Gite du Gazon vert - gite du Langenberg (par les lacs)

Legend :
Auberge gîte du Gazon vert
Auberge du Langenberg

Difficulty ratingDifficult

Distance (in km) 14.4

Elevation gain + (in m) 869

Elevation loss - (in m) 741

Length (3.5 km/h) 4h10

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

Neuweiher lake
GPS data - 47.83837,6.91355
The path of the three lakes is situated nearby Gresson and Haute-Bers rigdges and runs past the Neuweiher lake and the Perches lake.
Neuweiher Lakes
GPS data - 47.83278,6.90887

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

Alfled Lake
GPS data - 47.81718,6.87116

Overlooking the Doller valley the Alfeld Lake is dammed since 1883, to supply lower levels with water. His origin is due to glacial erosion. A path leads to a hut near a cascade.

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.