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Gerstheim tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gerstheim in Bas-Rhin

Photo is of Ebersmunster at 15 km from Gerstheim

Visit Gerstheim: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ebersmunster at 15 km and Epfig at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gerstheim, 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 Gerstheim in Grand-Est.

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



at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ebersmunster guide


at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Epfig guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Obernai guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Barr guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Mittelbergheim guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rosheim guide
Chateau d'Andlau

Chateau d'Andlau

Castle at 21 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 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Strasbourg cathedral guide


Heritage Site at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Strasbourg guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Selestat guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Sainte-Odile guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Molsheim guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the village itself there are several...

See Kintzheim guide
Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Castle at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

The substantial Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg is one of the most visited and...

See Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gerstheim


Markets in and near Gerstheim

  • Erstein: market Thursday (5km)
  • Benfeld: market Monday (8km)
  • Illkirch-Graffenstaden: market Saturday (16km)
  • Ostwald: market Friday (18km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (18km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (20km)
  • Strasbourg: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday all day (20km)
  • Molsheim: market Monday (23km)
  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Schiltigheim: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Gerstheim, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Gerstheim, France

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

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 (10km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (22km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (22km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (23km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (27km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (38km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (39km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Diebolsheim (11km)
  • Itterswiller (20km)
  • Bischheim (26km)
  • Marckolsheim (27km)
  • Bergheim (32km)
  • Ribeauville (35km)
  • Drusenheim (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (25km)

Geography and distances

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Gerstheim

Canton: Erstein

Arrondissement: Sélestat-Erstein

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67150

Distance to Gerstheim

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 508 km

from Nice: 521 km

from Bordeaux: 744 km

from Strasbourg: 23 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 Gerstheim from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boofzheim, Daubensand, Erstein, Herbsheim, Matzenheim, Obenheim, Osthouse and Schaeffersheim.

This page in French: Visiter Gerstheim

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