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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Moselle

Philippsbourg - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Moselle

At the gates of Alsace and Moselle, Philippsbourg is located in the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional des Vosges du Nord, territory Reserve recognized World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO because of its many riches and the relationship that men have with nature.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude48.9835600 (N 48° 59’ 1”)
Longitude7.5665490 (E 7° 33’ 60”)
AltitudeFrom 205m to 510m
Surface area23.71 km²
Population632 inhabitants
Density26 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMetz (129 km, 1h38)
Insee code57541
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Bitche

Nearest cities & towns

Baerenthal4.2 km (6 min)
Dambach7.3 km (11 min)
Niederbronn-les-Bains7.6 km (10 min)
Éguelshardt8.4 km (8 min)
Mouterhouse9.5 km (13 min)
Oberbronn9.7 km (10 min)
Reichshoffen11.4 km (14 min)
Sturzelbronn12 km (18 min)
Windstein12 km (18 min)
Zinswiller12.8 km (15 min)
Obersteinbach13.5 km (24 min)
Gundershoffen14.2 km (15 min)
Reipertswiller14.4 km (26 min)
Gumbrechtshoffen14.6 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Ruins of castles, forest environment preserved natural areas managed, walking paths and hiking enliven the days of those who come to stay.

Trail of bog pond Hanau.

Pond Hanau beautiful pond 6 ha. Base Recreation - boats - paddle - Nature tours - activities - climbing on natural sites - cycling.

Falkenstein Castle.

Crafts (pottery, clogs).


Places of interest

Natural sites


Pond Hanau
Pond Hanau
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Philippsbourg Village
Philippsbourg Village
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Trail Discovery Pond Hanau
Trail Discovery Pond Hanau
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Forest and hiking
Forest and hiking
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Path to the ruins of Falkenstein
Path to the ruins of Falkenstein
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Hanau Pond
Hanau Pond
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Pond Hanau
Pond Hanau
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Pond Hanau saw the bog
Pond Hanau saw the bog
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Hiking in all its forms.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour of King Dagobert’s wine cellar
Local flavoursFreeTraenheim (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Heritage of Alsace Bossue
HikeEasy2h00Diemeringen (28 km)
Along the Eichel
Cycling itineraryEasy4h00Lorentzen (29 km)
Circuit around Soufflenheim
Mountain bike itineraryEasy20 minSoufflenheim (33 km)
Cycle path following the route of an old railway line
Cycling itineraryEasy4h30Frauenberg (36 km)
The Three Chapels
HikeEasy4h00Marlenheim (40 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals