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Photo is of Ebersmunster at 10 km from Sand

Visit Sand: highlights and tourist information

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Sand is situated in the Bas-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 25 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Sand is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ebersmunster at 10 km and Epfig at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sand, 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 Sand 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 Sand


Markets in and near Sand

  • Benfeld: market Monday (2km)
  • Erstein: market Thursday (6km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (13km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (14km)
  • Illkirch-Graffenstaden: market Saturday (18km)
  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Ostwald: market Friday (19km)
  • Molsheim: market Monday (19km)
  • Strasbourg: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday all day (23km)
  • Ville: market Wednesday (24km)

More information about Sand, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Sand, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Marguerite (13km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (16km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (20km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (22km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (25km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (34km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (40km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (44km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (45km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (26km)
  • Hohneck (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Diebolsheim (11km)
  • Itterswiller (14km)
  • Marckolsheim (25km)
  • Bergheim (27km)
  • Bischheim (28km)
  • Ribeauville (30km)
  • Drusenheim (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sand

Canton: Benfeld

Arrondissement: Sélestat-Erstein

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67230

Distance to Sand

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 503 km

from Nice: 521 km

from Bordeaux: 739 km

from Strasbourg: 25 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benfeld, Bolsenheim, Boofzheim, Erstein, Herbsheim, Huttenheim, Kertzfeld, Kogenheim, Matzenheim, Obenheim, Osthouse, Rossfeld, Schaeffersheim, Sermersheim, Uttenheim and Westhouse.

This page in French: Visiter Sand

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