Metzeral tourism and travel guide

Photo of Metzeral in Haut-Rhin

Visit Metzeral: highlights and tourist information

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Metzeral is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 23 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Metzeral is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Munster at 6 km and Murbach at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Metzeral, 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 Metzeral 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 Metzeral

Markets in and near Metzeral

  • Munster: market Saturday (6km)
  • La Bresse: market Sunday (16km)
  • Gerardmer: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (17km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (18km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (20km)
  • Fraize: market Friday (20km)
  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Thann: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Metzeral, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Metzeral, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (6km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (15km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (16km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (24km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (36km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (36km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (37km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (37km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (38km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (41km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (5km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (25km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (27km)
  • Champ du Feu (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soultzmatt (14km)
  • Masevaux (27km)
  • Ribeauville (28km)
  • Bergheim (31km)
  • Sausheim (33km)
  • Rougegoutte (35km)
  • Marckolsheim (39km)
  • Belfort (44km)
  • Itterswiller (48km)
  • Diebolsheim (54km)
  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (37km)
  • Cigoland (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Metzeral

Canton: Munster

Arrondissement: Colmar

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68380

Distance to Metzeral

from Colmar (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 499 km

from Nice: 479 km

from Bordeaux: 684 km

from Strasbourg: 81 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breitenbach-Haut-Rhin, Eschbach-Au-Val, Hohrod, Luttenbach-Pres-Munster, Mittlach, Muhlbach-sur-Munster, Munster, Sondernach, Soultzeren and Stosswihr.

This page in French: Visiter Metzeral