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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Xertigny
Insee code88530
AltitudeFrom 297 to 617 meters
Surface50.25 km²
Population2838 inhabitants
Density56 inhabitants/km²


National labelBellefontaine at 5.5 km (7 min)
Chief townEpinal (at 16.9 km, 19 min)La Chapelle-aux-Bois at 5.9 km (8 min)
DepartmentVosgesDounoux at 8.1 km (8 min)
RegionLorraineSearch another town


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  • Origins and History of Xertigny ...
  • Xertigny was founded about 60 BC during the Roman rule. Communication channels have been built (Baccarat to Bains-les-Bains), they are the source of a Roman camp: Certinium (a man named Certinius) who later became Xertigny.
  • In 730, during a stop at a farm in Xertigny, a nun named St. Walburga was a fountain that never dried up. Legend has it that one, spinning her distaff, she dropped her ball of wool, which began to roll into the coast and only stopped at the place of the present church. The ancestors chose St. Walburga later as the patroness of the parish and a relic was placed in the church.
  • On 1 October 1335, Xertigny and hamlets formed a community whose administration was entrusted to a mayor, four jurors and a dean. Their legal rights were acknowledged and a gibbet Xertigny rises Potet field (field of the post). Land rights were imposed.
  • During the Thirty Years War, Lorraine suffered much religious wars. The Protestant armies from Germany crossed the country by spreading ruin and carnage. Then in 1642, the plague slew a great part of the population. Large cemeteries were established in open country. That of Xertigny was on the way to the pond clumps. A Gothic cross is left.
  • The French Revolution: For the people to revolt in Paris, in the countryside July 26, 1789, 800 farmers in all villages invaded the office of the manor at Fontenoy-le-Château, destroying documents and records of the charges levied by lords. On February 26, 1790, France is divided into 83 departments, the Vosges in 9 districts, 60 cantons and 562 municipalities. Xertigny became the capital of Canton.


  • Castle of the Brewers: In 1977, the town of Xertigny bought the castle of a wealthy brewer and its fleet of four hectares. He became City Hall January 7, 1981.
  • Walk in the woods Beaudoin:
  • Try a walk in the arboretum and wood Xertigny Beaudoin. A walk xertinois soon appreciated by the return of fine weather. Here you can see some of the beautiful trees of the arboretum: a California redwood, Douglas one of North America. This arboretum is located just behind the castle is actually the original park (4 hectares).
  • The arboretum was established in 1994. It includes several remarkable trees, some of which were planted during the construction of the castle. It is a relaxing park with its wide lawns and shady alley Charmes Europe. But the ride does not end there ... Indeed, the arboretum extends into the wood Beaudoin, allowing walkers to find some shade.
  • Above is another way. According to legend, this is where Victor Champion would have found the treasure of the Templars. Which would have allowed him to build the castle and to support the brewery. A bench marks the spot.
  • After a few minutes walk you will find ponds wood Beaudoin. Areas, picnic were built. Why not stop by one of these ponds or Faisanderie for bowling? But it's not just the wood Xertigny Beaudoin, forests are waiting for wonderful walks around the town.
  • Tourist:
  • Open from June to September.
  • Address: 2 rue du Canton de Firminy - 88220 Xertigny.
  • Tel. : +33 3 29 37 72 53 - Email: tourisme@mairie-xertigny.fr
  • Information off-season at the City Hall at +33 3 29 30 10 34.
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TransportTrain station of Xertigny
Information pointsTourist Office of Xertigny


On 13 July evening with great sound and light fireworks and popular dances free.


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Monday 26 January
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Tuesday 27 January
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French cuisine restaurantBrasserie Montaigne  
The Brasserie Montaigne is close to the church of Plombières-les-Bains, a small town known for its thermal baths. Sabine and Philippe welcome you in a warm and refined. The chief manufactures...
Located 9.7 km from Xertigny22 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Jardin d'Hiver  
ELEGANCE - While luxury and refinement, the Winter Garden restaurant in Plombières-les-Bains enjoys an exceptional situation. The room, the Orangerie is part of the building constructed...
Located 9.9 km from Xertigny34 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Résidence  
Le Val-d'Ajol
In a spacious dining room dominated by a large fireplace, opening onto a park with old trees, discover the restaurant La Résidence. Here you can enjoy the seasons regional cuisine,...
Located 14.6 km from Xertigny34 € per person 

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Farm with 5 bedroomsLa Trottelée    
Go to the Trottelée, halfway between Plombière-les-Bains and Remiremont! Laurence and Marc welcome you in an old farmhouse overlooking the surrounding countryside. The rooms invite...
Located 6.5 km from Xertigny48 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsRésidence du parc  
South of the Vosges Mountains, come and relax in Plombières les Bains, at the center of fitness 'Calodaé' and discover the city of a thousand balconies are among the '100 Most Beautiful...
Located 10.1 km from Xertigny70 € the double room 
Villa with 3 bedroomsVilla fleurie    
Le Val-d'Ajol
3 spacious bedrooms, all comfort, in a house full of character from 1900 to bright and agréables. Salons, dining room, winter garden, large garden and Arbar fleuri. Classement 3 ears...
Located 14.4 km from Xertigny52 € the double room 

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House for 6 personsGite de Moulin Maurt  
Isolated in the countryside with private road access, 2 km from the city center with its shops and a medical center. Home An extensive wooded grounds with lawn. Ideal for going green...
Located in XertignyFrom 300 € to 500 € per week 
Chalet for 8 personsGîte 'Les Cheneaux'  
Chalet small montagne. Toutes seasons! Very nice view, quiet location. Green area and tourism. Plombière near les Bains and Bains-les-Bains (Moyenpal), (altitude 450 m) approximately...
Located in XertignyFrom 398 € to 898 € per week 
Chalet for 6 personsGîte du Creux de la goutte  
Nature lovers, fishermen, hikers, patients, skiers... Rejuvenate you calm Hollow gout, in the Vosges, Lorraine. We will be happy to welcome you in a comfortable, friendly cottage, warm,...
Located in XertignyFrom 349 € to 649 € per week 

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35 places over 0,8 haCamping fraiteux    
On the heights of Plombières baths, located 550 m above sea level, this 3-star hotel camping all year with your caravan, motorhome or tent on his 35 pitches well exposed, very quiet,...
Located 8.8 km from XertignyFrom 13.50 € to 14.50 € per day 
42 places over 1,2 haCamping Parc du Chateau    
Pleasant camping completely renovated in 2013 with swimming pool, restaurant, TV, bathroom sanitary quality, near downtown, quiet and peaceful atmosphere in a peaceful site. We offer...
Located 15.8 km from XertignyFrom 14 € to 15 € per day 

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Hotel du Commerce - Hotel in XertignyHotel du Commerce    
Hotel du Commerce is located 100 metres from the thermal baths of Plombières-les-Bains. It offers en suite rooms, a restaurant and free parking. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the...
Located 9.7 km from Xertigny
Grand Hôtel - Hotel in XertignyGrand Hôtel     
Located next to the Napoleon thermal baths, the Grand Hôtel has a gourmet restaurant and a fitness centre. It is listed as an historical monument. Rooms at the Grand Hôtel feature...
Located 9.8 km from XertignyRoom from 68 €
Hôtel résidence des Acacias - Hotel in XertignyHôtel résidence des Acacias     
Located in the centre of Plombières-les-Bains, Hôtel résidence des Acacias offers a terrace, elevator and free Wi-Fi access. The thermal baths are only 300 metres away. All studios...
Located 9.9 km from XertignyRoom from 29 €

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Les Loges Du Parc
Les Loges du Parc provides peaceful accommodation opposite a large park, very close to Lake Gérardmer. It offers a swimming pool in summer and a cosy library...
Campanile Epinal
This hotel is 4 km from Epinal Train Station and 1.2 km from Images d’Epinal Golf Course. It offers free Wi-Fi access, a...
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