Guebwiller tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: In Guebwilller it is the part of the town along the canal and also the churches that are the highlight for visitors

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Guebwiller. For detailed visitor information see the Guebwiller travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Guebwiller include "town of art and history" and "ville fleurie 4*".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Murbach abbey at 5 km and Ungersheim at 7 km.

Guebwiller, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction south-east)

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

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide
Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

Abbey at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Murbach abbey guide


at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ungersheim guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Rouffach guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Munster guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Eguisheim guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has an attractive centre around the...

See Mulhouse guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Turckheim guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Colmar guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

The Abbey church of Ottmarsheim is said to be the oldest church in Alsace,...

See Ottmarsheim guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

Neuf-Brisach is unique in being a town that was entirely designed by Vauban, an...

See Neuf-Brisach guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Kaysersberg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Riquewihr guide


at 31 km (direction south)

In the oldest part of Altkirch you can still see part of the defensive...

See Altkirch guide

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Markets in and near Guebwiller

Market days in Guebwiller: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (2km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (10km)
  • Cernay: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Thann: market Saturday (13km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (14km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (17km)
  • Riedisheim: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Mulhouse: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Guebwiller, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Marseillaise (0km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (16km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (21km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (21km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (23km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (28km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (31km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (41km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (57km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (21km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (29km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soultzmatt (7km)
  • Sausheim (17km)
  • Masevaux (22km)
  • Rougegoutte (33km)
  • Ribeauville (33km)
  • Hirtzbach (34km)
  • Bergheim (35km)
  • Marckolsheim (38km)
  • Belfort (39km)
  • Huningue (43km)
  • Montbeliard (54km)
  • Diebolsheim (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (21km)
  • Cigoland (42km)

Geography and distances

Guebwiller is in the north-east of France at 23 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Guebwiller is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guebwiller

Canton: Guebwiller

Arrondissement: Guebwiller

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68500

Distance to Guebwiller

from Colmar (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 515 km

from Nice: 467 km

from Bordeaux: 688 km

from Strasbourg: 86 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 Guebwiller from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bergholtz, Berrwiller, Bollwiller, Buhl, Feldkirch, Gundolsheim, Hartmannswiller, Issenheim, Jungholtz, Lautenbach, Lautenbachzell, Merxheim, Murbach, Orschwihr, Raedersheim, Rimbach-Pres-Guebwiller, Rimbachzell, Soultz-Haut-Rhin and Wuenheim.

This page in French: Visiter Guebwiller