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Senones

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vosges

Senones - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vosges
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Capital of the former Principality of Salm Salm, Senones hosted a powerful Benedictine abbey of the seventh century until shortly after the French Revolution. Among the personalities who have marked the history of the city include Dom Calmet, a Benedictine of the Enlightenment, which received Voltaire in his famous library.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySenones
Postcode88210
Latitude48.3950880 (N 48° 23’ 42”)
Longitude6.9815250 (E 6° 58’ 53”)
AltitudeFrom 328m to 722m
Surface area18.73 km²
Population2568 inhabitants
Density137 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureEpinal (55 km, 1h03)
Insee code88451
IntercommunalityCC du Pays des Abbayes
DepartmentVosges
RegionLorraine

Nearest cities & towns

Vieux-Moulin1.8 km (4 min)
La Petite-Raon1.9 km (3 min)
Ménil-de-Senones3.7 km (6 min)
Le Mont5.2 km (8 min)
Moussey5.3 km (7 min)
Moyenmoutier5.7 km (6 min)
Le Saulcy6.5 km (8 min)
Le Puid6.9 km (10 min)
Belval6.9 km (8 min)
Le Vermont8.2 km (12 min)
Châtas8.4 km (13 min)
Grandrupt9.2 km (13 min)
Ban-de-Sapt9.7 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Senones retains many traces of its glorious past. Many buildings reminiscent of religious history, princely and industrial city: the abbey and its grand staircase, castles, buildings from the period textiles. And in the summer, watch the Changing of the Guard, reminiscent of the days when Senones was princely capital.

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

Visit of the abbey throughout the year. Free guided tours from April to October. Groups, all year on reservation.

Some Sundays in July and August at 11: Changing of the Guard, preceded by a guided tour (10 am).

July-August: Festival of Abbeys.

Photos

Staircase of the abbey
Staircase of the abbey
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Roche Mother Henry (curious profile)
Roche Mother Henry (curious profile)
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Roche Mother Henry
Roche Mother Henry
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Belvedere Mother Henry
Belvedere Mother Henry
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Balance Rock
Balance Rock
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Balance Rock
Balance Rock
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Rocks Lanceux - Dolmen
Rocks Lanceux - Dolmen
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Rocks Lanceux - Dolmen
Rocks Lanceux - Dolmen
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Rocks Lanceux
Rocks Lanceux
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The road of abbeys 3 (Senones, Moyenmoutier, Etival).

Genuine link between the three abbeys, the greenway path or abbeys. A journey of 10 km, without elevation to explore on foot, bicycle, roller...

Located on the former front line during the First World War, the sites of Fontenelle, the Chipotte, the Chapelotte and Roche Mother Henry.

The garden Callunes.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cellar tour and wine tasting
Local flavoursFreeRodern (33 km)
Climbing in the trees
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 50 € Champdray (34 km)
Relaxation, peace and serenity at VitisSpa
Well-being37 € to 159 € Bergheim (35 km)
Tour and organic wine-tasting at the Platz cellar
Local flavoursFreeBergheim (36 km)
Linge Memorial Museum
Culture and education4 € Orbey (37 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Mount Saint-Jean
HikeEasy1h00Solbach (16.6 km)
Serva Waterfalls
HikeIntermediate3h15Rothau (18 km)
Alumni Promenade
HikeEasy1h40Rombach-le-Franc (24 km)
Bramont Circuit
HikeIntermediate2h30Plainfaing (25 km)
Hohwald Waterfall
HikeEasy1h30Le Hohwald (26 km)

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