Houssen tourism and travel guide

Photo of Houssen in Haut-Rhin

Visit Houssen: highlights and tourist information

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Houssen is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 5 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Houssen is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Colmar at 5 km and Riquewihr at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Houssen, 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 Houssen 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 Houssen

Markets in and near Houssen

  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (7km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (9km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (9km)
  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (20km)
  • Ville: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (29km)

More information about Houssen, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Houssen, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (5km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (15km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (27km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (29km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (37km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (37km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (39km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (43km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (43km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (29km)
  • Champ du Feu (31km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ribeauville (9km)
  • Bergheim (9km)
  • Marckolsheim (13km)
  • Soultzmatt (21km)
  • Itterswiller (27km)
  • Diebolsheim (28km)
  • Sausheim (37km)
  • Masevaux (48km)
  • Rougegoutte (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (15km)
  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Houssen

Canton: Andolsheim

Arrondissement: Colmar

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

Postcode: 68125

Distance to Houssen

from Colmar (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 507 km

from Nice: 492 km

from Bordeaux: 710 km

from Strasbourg: 58 km

Getting here

Houssen 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 Houssen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Houssen): Beblenheim, Bennwihr, Bischwihr, Colmar, Fortschwihr, Holtzwihr, Horbourg-Wihr, Ingersheim, Mittelwihr, Ostheim, Riedwihr, Riquewihr, Sigolsheim, Wickerschwihr and Zellenberg.

This page in French: Visiter Houssen