Walbach tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Turckheim at 5 km from Walbach

Visit Walbach: highlights and tourist information

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Walbach 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 Walbach in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Turckheim at 5 km and Eguisheim at 7 km.

Walbach, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Turckheim guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eguisheim guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Munster guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Kaysersberg guide


at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Colmar guide


at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Rouffach guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Riquewihr guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Hunawihr guide
Murbach abbey

Murbach abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Murbach abbey guide


at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ribeauville guide


at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Guebwiller guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bergheim guide


at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Soultz-Haut-Rhin guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ungersheim guide

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Markets in and near Walbach

  • Turckheim: market Friday (5km)
  • Munster: market Saturday (7km)
  • Kaysersberg: market Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Colmar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Riquewihr: market Friday (13km)
  • Ribeauville: market Saturday (16km)
  • Guebwiller: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Soultz-Haut-Rhin: market Wednesday & Wednesday & (20km)
  • Fraize: market Friday (22km)
  • Gerardmer: market Thursday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Walbach, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Walbach, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine de Schoppenwihr (12km)
  • Jardin d'altitude du Haut-Chitelet (16km)
  • Parc de la Marseillaise (17km)
  • Parc du château de Kintzheim (25km)
  • Parc de Wesserling (26km)
  • Jardins de Callunes (35km)
  • Parc Alfred-Wallach (37km)
  • Parc botanique de Mulhouse (38km)
  • Jardin botanique de Gondremer (45km)
  • Roseraie du Chatelet (45km)
  • Domaine du Windeck (47km)
  • Jardins de l’Abbaye Notre-Dame (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hohneck (15km)
  • Cascade de la Pissoire (35km)
  • Champ du Feu (37km)
  • Ballon d'Alsace (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Soultzmatt (11km)
  • Ribeauville (16km)
  • Bergheim (19km)
  • Marckolsheim (27km)
  • Sausheim (32km)
  • Masevaux (36km)
  • Itterswiller (37km)
  • Diebolsheim (41km)
  • Rougegoutte (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Cigoland (26km)
  • Parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhouse (38km)

Geography and distances

Walbach is in the north-east of France at 10 kilometres from Colmar, the department capital (general information: Walbach is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Walbach

Canton: Wintzenheim

Arrondissement: Colmar

Department: Haut-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 68230

Distance to Walbach

from Colmar (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 503 km

from Nice: 485 km

from Bordeaux: 696 km

from Strasbourg: 70 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 Walbach from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eschbach-Au-Val, Griesbach-Au-Val, Gunsbach, Hattstatt, Husseren-les-Chateaux, Ingersheim, Katzenthal, Labaroche, Niedermorschwihr, Soultzbach-les-Bains, Turckheim, Wihr-Au-Val and Zimmerbach.

This page in French: Visiter Walbach