Gite du Gazon vert - gite du Graber (par les lacs du Neuweiher)

Legend :
Auberge gîte du Gazon vert
Gite d'étape du Graber

Difficulty ratingModerate

Distance (in km) 13.4

Elevation gain + (in m) 431

Elevation loss - (in m) 722

Length (3.5 km/h) 3h50

along the way
GPS data - 47.85219,6.92745
Relaxing on the lake front of lake perches
GPS data - 47.84626,6.92312

The Lake Perches, also called Sternsee (lake of the stars), is located in an old glacial cirque at 1000 meters altitude. Its name isn't due to the fish of the same name but to a transmission error. It should have been called “Bers”, the name of a pasture nearb

Neuweiher lake
GPS data - 47.83837,6.91355
The path of the three lakes is situated nearby Gresson and Haute-Bers rigdges and runs past the Neuweiher lake and the Perches lake.
Neuweiher Lakes
GPS data - 47.83278,6.90887

Both of the Neuweiher lakes are the result of glacier activity. Throughout their history, the lakes were drained and used as a meadow. Then the dikes were built again for the needs of the metallurgical industry below in the valley. Therefore there were named N

Graber Inn
GPS data - 47.79471,6.90612

On the sunny side
The Graber hostel is located on the southern side of the Masevaux valley, nearby the Doller source.The Bittel familiy took over the lodge to preserve local traditions.

The architecture is an example of farms from the late 19th century. Th