Plainfaing tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Munster at 17 km from Plainfaing

Visit Plainfaing: highlights and tourist information

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Plainfaing is situated in the Vosges 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 Plainfaing in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Munster at 17 km and Kaysersberg at 19 km.

Plainfaing, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Munster guide


at 19 km (direction east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Kaysersberg guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Riquewihr guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Turckheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Hunawihr guide


at 23 km (direction east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Ribeauville guide
Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Castle at 26 km (direction east-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 26 km (direction east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Bergheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Eguisheim guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Colmar guide
Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

Abbey at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Murbach abbey guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Kientzheim guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Rouffach guide


at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Guebwiller guide

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Map of places to visit near Plainfaing


Markets in and near Plainfaing

  • Fraize: market Friday (2km)
  • Gerardmer: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Granges-sur-Vologne: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (17km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (19km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (22km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (22km)
  • Bruyeres: market Wednesday (22km)
  • La Bresse: market Sunday (22km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Plainfaing, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (41km)
  • Plombieres-les-Bains (47km)
  • Obernai (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (14km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (19km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (23km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (25km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (28km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (29km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (32km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (34km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (44km)
  • Parc romantique et Art Nouveau du château (52km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (15km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (24km)
  • Champ du Feu (31km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (41km)
  • Château de Moyen (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ribeauville (23km)
  • Bergheim (26km)
  • Soultzmatt (29km)
  • Itterswiller (38km)
  • Marckolsheim (39km)
  • Masevaux (45km)
  • Sausheim (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (32km)

Geography and distances

Plainfaing is in the north-east of France at 42 kilometres from Epinal, the department capital (general information: Plainfaing is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plainfaing

Canton: Fraize

Arrondissement: Saint-Dié-des-Vosges

Department: Vosges

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 88230

Distance to Plainfaing

from Epinal (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 483 km

from Nice: 497 km

from Bordeaux: 689 km

from Strasbourg: 71 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Plainfaing from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anould, Ban-sur-Meurthe-Clefcy, Fraize, La Croix-Aux-Mines, Mandray and Saint-Leonard.

This page in French: Visiter Plainfaing