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Fessenheim tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fessenheim in Haut-Rhin

Photo is of Neuf-Brisach at 11 km from Fessenheim

Visit Fessenheim: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Neuf-Brisach at 11 km and Ottmarsheim at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fessenheim, 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 Fessenheim in Grand-Est.

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



at 11 km (direction )

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

See Neuf-Brisach guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ottmarsheim guide


at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Ungersheim guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rouffach guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eguisheim guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Colmar guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide


at 24 km (direction south-west)

Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has an...

See Mulhouse guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Guebwiller guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Turckheim guide


at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Murbach guide


at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Kaysersberg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-west)

Riquewihr is very lovely and has less to undermine...

See Riquewihr guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

Munster was very badly damaged during the First World...

See Munster guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fessenheim


Markets in and near Fessenheim

  • Wittenheim: market Friday (19km)
  • Rixheim: market Thursday (22km)
  • Riedisheim: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Mulhouse: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (23km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (25km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (27km)
  • Cernay: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)

More information about Fessenheim, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Fessenheim, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (24km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (24km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (25km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (30km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (39km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (40km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (42km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sausheim (19km)
  • Soultzmatt (23km)
  • Marckolsheim (28km)
  • Ribeauville (35km)
  • Bergheim (35km)
  • Huningue (36km)
  • Diebolsheim (43km)
  • Hirtzbach (43km)
  • Masevaux (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (25km)
  • Cigoland (39km)

Geography and distances

Fessenheim is in the north-east of France at 23 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Fessenheim is 397 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fessenheim

Canton: Ensisheim

Arrondissement: Guebwiller

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68740

Distance to Fessenheim

from Colmar (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 531 km

from Nice: 469 km

from Bordeaux: 710 km

from Strasbourg: 76 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 Fessenheim from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balgau, Blodelsheim, Heiteren, Nambsheim, Roggenhouse and Rustenhart.

This page in French: Visiter Fessenheim

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