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Visit Selestat: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

Selestat is situated in the Bas-Rhin department and Alsace region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 42 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Selestat is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg at 8 km and Ebersmunster at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Selestat, 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 Selestat 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 Selestat


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)

More information about Selestat, Alsace

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)

Geography and distances

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

Selestat 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 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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