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Bussang

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vosges

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
Population1557 inhabitants
Density56 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

Theatre
Theatre
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Source Marie
Source Marie
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Source of the Moselle
Source of the Moselle
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Source of the Moselle
Source of the Moselle
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Moselle Valley to the summit of Drumont
Moselle Valley to the summit of Drumont
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Cascade clouds on the neck Bussang
Cascade clouds on the neck Bussang
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Red Grass
Red Grass
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Red Grass
Red Grass
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Red Grass
Red Grass
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Hamlet Charbonniers
Hamlet Charbonniers
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Valley Charbonniers
Valley Charbonniers
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Charbonniers Valley - North Side of the Ballon d'Alsace
Charbonniers Valley - North Side of the Ballon d'Alsace
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Chapel Charbonniers
Chapel Charbonniers
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Weather

Saturday 4 july
Min. 23°C - Max. 35°C
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Sunday 5 july
Min. 25°C - Max. 36°C
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Monday 6 july
Min. 23°C - Max. 33°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit a copper mine
Culture and education7 € Le Thillot (6.9 km)
Guided hike in Vosges
Nature and the great outdoors8 € to 15 € Gérardmer (21 km)
Ride the Thur Doller steam train
Entertainment9 € to 1050 € Cernay (25 km)
Dog-sleighing throughout the year
Nature and the great outdoors35 € to 80 € Champdray (27 km)
Adventure Survival course
Nature and the great outdoors65 € to 175 € Champdray (29 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Grand Ventron
HikeIntermediate2h30Ventron (6.3 km)
Brother Joseph Hermitage Chapel
HikeIntermediate1h15Ventron (6.3 km)
Tour of the lake
HikeEasy1h00Sewen (9.6 km)
3 lakes circuit
HikeIntermediate4h40Rimbach-près-Masevaux (9.7 km)
Bruscher waterfall and botanical trail
HikeIntermediate3h00Ranspach (11.6 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels