Bussang

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownBussang
Insee code88081
Postcode88540
Latitude47.8853520
Longitude6.8535090
AltitudeFrom 568 to 1221 meters
Surface27.63 km²
Population1557 inhabitants
Density56 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsSaint-Maurice-sur-Moselle at 4 km (4 min)
Chief townEpinal (at 61 km, 53 min)Fresse-sur-Moselle at 8.4 km (9 min)
DepartmentVosgesLe Thillot at 10.2 km (11 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Source of the Moselle.
  • Marie Source: ferruginous water, free access to the public.
  • Downhill ski area: Larcenaire. Cross-country ski trail (about 35 km of trails and free marked) and altitude (several km, free).
  • Activities: Cross country skiing, sledding, snowshoeing in winter - Archery, tennis, mountain biking, hiking ferrata, paragliding, fishing, mini golf in the summer.
  • Theatre (founded in 1895 by Maurice Pottecher), Casino.
Detailed information
Leisure centresCasino of Bussang,   Ski Resort of Bussang
Performance hallsTheatre of the Peuple
Natural sitesPass of Bussang,   Wood of the Hutte

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Fires of St John, in July.
  • Summer activities tent: Fridays in July and August.
  • Village Festival in August.
  • Saint Nicolas and Telethon in December.
  • Theatre: shows in July and August.
  • Living ideas and creation.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Green Lane: old railway converted into a bike path.
  • Activities: Hiking on marked trails - Snowshoeing - Mountain bike trail trails - cycling route - Fitness Trail - Fishing - Paragliding - Pools - Golf - Hiking ferrata.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Visit a copper mineCulture and education7 €Le Thillot (6.9 km)
Guided hike in VosgesNature and the outdoorsFrom 8 € to 15 €Gérardmer (21 km)
Ride the Thur Doller steam trainEntertainmentFrom 9 € to 10.50 €Cernay (25 km)
Dog-sleighing throughout the yearNature and the outdoorsFrom 35 € to 60 €Champdray (27 km)

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PHOTOS

TheatreTheatre
 
Source MarieSource Marie
Source of the MoselleSource of the Moselle
 
Source of the MoselleSource of the Moselle
Moselle Valley to the summit of DrumontMoselle Valley to the summit of Drumont
 
Cascade clouds on the neck BussangCascade clouds on the neck Bussang
Red GrassRed Grass
 
Red GrassRed Grass
Red GrassRed Grass
 
Hamlet CharbonniersHamlet Charbonniers
Valley CharbonniersValley Charbonniers
 
Charbonniers Valley - North Side of the Ballon d'AlsaceCharbonniers Valley - North Side of the Ballon d'Alsace
Chapel CharbonniersChapel Charbonniers
  

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WEATHER

Sunday 23 November
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Min. 4°C - Max. 13°C
Monday 24 November
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Min. 5°C - Max. 12°C
Tuesday 25 November
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Min. 2°C - Max. 7°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge des Fontaines  
9.4
Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle
Spirit Hostel - We all need a hostel in his life. A cozy and welcoming place where you can regain your strength, welcoming place where you would find only delicious food and where you...
Located 2.5 km from Bussang24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Quatre Saisons  
9.4
Kruth
Les Quatre Saisons is the ideal place to relax. This hotel restaurant welcomes you in a mountain hamlet, between the vineyards of Alsace and Vosges peaks. Here, the kitchen is a family...
Located 8.3 km from Bussang50 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Clos des Hortensias  
9.4
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La Bresse
A haven of peace - If you are looking for a quiet and peaceful area, head to the Lorraine region of Bresse and stop at Clos des Hydrangeas. This restaurant opens up a framework of the...
Located 11.9 km from Bussang27 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 6 bedroomsLe Chevalier des Vosges    
9.4
Bussang
Le Chevalier des Vosges (“Knight of the Vosges”) is a bed and breakfast with fully licenced bar, situated in Bussang, source of the Moselle, a resting point for cyclists, walkers, skiers,...
Located in Bussang64 € the double room 
Apartment with 2 bedroomsFrelige     NEW
Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle
Guest room can accommodate 1-5 people located on the floor of a house overlooking the village of Saint Maurice sur Moselle overlooking the Ballon d'Alsace and Servance. Located 10 km...
Located 3.4 km from Bussang60 € the double room 
Farm with 4 bedroomsChez Fayette    
9.3
Ramonchamp
Beautiful old farmhouse, located in the ball park of the Vosges, offers bed and breakfast, friendly price.
Located 7.6 km from Bussang55 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 5 personsFrelige  
9.9
Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle
In a house overlooking the village, at the foot of the Ballon d' Alsace rent one spacious and quiet apartment. Reception from 1 to 5 people, (provision of bed and free baby equipment)....
Located 3.4 km from BussangFrom 330 € to 420 € per week 
House for 6 personsSoyez les bienvenus aux Ronds Chétys !  
9.1
Ventron
Pretty cottage (65 sqm) in mountain house entirely renovated, located in the middle of the peaceful and beautiful landscapes (Natural Park of Ballons des Vosges). Area ideal for nature...
Located 5.1 km from BussangFrom 295 € to 395 € per week 
Apartment for 5 personsGite ski jardin bébé animaux internet   NEW
Le Ménil
Quiet... But close to everything !!! New: Nice playground for children from 2 to 7 years !! down to the great bob or sledge !! Walks from the house. (The Menil has beautiful dominant...
Located 5.2 km from BussangFrom 230 € to 700 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 3 haCamping les bouleaux    
9.3
Ranspach
Camping Family of 4h. A. with 110 marked pitches, shady or sunny and equipped with connections électriques. Dans bloomed nicely this site you will find peace and enjoy the charm confort....
Located 11.7 km from BussangFrom 13.50 € to 19.40 € per day 
30 places over 1,5 haCamping la sapiniere    
9.2
Wuenheim
Camping associatif. Idéal for people who love Quiet surrounding, nature and walking. Opportunity to become a member and become sedentary. Opening of 1 / 04 to 1 / 10. For information,...
Located 20 km from Bussang13.90 € per day 
98 places over 2,5 haCamping Les Granges Bas    
9.6
Gérardmer
Camping 2-star certified Quality Camping. - Calm and relaxation in the heart of the Vosges -- Camping des Granges Bas welcomes you throughout the year on an exceptional site, 4 km from...
Located 21 km from BussangFrom 11.50 € to 13 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel Du Tremplin - Hotel in BussangHotel Du Tremplin     
7.4
Bussang
Hotel du Tremplin is situated in the centre of the Bussang ski resort at the foot of the Ballon d’Alsace mountain. It offers free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi internet access. Guest...
Located in BussangRoom from 55 €
Logis La Bouloie - Hotel in BussangLogis La Bouloie     
9.2
Bussang
The Hotel Restaurant La Bouloie is just 5 minutes from the village centre of Bussang. The hotel sits in the peaceful surroundings and beautiful panorama of the Moselle valley. It has...
Located in Bussang
Azurèva Bussang - Hotel in BussangAzurèva Bussang     
7.6
Bussang
Azurèva Bussang is set on the heights of Bussang, 25 km from Gérardmer, and offers free private parking. Guests have free access to the indoor pool with its water slides and traditional...
Located in Bussang

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Hotel de la Jamagne & Spa
The Hotel de la Jamagne is located in Gerardmer town centre, less than 300 metres from Lake Gerardmer. It offers an indoor swimming pool and, at a supplement,...
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