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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bas-Rhin

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

This village of loess hills of Overseas Forest is located in a valley side of Seltzbach. It is connected by county roads No. 76 and 263 at Soultz-sous-Forêts (5 km).

Hunspach has a stop on the railway line Wissembourg (10 km) - Haguenau (20 km).

The ban from the town delivered the unique Neolithic ceramic material known to date in addition to the Forest.

Hunspach is mentioned for the first time in a document of 1298. The village is given in fief by the elector palatine of the Puller Hohenbourg. From 1504 to 1618, then it depends on the Lords of the Two Bridges, whose headquarters is in Cleebourg.

Reform in fact a Protestant village. In 1619, he came under Swedish administration and in 1633 it was razed and burned by the imperial troops, Catholics.

Swiss immigrants repopulate the city. In 1787, the crown of Sweden cedes all rights to the crown of France. In the 19th century, in the absence of major conflicts, prosperity returns home and causes including the construction of the railway line Haguenau - Wissembourg.

The German period from 1871 to 1919 witnessed the construction of the new church steeple and many rural sanitation work under the leadership of Kreisdirektor equivalent of the sub-prefect during the French period.

During the First World War, the village welcomes refugees Sondernach. At the beginning of the Second World War he was evacuated to Folles, Haute-Vienne, from 1939 to 1940.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.9534670 (N 48° 57’ 12”)
Longitude7.9416890 (E 7° 56’ 30”)
AltitudeFrom 138m to 207m
Surface area5.49 km²
Population681 inhabitants
Density124 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureStrasbourg (55 km, 43 min)
Insee code67213
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Wissembourg
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Schoenenbourg2.8 km (5 min)
Ingolsheim3.1 km (6 min)
Hoffen3.4 km (5 min)
Seebach5.1 km (9 min)
Retschwiller5.7 km (9 min)
Keffenach5.8 km (10 min)
Riedseltz5.9 km (9 min)
Oberroedern6 km (9 min)
Soultz-sous-Forêts6 km (9 min)
Memmelshoffen6.7 km (10 min)
Rittershoffen6.8 km (11 min)
Drachenbronn-Birlenbach7 km (11 min)
Stundwiller7.5 km (12 min)
Steinseltz8.2 km (13 min)
Kutzenhausen8.4 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

For dates, please contact the Hunspach Tourist Office by email:


Village Hunspach winter
Village Hunspach winter
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Village Hunspach
Village Hunspach
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The costumes Hunspach
The costumes Hunspach
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Main Street
Main Street
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Town Hall Square
Town Hall Square
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See photo


Sunday 24 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 19°C
Monday 25 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 20°C
Tuesday 26 september
Min. 9°C - Max. 19°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Visit many museums, pottery, churches, towns and villages.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Brumath Adventure and Leisure Park
Sports sensationsFreeBrumath (32 km)
Guided Walking Tour of Strasbourg – 2 hours
Culture and education47 € Strasbourg (44 km)
Rickshaw tour of the Petite-France neighbourhood!
Entertainment30 € Strasbourg (44 km)
Rickshaw tour of Strasbourg's old town and the German imperial district
Entertainment30 € Strasbourg (44 km)
Rickshaw tour of the German imperial district - 1 hour
Culture and education60 € Strasbourg (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit around Soufflenheim
Mountain bike itineraryEasy20 minSoufflenheim (13.8 km)
The Orangery Park and the European Parliament
HikeEasy1h30Schiltigheim (41 km)
From La Petite Pierre to Graufthal with an electric bike
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h25La Petite-Pierre (47 km)
The Three Chapels
HikeEasy4h00Marlenheim (49 km)
Bruche Canal cycle path
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Osthoffen (50 km)


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