Belfahy is the highest village in Haute-Saone (850 meters on average). Belfahy is also the land of wild blueberries, just to be convinced to take a few steps off the beaten to end up surrounded by blueberry. Small precision, picking the wild blueberry is free but very regulated and controlled. Find out!
The church was built in the 19th century. You can see many sculptures and furniture from the 17th and 18th centuries.
Hiking trails are set in the forests surrounding Belfahy. They can reach many points of view of the town, with views over the valley Rahin, the thousand lakes and even the Alps (on a clear day). In winter, these hikes can be practiced with snowshoes.
In Biological Reserve Belfahy are some of the latest grouse (capercaillie or) from France, and a volcanic rock called Belfahy of Labradorite.
EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS
The Blueberry Festival is held annually the last Sunday of July and attracts thousands of people. You can taste the specialties of blueberries: cakes (the traditional blueberry pie), syrups, candy, alcohol ... Artisans exhibitors from all over France are present. Admission is free for all visitors. Contact: Association Belfahy nature, Ivan Lahore: +33 6 61 15 63 90.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
The Museum of the Mountain, Château-Lambert outdoor museum depicting the life of a mountain village in the last century.
Leap of Ognon at Servance: a cascade of 13 meters high.
The ski resort of La Planche des Belles Filles (3 ski slopes, 2 trails for snowshoeing, trail rollherbe 1).
The plateau Thousand Ponds: a natural protected area with hundreds of ponds. To explore on foot, horseback or mountain bike.
A little further on: the cities of Belfort, Vesoul, Besançon, Epinal ...