Gite du Gazon vert - gite du Graber (par Sewen)
Distance (in km) 14.9
Elevation gain + (in m) 551
Elevation loss - (in m) 813
Length (3.5 km/h) 4h15
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...
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...
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.
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...