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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haut-Rhin

Orbey - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haut-Rhin

The territory of the municipality of Orbey covers a wide green valley at the foot of Black and White lakes and large crest of the Vosges. Numerous hiking trails wind through forests and meadows and climb to the tops of mountains.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.1262750 (N 48° 7’ 35”)
Longitude7.1602600 (E 7° 9’ 37”)
AltitudeFrom 397m to 1301m
Surface area46.02 km²
Population3713 inhabitants
Density80 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureColmar (23 km, 29 min)
Insee code68249
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée de Kaysersberg

Nearest cities & towns

Lapoutroie4.3 km (7 min)
Labaroche6.6 km (11 min)
Fréland6.9 km (11 min)
Le Bonhomme9.5 km (11 min)
Kaysersberg10.4 km (14 min)
Trois-Épis12.1 km (16 min)
Kientzheim12.7 km (16 min)
Ammerschwihr12.9 km (15 min)
Sigolsheim13.9 km (17 min)
Aubure14.4 km (22 min)
Katzenthal16.3 km (18 min)
Ingersheim16.4 km (19 min)
Soultzeren16.6 km (23 min)
Niedermorschwihr17.1 km (23 min)

Things to see and do

White Lake Resort: Adventure Park: recreation and outdoor activities. Four different routes to reach the treetops. Barefoot trail, sensory walk 1, 5 kilometers barefoot on different terrains. Bike Park. Downhill mountain bike trails on 4 different levels. Paintball.

Fish farming in the locality Noirrupt. Discover a great breeding freshwater fish.

Musée du Val d'Orbey. A museum of local history and characteristics of the Pays Welche.

Places of interest

Natural sites

Events and festivities

Fair Ascension.

Gourmet Market to Top every Wednesday in July and August.

Trail du Pays Welche the second Sunday of July.

Faude Day, August 15.

Telethon in early December.

Day Ogey: mid-December.


White Lake
White Lake
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Around the Faude
Around the Faude
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Bike Park
Bike Park
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Trail Barefoot
Trail Barefoot
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Adventure Park
Adventure Park
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Friday 27 february
Min. 0°C - Max. 2°C
Saturday 28 february
Min. -1°C - Max. 5°C
Sunday 1 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 7°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

In Welche house Frankland, museum Labaroche wood, pool Rainbow Kaysersberg museum or brandy and cheese in Lapoutroie.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Helicopter flight in Alsace
Sports sensations69 € to 138 € Colmar (15.2 km)
Tour of Colmar in the little tourist train
Culture and education350 € to 650 € Colmar (15.4 km)
Tour and organic wine-tasting at the Platz cellar
Local flavoursFreeBergheim (17.9 km)
Cellar tour and wine tasting
Local flavoursFreeRodern (18 km)
Isenbourg Castle Spa
Well-being40 € Rouffach (21 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Bramont Circuit
HikeIntermediate2h30Plainfaing (12 km)
Beblenheim Vineyards
HikeEasy2h00Beblenheim (12.8 km)
Eguisheim-Hagueneck Castle-Wettolsheim
HikeIntermediate3h00Eguisheim (14.3 km)
Eguisheim Wine-making Trail
Village visitEasy1h15Eguisheim (14.3 km)
Fischboedlé Lake
HikeEasy2h00Metzeral (15.1 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals