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Murbach tourism and travel guide

Photo of Murbach in Haut-Rhin

Visit Murbach: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The remains of the abbey at Murbach, the surrounding gardens and its position in a wooded valley make it a very attractive place to visit

Murbach 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 Murbach. For detailed visitor information see the Murbach travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Soultz-Haut-Rhin at 7 km and Rouffach at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Murbach, 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 Murbach in Grand-Est.

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



at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Guebwiller guide


at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Rouffach guide


at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ungersheim guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

Munster was very badly damaged during the First World...

See Munster guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Eguisheim guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Turckheim guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Colmar guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has an attractive...

See Mulhouse guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Kaysersberg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Riquewihr guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Neuf-Brisach guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ottmarsheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Hunawihr guide

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

Map of places to visit near Murbach


Markets in and near Murbach

  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (7km)
  • Cernay: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (13km)
  • Thann: market Saturday (13km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (14km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (18km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (20km)
  • Masevaux: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)

More information about Murbach, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Murbach, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Marseillaise (5km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (13km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (18km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (25km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (25km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (27km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (30km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (41km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (52km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (17km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (26km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soultzmatt (7km)
  • Masevaux (21km)
  • Sausheim (22km)
  • Rougegoutte (31km)
  • Ribeauville (32km)
  • Bergheim (35km)
  • Hirtzbach (37km)
  • Belfort (39km)
  • Marckolsheim (39km)
  • Huningue (48km)
  • Diebolsheim (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (25km)
  • Cigoland (42km)

Geography and distances

Murbach is in the north-east of France at 23 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Murbach is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Murbach

Canton: Guebwiller

Arrondissement: Guebwiller

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68530

Distance to Murbach

from Colmar (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 469 km

from Bordeaux: 685 km

from Strasbourg: 85 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 Murbach from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buhl, Goldbach-Altenbach, Guebwiller, Jungholtz, Lautenbach, Lautenbachzell, Linthal, Orschwihr, Rimbach-Pres-Guebwiller, Rimbachzell, Soultz-Haut-Rhin, Soultzmatt and Wuenheim.

This page in French: Visiter Murbach

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