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Erstein tourism and travel guide

Photo of Erstein in Bas-Rhin

Photo is of Obernai at 14 km from Erstein

Visit Erstein: highlights and tourist information

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Erstein is situated in the Bas-Rhin department and Grand-Est region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Obernai at 14 km and Barr at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Erstein, 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 Erstein in Grand-Est.

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



at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

Obernai is perhaps the town in Alsace that has...

See Obernai guide


at 16 km (direction west)

Less visited than many, Barr is something of an undiscovered...

See Barr guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

The remarkable baroque style Abbey Church of Ebersmunster is the...

See Ebersmunster guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

After exploring Epfig village be sure to visit the 11th...

See Epfig guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west)

Mittelbergheim is one of several Alsave villages classed among the most beautiful...

See Mittelbergheim guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

The roman style church is one highlight in Rosheim, and...

See Rosheim guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

Although Molsheim is now quite a large town it...

See Molsheim guide
Chateau d'Andlau

Chateau d'Andlau

Castle at 19 km (direction west)

It is the views as much as the castle itself at Chateau...

See Chateau d'Andlau guide
Strasbourg cathedral

Strasbourg cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

Strasbourg cathedral is a gothic style construction with a...

See Strasbourg cathedral guide


Heritage Site at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

The city of Strasbourg is one of the most important in France,...

See Strasbourg guide


at 19 km (direction west)

Mont-Saint-Odile is a very popular pilgrimage destination, and has been...

See Mont-Sainte-Odile guide


at 24 km (direction south-west)

One interesting feature of Selestat is the very wide range...

See Selestat guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the village itself there are several popular attractions close...

See Kintzheim guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

Although lacking major monuments Wasselonee is a pleasant town to...

See Wasselonne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Erstein


Markets in and near Erstein

Market days in Erstein: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Erstein: market Thursday (0km)
  • Benfeld: market Monday (7km)
  • Illkirch-Graffenstaden: market Saturday (13km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (14km)
  • Ostwald: market Friday (14km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (17km)
  • Strasbourg: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday all day (17km)
  • Molsheim: market Monday (18km)
  • Schiltigheim: market Thursday (22km)
  • Bischheim: market Friday (23km)

More information about Erstein, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Erstein, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Marguerite (7km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (17km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (18km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (19km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (27km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (35km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (40km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Diebolsheim (15km)
  • Itterswiller (18km)
  • Bischheim (23km)
  • Marckolsheim (30km)
  • Bergheim (33km)
  • Ribeauville (36km)
  • Drusenheim (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (26km)

Geography and distances

Erstein is in the north-east of France at 19 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Erstein is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Erstein

Canton: Erstein

Arrondissement: Sélestat-Erstein

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67150

Distance to Erstein

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 393 km

from Calais: 504 km

from Nice: 525 km

from Bordeaux: 744 km

from Strasbourg: 19 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Paris or drive from one of the channel ports such as Calais or Dunkirk (allow around 6 hours) For driving distances to Erstein from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benfeld, Bolsenheim, Gerstheim, Hindisheim, Hipsheim, Limersheim, Matzenheim, Nordhouse, Osthouse, Plobsheim, Sand, Schaeffersheim, Uttenheim and Westhouse.

This page in French: Visiter Erstein

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