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Orbey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orbey in Haut-Rhin

Photo is of Kaysersberg at 9 km from Orbey

Visit Orbey: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Kaysersberg at 9 km and Munster at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Orbey, 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 Orbey in Grand-Est.

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



at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Kaysersberg guide


at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Munster guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Turckheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riquewihr guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Hunawihr guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eguisheim guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

The traditional coloured houses and the castle poised high above the town...

See Ribeauville guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Colmar guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

The original fortified walls still surround the very picturesque village of Bergheim...

See Bergheim guide
Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Castle at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

The substantial Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg is one of the most visited and...

See Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Rouffach guide


at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Murbach guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Kintzheim guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Guebwiller guide

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

Map of places to visit near Orbey


Markets in and near Orbey

  • Munster: market Saturday (9km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (10km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (13km)
  • Fraize: market Friday (13km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (15km)
  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Gerardmer: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • La Bresse: market Sunday (25km)

Hotels near Orbey

More information about Orbey, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Orbey, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (13km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (14km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (23km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (25km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (27km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (28km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (37km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (39km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (43km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (45km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (45km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (13km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (31km)
  • Champ du Feu (32km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (40km)
  • Château de Moyen (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ribeauville (15km)
  • Bergheim (18km)
  • Soultzmatt (19km)
  • Marckolsheim (30km)
  • Itterswiller (34km)
  • Masevaux (40km)
  • Sausheim (40km)
  • Diebolsheim (43km)
  • Rougegoutte (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (25km)
  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (45km)

Geography and distances

Orbey is in the north-east of France at 16 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Orbey is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orbey

Canton: Lapoutroie

Arrondissement: Ribeauvillé

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68370

Distance to Orbey

from Colmar (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 495 km

from Nice: 491 km

from Bordeaux: 694 km

from Strasbourg: 68 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 Orbey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Freland, Labaroche, Lapoutroie and Le Bonhomme.

This page in French: Visiter Orbey

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