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Randonnee Vosges mountains

distance 9.69km vertical_gain +287m vertical_drop -284m duration 3h25 Facile Facile
departure start_from Orbey - 68 - Haut-Rhin

This short hike on trails marked by the Club Vosgien has in the first instance views of the valley of Munster, and also a view of the peaks of the Vosges. The many picnic opportunities around the Lac des Truites or Lac Forlet lakes, the trout spotting opportunities, as well the welcoming farmhouse make for an enjoyable outing.

distance 14.93km vertical_gain +565m vertical_drop -567m duration 5h35 Moyenne Moyenne
departure start_from La Bresse - 88 - Vosges

Start and finish at the Col de Bramont.
This route will let you discover the Lac des Corbeaux from the Belvédère de la Roche du Lac 200m above it.
The view is stunning and its the perfect place for a snack!
A trail takes you down to the lake. It doesn't cross the embankment, but takes you round the lake on a pleasant, shady trail.
Return to the Col de Bramont via the Étang de Sèchemer.
A very beautiful circuit that's not too difficult, although very steep.

The Lakes of Neuweiher and Gresson
distance 8.05km vertical_gain +421m vertical_drop -421m duration 3h20 Facile Facile
departure start_from Rimbach-près-Masevaux - 68 - Haut-Rhin

In the Doller valley, this walk will let you discover the lakes of Neuweiher and some of the most beautiful landscapes in the Vosges. It's an easy walk and accessible to anyone.

Stroll to the three castles of Ribeauvillé
distance 7.14km vertical_gain +383m vertical_drop -383m duration 2h55 Moyenne Moyenne
departure start_from Ribeauvillé (Haut-Rhin) - 68 - Haut-Rhin

It's a nice walk that visits the three castles of Ribeauvillé at a slightly different angle from the traditional walk.

A pied Lakes and pastures ( download : )
distance 10.99km vertical_gain +466m vertical_drop -461m duration 4h15 Moyenne Moyenne
departure start_from Soultzeren - 68 - Haut-Rhin

A beautiful hike that takes you up to the “Gazons”, the famous pastures of the Hautes Vosges, and along the steep slopes overlooking the magnificent cirques where the lakes of Lac Vert and Lac du Forlet lie. All of this is situated at an altitude and in landscapes that are reminiscent of the Alps.

distance 4.52km vertical_gain +226m vertical_drop -225m duration 1h50 Facile Facile
departure start_from La Bresse - 88 - Vosges

A pretty little walk with a beautiful viewpoint over Lac des Corbeaux, where you may like to take a dip.

distance 16.89km vertical_gain +547m vertical_drop -538m duration 6h10 Moyenne Moyenne
departure start_from Orbey - 68 - Haut-Rhin

Explore the forest, lakes and the Hautes Chaumes, the highlights of this hike that follows Vosges Club trails.

distance 15.65km vertical_gain +422m vertical_drop -421m duration 5h30 Moyenne Moyenne
departure start_from Pierre-Percée - 54 - Meurthe-et-Moselle

Discover the man-made lake that feeds the cooling system at Cattenom nuclear power station and the First World War battle sites around Celles-sur-Plaine.

Saverne. From Haut-Barr castle to Brotsch cave
distance 8.28km vertical_gain +185m vertical_drop -180m duration 2h50 Facile Facile
departure start_from Haegen - 67 - Bas-Rhin

Forest hike with some stunning view points over the foothills of the Vosges. Visit the ruins of three castles: Haut-Barr, the large and small Geroldseck and the Brotsch tower (built in 1897 honouring the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Vosges Club in Saverne), and the cave.

distance 10.67km vertical_gain +549m vertical_drop -547m duration 4h20 Moyenne Moyenne
departure start_from Stosswihr - 68 - Haut-Rhin

Observe the chamois in the Wormspel, soak your feet in the clear waters of lake Schiessrothried and appreciate the beauty of the Frankenthal-Missheimle nature reserve. And, if possible, stop at a farm-guesthouse for an excellent day!

As a variation of this hike, go via the Col de Falimont, where you can find practical information.

distance 8.61km vertical_gain +310m vertical_drop -305m duration 3h10 Moyenne Moyenne
departure start_from Lautenbachzell - 68 - Haut-Rhin

An original route to get to Lac du Grand Ballon avoiding the road. You will discover beautiful trees, a waterfall and views over the Petit Ballon and the Black Forest along the way.

distance 9.03km vertical_gain +535m vertical_drop -535m duration 4h Difficile Difficile
departure start_from Orbey - 68 - Haut-Rhin

A pretty walk, alternating between rises and descents following sinuous winds and paths over ridges with magnificent views. ‘’The’’ meeting place for local chamois.

Lake Lispach and Rouge Feigne
distance 9.57km vertical_gain +375m vertical_drop -380m duration 3h40 Difficile Difficile
departure start_from La Bresse - 88 - Vosges

At the start of Lake Lispach, this hike will take you through a variety of settings. Peat bogs bordering Lake Lispach where you will see the Vosges’ forests and even some of the Rouge Feigne’s stubble more than 1,100 m above sea level. The return on the mountainside will eventually convince you that the Vosges are not just for cows...

A pied Around the Lac des Perches ( download : )
Around the Lac des Perches
distance 9.92km vertical_gain +625m vertical_drop -626m duration 4h20 Moyenne Moyenne
departure start_from Rimbach-près-Masevaux - 68 - Haut-Rhin

This walk takes you to the Lac des Perches ; a lake that nestles at the bottom of a very steep-sided cirque. Then the path leads you on to a stubble field where there is a very beautiful view over the valley of the Doller and even of the Alps when the sky is clear.

A pied The Pearls of Vologne ( download : )
distance 17.91km vertical_gain +498m vertical_drop -499m duration 6h20 Moyenne Moyenne
departure start_from Xonrupt-Longemer - 88 - Vosges

“Les Perles de Vologne” is a wonderful site on the shaded bank of the Vologne.
You will pass on Pont des Fées and the Marie-Louise islands, before climbing along the torrent in the Roitelets Gorge, to reach the Roche des Bruyères from where you can admire the town of Gerardmer and its lake. Then, at the Gilet Fountain, located in the forest, you can refresh your hands.
Take a break at the Belbriette Pond before descending to Longemer Lake and the Saint Florent chapel.

distance 13.93km vertical_gain +730m vertical_drop -723m duration 5h45 Difficile Difficile
departure start_from Le Valtin - 88 - Vosges

Start at the Col de la Schlucht car park...
A very athletic outing. Good equipment and good physical condition are recommended!

A pied Lake Noir from Pairis ( download : )
distance 7.5km vertical_gain +348m vertical_drop -343m duration 3h00 Moyenne Moyenne
departure start_from Orbey - 68 - Haut-Rhin

An uphill section towards Lake Noir on the slope of Orbey.

Chaume des Veaux from Kreuzweg pass
distance 4.82km vertical_gain +246m vertical_drop -235m duration 2h30 Facile Facile
departure start_from Breitenbach - 67 - Bas-Rhin

Beautiful snowshoe trek beneath the Champ du Feu from the Col du Kreuzweg. Pass through the Pelage site, a paragliding centre offering a superb view, then through the Chaume des Beaux, a beautiful open space in which to enjoy the sun.
Some "off-track" sections for the sake of fun in the snow but with the option to stay on the marked trails for those who want it.