Gite du Gazon vert - Office de tourisme de Saint-Maurice S/ Moselle
Auberge gîte du Gazon vert
Office de tourisme de St Maurice s/ Moselle
Distance (in km) 15.0
Elevation gain + (in m) 459
Elevation loss - (in m) 846
Length (3.5 km/h) 4h15
along the way
GPS data - 47.85219,6.92745
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...
GPS data - 47.85425,6.91699
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.
GPS data - 47.86004,6.90057
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 to show the courage of these men.
GPS data - 47.85972,6.89493
Hikers refresh at the fountain of the Three Wise Men. Water is coming out of a branch, looking like a swans neck.
GPS data - 47.85502,6.81876