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Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vosges

Located on the Upper Moselle Valley at the foot of the Ballon d'Alsace and Servance, Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle is on a mountain area from 550 to 1250 m altitude. 2581 hectares of forest (mainly pine and spruce). Two neighboring villages surrounding it: Bussang and Fresse-sur-Moselle.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.8588750 (N 47° 51’ 32”)
Longitude6.8258150 (E 6° 49’ 33”)
AltitudeFrom 530m to 1251m
Surface area37.00 km²
Population1530 inhabitants
Density41 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureEpinal (57 km, 49 min)
Insee code88426
IntercommunalityCC des Ballons des Hautes Vosges

Nearest cities & towns

Bussang4 km (4 min)
Fresse-sur-Moselle4.7 km (6 min)
Le Thillot6.4 km (8 min)
Ramonchamp9.1 km (12 min)
Le Ménil9.8 km (12 min)
Ferdrupt12.1 km (15 min)
Haut-du-Them-Château-Lambert14.4 km (16 min)
Urbès14.4 km (17 min)
Storckensohn15.2 km (16 min)
Mollau16.7 km (18 min)
Fellering17 km (19 min)
Servance17.9 km (19 min)
Oderen18.5 km (20 min)
Husseren-Wesserling18.5 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Le Ballon d'Alsace: Located in the Regional Natural Park of Ballons des Vosges, the convergence of three areas of character, the Ballon d'Alsace offers all the pleasures of a comfortable stay all year round. Grand National site classified, it is the culmination of the Southern Vosges with its 1247 meters. Le Ballon d'Alsace is an ideal playground for children and adults with its many sporting activities and relaxation to practice all year. A discovery trail is marked with an orientation table (1 hour).

Red Grass: Located in the heart of the Vosges mountains, classified site, the Red Grass is a mythical place where the stay is required. Gazon Rouge offers an important ski area, and multiple recreational opportunities: fishing, walking and mountain biking, hiking on the heights, various excursions, playgrounds.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

The festival fever on the last weekend of July.

The race in the mud.

The ascent of the Ballon d'Alsace in September.


Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle fall
Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle fall
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The Ball Servance winter
The Ball Servance winter
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Chaîne des Alpes view from the top of the Ballon d' Alsace
Chaîne des Alpes view from the top of the Ballon d' Alsace
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Col du Ballon d' Alsace in winter
Col du Ballon d' Alsace in winter
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Pond Presles
Pond Presles
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Center Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle winter
Center Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle winter
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Mansion in snow
Mansion in snow
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Tuesday 21 april
Min. 4°C - Max. 21°C
Wednesday 22 april
Min. 5°C - Max. 21°C
Thursday 23 april
Min. 5°C - Max. 21°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The Theatre of the People in Bussang : this is a theater in wood created in 1895 by Maurice Pottecher, writer and native son. It is a historical monument.

The source of the Moselle Bussang.

Source Mary Bussang ferruginous water.

Museum of Arabian Roots Cornimont.

County Mountain Museum in Château- Lambert (Haute- Saône).

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit a copper mine
Culture and education7 € Le Thillot (5.1 km)
Guided hike in Vosges
Nature and the great outdoors8 € to 15 € Gérardmer (24 km)
Ride the Thur Doller steam train
Entertainment9 € to 1050 € Cernay (26 km)
Dog-sleighing throughout the year
Nature and the great outdoors35 € to 80 € Champdray (30 km)
Adventure Survival course
Nature and the great outdoors65 € to 175 € Champdray (31 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of the lake
HikeEasy1h00Sewen (8.4 km)
Brother Joseph Hermitage Chapel
HikeIntermediate1h15Ventron (9.7 km)
Grand Ventron
HikeIntermediate2h30Ventron (9.7 km)
3 lakes circuit
HikeIntermediate4h40Rimbach-près-Masevaux (10 km)
Lachtelweiher Lake
HikeIntermediate2h30Kirchberg (11.8 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals