Pfaffenheim tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Rouffach at 3 km from Pfaffenheim

Visit Pfaffenheim: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rouffach at 3 km and Eguisheim at 7 km.

Pfaffenheim, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rouffach guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Eguisheim guide


at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Guebwiller guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide


at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Ungersheim guide


at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Turckheim guide
Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

Abbey at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Murbach abbey guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Colmar guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Munster guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Kaysersberg guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Neuf-Brisach guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Riquewihr guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Hunawihr guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Ribeauville guide

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Map of places to visit near Pfaffenheim


Markets in and near Pfaffenheim

  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (12km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (12km)
  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (13km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (19km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (20km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (20km)
  • Cernay: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)

More information about Pfaffenheim, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Pfaffenheim, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Marseillaise (10km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (18km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (22km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (24km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (28km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (28km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (31km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (41km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (45km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (54km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (21km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (38km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soultzmatt (4km)
  • Sausheim (22km)
  • Ribeauville (24km)
  • Bergheim (25km)
  • Marckolsheim (28km)
  • Masevaux (32km)
  • Rougegoutte (43km)
  • Hirtzbach (44km)
  • Itterswiller (44km)
  • Diebolsheim (44km)
  • Huningue (48km)
  • Belfort (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (28km)
  • Cigoland (32km)

Geography and distances

Pfaffenheim is in the north-east of France at 12 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Pfaffenheim is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pfaffenheim

Canton: Rouffach

Arrondissement: Guebwiller

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68250

Distance to Pfaffenheim

from Colmar (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 476 km

from Bordeaux: 697 km

from Strasbourg: 75 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 Pfaffenheim from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gueberschwihr, Hattstatt, Herrlisheim-Pres-Colmar, Husseren-les-Chateaux, Munwiller, Obermorschwihr, Orschwihr, Osenbach, Rouffach, Soultzmatt and Westhalten.

This page in French: Visiter Pfaffenheim