Saales tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Struthof at 15 km from Saales

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Saales is situated in the Bas-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 Saales in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Struthof at 15 km and Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg at 21 km.

Saales, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Struthof

Le Struthof

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Le Struthof is the only Nazi Concentration camp to have been built in France...

See Le Struthof guide
Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Castle at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg guide


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

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

See Ribeauville guide
Chateau d\'Andlau

Chateau d'Andlau

Castle at 23 km (direction east)

It is the views as much as the castle itself at Chateau Andlau that...

See Chateau d'Andlau guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Kientzheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Hunawihr guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

Mont-Saint-Odile is a very popular pilgrimage destination, and has been since the mircles of...

See Mont-Sainte-Odile guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Riquewihr guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-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 25 km (direction east)

Mittelbergheim is one of several Alsave villages classed among the most beautiful in France,...

See Mittelbergheim guide


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

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

See Kaysersberg guide


at 26 km (direction east)

Less visited than many, Barr is something of an undiscovered gem among the popular...

See Barr guide


at 26 km (direction east)

After exploring Epfig village be sure to visit the 11th century chapel to see...

See Epfig guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

One interesting feature of Selestat is the very wide range of architectural styles seen...

See Selestat guide

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Map of places to visit near Saales


Markets in and near Saales

  • Senones: market Monday (11km)
  • Rothau: market Saturday (14km)
  • Ville: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Schirmeck: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Raon-l'Etape: market Saturday (20km)
  • Fraize: market Friday (20km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (23km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (25km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (25km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (26km)

More information about Saales, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Saales, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Callunes (7km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (23km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (27km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (28km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (29km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (31km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (34km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (43km)
  • Parc romantique et Art Nouveau du château (47km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (48km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (13km)
  • Hohneck (35km)
  • Château de Moyen (42km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ribeauville (23km)
  • Itterswiller (24km)
  • Bergheim (24km)
  • Marckolsheim (38km)
  • Diebolsheim (42km)
  • Soultzmatt (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (25km)

Geography and distances

Saales is in the north-east of France at 54 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Saales is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saales

Canton: Saales

Arrondissement: Molsheim

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67420

Distance to Saales

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 476 km

from Nice: 516 km

from Bordeaux: 704 km

from Strasbourg: 54 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-Bruche, Chatas, Colroy-la-Grande, Colroy-la-Roche, Frapelle, Grandrupt, La Grande-Fosse, La Petite-Fosse, Le Beulay, Le Puid, Le Vermont, Lubine, Provencheres-sur-Fave, Saint-Stail and Saulxures.

This page in French: Visiter Saales