When is the best time to go to Alsace?

When is the best time to go to Alsace? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Alsace, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Strasbourg are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Strasbourg are June, July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, June and July
  • The cities with the best climate are Strasbourg, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Colmar (Haut-Rhin), Eguisheim, Hunspach, Kaysersberg, La Petite Pierre, Marlenheim, Mulhouse and Neuf-Brisach, with good weather at least 5 months a year


Annual weather in Alsace

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Alsace for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 31°F to 41°F
5 to 9 days*
February 32°F to 45°F
4 to 8 days*
March 36°F to 54°F
3 to 7 days*
April 45°F to 63°F
2 to 7 days*
May 52°F to 68°F
7 to 11 days*
June 59°F to 76°F
5 to 12 days*
July 61°F to 79°F
6 to 10 days*
August 61°F to 79°F
4 to 9 days*
September 52°F to 72°F
3 to 6 days*
October 45°F to 63°F
4 to 6 days*
November 40°F to 52°F
4 to 7 days*
December 34°F to 45°F
6 to 10 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Alsace by cities

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Strasbourg

Strasbourg

The best months to go to Strasbourg are may, june, july, august and september.

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg

The best months to go to Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg are may, june, july, august and september.

Colmar (Haut-Rhin)

Colmar (Haut-Rhin)

The best months to go to Colmar (Haut-Rhin) are may, june, july, august and september.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Alsace

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Alsace and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Strasbourg, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Colmar (Haut-Rhin), Eguisheim and Hunspach.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Alsace

Find out when Alsace has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Alsace

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March and November. The number of visitors to Alsace is high in: April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December.

  • Very low season in Alsace: January, February and March.
  • Low season in Alsace: November.
  • High season in Alsace: April, May, June, July, September and October.
  • Peek season in Alsace: August and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Alsace month by month


Average price for flights to Alsace

A return flight between London and Strasbourg is generally cheaper if you go in september ($ 153 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 106 more for your airline ticket to Strasbourg if you go in february.

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Where to go in Alsace?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Strasbourg41°F45°F54°F63°F67°F76°F79°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg41°F45°F54°F63°F67°F76°F79°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
Colmar (Haut-Rhin)41°F45°F54°F63°F67°F76°F77°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
Eguisheim41°F45°F54°F63°F67°F76°F77°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
Hunspach41°F43°F52°F63°F67°F76°F79°F79°F72°F61°F50°F43°F
Kaysersberg41°F45°F54°F63°F67°F76°F77°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
La Petite Pierre41°F43°F52°F61°F65°F72°F76°F76°F70°F59°F50°F43°F
Marlenheim41°F45°F54°F63°F67°F76°F79°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
Mulhouse41°F45°F54°F61°F67°F74°F77°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
Neuf-Brisach41°F45°F54°F63°F67°F76°F77°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
Ottmarsheim41°F45°F54°F61°F67°F74°F77°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
Riquewihr41°F45°F54°F63°F67°F76°F77°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
Scherwiller41°F45°F54°F63°F67°F76°F79°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
Sélestat41°F45°F54°F63°F67°F76°F79°F79°F72°F63°F52°F45°F
Village-Neuf41°F45°F52°F61°F67°F74°F77°F77°F72°F61°F52°F43°F
Haguenau41°F43°F52°F63°F67°F76°F79°F79°F72°F61°F50°F43°F
Ban de Sapt40°F43°F50°F59°F63°F72°F74°F76°F68°F59°F49°F43°F
Grandfontaine41°F43°F52°F61°F65°F72°F76°F76°F70°F59°F50°F43°F
Lac de Kruth40°F43°F50°F59°F63°F72°F76°F76°F68°F59°F50°F43°F
Niederbronn-les-Bains41°F43°F52°F63°F67°F76°F79°F79°F72°F61°F50°F43°F

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Is this weather information for Alsace reliable?

Climate data for Alsace has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Alsace allows us to determine the average for each month in Strasbourg, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Colmar (Haut-Rhin), Eguisheim, Hunspach, Kaysersberg, La Petite Pierre, Marlenheim, and 26 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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