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Ballon d'Alsace

90200 Lepuix, France

1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks
Mountain Passes

About Ballon d'Alsace

The Col du Ballon d'Alsace is a mountain pass situated close to the summit of the Ballon d'Alsace in the Vosges Mountains of France. It connects Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle with Masevaux and Belfort. The Ballon d'Alsace was the first official mountain climb in the Tour de France. One of the nice trekking destination and also it offers a panoramic view of the natural beauty.


Attractions near Ballon d'Alsace

Lac de Malsaucy15.49km from Ballon d'Alsace

Lac de Malsaucy is a lake in the Territoire de Belfort, Franche-Comté, France. The lake with a surface of is 0.64 km² shared by three communes: Evette-Salbert, Lachapelle-sous-Chaux and Sermamagny. The rock festival Eurockéennes is held each July on a peninsula on the lake.

Lac de Kruth-Wildenstein16.64km from Ballon d'Alsace

Lac de Kruth-Wildenstein is a lake in Haut-Rhin , France . At an altitude of 545 m, the surface is 0.81 km². It was located in a serene surrounding and Swimming is authorized there. The lake and the surroundign offers a lot of activites and take a bit of a walk along the lake to get away from the water sports center and sit on an area of ​​grass if you want a little more calm.

one of France's biggest Nature Parks which covers the three former regions of Alsace, Franche-Comté, and Lorraine. It offers some beautiful natural and cultural heritage. There is a series of mountain landscapes, rounded mountain peaks, and high-altitude pastures. It is one of the largest and most populated French regional parks. A wide range of habitats available in the park including so many wildlife varieties too

The Lion of Bartholdi20.7km from Ballon d'Alsace

The Lion of Belfort, in Belfort, France, is a monumental sculpture by Frédéric Bartholdi, the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty. Finished in 1880, it is made entirely of red sandstone. The blocks it is made from were individually sculpted, then moved under Belfort castle to be assembled. Twenty-two meters in length and 11 meters in height, the colossal work dominates the local landscape. The lion symbolizes the heroic French resistance during the Siege of Belfort.

Grand-Ballon20.82km from Ballon d'Alsace

The Grand-Ballon is the highest summit in the Vosges and is situated between the valleys of the Thur and the Lauch in Alsace. the top of the Grand Ballon features an alpine-tundra climate. The mountain is part of the so-called Belchen System, a group of mountains with the name "Belchen" that may have been part of a Celtic sun calendar One of the nice trekking destination and also a good viewpoint.

Colline Notre Dame du Haut21.28km from Ballon d'Alsace

Notre Dame du Haut is a Catholic religious site  – near the village of Ronchamp, eastern France – world-renowned for its chapel designed by Le Corbusier in the ’50s. It also comprises a monastery and a gatehouse and a nice bell portico. Since the French Revolution, the property is privately owned by a group of about forty local families.  This chapel is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is a region of east-central France, created in 2016 through administrative reorganisation from Burgundy and Franche-Comté.It is well known for its rich history and diverse scenery, the region stretches from the rolling Burgundy wine country in the west, to the Jura mountains and Swiss border in the east.