Circuit des Véternats

Stages
Eglise de Ventron
Auberge du Gustiberg
Auberge du Gazon Vert-gîte d'étape
Gite de la ferme du Bergenbach
Caracteristics

Difficulty ratingDifficult

Distance (in km) 54.6

Elevation gain + (in m) 2504

Elevation loss - (in m) 2508

Length (3.5 km/h) - hiking on a 4 days tour: 15h45

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Day Nr. 1
GPS data - 47.94018,6.87164
Museum of textile in Ventron
GPS data - 47.94087,6.87151

Ventron is first of all known for the hermitage “Brother Joseph” (Frère Joseph). It was built in 1757 by residents in honor of the kindness of Pierre Joseph Formet, who had been chased away from his own family.
The Textile Museum shows all the tricks of the s

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Vol libre depuis le Drumont
GPS data - 47.90244,6.91711

The high pasture Drumont is a starting point for experienced paragliders because the slope is very low and the air currents extremely changeable.

Ramblers to Drumont
GPS data - 47.90178,6.92233

The Drumont is the highest peak of the Vosges massif (1200 m) and offers a wide panorama of the Alsace and Lorraine. From its viewpoint you have a beautiful view of the Ballon d'Alsace, the Ross Mountain, the Grand Ballon and you may even see the Bernese Alps.

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gustiberg-09-10-13-copie-421
GPS data - 47.89331,6.92850
A breathtaking panorama
L'Auberge du Gustiberg is situated on a height of 980m and offers a great view of the Thur valley and the Bussang mountain pass, the natural border between Alsace and Lorraine. It is also a good spot for paragliding.

An institution
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Day Nr. 2
Rouge-Gazon pasture (chaume)
GPS data - 47.85425,6.91699
The Rouge-Gazon pastures dominates the Perches lake. It may have its name from a bloddy battle taking place here during the Thirty Years War and the red grass.
Gazon vert pasture (chaume)
GPS data - 47.85609,6.92295
The Gazon Vert pasture is situated in an glacial circus. The site is surrounded by big fallen rocks. Water is flowing from a peat bog to a cascade below.
Auberge gite du Gazon Vert
GPS data - 47.85219,6.92745
An exceptional natural site
The Gazon Vert lodge is situated at 928m in a greenery surrounding. The traditional construction has been preserved as well as the view from above over the Storckensohn valley. Gazon Vert is different from the other lodges of the H...
Day Nr. 3
Gazon vert pasture (chaume)
GPS data - 47.85609,6.92295
The Gazon Vert pasture is situated in an glacial circus. The site is surrounded by big fallen rocks. Water is flowing from a peat bog to a cascade below.
Turning mill  wheel
GPS data - 47.87700,6.95711
Storckensohn is a typical mountain village and preserved the "savoir faire" of manifacturing nuts oil. The mill was built in 1732 and works with water energy. Visitors can admire the manifacturing of juice and oil.

Gourmands be ready: The visitors store enc...
Museum for textiles
GPS data - 47.88472,6.99657

The Wesserling Park, a former industrial site, has a textile museum, the house of the former industry, remarkable gardens and creative workshops. He was nominated in the television broadcast "the most beautiful monuments of France".
The park offers year-round

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Sée d'Urbès
GPS data - 47.88957,6.97009

This lake, nearby Urbès is an ancient bog, emerged from the melting glaciers and not far from the Bussang mountain pass. The water stagnates and organic substances accumulate to form a remarkable ecosystem: the peat-bogs.

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Bergenbach Inn
GPS data - 47.91188,6.95456
A breathtaking view
The Bergenbach farmer's lodge is located on the western flank of the Thur valley at 800 m altitude. The lodge offers a view of the Vosges peaks and the village of Fellering Oderen in the valley.

Since 1978
 Jacques Simon and Marlene K
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Day Nr. 4
Museum of textile in Ventron
GPS data - 47.94087,6.87151

Ventron is first of all known for the hermitage “Brother Joseph” (Frère Joseph). It was built in 1757 by residents in honor of the kindness of Pierre Joseph Formet, who had been chased away from his own family.
The Textile Museum shows all the tricks of the s

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GPS data - 47.94018,6.87164