Obernai tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Obernai is perhaps the town in Alsace that has best preserved its original 15th century aspect

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

Tourist classifications for Obernai include "recommended detour".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barr at 7 km and Mont-Sainte-Odile at 7 km.

Obernai, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Rosheim guide


at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See Barr guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Sainte-Odile guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south-west)

Mittelbergheim is one of several Alsave villages classed among the most beautiful...

See Mittelbergheim guide
Chateau d'Andlau

Chateau d'Andlau

Castle at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Andlau guide


at 9 km (direction south-west)

Although Molsheim is now quite a large town it is the small...

See Molsheim guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

After exploring Epfig village be sure to visit the 11th century chapel...

See Epfig guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

The remarkable baroque style Abbey Church of Ebersmunster is the principal place...

See Ebersmunster guide
Le Struthof

Le Struthof

at 17 km (direction west)

Le Struthof is the only Nazi Concentration camp to have been built...

See Le Struthof guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

Although lacking major monuments Wasselonee is a pleasant town to explore when...

See Wasselonne guide


at 23 km (direction south)

One interesting feature of Selestat is the very wide range of architectural...

See Selestat guide
Strasbourg cathedral

Strasbourg cathedral

Cathedral at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Strasbourg cathedral is a gothic style construction with a remarkable facade and...

See Strasbourg cathedral guide


Heritage Site at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

The city of Strasbourg is one of the most important in France,...

See Strasbourg guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

As well as the village itself there are several popular attractions close...

See Kientzheim guide

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Map of places to visit near Obernai


Markets in and near Obernai

Market days in Obernai: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Obernai: market Thursday (0km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (7km)
  • Molsheim: market Monday (8km)
  • Benfeld: market Monday (13km)
  • Erstein: market Thursday (14km)
  • Illkirch-Graffenstaden: market Saturday (18km)
  • Ostwald: market Friday (19km)
  • Ville: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Wasselonne: market Monday (20km)
  • Schirmeck: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Obernai, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Obernai, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine du Windeck (5km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (13km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (18km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (24km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (24km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (32km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (34km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (37km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (18km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Itterswiller (12km)
  • Diebolsheim (23km)
  • Bischheim (26km)
  • Bergheim (30km)
  • Ribeauville (32km)
  • Marckolsheim (33km)
  • Drusenheim (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (23km)
  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (55km)

Geography and distances

Obernai is in the north-east of France at 24 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Obernai is 380 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Obernai

Canton: Obernai

Arrondissement: Sélestat-Erstein

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67210

Distance to Obernai

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 380 km

from Calais: 490 km

from Nice: 529 km

from Bordeaux: 735 km

from Strasbourg: 24 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 Obernai from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernardswiller, Bischoffsheim, Boersch, Bourgheim, Gertwiller, Goxwiller, Griesheim-Pres-Molsheim, Heiligenstein, Krautergersheim, Meistratzheim, Niedernai, Ottrott, Rosenwiller, Rosheim, Saint-Nabor and Valff.

This page in French: Visiter Obernai