The “Ballon d’Alsace”

In the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional des Ballons des Vosges, the Ballon d'Alsace is the main summit of the Southern Vosges culminating at 1247 metres of altitude. It offers breathtaking views over the Black Forest in the East , the Jura, the Belfort Gap, and on a clear day the Bernese Alps and Mont Blanc in the South.

© Vincent COURTOIS

 

 

© M. LAURENT / CRT Lorraine - Vaches et randonneurs

© M. LAURENT / CRT Lorraine: Vaches et randonneurs  –  © Vincent COURTOIS

The “Ballon d’Alsace”

The ballon d’Alsace is proud to offer  four well-marked seasons : the warm colours of Autumn follow the soft green of Spring and the brighter green of Summer. Finally the pure white of Winter puts an end to this wide range of colours when you can take advantage of the Alpine or Nordic ski- resorts and of the various activities at your disposal:dog sledding, toboggan runs, snowshoes…)

Nice and unforgettable walks on marked trails await you .Gorgeous panoramas over valleys open up as well as numerous ponds ,mountain lakes , and rivers with pure water rivers.Located in the Parc Naturel des Ballons des Vosges, the Ballon d’Alsace is also a listed site renowned for its landscapes and its exceptional environment.

In this gren setting, along the paths , you will come across quaint flowered villages with a rich rural heritage .

The fauna and flora as well as  places of special natural interest are protected by the nature reserve of the Ballons Comtois.The  restaurateurs  will make you enjoy local gastronomy with recipes from Lorraine , Alsace or Franche Comté.

The Ballon d’Alsace is located between three regions(Franche Comté, Alsace and Lorraine) and four « départements »(Territire de Belfort, Haute-Saône, Haut-Rhin and Vosges).

 

 

Ballon d'Alsace - © Vincent COURTOIS

© Vincent COURTOIS

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