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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
Population655 inhabitants
Density119 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 Tourist Office of Hunspach by email:

Guided Tour of Hunspach


Half-timbered house
Half-timbered house
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Protestant Church
Protestant Church
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Curved glass and geraniums
Curved glass and geraniums
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Village of Hunspach in winter
Village of Hunspach in winter
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The costumes of Hunspach
The costumes of Hunspach
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Folk group of Hunspach
Folk group of Hunspach
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Tuesday 9 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 31°C
Wednesday 10 august
Min. 17°C - Max. 32°C
Thursday 11 august
Min. 17°C - Max. 32°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Treetop Walkway in Alsace
Nature and the great outdoors13 € to 15 € Drachenbronn-Birlenbach (6.6 km)
Bike hire
Sports sensations25 € to 80 € Niederbronn-les-Bains (21 km)
Gastronomic itinerary with tastings
Local flavours42 € to 85 € Strasbourg (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
At the edge of the forest of Hatten
HikeEasy2h00Hatten (6.5 km)
Circuit around Soufflenheim
Mountain bike itineraryEasy20 minSoufflenheim (13.8 km)
The Chestnut Trail
HikeIntermediate1h25Lichtenberg (34 km)
Discovery of Lichtenberg
HikeIntermediate40 minLichtenberg (34 km)
Discovery of Uttwiller
HikeEasy20 minUttwiller (35 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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