Breitenau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Breitenau in Bas-Rhin

Photo is of Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg at 9 km from Breitenau

Visit Breitenau: highlights and tourist information

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Breitenau 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 Breitenau in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg at 9 km and Kientzheim at 11 km.

Breitenau, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Castle at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

The substantial Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg is one of the most visited and most substantial...

See Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg guide
Kientzheim

Kientzheim

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

As well as the village itself there are several popular attractions close to Kientzheim...

See Kientzheim guide
Chateau d\'Andlau

Chateau d'Andlau

Castle at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Andlau guide
Le Struthof

Le Struthof

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Struthof guide
 
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Epfig

Epfig

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Epfig guide
Mittelbergheim

Mittelbergheim

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mittelbergheim guide
Selestat

Selestat

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

One interesting feature of Selestat is the very wide range of architectural styles seen...

See Selestat guide
Bergheim

Bergheim

at 14 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

The original fortified walls still surround the very picturesque village of Bergheim...

See Bergheim guide
Ribeauville

Ribeauville

at 14 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

The traditional coloured houses and the castle poised high above the town make Ribeauvillé...

See Ribeauville guide
Mont-Sainte-Odile

Mont-Sainte-Odile

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mont-Sainte-Odile guide
Barr

Barr

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Barr guide
Hunawihr

Hunawihr

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south), in the Haut-Rhin department

In the heart of the Alsace wine region you should visit Hunawihr, now listed...

See Hunawihr guide
Ebersmunster

Ebersmunster

at 17 km (direction east)

The remarkable baroque style Abbey Church of Ebersmunster is the principal place of interest...

See Ebersmunster guide
Riquewihr

Riquewihr

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south), in the Haut-Rhin department

Riquewihr is very lovely and has less to undermine its medieval charm than almost...

See Riquewihr guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Breitenau, France

What to do at Breitenau? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Breitenau is in the north-east of France at 44 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Breitenau is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Breitenau

Canton: Villé

Arrondissement: Sélestat-Erstein

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

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

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