Natural sights

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, ...
This summit on a height of 1042m has a round top, wich is caracteristic for the summits of the Vosges. (Ballons des Vosges). The word comes originally from the prefix "b...
The legend tells that four brave men, wich fought in the Thirty Years War, died after being tied at the bottom of this fir. It was cut at man's height and grew in four branches ...
The Belacker pasture (chaume) is located between the Rossberg and the Vogelstein. These high mountain pastures are typically for the southern Vosges mountains. Their were first ...
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.
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.
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 ...
Sewen Lake is characteristic of the ancient glacial valleys. The lake is actually transforming into marshland. Beavers were reintroduced here recently in their natural habitat.
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.
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 ...