Molsheim tourism and travel guide

Photo of Molsheim in Bas-Rhin

Visit Molsheim: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

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

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.

Molsheim is situated in the Bas-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 19 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Molsheim is 379 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Molsheim

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Molsheim is in the north-east of France. 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