Heiligenstein tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barr at 1 km from Heiligenstein

Visit Heiligenstein: highlights and tourist information

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Heiligenstein is situated in the Bas-Rhin 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 Heiligenstein in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barr at 1 km and Mittelbergheim at 3 km.

Heiligenstein, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 1 km (direction south)

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

See Barr guide


Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mittelbergheim guide
Chateau d'Andlau

Chateau d'Andlau

Castle at 3 km (direction west-south-west)

It is the views as much as the castle itself at Chateau...

See Chateau d'Andlau guide


at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Sainte-Odile guide
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at 5 km (direction north-east)

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

See Obernai guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

After exploring Epfig village be sure to visit the 11th century chapel...

See Epfig guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Rosheim guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ebersmunster guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Molsheim guide
Le Struthof

Le Struthof

at 15 km (direction west)

Le Struthof is the only Nazi Concentration camp to have been built...

See Le Struthof guide


at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Selestat guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

As well as the village itself there are several popular attractions close...

See Kientzheim guide
Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Castle at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Wasselonne guide

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Map of places to visit near Heiligenstein


Markets in and near Heiligenstein

  • Barr: market Saturday (2km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (5km)
  • Benfeld: market Monday (12km)
  • Molsheim: market Monday (14km)
  • Ville: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Erstein: market Thursday (16km)
  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Schirmeck: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Rothau: market Saturday (19km)
  • Illkirch-Graffenstaden: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Heiligenstein, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Heiligenstein, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine du Windeck (5km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (19km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (19km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (21km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (29km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (32km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (33km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (36km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (40km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (14km)
  • Hohneck (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Itterswiller (6km)
  • Diebolsheim (21km)
  • Bergheim (25km)
  • Ribeauville (27km)
  • Marckolsheim (29km)
  • Bischheim (31km)
  • Drusenheim (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (18km)
  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (57km)

Geography and distances

Heiligenstein is in the north-east of France at 29 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Heiligenstein is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Heiligenstein

Canton: Barr

Arrondissement: Sélestat-Erstein

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67140

Distance to Heiligenstein

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 491 km

from Nice: 525 km

from Bordeaux: 730 km

from Strasbourg: 29 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 Heiligenstein from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andlau, Barr, Bernardswiller, Bernardville, Bourgheim, Eichhoffen, Gertwiller, Goxwiller, Mittelbergheim, Niedernai, Obernai, Ottrott, Reichsfeld, Saint-Nabor, Saint-Pierre, Stotzheim, Valff and Zellwiller.

This page in French: Visiter Heiligenstein


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