Hecken tourism and travel guide

Photo of Hecken in Haut-Rhin

Visit Hecken: highlights and tourist information

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Hecken is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 47 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Hecken is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Altkirch at 11 km and Mulhouse at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hecken, 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 Hecken in Grand-Est.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Hecken

Markets in and near Hecken

  • Altkirch: market Thursday (11km)
  • Thann: market Saturday (13km)
  • Masevaux: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Cernay: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (16km)
  • Mulhouse: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Riedisheim: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (21km)
  • Rixheim: market Thursday (21km)
  • Belfort: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (21km)

More information about Hecken, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Hecken, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Hecken.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Roseraie du Chatelet (15km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (17km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (18km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (24km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (25km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ballon d'Alsace (26km)
  • Hohneck (40km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Hirtzbach (13km)
  • Masevaux (14km)
  • Belfort (21km)
  • Sausheim (21km)
  • Rougegoutte (21km)
  • Soultzmatt (31km)
  • Montbeliard (32km)
  • Huningue (36km)
  • Mandeure (36km)
  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (17km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hecken

Canton: Dannemarie

Arrondissement: Altkirch

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68210

Distance to Hecken

from Colmar (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 443 km

from Bordeaux: 671 km

from Strasbourg: 110 km

Getting here

Hecken is in the north-east of France. 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 Hecken from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ammerzwiller, Balschwiller, Bellemagny, Bernwiller, Brechaumont, Bretten, Buethwiller, Burnhaupt-le-Bas, Burnhaupt-le-Haut, Diefmatten, Eglingen, Elbach, Eteimbes, Falkwiller, Gildwiller, Gommersdorf, Guevenatten, Hagenbach, Saint-Bernard, Saint-Cosme, Soppe-le-Bas, Soppe-le-Haut, Sternenberg, Traubach-le-Bas, Traubach-le-Haut and Wolfersdorf.

This page in French: Visiter Hecken