Gerardmer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gerardmer in Vosges

Photo is of Munster at 19 km from Gerardmer

Visit Gerardmer: highlights and tourist information

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Gerardmer is situated in the Vosges department and Grand-Est region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gerardmer in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Munster at 19 km and Murbach abbey at 26 km.

Gerardmer, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Munster guide
Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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at 29 km (direction east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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at 30 km (direction east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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at 35 km (direction east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

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Markets in and near Gerardmer

Market days in Gerardmer: weekly market: Thursday & Saturday;

  • Gerardmer: market Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • La Bresse: market Sunday (8km)
  • Granges-sur-Vologne: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Fraize: market Friday (15km)
  • Bruyeres: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (19km)
  • Remiremont: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (29km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (30km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Gerardmer, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Plombieres-les-Bains (33km)
  • Thann (34km)
  • Obernai (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (10km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (23km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (27km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (29km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (31km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (32km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (34km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (41km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (43km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (51km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (52km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Pissoire (10km)
  • Hohneck (11km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (28km)
  • Champ du Feu (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soultzmatt (29km)
  • Masevaux (34km)
  • Ribeauville (36km)
  • Rougegoutte (38km)
  • Bergheim (39km)
  • Sausheim (48km)
  • Itterswiller (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (45km)
  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (51km)

Geography and distances

Gerardmer is in the north-east of France at 34 kilometres from Epinal, the department capital (general information: Gerardmer is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gerardmer

Canton: Gérardmer

Arrondissement: Saint-Dié-des-Vosges

Department: Vosges

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 88400

Distance to Gerardmer

from Epinal (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 484 km

from Nice: 487 km

from Bordeaux: 674 km

from Strasbourg: 86 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Gerardmer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Liezey and Xonrupt-Longemer.

This page in French: Visiter Gerardmer