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Forstheim tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haguenau at 10 km from Forstheim

Visit Forstheim: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Haguenau at 10 km and Lembach at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Forstheim, 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 Forstheim in Grand-Est.

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

Haguenau

Haguenau

at 10 km (direction south-east)

Haguenau is a town with several interesting monuments, churches...

See Haguenau guide
Lembach

Lembach

at 13 km (direction north-east)

The small town of Lembach is within the heart of the wooded...

See Lembach guide
Hoffen

Hoffen

at 17 km (direction east)

In the heart of the Outre-Foret region, Hoffen is a...

See Hoffen guide
Chateau de Fleckenstein

Chateau de Fleckenstein

Castle at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

The Chateau de Fleckenstein is one of the most imposing ruined castles...

See Chateau de Fleckenstein guide
 
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Hunspach

Hunspach

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

The flowers, gardens and beautifully maintained old houses, all painted...

See Hunspach guide
Wissembourg

Wissembourg

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Close to the French border with Germany, Wissembourg has many sights...

See Wissembourg guide
Neuwiller-les-Saverne

Neuwiller-les-Saverne

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the pretty half-timbered houses, the centre...

See Neuwiller-les-Saverne guide
Bitche

Bitche

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Moselle department

The citadel in Bitche is very interesting, with videos explaining...

See Bitche guide
Saverne

Saverne

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau des Rohans dominates the medieval heart of Saverne, well...

See Saverne guide
Marmoutier

Marmoutier

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

It is the abbey, and in particular its ornate facade, that...

See Marmoutier guide
Wasselonne

Wasselonne

at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Wasselonne guide
Strasbourg

Strasbourg

Heritage Site at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Strasbourg guide
Strasbourg cathedral

Strasbourg cathedral

Cathedral at 35 km (direction south)

Strasbourg cathedral is a gothic style construction with a remarkable facade and...

See Strasbourg cathedral guide
Molsheim

Molsheim

at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Molsheim guide

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

Map of places to visit near Forstheim

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Markets in and near Forstheim

  • Reichshoffen: market Thursday (5km)
  • Niederbronn-les-Bains: market Friday (8km)
  • Haguenau: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Bischwiller: market Saturday (18km)
  • Brumath: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Soufflenheim: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saverne: market Thursday (31km)
  • Bischheim: market Friday (31km)
  • Schiltigheim: market Thursday (32km)
  • Wasselonne: market Monday (35km)

More information about Forstheim, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Forstheim, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la ferme bleue (4km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (18km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (31km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (35km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Drusenheim (23km)
  • Bischheim (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Forstheim is in the north-east of France at 35 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Forstheim is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Forstheim

Canton: Woerth

Arrondissement: Wissembourg

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67580

Distance to Forstheim

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 478 km

from Nice: 578 km

from Bordeaux: 774 km

from Strasbourg: 35 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 Forstheim from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biblisheim, Dieffenbach-les-Woerth, Durrenbach, Eschbach, Froeschwiller, Gumbrechtshoffen, Gundershoffen, Gunstett, Hegeney, Laubach, Mertzwiller, Mietesheim, Morsbronn-les-Bains, Oberdorf-Spachbach, Reichshoffen, Uttenhoffen, Walbourg and Woerth.

This page in French: Visiter Forstheim

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