Volgelsheim tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Neuf-Brisach at 2 km from Volgelsheim

Visit Volgelsheim: highlights and tourist information

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Volgelsheim 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 Volgelsheim in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Neuf-Brisach at 2 km and Colmar at 17 km.

Volgelsheim, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction west)

Neuf-Brisach is unique in being a town that was entirely designed by Vauban, an...

See Neuf-Brisach guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Colmar guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Eguisheim guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rouffach guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Turckheim guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ungersheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riquewihr guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

The Abbey church of Ottmarsheim is said to be the oldest church in Alsace,...

See Ottmarsheim guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bergheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Hunawihr guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Kaysersberg guide


at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ribeauville guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Selestat guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide

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Markets in and near Volgelsheim

  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Turckheim: market Friday (22km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (25km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (26km)
  • Wittenheim: market Friday (28km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (28km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Selestat: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Volgelsheim, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Thann (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (22km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (28km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (30km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (34km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (35km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (41km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (44km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (40km)
  • Champ du Feu (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Marckolsheim (17km)
  • Soultzmatt (24km)
  • Bergheim (26km)
  • Ribeauville (26km)
  • Sausheim (29km)
  • Diebolsheim (31km)
  • Itterswiller (40km)
  • Masevaux (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (29km)
  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (35km)

Geography and distances

Volgelsheim is in the north-east of France at 17 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Volgelsheim is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Volgelsheim

Canton: Neuf-Brisach

Arrondissement: Colmar

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68600

Distance to Volgelsheim

from Colmar (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 480 km

from Bordeaux: 716 km

from Strasbourg: 65 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 Volgelsheim from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Algolsheim, Biesheim, Dessenheim, Geiswasser, Heiteren, Neuf-Brisach, Obersaasheim, Vogelgrun, Weckolsheim and Wolfgantzen.

This page in French: Visiter Volgelsheim