Kientzheim tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: As well as the village itself there are several popular attractions close to Kientzheim including a castle, a stork park and a monkey sanctuary

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Kientzheim. For detailed visitor information see the Kientzheim travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Kientzheim in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Riquewihr at 4 km and Turckheim at 5 km.

Kientzheim, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction west-north-west)

The historic centre of Kaysersberg is very attractive, and the half-timbered houses along the...

See Kaysersberg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

Riquewihr is very lovely and has less to undermine its medieval charm than almost...

See Riquewihr guide


at 5 km (direction south)

There is lots of interest to see here in Turckheim, one of the prettiest...

See Turckheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

In the heart of the Alsace wine region you should visit Hunawihr, now listed...

See Hunawihr guide


at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

The traditional coloured houses and the castle poised high above the town make Ribeauvillé...

See Ribeauville guide


at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Colmar guide


at 10 km (direction north-east)

The original fortified walls still surround the very picturesque village of Bergheim...

See Bergheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

Of the many beautiful traditional villages in Alsace, Eguisheim is one of our favourites...

See Eguisheim guide
Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Castle at 14 km (direction north-north-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

Munster was very badly damaged during the First World War but careful renovation means...

See Munster guide


at 19 km (direction north-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Selestat guide


at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Rouffach guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Neuf-Brisach guide
Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Murbach abbey guide

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Markets in and near Kientzheim

  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (1km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (4km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (6km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (7km)
  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (15km)
  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Fraize: market Friday (22km)
  • Ville: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)

More information about Kientzheim, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Kientzheim, France

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

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 (3km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (15km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (22km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (26km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (31km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (35km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (38km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (45km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (45km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (45km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (48km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (23km)
  • Champ du Feu (29km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (41km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ribeauville (7km)
  • Bergheim (10km)
  • Soultzmatt (20km)
  • Marckolsheim (20km)
  • Itterswiller (28km)
  • Diebolsheim (33km)
  • Sausheim (39km)
  • Masevaux (46km)
  • Rougegoutte (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (17km)
  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (45km)

Geography and distances

Kientzheim is in the north-east of France at 8 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Kientzheim is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Kientzheim

Canton: Kaysersberg

Arrondissement: Ribeauvillé

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68240

Distance to Kientzheim

from Colmar (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 501 km

from Nice: 493 km

from Bordeaux: 704 km

from Strasbourg: 61 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 Kientzheim from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ammerschwihr, Beblenheim, Bennwihr, Colmar, Hunawihr, Ingersheim, Katzenthal, Kaysersberg, Mittelwihr, Niedermorschwihr, Riquewihr, Sigolsheim, Turckheim and Zellenberg.

This page in French: Visiter Kientzheim