Russ tourism and travel guide

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Visit Russ: highlights and tourist information

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Russ is situated in the Bas-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 38 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Russ is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Struthof at 6 km and Mont-Sainte-Odile at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Russ, 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 Russ 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 Russ

Markets in and near Russ

  • Schirmeck: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Rothau: market Saturday (6km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (16km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (17km)
  • Ville: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Molsheim: market Monday (18km)
  • Wasselonne: market Monday (21km)
  • Senones: market Monday (23km)
  • Saverne: market Thursday (28km)
  • Benfeld: market Monday (28km)

More information about Russ, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Russ, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine du Windeck (13km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (25km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (25km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (28km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (28km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (35km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (37km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (39km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (42km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (46km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (48km)
  • Jardin de la ferme bleue (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (11km)
  • Lindre (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Itterswiller (20km)
  • Bergheim (33km)
  • Ribeauville (34km)
  • Diebolsheim (38km)
  • Bischheim (39km)
  • Marckolsheim (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (29km)
  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (41km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Russ

Canton: Schirmeck

Arrondissement: Molsheim

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

Postcode: 67130

Distance to Russ

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 533 km

from Bordeaux: 723 km

from Strasbourg: 37 km

Getting here

Russ 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 Russ from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barembach, Grendelbruch, La Broque, Lutzelhouse, Muhlbach-sur-Bruche, Oberhaslach, Rothau, Schirmeck, Urmatt and Wisches.

This page in French: Visiter Russ