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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haut-Rhin

Biesheim is a town of Alsace, located in the department of Haut-Rhin. It is bordered by the Rhine and the communal forest and is twenty minutes from Colmar and half an hour from Colmar.

Full of vitality and animation, the common Biesheim has very beautiful buildings in typical Alsatian architecture and tourist sites of great interest. Rich of great cultural, through museums and other events of all kinds, and a green and airy natural heritage, this city of Alsace ballast attracts visitors passing through its relaxed lifestyle and by the heat its inhabitants. They also enjoy the multitude of entertainment and other sports accessible to all.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.0402160 (N 48° 2’ 25”)
Longitude7.5457660 (E 7° 32’ 45”)
AltitudeFrom 184m to 194m
Surface area16.55 km²
Population2577 inhabitants
Density155 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureColmar (10.1 mi, 22 min)
Insee code68036
IntercommunalityCC Pays Rhin - Brisach
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Neuf-Brisach2.1 mi (6 min)
Kunheim2.9 mi (6 min)
Volgelsheim3.1 mi (6 min)
Vogelgrun3.5 mi (8 min)
Widensolen3.6 mi (8 min)
Wolfgantzen3.7 mi (11 min)
Weckolsheim4.2 mi (11 min)
Algolsheim4.3 mi (10 min)
Baltzenheim4.7 mi (9 min)
Durrenentzen5 mi (10 min)
Urschenheim5.3 mi (11 min)
Obersaasheim5.4 mi (12 min)
Muntzenheim6.5 mi (14 min)
Dessenheim6.6 mi (14 min)
Geiswasser6.8 mi (12 min)

Things to see and do

The town of Biesheim offers interesting cultural and historical heritage.

The Church of St. John the Baptist can appreciate the beauty of an organ Georges Schwenkedel.

With a surface of over 300 m², the museum of Optics has over 450 objects that describe the evolution of optics over the last three centuries. museum sectors are also reserved five great men of science who Alsatian advanced optics. Audio guide, video terminals, interactive events are scheduled.

Devoted to archaeological site of Oedenburg, the Gallo-Roman Museum Biesheim is a major site on the Rhine in Roman times. One can discover many objects as a stamped silver bullion, or urns for cremation and a sandstone sarcophagus.

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Every year Biesheim offers various festive activities.

A flea market is held every Ascension, while the town celebrates the national holiday on July 13 with a ball and a fireworks display.

Every second Sunday of November, Biesheim offers its celebration of Friendship with different animations.

The first weekend in December, visitors can enjoy the Christmas mistletoe market with its fabulous spectacle of sound and light.


Sunday 16 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 29°C
Monday 17 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 29°C
Tuesday 18 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 28°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour of Colmar in the little tourist train
Culture and education350 € to 650 € Colmar (9.2 mi)
Helicopter flight in Alsace
Sports sensations74 € to 410 € Colmar (9.7 mi)
Rieflé-Landmann winery tour
Local flavoursFreePfaffenheim (12.5 mi)
Ride the Thur Doller steam train
Entertainment9 € to 11 € Cernay (25 mi)
Visit the Confitures du Climont jam workshop
Arts and CraftsFreeRanrupt (28 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hergheim Tour
HikeEasy3h00Oberhergheim (8.5 mi)
Eguisheim-Hagueneck Castle-Wettolsheim
HikeIntermediate3h00Eguisheim (11 mi)
Eguisheim Wine-making Trail
Village visitEasy1h15Eguisheim (11 mi)
Beblenheim Vineyards
HikeEasy2h00Beblenheim (13 mi)
More about Bergheim
HikeIntermediate4h00Bergheim (15.4 mi)


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