Urbes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Murbach abbey at 16 km from Urbes

Visit Urbes: highlights and tourist information

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Urbes is situated in the Haut-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 Urbes in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Murbach abbey at 16 km and Guebwiller at 19 km.

Urbes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

The remains of the abbey at Murbach, the surrounding gardens and its...

See Murbach abbey guide


at 19 km (direction east)

In Guebwilller it is the part of the town along the canal...

See Guebwiller guide


at 21 km (direction east)

In Soultz-Haut-Rhin an unusual characteristic is that many of the old houses...

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

Munster was very badly damaged during the First World War but careful...

See Munster guide
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at 26 km (direction east)

The Ecomuseum at Ungershim is a fascinating reconstruction of an entire medieval...

See Ungersheim guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

Perhaps less exceptional than some Alsace towns we still enjoyed exploring the...

See Rouffach guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Territoire-de-Belfort department

The town of Belfort and its citadel are pleasant to exlore when...

See Belfort guide
Ronchamp chapel

Ronchamp chapel

at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Saone department

The Ronchamp Chapel is the best known work by architect Le Corbusier...

See Ronchamp chapel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

Of the many beautiful traditional villages in Alsace, Eguisheim is one of...

See Eguisheim guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

Often ignored as an 'industrial town' Mulhouse actually has an attractive centre...

See Mulhouse guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

There is lots of interest to see here in Turckheim, one of...

See Turckheim guide


at 36 km (direction south-east)

In the oldest part of Altkirch you can still see part of...

See Altkirch guide


at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Kaysersberg guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Colmar guide

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Map of places to visit near Urbes


Markets in and near Urbes

  • Masevaux: market Wednesday (13km)
  • La Bresse: market Sunday (15km)
  • Thann: market Saturday (15km)
  • Cernay: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (21km)
  • Gerardmer: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (22km)
  • Wittelsheim: market Thursday (23km)
  • Belfort: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Urbes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (14km)
  • Plombieres-les-Bains (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Wesserling (3km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (19km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (20km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (20km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (34km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (34km)
  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (40km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ballon d'Alsace (10km)
  • Hohneck (18km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Masevaux (13km)
  • Rougegoutte (18km)
  • Soultzmatt (23km)
  • Belfort (28km)
  • Sausheim (33km)
  • Hirtzbach (38km)
  • Moffans-et-Vacheresse (42km)
  • Montbeliard (43km)
  • Ribeauville (44km)
  • Bergheim (47km)
  • Marckolsheim (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (34km)
  • Cigoland (54km)

Geography and distances

Urbes is in the north-east of France at 37 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Urbes is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Urbes

Canton: Saint-Amarin

Arrondissement: Thann

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68121

Distance to Urbes

from Colmar (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 465 km

from Bordeaux: 669 km

from Strasbourg: 98 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Paris or drive from one of the channel port - Calais and Dunkirk are around 6 hours distance. For driving distances to Urbes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fellering, Husseren-Wesserling, Kruth, Mitzach, Mollau, Oderen, Ranspach and Storckensohn.

This page in French: Visiter Urbes


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