Tourism - Haut-Rhin

Haut-Rhin is a French department that is part of the Alsace region located in eastern France. Haut-Rhin is a land of tradition, diversity and discovery, thanks to its rich heritage as well as its geographical position in the heart of Europe.

The typical architecture in the Haut-Rhin reflects a historical and artistic region with the Neuf-Brisach fortifications, the Landskron Castle, the Kaysersberg Castle, the Thann and Colmar Collegiates, the villages of Hunawihr, Eguisheim and Riquewihr, listed on ‘the most beautiful villages in France’ label and the town of Thann also listed on a similar label. In addition, the nature and the diversity of landscapes make the region an ideal place to hike, walk, and cycle.

There are numerous museums in Haut-Rhin: The ‘Cité du Train et la Cité de l’Automobile’ in Mulhouse, the ‘Ecomusée’ of Alsace in Ungersheim, the Unterlinden muséum in Colmar and the ‘Musée d’Impression d’Etoffes’ in Mulhouse.

In addition, Alsace and its delicious gastronomy that many visitors will enjoy while discovering the region via the ‘Route des vins d’Alsace’, the ‘Route des fromages’ in the Munster valley.

Top tourist cities in Haut-Rhin


Tourism Colmar

Colmar, a town in Alsace, is the prefecture of the department of Haut-Rhin. It is ranked third largest city in Alsace in terms of population. Historically, it is part of the Decapolis, a league of ten free Alsatian towns belonging to the Roman Empire. Colmar is ...

Must : Musée d'Unterlinden, Musée Animé du Jouet, Le Musée Bartholdi


Tourism Mulhouse

Mulhouse is the largest town in the department of Haut-Rhin, in the Alsace region. It is located near the Swiss and German borders. The city has been industrialized since 1746, and was attached to France in 1798. This is one of the first cities to be a European ...

Must : Cité du train, Cité de l'automobile, Église Saint-Étienne


Tourism Altkirch

Altkirch is a French village, located in department of Haut-Rhin and Alsace region. Sights Museum Sundgauvian The Ramparts Fountain of the Virgin Chapel Saint-Morand oratory Church of Our Lady of the Assumption The Enchanted Forest Altkirch Cave of fireflies ...


Tourism Guebwiller

Guebwiller is a city (sub-prefecture) located in the department of Haut-Rhin and the Alsace region. Guebwiller is equidistant from the cities of Colmar and Mulhouse at the crossroads of three major tourist intineraries in Alsace: The Alsace Wine Route, the Route Romane ...

Must : Musée Théodore Deck, Abbaye de Murbach


Tourism Ribeauvillé

Ribeauvillé is a city located in the Haut-Rhin in Alsace. This is a sub-prefecture of the department. It is through membership of a family called Ribeaupierre the Middle Ages that the city inherited the name. This family founded three castles whose ruins are now ...


Tourism Thann

Thann is a sub prefecture of the department of Haut Rhin in Alsace. This city is at the bottom of the vineyard of Rangareddy. Its name is derived from the word fir tree in German. This city is very close to the Vosges. It seems that the walls of Thann were ...

Must : La tour des sorcières, Le Musée des amis de Thann