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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 Grand-Est region.

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

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!

Ebersmunster

Ebersmunster

at 10 km (direction south-west)

The remarkable baroque style Abbey Church of Ebersmunster is the principal place...

See Ebersmunster guide
Epfig

Epfig

at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Epfig guide
Barr

Barr

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Barr guide
Mittelbergheim

Mittelbergheim

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Mittelbergheim guide
 
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Obernai

Obernai

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

Obernai is perhaps the town in Alsace that has best preserved its...

See Obernai guide
Chateau d'Andlau

Chateau d'Andlau

Castle at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Andlau guide
Rosheim

Rosheim

at 17 km (direction north-west)

The roman style church is one highlight in Rosheim, and the oldest...

See Rosheim guide
Mont-Sainte-Odile

Mont-Sainte-Odile

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Sainte-Odile guide
Selestat

Selestat

at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Selestat guide
Molsheim

Molsheim

at 20 km (direction north-west)

Although Molsheim is now quite a large town it is the small...

See Molsheim guide
Kintzheim

Kintzheim

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Kintzheim guide
Strasbourg cathedral

Strasbourg cathedral

Cathedral at 24 km (direction north-east)

Strasbourg cathedral is a gothic style construction with a remarkable facade and...

See Strasbourg cathedral guide
Strasbourg

Strasbourg

Heritage Site at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

The city of Strasbourg is one of the most important in France,...

See Strasbourg guide
Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Bas-Rhin

Map of places to visit near Sand

 
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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)

Hotels near Sand

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Sand is in the north-east of France at 25 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Sand is 390 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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