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Eguisheim tourism and travel guide

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Visit Eguisheim: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Of the many beautiful traditional villages in Alsace, Eguisheim is one of our favourites

Eguisheim is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Grand-Est region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Eguisheim. For detailed visitor information see the Eguisheim travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Eguisheim include "most beautiful village" and "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Turckheim at 5 km and Rouffach at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Eguisheim, 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 Eguisheim in Grand-Est.

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

Colmar

Colmar

at 5 km (direction north-east)

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

See Colmar guide
Turckheim

Turckheim

at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Turckheim guide
Rouffach

Rouffach

at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Rouffach guide
Kaysersberg

Kaysersberg

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Kaysersberg guide
 
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Munster

Munster

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Munster guide
Riquewihr

Riquewihr

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Riquewihr guide
Hunawihr

Hunawihr

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Hunawihr guide
Neuf-Brisach

Neuf-Brisach

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Neuf-Brisach guide
Guebwiller

Guebwiller

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Guebwiller guide
Ribeauville

Ribeauville

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ribeauville guide
Murbach

Murbach

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Murbach guide
Ungersheim

Ungersheim

at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Ungersheim guide
Soultz-Haut-Rhin

Soultz-Haut-Rhin

at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide
Bergheim

Bergheim

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bergheim guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haut-Rhin

Map of places to visit near Eguisheim

 
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Markets in and near Eguisheim

  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (6km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (11km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (13km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (14km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (17km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (19km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (26km)
  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)

Hotels near Eguisheim

More information about Eguisheim, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Eguisheim, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (11km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (17km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (22km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (24km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (29km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (34km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (34km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (40km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (47km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (22km)
  • Champ du Feu (39km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (42km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soultzmatt (11km)
  • Ribeauville (17km)
  • Bergheim (18km)
  • Marckolsheim (22km)
  • Sausheim (29km)
  • Itterswiller (37km)
  • Diebolsheim (38km)
  • Masevaux (38km)
  • Rougegoutte (49km)
  • Belfort (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (25km)
  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Eguisheim is in the north-east of France at 5 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Eguisheim is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Eguisheim

Canton: Wintzenheim

Arrondissement: Colmar

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68420

Distance to Eguisheim

from Colmar (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 509 km

from Nice: 483 km

from Bordeaux: 701 km

from Strasbourg: 68 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 Eguisheim from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Colmar, Gueberschwihr, Hattstatt, Herrlisheim-Pres-Colmar, Husseren-les-Chateaux, Obermorschwihr, Sainte-Croix-en-Plaine, Turckheim, Wettolsheim, Wintzenheim and Zimmerbach.

This page in French: Visiter Eguisheim

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