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Munster

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haut-Rhin

Munster - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haut-Rhin
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Munster is located in the heart of Alsace and one of the largest and beautiful valleys of the Alsatian side of the Hautes-Vosges.

The natural environment, historical heritage of the city and its name associated with the famous cheese is the size of assets generating many tourist flows.

Valley Munster - or "Val St. Gregory" - is composed of sixteen municipalities Munster which is the capital of Canton. His landscapes, linking tradition and modernity, offering visitors a range of colors varying with the seasons.

Geographical information

MunicipalityMunster
Postcode68140
Tourism labels
Latitude48.0413850 (N 48° 2’ 29”)
Longitude7.1371540 (E 7° 8’ 14”)
AltitudeFrom 341m to 794m
Surface area8.64 km²
Population4703 inhabitants
Density544 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureColmar (13 mi, 26 min)
Insee code68226
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée de Munster
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
TerritoryAlsace
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Eschbach-au-Val1.2 mi (6 min)
Luttenbach-près-Munster1.4 mi (6 min)
Hohrod1.8 mi (6 min)
Stosswihr1.9 mi (6 min)
Gunsbach1.9 mi (5 min)
Breitenbach-Haut-Rhin2.4 mi (8 min)
Griesbach-au-Val2.5 mi (8 min)
Muhlbach-sur-Munster2.8 mi (8 min)
Soultzeren2.9 mi (8 min)
Wihr-au-Val3.4 mi (9 min)
Metzeral4 mi (11 min)
Soultzbach-les-Bains4 mi (10 min)
Sondernach5.2 mi (14 min)
Walbach5.5 mi (12 min)
Mittlach6 mi (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

La Laub (© S. Wernain)
La Laub (© S. Wernain)
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Panorama from the Schlucht road (© Jean Espirat)
Panorama from the Schlucht road (© Jean Espirat)
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Protestant Church (© S. Wernain)
Protestant Church (© S. Wernain)
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Lion Fountain (© S. Wernain)
Lion Fountain (© S. Wernain)
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City Hall (© S. Wernain)
City Hall (© S. Wernain)
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Houses, market place (© Jean Espirat)
Houses, market place (© Jean Espirat)
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Saint Léger Catholic Church of Munster (© S. Wernain)
Saint Léger Catholic Church of Munster (© S. Wernain)
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Fecht Park (© S. Wernain)
Fecht Park (© S. Wernain)
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Lion fountain (© Jean Espirat)
Lion fountain (© Jean Espirat)
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Munster (© S. Wernain)
Munster (© S. Wernain)
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Ruins of the Munster abbey (© Robert Bock)
Ruins of the Munster abbey (© Robert Bock)
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Storks on the rooftops of Munster (© S. Wernain)
Storks on the rooftops of Munster (© S. Wernain)
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Stork at Munster (© S. Wernain)
Stork at Munster (© S. Wernain)
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View of the city of Munster
View of the city of Munster
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Explanations on the clock of creation (© Jean Espirat)
Explanations on the clock of creation (© Jean Espirat)
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Fountain on the square of the tile factory (© Jean Espirat)
Fountain on the square of the tile factory (© Jean Espirat)
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Nave of the Saint-Léger church (© Jean Espirat)
Nave of the Saint-Léger church (© Jean Espirat)
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Clock of creation in the Saint-Léger church (© J.E)
Clock of creation in the Saint-Léger church (© J.E)
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Stained glass window of Saint-Léger church (© Jean Espirat)
Stained glass window of Saint-Léger church (© Jean Espirat)
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Stained glass of the church (© Jean Espirat)
Stained glass of the church (© Jean Espirat)
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Stained glass of the church (© Jean Espirat)
Stained glass of the church (© Jean Espirat)
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Remaining building of the old abbey (© Jean Espirat)
Remaining building of the old abbey (© Jean Espirat)
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Storks on the temple (© Jean Espirat)
Storks on the temple (© Jean Espirat)
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Griffon in Schweitzer Park (© Jean Espirat)
Griffon in Schweitzer Park (© Jean Espirat)
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Another griffin in the park (© Jean Espirat)
Another griffin in the park (© Jean Espirat)
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The temple (© Jean Espirat)
The temple (© Jean Espirat)
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The temple (Jean Espirat)
The temple (Jean Espirat)
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The temple (© Jean Espirat)
The temple (© Jean Espirat)
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Ruins of the abbey (© Jean Espirat)
Ruins of the abbey (© Jean Espirat)
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Ruins of the abbey (© Jean Espirat)
Ruins of the abbey (© Jean Espirat)
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Ruins of the abbey (© Jean Espirat)
Ruins of the abbey (© Jean Espirat)
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BBQ summer evenings
BBQ summer evenings
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Weather

Monday 22 may
Min. 7°C - Max. 19°C
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Tuesday 23 may
Min. 7°C - Max. 24°C
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Wednesday 24 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 24°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Rieflé-Landmann winery tour
Local flavoursFreePfaffenheim (8.4 mi)
Tour of Colmar in the little tourist train
Culture and education350 € to 650 € Colmar (10.4 mi)
Helicopter flight in Alsace
Sports sensations74 € to 410 € Colmar (11.5 mi)
Ride the Thur Doller steam train
Entertainment9 € to 11 € Cernay (17.3 mi)
Interactive visit of a leather workshop
Arts and Crafts10 € Basse-sur-le-Rupt (18 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Fischboedlé Lake
HikeEasy2h00Metzeral (4.4 mi)
Eguisheim-Hagueneck Castle-Wettolsheim
HikeIntermediate3h00Eguisheim (7.8 mi)
Eguisheim Wine-making Trail
Village visitEasy1h15Eguisheim (7.8 mi)
Bramont Circuit
HikeIntermediate2h30Plainfaing (10.7 mi)
Pont des Fées bridge and Perles de Vologne
HikeEasy1h00Gérardmer (10.9 mi)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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