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

Attached to Strasbourg, Schiltigheim is the beer capital of Alsace and is adjacent to its traditional activities breweries, food processing, mechanical industries, activities in advanced technology. At the same time, the City of Brewers has maintained and developed a lifestyle particularly rich in social life, culture and sports. Particularly dynamic clubs and at the highest level in wrestling, basketball and football make the city an active city in sport.

In more than 13 centuries of history, Schiltigheim crossed adventure towns of the Rhine basin. In the seventh century "Sciltung" a Frankish warrior stood on a hill north of Strasbourg and founded what would become "Sciltungsheim" and the current Schiltigheim. Meanwhile, the city has experienced the consequences of a turbulent history and was burned several times.

As early as 1396, one of the first brewers settled in the village, but from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century that large breweries are established.

World famous breweries (Adelshoffen, Heineken, Fisherman, Schutzenberger), it remains unfortunately more than Heineken. But every August the Oktoberfest beer remains a memorable event which attracts many people with entertainment and friendly atmosphere.

This is Schiltigheim the first Municipal Council of Children was created.

Schiltigheim is connected to Strasbourg center line B of the TRAM as well as the bus network of the CTS (Strasbourg Transport Company). A bus line also connects to Schiltigheim Cronenbourg, Hautepierre, the Hautepierre hospital outlying districts of Strasbourg. Schiltigheim Strasbourg and therefore benefit from a network of bike paths to visit the area (bike rental free service possible at several points in Strasbourg). Schiltigheim is 3 km from Strasbourg train station: 30 minutes walk, 20 minutes by tram (line C and B). Strasbourg Cathedral is 3 km (6 minutes by tram line B).

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.6052260 (N 48° 36’ 19”)
Longitude7.7484530 (E 7° 44’ 54”)
AltitudeFrom 133m to 152m
Surface area7.63 km²
Population31993 inhabitants
Density4193 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureStrasbourg (2.9 km, 6 min)
Insee code67447
IntercommunalityEur de Strasbourg
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Bischheim1.1 km (3 min)
Hoenheim1.9 km (4 min)
Souffelweyersheim3.9 km (10 min)
Strasbourg4 km (11 min)
Reichstett5.2 km (12 min)
Niederhausbergen5.4 km (10 min)
Mittelhausbergen5.7 km (12 min)
Mundolsheim6 km (13 min)
Oberhausbergen7 km (13 min)
Eckbolsheim8.2 km (12 min)
Dingsheim8.4 km (17 min)
Griesheim-sur-Souffel8.9 km (16 min)
La Wantzenau9.4 km (14 min)
Lingolsheim9.8 km (17 min)
Pfulgriesheim9.9 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Performance halls

Events and festivities


Washhouse Schiltigheim under snow
Washhouse Schiltigheim under snow
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the Rose Garden Park
the Rose Garden Park
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Street and old houses in Alsace
Street and old houses in Alsace
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Thursday 29 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 14°C
Friday 30 october
Min. 9°C - Max. 17°C
Saturday 31 october
Min. 6°C - Max. 15°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Rickshaw tour of the Petite-France neighbourhood!
Entertainment30 € Strasbourg (2.6 km)
Rickshaw tour of Strasbourg's old town and the German imperial district
Entertainment30 € Strasbourg (2.6 km)
Rickshaw tour of the German imperial district - 1 hour
Culture and education65 € Strasbourg (2.6 km)
Comprehensive Strasbourg rickshaw tour - 1 hr 20 mins
Culture and education90 € Strasbourg (2.6 km)
Discover clog-making
Arts and CraftsFreePhilippsbourg (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Orangery Park and the European Parliament
Bruche Canal cycle path
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Osthoffen (14.2 km)
The Valley - Nordheim - Kuttolsheim
HikeEasy1h00Kuttolsheim (17.2 km)
Altorf discovery trail
Village visitEasy1h30Altorf (18 km)
The Three Chapels
HikeEasy4h00Marlenheim (19.2 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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