Breitenau tourism and travel guide

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Visit Breitenau: highlights and tourist information

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Breitenau is situated in the Bas-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 44 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Breitenau is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg at 9 km and Kintzheim at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Breitenau, 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 Breitenau 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 Breitenau

Markets in and near Breitenau

  • Ville: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (14km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (15km)
  • Rothau: market Saturday (16km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (18km)
  • Schirmeck: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (21km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (21km)
  • Benfeld: market Monday (23km)

More information about Breitenau, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Breitenau, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (10km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (18km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (20km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (21km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (34km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (36km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (37km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (42km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (44km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (8km)
  • Hohneck (38km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Itterswiller (11km)
  • Bergheim (14km)
  • Ribeauville (15km)
  • Marckolsheim (26km)
  • Diebolsheim (28km)
  • Soultzmatt (41km)
  • Bischheim (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (12km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Breitenau

Canton: Villé

Arrondissement: Sélestat-Erstein

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

Postcode: 67220

Distance to Breitenau

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 488 km

from Nice: 514 km

from Bordeaux: 715 km

from Strasbourg: 44 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albe, Bassemberg, Breitenbach, Dieffenbach-Au-Val, Fouchy, La Vancelle, Lalaye, Maisonsgoutte, Neubois, Neuve-Eglise, Rombach-le-Franc, Saint-Martin, Saint-Maurice, Saint-Pierre-Bois, Steige, Thanville, Triembach-Au-Val, Urbeis and Ville.

This page in French: Visiter Breitenau