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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bas-Rhin

Haguenau - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bas-Rhin

The city is located in Alsace Haguenau North, about thirty miles from Strasbourg. 4th city of Alsace, Bas-Rhin second with over 35,000 inhabitants, Haguenau is a true communications hub, which has its location, always acted as a hub. Haguenau is located in the middle of a vast forest of 14,000 hectares. This range of greenery is a true home of calm and beauty nestling in the heart of Alsace in the north.

With its well-appointed pedestrian area, its some 580 shops, a twice-weekly market, bars and restaurants, its areas of business operations, many public services and health Haguenau is a center of attraction.

Founded around 1115 by Frederick the Borgne, a vassal of the emperor, Haguenau owes its development to the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa first, sixth and Henri Frederic second resided there many times.

After a rich and turbulent (capital of the Decapolis, double fire, annexation to Germany is rebuilding ...), Haguenau to become today the largest center of employment and services of the Northern Alsace. It has two museums, Alsatian and History, and many monuments in the heart of the city. 4th city of Alsace, Haguenau remains a city where life is good.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.8132880 (N 48° 48’ 48”)
Longitude7.7912500 (E 7° 47’ 28”)
AltitudeFrom 115m to 203m
Surface area182.59 km²
Population35020 inhabitants
Density191 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureStrasbourg (33 km, 28 min)
Insee code67180
IntercommunalityCC de la Région de Haguenau

Nearest cities & towns

Kaltenhouse4.2 km (8 min)
Schweighouse-sur-Moder4.9 km (9 min)
Niederschaeffolsheim7.2 km (12 min)
Gries7.6 km (12 min)
Oberhoffen-sur-Moder7.7 km (11 min)
Ohlungen7.8 km (12 min)
Wintershouse7.9 km (13 min)
Batzendorf8 km (13 min)
Bischwiller8.4 km (14 min)
Kriegsheim8.8 km (14 min)
Weitbruch9.3 km (16 min)
Kurtzenhouse9.4 km (15 min)
Rottelsheim9.7 km (15 min)
Eschbach10 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites
Performance halls

Events and festivities


Alsatian Museum
Alsatian Museum
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Pedestrian area
Pedestrian area
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Église Saint-Nicolas
Église Saint-Nicolas
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Big Oak
Big Oak
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Forest Haguenau
Forest Haguenau
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Distant view
Distant view
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour of King Dagobert’s wine cellar
Local flavoursFreeTraenheim (34 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit around Soufflenheim
Mountain bike itineraryEasy20 minSoufflenheim (12.4 km)
The Orangery Park and the European Parliament
HikeEasy1h30Schiltigheim (23 km)
Bruche Canal cycle path
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Osthoffen (31 km)
The Three Chapels
HikeEasy4h00Marlenheim (31 km)
Itinerary through the old town of Molsheim
Village visitEasy1h00Molsheim (37 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals