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Visit Obernai: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

Obernai is situated in the Bas-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 24 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Obernai is 380 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Obernai include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Barr at 7 km and Mont-Sainte-Odile at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Obernai, 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 Obernai 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 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

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

Obernai 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 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

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