Dessenheim tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dessenheim in Haut-Rhin

Photo is of Neuf-Brisach at 6 km from Dessenheim

Visit Dessenheim: highlights and tourist information

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Dessenheim 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 Dessenheim in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Neuf-Brisach at 6 km and Rouffach at 14 km.

Dessenheim, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-east)

Neuf-Brisach is unique in being a town that was entirely designed by...

See Neuf-Brisach guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Rouffach guide


at 15 km (direction north-west)

The medieval centre of Colmar, with brightly painted half-timbered houses along the...

See Colmar guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eguisheim guide
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at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ungersheim guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Turckheim guide


at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Ottmarsheim guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guebwiller guide


at 25 km (direction north-west)

The historic centre of Kaysersberg is very attractive, and the half-timbered houses...

See Kaysersberg guide
Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Murbach abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Riquewihr guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Hunawihr guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bergheim guide

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Map of places to visit near Dessenheim


Markets in and near Dessenheim

  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (20km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (22km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (22km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (25km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (25km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (26km)
  • Rixheim: market Thursday (27km)
  • Riedisheim: market Wednesday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Dessenheim, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Marseillaise (22km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (22km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (28km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (29km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (32km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (36km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (38km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (51km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soultzmatt (19km)
  • Marckolsheim (21km)
  • Sausheim (23km)
  • Ribeauville (27km)
  • Bergheim (27km)
  • Diebolsheim (37km)
  • Huningue (43km)
  • Itterswiller (43km)
  • Masevaux (43km)
  • Hirtzbach (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (29km)
  • Cigoland (32km)

Geography and distances

Dessenheim is in the north-east of France at 15 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Dessenheim is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dessenheim

Canton: Neuf-Brisach

Arrondissement: Colmar

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68600

Distance to Dessenheim

from Colmar (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 524 km

from Nice: 475 km

from Bordeaux: 710 km

from Strasbourg: 70 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 Dessenheim from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Algolsheim, Appenwihr, Balgau, Heiteren, Hettenschlag, Logelheim, Nambsheim, Neuf-Brisach, Obersaasheim, Rustenhart, Volgelsheim, Weckolsheim and Wolfgantzen.

This page in French: Visiter Dessenheim


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