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Kembs tourism and travel guide

Photo of Kembs in Haut-Rhin

Photo is of Ottmarsheim at 11 km from Kembs

Visit Kembs: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ottmarsheim at 11 km and Mulhouse at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Kembs, 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 Kembs in Grand-Est.

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

Ottmarsheim

Ottmarsheim

at 11 km (direction )

The Abbey church of Ottmarsheim is said to be the...

See Ottmarsheim guide
Mulhouse

Mulhouse

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has...

See Mulhouse guide
Altkirch

Altkirch

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Altkirch guide
Ungersheim

Ungersheim

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ungersheim guide
 
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Soultz-Haut-Rhin

Soultz-Haut-Rhin

at 30 km (direction north-west)

In Soultz-Haut-Rhin an unusual characteristic is that many of the...

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide
Guebwiller

Guebwiller

at 33 km (direction north-west)

In Guebwilller it is the part of the town along the...

See Guebwiller guide
Rouffach

Rouffach

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rouffach guide
Neuf-Brisach

Neuf-Brisach

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Neuf-Brisach guide
Murbach

Murbach

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Murbach guide
Eguisheim

Eguisheim

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

Of the many beautiful traditional villages in Alsace, Eguisheim is...

See Eguisheim guide
Colmar

Colmar

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Colmar guide
Turckheim

Turckheim

at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

There is lots of interest to see here in...

See Turckheim guide
Munster

Munster

at 48 km (direction north-west)

Munster was very badly damaged during the First World...

See Munster guide
Belfort

Belfort

at 48 km (direction west), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore...

See Belfort guide

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

Map of places to visit near Kembs

 
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Markets in and near Kembs

  • Sierentz: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Rixheim: market Thursday (10km)
  • Saint-Louis: market Saturday all day (12km)
  • Riedisheim: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Mulhouse: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (18km)
  • Altkirch: market Thursday (21km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (24km)
  • Cernay: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (30km)

More information about Kembs, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Kembs, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (12km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (13km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (32km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (43km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (44km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Huningue (12km)
  • Sausheim (15km)
  • Hirtzbach (24km)
  • Soultzmatt (36km)
  • Masevaux (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (13km)
 
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Geography and distances

Kembs is in the north-east of France at 45 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Kembs is 403 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Kembs

Canton: Sierentz

Arrondissement: Mulhouse

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68680

Distance to Kembs

from Colmar (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 403 km

from Calais: 547 km

from Nice: 443 km

from Bordeaux: 697 km

from Strasbourg: 101 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 Kembs from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Niffer, Petit-Landau, Sierentz and Uffheim.

This page in French: Visiter Kembs

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