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Orbey

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Orbey - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haut-Rhin
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The territory of the municipality of Orbey covers a wide green valley at the foot of Black and White lakes and large crest of the Vosges. Numerous hiking trails wind through forests and meadows and climb to the tops of mountains.

Geographical information

MunicipalityOrbey
Postcode68370
Tourism label
Latitude48.1262750 (N 48° 7’ 35”)
Longitude7.1602600 (E 7° 9’ 37”)
AltitudeFrom 397m to 1301m
Surface area46.02 km²
Population3723 inhabitants
Density80 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureColmar (23 km, 29 min)
Insee code68249
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée de Kaysersberg
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
TerritoryAlsace
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Lapoutroie4.3 km (7 min)
Labaroche6.6 km (11 min)
Fréland6.9 km (11 min)
Le Bonhomme9.5 km (11 min)
Kaysersberg-Vignoble10.4 km (14 min)
Trois-Épis12.1 km (16 min)
Ammerschwihr12.9 km (15 min)
Aubure14.4 km (22 min)
Katzenthal16.3 km (18 min)
Ingersheim16.4 km (19 min)
Soultzeren16.6 km (23 min)
Niedermorschwihr17.1 km (23 min)
Stosswihr18 km (25 min)
Turckheim19.2 km (23 min)
Riquewihr20 km (25 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

Panorama on the hamlet of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
Panorama on the hamlet of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
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Lac Blanc - East shore (© J.E)
Lac Blanc - East shore (© J.E)
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City Center of Orbey (© J.E)
City Center of Orbey (© J.E)
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White Lake
White Lake
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Trembling Stone (© J.E)
Trembling Stone (© J.E)
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Fontaine, hamlet of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
Fontaine, hamlet of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
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Tour du Faudé
Tour du Faudé
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Bike Park
Bike Park
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Barefoot Trail
Barefoot Trail
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Valley of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
Valley of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
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Adventure park
Adventure park
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Church of Saint Catherine - Hameau des Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
Church of Saint Catherine - Hameau des Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
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Cross of crossroads - Hameau des Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
Cross of crossroads - Hameau des Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
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Hamlet of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
Hamlet of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
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Cupules on one of the trembling stones (© J.E)
Cupules on one of the trembling stones (© J.E)
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Trembling Stone (© J.E)
Trembling Stone (© J.E)
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One of the trembling stones (© J.E)
One of the trembling stones (© J.E)
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Trembling Stone (© J.E)
Trembling Stone (© J.E)
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Trembling Stone (© J.E)
Trembling Stone (© J.E)
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Trembling Stone (© J.E)
Trembling Stone (© J.E)
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Trembling Stone (© J.E)
Trembling Stone (© J.E)
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Trembling Stone (© J.E)
Trembling Stone (© J.E)
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The cupules on the biggest trembling stones (© J.E)
The cupules on the biggest trembling stones (© J.E)
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Close-up of the cups (© J.E)
Close-up of the cups (© J.E)
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The two trembling stones (© J.E)
The two trembling stones (© J.E)
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The trembling stone, seen from below (© J.E)
The trembling stone, seen from below (© J.E)
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Pierre raised at the place called Quimberg, hamlet of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
Pierre raised at the place called Quimberg, hamlet of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
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Pierre raised at the place called Quimberg, hamlet of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
Pierre raised at the place called Quimberg, hamlet of the Basses-Huttes (© J.E)
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Under the biggest trembling stone, the tree-crutch (© J.E)
Under the biggest trembling stone, the tree-crutch (© J.E)
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The stone table at the Ferrebeuf crossroads (© J.E)
The stone table at the Ferrebeuf crossroads (© J.E)
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The stone table at the Ferrebeuf crossroads (© J.E)
The stone table at the Ferrebeuf crossroads (© J.E)
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Rocky chaos around trembling stones (© J.E)
Rocky chaos around trembling stones (© J.E)
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Ancient ice-tower, in the municipal park of Orbey (© J.E)
Ancient ice-tower, in the municipal park of Orbey (© J.E)
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Old ice-tower - Orbey (© J.E)
Old ice-tower - Orbey (© J.E)
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Altar of the Virgin - Church of Orbey (© J.E)
Altar of the Virgin - Church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Baptistery of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
Baptistery of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Chair of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
Chair of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Chapel of the Pieta, in the church of Orbey (© J.E)
Chapel of the Pieta, in the church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Another chapel in the church of Orbey (© J.E)
Another chapel in the church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Saint-Urbain church of Orbey (© J.E)
Saint-Urbain church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Saint-Urbain church of Orbey (© J.E)
Saint-Urbain church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Facade of the Saint-Urbain church of Orbey (© J.E)
Facade of the Saint-Urbain church of Orbey (© J.E)
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North gallery of the Saint-Urbain church of Orbey (© J.E)
North gallery of the Saint-Urbain church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Procession Cross, Church of Orbey (© J.E)
Procession Cross, Church of Orbey (© J.E)
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City of Orbey (© J.E)
City of Orbey (© J.E)
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Nave of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
Nave of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Organ of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
Organ of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Carved stone near the tower-cooler of Orbey (© J.E)
Carved stone near the tower-cooler of Orbey (© J.E)
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Ruisseau la Weiss, in the center of Orbey (© J.E)
Ruisseau la Weiss, in the center of Orbey (© J.E)
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The Weiss Creek at Orbey (© J.E)
The Weiss Creek at Orbey (© J.E)
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One of the three figures carved on the tower-cooler of Orbey (© J.E)
One of the three figures carved on the tower-cooler of Orbey (© J.E)
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Stained glass window of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
Stained glass window of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Stained glass window of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
Stained glass window of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
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Stained glass window of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
Stained glass window of the church of Orbey (© J.E)
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White lake - Shore under the rock Hans (© J.E)
White lake - Shore under the rock Hans (© J.E)
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Lac Blanc - At the bottom, the Col du Calvaire (© J.E)
Lac Blanc - At the bottom, the Col du Calvaire (© J.E)
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Lac Blanc, seen from its source (© J.E)
Lac Blanc, seen from its source (© J.E)
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Lac Noir, seen from the path of the ridges (© J.E)
Lac Noir, seen from the path of the ridges (© J.E)
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North Shore of Black Lake (© J.E)
North Shore of Black Lake (© J.E)
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Lac Noir seen from the ridge path (© J.E)
Lac Noir seen from the ridge path (© J.E)
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Weather

Tuesday 17 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 22°C
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Wednesday 18 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 20°C
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Thursday 19 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

In Welche house Frankland, museum Labaroche wood, pool Rainbow Kaysersberg museum or brandy and cheese in Lapoutroie.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Linge Memorial Museum
Culture and education4 € Orbey
Helicopter flight in Alsace
Sports sensations74 € to 410 € Colmar (15.2 km)
Tour of Colmar in the little tourist train
Culture and education350 € to 650 € Colmar (15.4 km)
Tour and organic wine-tasting at the Platz cellar
Local flavoursFreeBergheim (17.9 km)
Cellar tour and wine tasting
Local flavoursFreeRodern (18 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Bramont Circuit
HikeIntermediate2h30Plainfaing (12 km)
Beblenheim Vineyards
HikeEasy2h00Beblenheim (12.8 km)
Eguisheim-Hagueneck Castle-Wettolsheim
HikeIntermediate3h00Eguisheim (14.3 km)
Eguisheim Wine-making Trail
Village visitEasy1h15Eguisheim (14.3 km)
Fischboedlé Lake
HikeEasy2h00Metzeral (15.1 km)

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