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Visit Mulhouse: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has an attractive centre around the Place de la Reunion and several important museums

Important note

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

Mulhouse is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 37 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Mulhouse is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Mulhouse include "town of art and history" and "zoo or wildlife park".

Popular places to visit nearby include Ungersheim at 15 km and Altkirch at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mulhouse, 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 Mulhouse 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 Mulhouse


Markets in and near Mulhouse

Market days in Mulhouse: weekly market: Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday & Friday;

  • Mulhouse: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday & Friday (0km)
  • Riedisheim: market Wednesday (1km)
  • Rixheim: market Thursday (3km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (7km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (12km)
  • Sierentz: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Cernay: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Altkirch: market Thursday (16km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (18km)
  • Thann: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Mulhouse, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Mulhouse, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (1km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (2km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (21km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (31km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (33km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (43km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ballon d'Alsace (40km)
  • Hohneck (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sausheim (5km)
  • Hirtzbach (20km)
  • Huningue (23km)
  • Soultzmatt (26km)
  • Masevaux (28km)
  • Rougegoutte (38km)
  • Belfort (39km)
  • Montbeliard (50km)
  • Mandeure (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mulhouse

Canton: Mulhouse

Arrondissement: Mulhouse

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68100

Distance to Mulhouse

from Colmar (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 450 km

from Bordeaux: 690 km

from Strasbourg: 98 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baldersheim, Bruebach, Brunstatt, Didenheim, Eschentzwiller, Flaxlanden, Habsheim, Illzach, Kingersheim, Pfastatt, Richwiller, Riedisheim, Rixheim, Sausheim, Zillisheim and Zimmersheim.

This page in French: Visiter Mulhouse

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