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 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 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 ...
This tree nursery is located between the Welckentalkopf and the Herzogsberg in the Rossberg massif. The name reminds the birth of Napoleon's first son in 1811.
Hikers refresh at the fountain of the Three Wise Men. Water is coming out of a branch, looking like a swans neck.
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...
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 accu...
The Fuchsfelsen ledge was created to allow a panoramic view of the Doller valley and the Ballon d'Alsace.
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.