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Molsheim tourism and travel guide

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Visit Molsheim: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Although Molsheim is now quite a large town it is the small historic centre that will be of interest to visitors

Molsheim is situated in the Bas-Rhin department and Grand-Est region.

Important note

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Obernai at 8 km and Wasselonne at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Molsheim, 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 Molsheim in Grand-Est.

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

Rosheim

Rosheim

at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

The roman style church is one highlight in Rosheim, and the oldest...

See Rosheim guide
Obernai

Obernai

at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

Obernai is perhaps the town in Alsace that has best preserved its...

See Obernai guide
Wasselonne

Wasselonne

at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

Although lacking major monuments Wasselonee is a pleasant town...

See Wasselonne guide
Mont-Sainte-Odile

Mont-Sainte-Odile

at 13 km (direction south-west)

Mont-Saint-Odile is a very popular pilgrimage destination, and has...

See Mont-Sainte-Odile guide
 
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Barr

Barr

at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

Less visited than many, Barr is something of an undiscovered gem...

See Barr guide
Mittelbergheim

Mittelbergheim

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

Mittelbergheim is one of several Alsave villages classed among...

See Mittelbergheim guide
Chateau d'Andlau

Chateau d'Andlau

Castle at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

It is the views as much as the castle itself...

See Chateau d'Andlau guide
Marmoutier

Marmoutier

at 19 km (direction north-west)

It is the abbey, and in particular its ornate facade,...

See Marmoutier guide
Strasbourg

Strasbourg

Heritage Site at 19 km (direction east)

The city of Strasbourg is one of the most...

See Strasbourg guide
Strasbourg cathedral

Strasbourg cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction east)

Strasbourg cathedral is a gothic style construction with a...

See Strasbourg cathedral guide
Epfig

Epfig

at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

After exploring Epfig village be sure to visit the...

See Epfig guide
Le Struthof

Le Struthof

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

Le Struthof is the only Nazi Concentration camp to...

See Le Struthof guide
Saverne

Saverne

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau des Rohans dominates the medieval heart of Saverne, well...

See Saverne guide
Ebersmunster

Ebersmunster

at 25 km (direction south)

The remarkable baroque style Abbey Church of Ebersmunster is...

See Ebersmunster guide

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

Map of places to visit near Molsheim

 
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Markets in and near Molsheim

Market days in Molsheim: weekly market: Monday;

  • Molsheim: market Monday (0km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (8km)
  • Wasselonne: market Monday (12km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (15km)
  • Ostwald: market Friday (16km)
  • Illkirch-Graffenstaden: market Saturday (16km)
  • Erstein: market Thursday (18km)
  • Benfeld: market Monday (20km)
  • Schiltigheim: market Thursday (20km)
  • Strasbourg: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday all day (20km)

More information about Molsheim, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Molsheim, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (7km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (10km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (18km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (19km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (25km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (27km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (32km)
  • Jardin de la ferme bleue (41km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (42km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Itterswiller (20km)
  • Bischheim (21km)
  • Diebolsheim (30km)
  • Bergheim (38km)
  • Ribeauville (41km)
  • Drusenheim (42km)
  • Marckolsheim (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (32km)
  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Molsheim is in the north-east of France at 19 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Molsheim is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Molsheim

Canton: Molsheim

Arrondissement: Molsheim

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67120

Distance to Molsheim

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 538 km

from Bordeaux: 740 km

from Strasbourg: 19 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Paris or drive from one of the channel ports such as Calais or Dunkirk (allow around 6 hours) For driving distances to Molsheim from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Altorf, Avolsheim, Balbronn, Bergbieten, Bischoffsheim, Dachstein, Dahlenheim, Dangolsheim, Dinsheim, Dorlisheim, Duttlenheim, Ergersheim, Ernolsheim-Bruche, Flexbourg, Gresswiller, Griesheim-Pres-Molsheim, Innenheim, Mutzig, Osthoffen, Rosenwiller, Rosheim, Soultz-les-Bains and Wolxheim.

This page in French: Visiter Molsheim

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