Hesse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Hesse in Moselle

Photo is of Saint-Quirin at 9 km from Hesse

Visit Hesse: highlights and tourist information

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Hesse is situated in the Moselle 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 Hesse in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quirin at 9 km and Saverne at 24 km.

Hesse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

The centre of the small village of Saint-Quirin is very pleasant to...

See Saint-Quirin guide


at 24 km (direction east), in the Bas-Rhin department

The Chateau des Rohans dominates the medieval heart of Saverne, well placed...

See Saverne guide


at 25 km (direction east), in the Bas-Rhin department

It is the abbey, and in particular its ornate facade, that is...

See Marmoutier guide


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

As well as the pretty half-timbered houses, the centre of Neuwiller-les-Saverne is...

See Neuwiller-les-Saverne guide
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at 30 km (direction east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Wasselonne guide
Le Struthof

Le Struthof

at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Le Struthof guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Molsheim guide


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

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

See Rosheim guide


at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Mont-Sainte-Odile guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Obernai guide
Chateau d'Andlau

Chateau d'Andlau

Castle at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Chateau d'Andlau guide


at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Barr guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Mittelbergheim guide


at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Epfig guide

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Map of places to visit near Hesse


Markets in and near Hesse

  • Sarrebourg: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Drulingen: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saverne: market Thursday (24km)
  • Schirmeck: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Dieuze: market Friday (27km)
  • Rothau: market Saturday (29km)
  • Wasselonne: market Monday (30km)
  • Senones: market Monday (34km)
  • Sarralbe: market Thursday (34km)
  • Baccarat: market Friday (35km)

More information about Hesse, Lorraine

Tourist attractions near Hesse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (24km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (38km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (39km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (43km)
  • Parc romantique et Art Nouveau du château (45km)
  • Jardin de la ferme bleue (50km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (51km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lindre (24km)
  • Champ du Feu (37km)
  • Château de Moyen (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Itterswiller (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (14km)

Geography and distances

Hesse is in the north-east of France at 79 kilometres from Metz, the department capital (general information: Hesse is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Hesse

Canton: Sarrebourg

Arrondissement: Sarrebourg

Department: Moselle

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 57400

Distance to Hesse

from Metz (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 449 km

from Nice: 555 km

from Bordeaux: 721 km

from Strasbourg: 53 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bebing, Brouderdorff, Buhl-Lorraine, Hartzviller, Heming, Hermelange, Imling, Laneuveville-les-Lorquin, Lorquin, Metairies-Saint-Quirin, Neufmoulins, Niderviller, Nitting, Reding, Sarrebourg, Schneckenbusch, Troisfontaines, Voyer and Xouaxange.

This page in French: Visiter Hesse


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