Wissembourg tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Close to the French border with Germany, Wissembourg has many sights of interest and is also well placed to explore this area

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Wissembourg. For detailed visitor information see the Wissembourg travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Wissembourg include "recommended detour".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Wissembourg in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Hoffen at 12 km and Lembach at 12 km.

Wissembourg, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Hunspach guide


at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Hoffen guide


at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lembach guide
Chateau de Fleckenstein

Chateau de Fleckenstein

Castle at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Fleckenstein guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

Haguenau is a town with several interesting monuments, churches and museums to...

See Haguenau guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Moselle department

The citadel in Bitche is very interesting, with videos explaining the history...

See Bitche guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the pretty half-timbered houses, the centre of Neuwiller-les-Saverne is...

See Neuwiller-les-Saverne guide


at 54 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saverne guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Marmoutier guide


at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Wasselonne guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Wissembourg


Markets in and near Wissembourg

  • Soufflenheim: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Reichshoffen: market Thursday (24km)
  • Niederbronn-les-Bains: market Friday (24km)
  • Haguenau: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Bischwiller: market Saturday (30km)
  • Brumath: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Saverne: market Thursday (54km)
  • Wasselonne: market Monday (57km)

More information about Wissembourg, Alsace

Tourist attractions near Wissembourg, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la ferme bleue (26km)
  • Jardin de l'Escalier (38km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Drusenheim (30km)

Geography and distances

Wissembourg is in the north-east of France at 52 kilometres from Strasbourg, the department capital (general information: Wissembourg is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Wissembourg

Canton: Wissembourg

Arrondissement: Wissembourg

Department: Bas-Rhin

Region: Alsace

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 67160

Distance to Wissembourg

from Strasbourg (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 484 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 797 km

from Strasbourg: 52 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 Wissembourg from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cleebourg, Drachenbronn-Birlenbach, Riedseltz, Rott and Steinseltz.

This page in French: Visiter Wissembourg