bitche, Lorraine

Tourist attractions near Bitche, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la ferme bleue (24km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (35km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sarreguemines (27km)
  • Drusenheim (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (50km)

Geography and distances

Bitche is in the north-east of France at 91 kilometres from Metz, the department capital (general information: Bitche is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bitche

Canton: Bitche

Arrondissement: Sarreguemines

Department: Moselle

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 57230

Distance to Bitche

from Metz (prefecture): 91 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 451 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 767 km

from Strasbourg: 57 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eguelshardt, Hanviller, Haspelschiedt, Hottviller, Lambach, Lemberg, Nousseviller-les-Bitche, Reyersviller, Roppeviller, Schorbach and Siersthal.

This page in French: Visiter Bitche