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Bussang

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Bussang - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vosges
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Bussang, located southeast of the Vosges department, occupies the upper valley of the Moselle. The village is surrounded by mountains covered with beautiful forests of fir and beech. In the southern reaches Ball Servance with its 1216 m, east amounted respectively Drumont 1208 m, Head of Russier 1187 m, the head of Germany 1014 m. The collar Bussang marks the boundary between the Vosges and Haut-Rhin.

Between 1871 and 1914 the village marked the border with Germany, its customs post was at the entrance to the tunnel opened in 1848. The name of Bussang would say about "Bison". On the other origins are suggested: "Bud Sau" Celtic word meaning useful source, or "Bitzenbach" Alsatian dialect meaning stream or source of acid, sour. A track leads more serious until 1420. Bussang and St. Maurice had formed a community called Vixenterius then Vicentin, screw, Bissent, and finally Bossan Bussang. The area around the church took the name of the patron of St Maurice, the other part retained the name became Bussang.

Eating: Smoked, munster farmer cheese and other milk cow pies Lorraine.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBussang
Postcode88540
Tourism labels
Latitude47.8853520 (N 47° 53’ 7”)
Longitude6.8535090 (E 6° 51’ 13”)
AltitudeFrom 568m to 1221m
Surface area27.63 km²
Population1518 inhabitants
Density54 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureEpinal (61 km, 53 min)
Insee code88081
IntercommunalityCC des Ballons des Hautes-Vosges
DepartmentVosges
RegionLorraine

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle4 km (4 min)
Fresse-sur-Moselle8.4 km (9 min)
Le Thillot10.2 km (11 min)
Urbès10.5 km (13 min)
Storckensohn11.3 km (12 min)
Ventron12.5 km (18 min)
Mollau12.7 km (14 min)
Ramonchamp12.8 km (15 min)
Fellering13 km (14 min)
Le Ménil13.6 km (15 min)
Oderen14.6 km (17 min)
Husseren-Wesserling14.6 km (18 min)
Ranspach14.7 km (16 min)
Ferdrupt15.8 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Natural sites
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Photos

View Bussang summer
View Bussang summer
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Small garden next to the town hall
Small garden next to the town hall
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Moselle Source
Moselle Source
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The kiosk houses the Mary source Bussang ferruginous water
The kiosk houses the Mary source Bussang ferruginous water
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Théâtre du Peuple in spring
Théâtre du Peuple in spring
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Bussang of view in winter
Bussang of view in winter
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View from the road green and Lambolez pond
View from the road green and Lambolez pond
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pond des Sources, fishing pond
pond des Sources, fishing pond
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Moselle Valley view from the top of Drumont
Moselle Valley view from the top of Drumont
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Via corda of Bussang
Via corda of Bussang
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Cascade clouds on the neck of Bussang
Cascade clouds on the neck of Bussang
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Rando ferrata Bussang
Rando ferrata Bussang
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Marie Source
Marie Source
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Source Moselle
Source Moselle
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waterfall bear
waterfall bear
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waterfall bear
waterfall bear
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a trail bridges guards who passes over the waterfall bear
a trail bridges guards who passes over the waterfall bear
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pond Jean, taking the road of Drumont
pond Jean, taking the road of Drumont
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Heritage Days, visit the theater, opening panels on the mountain
Heritage Days, visit the theater, opening panels on the mountain
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the kiosk Sotré above Séchenat
the kiosk Sotré above Séchenat
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Larcenaire ski resort view from the path of Rochelotte
Larcenaire ski resort view from the path of Rochelotte
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now the renovated station and Office premises Tourism
now the renovated station and Office premises Tourism
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the statue of Saint Barbara, patron saint of Bussang
the statue of Saint Barbara, patron saint of Bussang
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the playground of the Mouline
the playground of the Mouline
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the Tourist Office, taken behind the building
the Tourist Office, taken behind the building
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the coat of arms of Bussang Twinning committee La Turballe
the coat of arms of Bussang Twinning committee La Turballe
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the Bussang casino
the Bussang casino
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the cabin of the Union
the cabin of the Union
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Unusual dinners heritage People's Theatre
Unusual dinners heritage People's Theatre
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the church of Bussang
the church of Bussang
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the statue of Mary Source beside the Tourist Office
the statue of Mary Source beside the Tourist Office
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Memorial, avenue de la Gare
Memorial, avenue de la Gare
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the statue of source Mary autumn
the statue of source Mary autumn
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the garden of priest, Bussang classified 2 flowers
the garden of priest, Bussang classified 2 flowers
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Summit Grand Drumont (© Jean Espirat)
Summit Grand Drumont (© Jean Espirat)
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the memorial's farm Drumont (© JE)
the memorial's farm Drumont (© JE)
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the source Marie, ferruginous water (© JE)
the source Marie, ferruginous water (© JE)
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Weather

Thursday 8 december
Min. 6°C - Max. 6°C
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Friday 9 december
Min. 5°C - Max. 5°C
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Saturday 10 december
Min. 4°C - Max. 4°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit a copper mine
Culture and education9 € Le Thillot (6.9 km)
Relaxation and well-being on the banks of the Doller
Well-being20 € Sewen (9.8 km)
Ride the Thur Doller steam train
Entertainment9 € to 1050 € Cernay (25 km)
Climbing in the trees
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 50 € Champdray (27 km)
Marie & Cécile Albrecht cellar tours
Local flavoursFreeOrschwihr (29 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Grand Ventron
HikeIntermediate2h30Ventron (6.3 km)
Brother Joseph Hermitage Chapel
HikeIntermediate1h15Ventron (6.3 km)
Collet Mansuy
Snowshoe hikeEasy2h30Cornimont (8.7 km)
Tour of the lake
HikeEasy1h00Sewen (9.6 km)
3 lakes circuit
HikeIntermediate4h40Rimbach-près-Masevaux (9.7 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels