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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vosges

Senones - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vosges

Capital of the former Principality of Salm Salm, Senones hosted a powerful Benedictine abbey in the 7th century until shortly after the French Revolution. Among the personalities that have marked the history of the city include Dom Calmet, a Benedictine of the Enlightenment, which received Voltaire in his famous library.

Geographical information

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

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 summer, watch the Changing of the Guard, reminiscent of the time was Senones princely capital.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

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

July-August: Festival of Abbeys.

Every Thursday in July and August at 10:30 am: Guided tour of the abbey.


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

Browse the ridge above the neck of the Four Tops, to discover a series of curious rocks.

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, calm and serenity 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)


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)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals