Selestat tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: One interesting feature of Selestat is the very wide range of architectural styles seen in the buildings and monuments

Selestat is situated in the Bas-Rhin department and Grand-Est region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Selestat. For detailed visitor information see the Selestat travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Selestat in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg at 8 km and Ebersmunster at 8 km.

Selestat, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Kientzheim

Kientzheim

at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Kientzheim guide
Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Castle at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg guide
Ebersmunster

Ebersmunster

at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ebersmunster guide
Bergheim

Bergheim

at 9 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Bergheim guide
 
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Epfig

Epfig

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Epfig guide
Ribeauville

Ribeauville

at 12 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Ribeauville guide
Hunawihr

Hunawihr

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Hunawihr guide
Mittelbergheim

Mittelbergheim

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mittelbergheim guide
Riquewihr

Riquewihr

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Riquewihr guide
Chateau d'Andlau

Chateau d'Andlau

Castle at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau d'Andlau guide
Barr

Barr

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Barr guide
Kaysersberg

Kaysersberg

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

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

See Kaysersberg guide
Mont-Sainte-Odile

Mont-Sainte-Odile

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mont-Sainte-Odile guide
Colmar

Colmar

at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haut-Rhin department

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

See Colmar guide

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Markets in and near Selestat

Market days in Selestat: weekly market: Tuesday & Saturday;

  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (12km)
  • Ville: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (15km)
  • Barr: market Saturday (16km)
  • Benfeld: market Monday (17km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (19km)
  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Obernai: market Thursday (23km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Selestat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (4km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (16km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (22km)
  • Le jardin de Marguerite (31km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (33km)
  • Jardin du chateau de Kolbsheim (35km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (40km)
  • Jardin botanique de l'université de Strasbourg (42km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (43km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Champ du Feu (20km)
  • Hohneck (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Bergheim (9km)
  • Itterswiller (12km)
  • Ribeauville (12km)
  • Marckolsheim (13km)
  • Diebolsheim (16km)
  • Soultzmatt (37km)
  • Bischheim (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (2km)
 
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Geography and distances

Selestat is in the north-east of France at 42 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Selestat is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Selestat

Canton: Sélestat

Arrondissement: Sélestat-Erstein

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67600

Distance to Selestat

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 381 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 507 km

from Bordeaux: 721 km

from Strasbourg: 42 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 Selestat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatenois, Dieffenthal, Ebersheim, Ebersmunster, Kintzheim, Mussig, Orschwiller and Scherwiller.

This page in French: Visiter Selestat

 
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