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Illwald Forest

Hikes & walks in Sélestat

Illwald Forest - Hikes & walks in Sélestat

Description sheet

Departure municipalitySélestat
Outing typeHike
Recommended periodfrom january to december
Kilometres13 km
Altitude upon departure171m
Change in altitude173m


Departing from the centre of Sélestat, follow the road towards Marckolsheim (Route de Marckolsheim) for about 1.5 km. At the end of the Route de Marckolsheim, you will arrive at the D424. Cross the D424 and continue towards Chapelle du Chêne. Your walk will start here.


Make your way towards Chapelle du Chêne. Then, turn left towards a small bridge. At the bridge, turn right and follow the Oberriedgraben river. Continue straight ahead to the next bridge which crosses the same river. Cross the bridge and make your way into the forest. You will arrive at a wider path. Continue straight ahead and take the next stone bridge on the left. Follow this path to the end of your itinerary.

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