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Windstein tourism and travel guide

Photo of Windstein in Bas-Rhin

Photo is of Lembach at 8 km from Windstein

Visit Windstein: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lembach at 8 km and Chateau de Fleckenstein at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Windstein, 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 Windstein in Grand-Est.

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



at 8 km (direction east)

The small town of Lembach is within the heart of the...

See Lembach guide
Chateau de Fleckenstein

Chateau de Fleckenstein

Castle at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Fleckenstein is one of the most imposing ruined castles...

See Chateau de Fleckenstein guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east)

The flowers, gardens and beautifully maintained old houses, all painted white, ensure...

See Hunspach guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Moselle department

The citadel in Bitche is very interesting, with videos...

See Bitche guide


at 20 km (direction east)

Close to the French border with Germany, Wissembourg has many sights of...

See Wissembourg guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

In the heart of the Outre-Foret region, Hoffen is a...

See Hoffen guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

Haguenau is a town with several interesting monuments, churches...

See Haguenau guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the pretty half-timbered houses, the centre of...

See Neuwiller-les-Saverne guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

The Chateau des Rohans dominates the medieval heart of Saverne,...

See Saverne guide


at 40 km (direction south-west)

It is the abbey, and in particular its ornate facade, that...

See Marmoutier guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

Although lacking major monuments Wasselonee is a pleasant town to explore...

See Wasselonne guide


Heritage Site at 45 km (direction south)

The city of Strasbourg is one of the most...

See Strasbourg guide
Strasbourg cathedral

Strasbourg cathedral

Cathedral at 46 km (direction south)

Strasbourg cathedral is a gothic style construction with a remarkable facade and...

See Strasbourg cathedral guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-west)

Although Molsheim is now quite a large town it is...

See Molsheim guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Bas-Rhin

Map of places to visit near Windstein


Markets in and near Windstein

  • Niederbronn-les-Bains: market Friday (5km)
  • Reichshoffen: market Thursday (7km)
  • Haguenau: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Soufflenheim: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bischwiller: market Saturday (28km)
  • Brumath: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saverne: market Thursday (36km)
  • Drulingen: market Saturday (39km)
  • Bischheim: market Friday (42km)
  • Wasselonne: market Monday (43km)

Hotels near Windstein

More information about Windstein, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Windstein, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la ferme bleue (11km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (29km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Drusenheim (32km)
  • Bischheim (42km)
  • Sarreguemines (47km)

Geography and distances

Windstein is in the north-east of France at 45 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Windstein is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Windstein

Canton: Niederbronn-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Haguenau

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67110

Distance to Windstein

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 470 km

from Nice: 589 km

from Bordeaux: 778 km

from Strasbourg: 45 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 Windstein from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dambach, Froeschwiller, Langensoultzbach, Niederbronn-les-Bains, Niedersteinbach and Obersteinbach.

This page in French: Visiter Windstein

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