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Dessenheim tourism and travel guide

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Visit Dessenheim: highlights and tourist information

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Dessenheim is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 15 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Dessenheim is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Neuf-Brisach at 6 km and Rouffach at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Dessenheim, 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 Dessenheim 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 Haut-Rhin

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)

More information about Dessenheim, Alsace

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

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

Dessenheim is in the north-east of France. 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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