The Ballons des Vosges Regional Nature Park

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The Ballons des Vosges Regional Nature Park - Tourism in the Haut-Rhin

Covering three regions (Alsace, Franche-Comté, Lorraine) and four départements (the Haut-Rhin, the Haute-Saône, the Vosges, the Territoire de Belfort), the park of the Ballons des Vosges extends over 3000 km². The Vosges massif offers a series of mountains landscapes, round-topped mountains (ballons) and alpine pastures (hautes chaumes). The highest peak of this magnificent protected area is situated at the Grand Ballon, at an altitude of 1,424 metres.

With its numerous paths and its beautiful landscapes, the reserve will delight walkers and nature lovers.

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Summit of the Ballon d' Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )Summit of the Ballon d' Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Our Lady of the Ball - East Summit Ballon d' Alsace ( © JE)Our Lady of the Ball - East Summit Ballon d' Alsace ( © JE)
Statue of Joan of Arc - West Summit Ballon d' Alsace ( © JE)Statue of Joan of Arc - West Summit Ballon d' Alsace ( © JE)
 
Roche split - Planche des Belles Filles ( © Jean Espirat )Roche split - Planche des Belles Filles ( © Jean Espirat )
First Snow atop Rossberg ( © Jean Espirat )First Snow atop Rossberg ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Crest Rossberg, Head for the Perches ( © JE)Crest Rossberg, Head for the Perches ( © JE)
Farm - inn Fennematt ( © Jean Espirat )Farm - inn Fennematt ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Pass the Fennematt viewed from Wissgrutt ( © Jean Espirat )Pass the Fennematt viewed from Wissgrutt ( © Jean Espirat )
the Red Grass - ski ( © Jean Espirat )the Red Grass - ski ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Valley Wesserling view of Red Grass ( © Jean Espirat )Valley Wesserling view of Red Grass ( © Jean Espirat )
Chaume Querty - Region Ballon d Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )Chaume Querty - Region Ballon d Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Sunrise on the valley SEWEN, given the Ballon d'Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )Sunrise on the valley SEWEN, given the Ballon d'Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )
Summit ball Servance ( © Jean Espirat )Summit ball Servance ( © Jean Espirat )
 
La Planche des Belles Filles - Ski resort ( © Jean Espirat )La Planche des Belles Filles - Ski resort ( © Jean Espirat )
Sunrise seen from the top of the Ballon d' Alsace ( © JE)Sunrise seen from the top of the Ballon d' Alsace ( © JE)
 
Etang des Belles Filles - Massif du Ballon d'Alsace ( © JE)Etang des Belles Filles - Massif du Ballon d'Alsace ( © JE)
Etang des Belles Filles - Massif du Ballon d'Alsace ( © JE)Etang des Belles Filles - Massif du Ballon d'Alsace ( © JE)
 
Reed Pond - Mountain Ballon d' Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )Reed Pond - Mountain Ballon d' Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )
Top Small Pond - Mountain Ballon d' Alsace ( © JE)Top Small Pond - Mountain Ballon d' Alsace ( © JE)
 
Alfeld Lake - Mountain Ballon d' Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )Alfeld Lake - Mountain Ballon d' Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )
the Lachtelweiher, massive Ballon d'Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )the Lachtelweiher, massive Ballon d'Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Lake Perch - Mountain Perches ( © JE)Lake Perch - Mountain Perches ( © JE)
Lake SEWEN - Mountain Ballon d' Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )Lake SEWEN - Mountain Ballon d' Alsace ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Lakes Neuweiher - Massif perches ( © Jean Espirat )Lakes Neuweiher - Massif perches ( © Jean Espirat )
Lakes Neuweiher seen GR 5 ( © Jean Espirat )Lakes Neuweiher seen GR 5 ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Lake Kruth - Wildenstein ( © Jean Espirat )Lake Kruth - Wildenstein ( © Jean Espirat )
Lake Lauch ( © Jean Espirat )Lake Lauch ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Lac du Ballon - Massif du Grand Ballon ( © Jean Espirat )Lac du Ballon - Massif du Grand Ballon ( © Jean Espirat )
Lake Altenweiher ( © Jean Espirat )Lake Altenweiher ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Lake Blanchemer from the road crests ( © JE)Lake Blanchemer from the road crests ( © JE)
Lac de la Lande, seen from the ridge road ( © JE)Lac de la Lande, seen from the ridge road ( © JE)
 
Crow Lake - Area Pass Bramont ( © Jean Espirat )Crow Lake - Area Pass Bramont ( © Jean Espirat )
green Lake ( © Jean Espirat )green Lake ( © Jean Espirat )
 
green Lake ( © Jean Espirat )green Lake ( © Jean Espirat )
Pond - bog Chajoux ( © Jean Espirat )Pond - bog Chajoux ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Lake Gerardmer seen from the tower of Mérelle ( © Jean Espirat )Lake Gerardmer seen from the tower of Mérelle ( © Jean Espirat )
Lake Retournemer seen rock Devil ( © Jean Espirat )Lake Retournemer seen rock Devil ( © Jean Espirat )
 
white Lake ( © Jean Espirat )white Lake ( © Jean Espirat )
white Lake ( © Jean Espirat )white Lake ( © Jean Espirat )
 
black Lake ( © Jean Espirat )black Lake ( © Jean Espirat )
black Lake ( © Jean Espirat )black Lake ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Hiking on the trail snowfields, Hohneck ( © Jean Espirat )Hiking on the trail snowfields, Hohneck ( © Jean Espirat )
Bog altitude, turf Faing ( © Jean Espirat )Bog altitude, turf Faing ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Rock of Blast Furnace - Region Tanet ( © Jean Espirat )Rock of Blast Furnace - Region Tanet ( © Jean Espirat )
Summit Tanet ( © Jean Espirat )Summit Tanet ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Summit Hohneck ( © Jean Espirat )Summit Hohneck ( © Jean Espirat )
Rocks Taubenklaffels ( © Jean Espirat )Rocks Taubenklaffels ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Route peaks, seen from Rainkopf ( © Jean Espirat )Route peaks, seen from Rainkopf ( © Jean Espirat )
the GR 5 on the ridge, seen from Rainkopf ( © Jean Espirat )the GR 5 on the ridge, seen from Rainkopf ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Cirque du Frankenthal - Hohneck ( © Jean Espirat )Cirque du Frankenthal - Hohneck ( © Jean Espirat )
Devil Ball - Region Longemer ( © Jean Espirat )Devil Ball - Region Longemer ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Longemer Lake, seen upstream side ( © Jean Espirat )Longemer Lake, seen upstream side ( © Jean Espirat )
Sunrise on the snow Hohneck ( © Jean Espirat )Sunrise on the snow Hohneck ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Trail snowfields, Hohneck ( © Jean Espirat )Trail snowfields, Hohneck ( © Jean Espirat )
Rock Fairy - Sod the Faing ( © Jean Espirat )Rock Fairy - Sod the Faing ( © Jean Espirat )
  

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