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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
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:


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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Thursday 25 february
Min. 4°C - Max. 17°C
Friday 26 february
Min. 5°C - Max. 12°C
Saturday 27 february
Min. 3°C - Max. 11°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Discover clog-making
Arts and CraftsPhilippsbourg (28 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 education65 € Strasbourg (44 km)
Comprehensive Strasbourg rickshaw tour - 1 hr 20 mins
Culture and education90 € 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 Orangery Park and the European Parliament
HikeEasy1h30Schiltigheim (41 km)
12-source circuit - Zittersheim
HikeAthletic4h20Zittersheim (44 km)
The Valley - Nordheim - Kuttolsheim
HikeEasy1h00Kuttolsheim (46 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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