Natural sights

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 ...
The Lachtelweiher is the most southern lake of the Vosges. According to geologists the rocks that form the natural dam of the lake came from a landslide. According to a legend, ...
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...
The Vogelsteine lava flow dates from the volcanic period of the Vosges mountains, 330million year ago. At that time the surface was covered by a low water sea and islands.
The Vogelstein rocks (1164m) overhang the volcano forest and are classified as a nature reserve, due to the unique forest and the special flora and fauna.
At Lake Kruth-Wildenstein young and old may enjoy water sports and nature activities, such as the tree climbing. Above the lake thrones the ruins of Schlossberg (castle hill) ...
The Wegscheid shelter is made of larch and spruce wood, coming from the surroundings of the cabin. It was built according the traditional techniques of the log construction. It is ...
The path of the three lakes is situated nearby Gresson and Haute-Bers rigdges and runs past the Neuweiher lake and the Perches lake.
The glacier mills of Saint-Amarin are due to the rapid melting of the glaciers (in the last ice age about 12 to 13 thousand years ago). Waterfalls dug progressively holes into the ...