Mountain hiking

Escape while hiking to discover the most beautiful panorama views of the Vosges Mountains.

With or without walking sticks, escape for a hike to discover the most beautiful panorama views of the Vosges Mountains. The Tourist Offices in the towns of Gérardmer and La Bresse will show you the not to be missed walks among the many available.

You will cross picturesque villages, fir forests, sometimes sandy paths, other times stony ones, the uneven that leads you to the impressive views of the massif. At the bend of a path in the undergrowth, you can relax at the edge of a waterfall that flows all year round or reach viewpoints with exceptional views. Why not enjoy a picnic, taken from your backpack, at the edge of a lake in the middle of the mountains? Or experience a delicious typical meal in a farm inn in the Hautes-Vosges. If you take the time for a nap, the fir trees that surround you will allow you to enjoy their beneficial freshness. And the many mountain lakes will invite you for a refreshing swim.

A mountain chalet

This is the opportunity to rent a chalet in the mountains, for one or more nights, in order to recharge your batteries while being close to nature. Enjoy the different landscapes that the Vosges Mountains offer. After a nice walk, you will be the privileged spectator of a sumptuous sunset on the mountains, valleys and ridges.

Hikes for everyone

The Massif des Vosges is the dream destination for demanding hikers and walkers of all levels. Solo or in tribes, with family or friends, everyone can choose their way, customizing it according to their interests and recharge their batteries. They can live their dreams or simply walk. Trails are regularly checked and marked. The few obstacles are bypassed or perfectly secure. Young and old walkers can advance ascent and descent paths and grassy slopes with a light heart. Appropriate hiking equipment is necessary such as walking shoes, a hat in the summer and always have warm clothing, in case of a change in temperature.

The fauna and flora

The Massif des Vosges offers unspoiled nature, for example boreal peat bogs, original wildlife with lynx, chamois and grouse, deep coniferous forests not to mention its inhabitants, generous and welcoming by nature and the famous Vosges cow, emblematic animal of the massif.