Eguisheim tourism and travel guide

Photo of Eguisheim in Haut-Rhin

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

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.

Eguisheim is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 5 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Eguisheim is 377 kilometres from Paris).

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 places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Eguisheim

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)

More information about Eguisheim, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Eguisheim, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Eguisheim 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 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