Bretten tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bretten in Haut-Rhin

Photo is of Altkirch at 15 km from Bretten

Visit Bretten: highlights and tourist information

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Bretten is situated in the Haut-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 Bretten in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Altkirch at 15 km and Belfort at 17 km.

Bretten, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Altkirch

Altkirch

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

In the oldest part of Altkirch you can still see part of the defensive...

See Altkirch guide
Belfort

Belfort

at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore when you are...

See Belfort guide
Mulhouse

Mulhouse

at 21 km (direction east)

Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has an attractive centre around the...

See Mulhouse guide
Soultz-Haut-Rhin

Soultz-Haut-Rhin

at 24 km (direction north-east)

In Soultz-Haut-Rhin an unusual characteristic is that many of the old houses are in...

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide
 
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Guebwiller

Guebwiller

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

In Guebwilller it is the part of the town along the canal and also...

See Guebwiller guide
Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

The remains of the abbey at Murbach, the surrounding gardens and its position in...

See Murbach abbey guide
Ungersheim

Ungersheim

at 27 km (direction north-east)

The Ecomuseum at Ungershim is a fascinating reconstruction of an entire medieval Alsace village...

See Ungersheim guide
Montbeliard

Montbeliard

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Doubs department

It is the castle in Montbeliard, on a raised rocky platform, that dominates the...

See Montbeliard guide
Rouffach

Rouffach

at 33 km (direction north-east)

Perhaps less exceptional than some Alsace towns we still enjoyed exploring the centre of...

See Rouffach guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 34 km (direction west), in the Haute-Saone department

The Ronchamp Chapel is the best known work by architect Le Corbusier to be...

See Ronchamp chapel guide
Ottmarsheim

Ottmarsheim

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

The Abbey church of Ottmarsheim is said to be the oldest church in Alsace,...

See Ottmarsheim guide
Munster

Munster

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

Munster was very badly damaged during the First World War but careful renovation means...

See Munster guide
Eguisheim

Eguisheim

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-east)

Of the many beautiful traditional villages in Alsace, Eguisheim is one of our favourites...

See Eguisheim guide
Turckheim

Turckheim

at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

There is lots of interest to see here in Turckheim, one of the prettiest...

See Turckheim guide

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Markets in and near Bretten

  • Masevaux: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Thann: market Saturday (12km)
  • Cernay: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Altkirch: market Thursday (15km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (18km)
  • Belfort: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Mulhouse: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Riedisheim: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Fesches-le-Chatel: market Friday (23km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Bretten, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Roseraie du Chatelet (10km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (21km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (21km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (22km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (25km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ballon d'Alsace (22km)
  • Hohneck (38km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Masevaux (10km)
  • Hirtzbach (16km)
  • Rougegoutte (17km)
  • Belfort (17km)
  • Sausheim (24km)
  • Montbeliard (29km)
  • Soultzmatt (32km)
  • Mandeure (34km)
  • Huningue (40km)
  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (21km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bretten is in the north-east of France at 47 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Bretten is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bretten

Canton: Dannemarie

Arrondissement: Altkirch

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68780

Distance to Bretten

from Colmar (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 523 km

from Nice: 445 km

from Bordeaux: 668 km

from Strasbourg: 110 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Paris or drive from one of the channel port - Calais and Dunkirk are around 6 hours distance. For driving distances to Bretten from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellemagny, Brechaumont, Buethwiller, Burnhaupt-le-Haut, Diefmatten, Eteimbes, Falkwiller, Gildwiller, Guevenatten, Guewenheim, Hecken, Mortzwiller, Saint-Cosme, Soppe-le-Bas, Soppe-le-Haut, Sternenberg, Traubach-le-Bas and Traubach-le-Haut.

This page in French: Visiter Bretten