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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haut-Rhin

Municipality of Haut-Rhin, Alsace, Muhlbach-sur-Munster is in the Munster valley. Located twenty kilometers from Colmar and within five kilometers of Munster, the village of about 750 residents attracted by its typical architecture of the region and its surrounding nature.

Charming Alsatian city has an interesting and historic heritage that makes you want to spend a few days on site and enjoy good ambient mood. The village is ideal for enjoying a relaxing and quiet, while enjoying city life not far.

Proximity to important cities of the department offers him a perfect location to discover all the major sites of the Upper Rhine and the surrounding countryside.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.0252820 (N 48° 1’ 31”)
Longitude7.0846920 (E 7° 5’ 5”)
AltitudeFrom 436m to 1283m
Surface area7.88 km²
Population753 inhabitants
Density95 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureColmar (26 km, 34 min)
Insee code68223
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée de Munster
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Breitenbach-Haut-Rhin1.7 km (3 min)
Metzeral1.9 km (4 min)
Luttenbach-près-Munster2.8 km (6 min)
Sondernach3.7 km (6 min)
Munster4.5 km (8 min)
Mittlach5.1 km (9 min)
Eschbach-au-Val6 km (10 min)
Hohrod6.4 km (10 min)
Stosswihr6.7 km (10 min)
Gunsbach7.8 km (12 min)
Griesbach-au-Val8.1 km (12 min)
Soultzeren8.2 km (12 min)
Wihr-au-Val10 km (16 min)
Soultzbach-les-Bains10.8 km (16 min)
Walbach13.1 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Muhlbach-sur-Munster has several interesting monuments to be discovered by walking through the village streets.

It hosts two places of worship, a Catholic church and a Protestant church which testify to the religious tolerance of the place through the centuries.

Muhlbach-sur-Munster also houses an interesting museum of Schlitte and wood crafts. He reminds forestry activities such as sledging wood, which was once practiced in the village. It is open in summer and by appointment the rest of the year.

The village has a small mountain resort, Gaschney, which offers various sports and cultural activities in summer and winter.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Muhlbach-sur-Munster offers various events that allow to animate the streets of the city and its surroundings.

The Winter Mountain Festival takes place in February at Gaschney. The ski resort, which depends Muhlbach-sur-Munster and offers its festival of alternative winter sports. The program includes games, winter sports demonstrations, or a festive evening.

Every year in October, Muhlbach-sur-Munster organizes its festival of transhumance and Munster. On this occasion, herds through the village, and a big party is organized with folk performances and numerous animations.


Monday 23 october
Min. 7°C - Max. 12°C
Tuesday 24 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 18°C
Wednesday 25 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 21°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Linge Memorial Museum
Culture and education4 € Orbey (7.7 km)
Rieflé-Landmann winery tour
Local flavoursFreePfaffenheim (16.3 km)
Isenbourg Castle Spa
Well-being45 € Rouffach (17.2 km)
Tour of Colmar in the little tourist train
Culture and education350 € to 650 € Colmar (21 km)
Helicopter flight in Alsace
Sports sensations74 € to 410 € Colmar (23 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Fischboedlé Lake
HikeEasy2h00Metzeral (2.8 km)
Pont des Fées bridge and Perles de Vologne
HikeEasy1h00Gérardmer (14.6 km)
Lispach Lake
HikeEasy1h30La Bresse (15.9 km)
Panorama over the Beuty Rocks
HikeEasy2h30La Bresse (15.9 km)
Bruscher waterfall and botanical trail
HikeIntermediate3h00Ranspach (16.4 km)


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