Mulhouse tourism and travel guide

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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

Mulhouse is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Grand-Est region.

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.

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Mulhouse in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ungersheim at 15 km and Altkirch at 16 km.

Mulhouse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

The Abbey church of Ottmarsheim is said to be the oldest church in Alsace,...

See Ottmarsheim guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ungersheim guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

In the oldest part of Altkirch you can still see part of the defensive...

See Altkirch guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Guebwiller guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Rouffach guide
Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Murbach abbey guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

Neuf-Brisach is unique in being a town that was entirely designed by Vauban, an...

See Neuf-Brisach guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Eguisheim guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Munster guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Colmar guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Turckheim guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore when you are...

See Belfort guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Kaysersberg guide

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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)

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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

Mulhouse is in the north-east of France at 37 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Mulhouse is 391 kilometres from Paris).

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

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