Metzeral tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Munster at 6 km from Metzeral

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Metzeral is situated in the Haut-Rhin 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 Metzeral in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Munster at 6 km and Murbach abbey at 11 km.

Metzeral, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Munster guide
Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

Abbey at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Murbach abbey guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Guebwiller guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Rouffach guide
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at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Turckheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Eguisheim guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Kaysersberg guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ungersheim guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Colmar guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Riquewihr guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Hunawihr guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ribeauville guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bergheim guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Metzeral, France

What to do at Metzeral? 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

Metzeral is in the north-east of France at 23 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Metzeral is 361 kilometres from Paris).

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

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


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