Auberge du Langenberg - église de Masevaux (par la vallée)
Distance (in km) 16.5
Elevation gain + (in m) 129
Elevation loss - (in m) 787
Length (3.5 km/h) 4h45
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.
Located 1247m above sea level, the Ballon d'Alsace offers in summer: hiking, biking, the so called Cani-rando (accompanied by a dog), paragliding, climbing trees (acrobranch)
In winter it is one of the largest ski resorts of the Vosges and a snow park, more
At the Ballon d'Alsace, the Acrobranch Park offers 12 different obstacle courses: monkey bridges, Tarzan lianas ... The Acro-ball is the highlight of the adventure park. It is a giant inflatable ball that rolls down the slopes in the grass or in the snow....
The Ballon d'Alsace Ballon extends over the regions of Lorraine, Franche-Comte and Alsace. The Ballon d'Alsace is located in the Regional Natural Park of Ballons des Vosges as well as in the the nature reserve of the Ballons Comtois. For over 30 years this pea...
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.
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 Virgin of Alsace (Vierge d'Alsace) stands on the Eichstein ledge and is watching over Niederbruck and the Doller valley. It was sculpted in 1923 by Antoine Bourdelle in gray stone. Before setting up the sculpture it was presented at the Autumn Paris Fair....
Masevaux, is the central place of the Doller valley and is an idyllic place: the Grange Burcklé is a good location for music and theater events; the Catholic church performs each year the Passion of Jesus in German language; the Church of St. Martin organizes...