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Saint-Germain-le-Châtelet - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Territoire de Belfort

The village's name is mentioned for the first time in 1388.

A church already existed in 1573 but was dependent of the parish of Phaffans. Rebuilt in 1734, she was dedicated to Saint Germain of Auxerre in 1749 by the Bishop of Basel. This building located in the middle of the cemetery was replaced in 1869 by the present church.

The municipality of Saint-Germain-le-Châtelet is located 12 km north-east of Belfort. Bordered by the main road south 83 R & D, it relies on the north foothills of the Vosges. The lowest deck (370 m) is located at the Magrabi Creek and the highest point (539 m) atop Mount du Chatelet. Most of the village between registering scores 380 and 410 meters (the church is at 397 m).

Saint-Germain is one of the Canton of Rougemont le Chateau and the community of communes of the Country of the Vosges.

The activity of the common Saint-Germain-le-Châtelet has become since the end of weaving companies, mainly agricultural and residential. Some shops, artisans and service providers complete this new development.

The entire population is spread over a built fabric of about 223 houses and two apartment buildings.

Geographical information

Latitude47.6995220 (N 47° 41’ 58”)
Longitude6.9581980 (E 6° 57’ 30”)
AltitudeFrom 365m to 540m
Surface area3.36 km²
Population634 inhabitants
Density188 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBelfort (10.7 km, 13 min)
Insee code90091
IntercommunalityCC du Pays Sous Vosgien
DepartmentTerritoire de Belfort

Nearest cities & towns

Bourg-sous-Châtelet1.1 km (2 min)
Anjoutey2.1 km (4 min)
Felon2.4 km (4 min)
Bethonvilliers2.6 km (5 min)
Romagny-sous-Rougemont2.8 km (5 min)
Lagrange3.2 km (6 min)
Eguenigue3.9 km (6 min)
Menoncourt4.2 km (7 min)
Rougemont-le-Château4.5 km (7 min)
Roppe5 km (6 min)
Leval5.2 km (7 min)
Étueffont5.4 km (9 min)
Lacollonge5.6 km (10 min)
Phaffans5.7 km (9 min)

Things to see and do

Cross derogations from 1766.

House of the notary in 1766.

Église Saint-Germain in 1869.

Rinkenbach organ.

Hiking trails Anjoutey - Bourg-sous-Châtelet - Saint-Germain-le-Châtelet: 7.5 km.

Hiking Felon - Romagny-sous-Rougemont - Bois du Chatelet: 11.6 km.


Fountain in front of the town hall (© J.E)
Fountain in front of the town hall (© J.E)
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Town hall of the village (© J.E)
Town hall of the village (© J.E)
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Crest of the village, on the fountain (© J.E)
Crest of the village, on the fountain (© J.E)
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Church of Saint-Germain-le-Châtelet
Church of Saint-Germain-le-Châtelet
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Church Cross (© J.E)
Church Cross (© J.E)
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Church of Saint-Germain-d'Auxerre (© J.E)
Church of Saint-Germain-d'Auxerre (© J.E)
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Gate and eardrum of the church (© J.E)
Gate and eardrum of the church (© J.E)
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Tuesday 17 october
Min. 9°C - Max. 21°C
Wednesday 18 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 20°C
Thursday 19 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 17°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Ride the Thur Doller steam train
Entertainment9 € to 11 € Cernay (17.9 km)
Visit a copper mine
Culture and education9 € Le Thillot (24 km)
Isenbourg Castle Spa
Well-being45 € Rouffach (39 km)
Rieflé-Landmann winery tour
Local flavoursFreePfaffenheim (40 km)
Linge Memorial Museum
Culture and education4 € Orbey (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of the historic centre
Village visitEasy1h00Masevaux-Niederbruck (8.7 km)
Sattelboden Chalet
HikeIntermediate3h00Masevaux-Niederbruck (9.1 km)
Lachtelweiher Lake
HikeIntermediate2h30Kirchberg (10.9 km)
Tour of the lake
HikeEasy1h00Sewen (12.6 km)
3 lakes circuit
HikeIntermediate4h40Rimbach-près-Masevaux (14 km)


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