Orschwihr tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orschwihr: highlights and tourist information

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Orschwihr is situated in the Haut-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 19 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Orschwihr is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Guebwiller at 3 km and Soultz-Haut-Rhin at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orschwihr, 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 Orschwihr 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 Haut-Rhin

Map of places to visit near Orschwihr

Markets in and near Orschwihr

  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (5km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (14km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (14km)
  • Cernay: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (16km)
  • Thann: market Saturday (17km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (17km)
  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Riedisheim: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Orschwihr, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Orschwihr, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Orschwihr.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Marseillaise (3km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (18km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (21km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (24km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (24km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (25km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (34km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (38km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (55km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (20km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (31km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soultzmatt (3km)
  • Sausheim (19km)
  • Masevaux (25km)
  • Ribeauville (30km)
  • Bergheim (32km)
  • Marckolsheim (35km)
  • Rougegoutte (36km)
  • Hirtzbach (38km)
  • Belfort (43km)
  • Huningue (46km)
  • Diebolsheim (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (24km)
  • Cigoland (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orschwihr

Canton: Guebwiller

Arrondissement: Guebwiller

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68500

Distance to Orschwihr

from Colmar (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 470 km

from Bordeaux: 690 km

from Strasbourg: 82 km

Getting here

Orschwihr is in the north-east of France. 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 Orschwihr from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bergholtz, Buhl, Guebwiller, Gundolsheim, Issenheim, Jungholtz, Lautenbach, Lautenbachzell, Merxheim, Murbach, Osenbach, Pfaffenheim, Raedersheim, Rimbach-Pres-Guebwiller, Rimbachzell, Rouffach, Soultz-Haut-Rhin, Soultzmatt and Westhalten.

This page in French: Visiter Orschwihr