Gite du Gazon vert - gite du Langenberg

Legend :
Auberge gîte du Gazon vert
Auberge du Langenberg

Difficulty ratingModerate

Distance (in km) 12.1

Elevation gain + (in m) 595

Elevation loss - (in m) 467

Length (3.5 km/h) 3h25

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

Ballon d'Alsace, Jeanne d'Arc, statue
GPS data - 47.82055,6.83450

The Ballon d'Alsace Ballon extends over the regions of Lorraine, Franche-Comte and Alsace. The Ballon d'Alsace is located in the Regional Natural Park of Ballons des Vosges as well as in the the nature reserve of the Ballons Comtois. For over 30 years this pea

Virgin of Alsace at the Ballon
GPS data - 47.80267,6.84885

Located 1247m above sea level, the Ballon d'Alsace offers in summer: hiking, biking, the so called Cani-rando (accompanied by a dog), paragliding, climbing trees (acrobranch)

In winter it is one of the largest ski resorts of the Vosges and a snow park, more

Langenberg Inn
GPS data - 47.80657,6.85904

Overlooking the Doller
The inn of Langenberg is on the Alsatian side of the Ballon d'Alsace, nearby Franche-Comté (Belfort is at 30 km) and the Lorraine Region (Remiremont is at 40km). The place offers a panoramic view over the Vallée de Masevaux and Sewen.