Auberge du Langenberg - gite du Graber (par les lacs)
Distance (in km) 10.3
Elevation gain + (in m) 243
Elevation loss - (in m) 662
Length (3.5 km/h) 2h55
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
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 Schlumpf ski resort at Dolleren, is located between 675m and 1012m altitude and has three slopes:
- La Verdure, a red slope with an average gradient of 30%
- La Dolleroise, a green slope
- A toboggan run
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...