Natural sights

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...
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 glacier mills of Saint-Amarin are due to the rapid melting of the glaciers (in the last ice age about 12 to 13 thousand years ago). Waterfalls dug progressively holes into the ...
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.
The Wegscheid shelter is made of larch and spruce wood, coming from the surroundings of the cabin. It was built according the traditional techniques of the log construction. It is ...
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 ...
The Belacker pasture (chaume) is located between the Rossberg and the Vogelstein. These high mountain pastures are typically for the southern Vosges mountains. Their were first ...
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.
The Gazon Vert pasture is situated in an glacial circus. The site is surrounded by big fallen rocks. Water is flowing from a peat bog to a cascade below.
This summit on a height of 1042m has a round top, wich is caracteristic for the summits of the Vosges. (Ballons des Vosges). The word comes originally from the prefix "b...