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Mont Donon

Mont Donon, 67130 Grandfontaine, France

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About Mont Donon

The highest peak in the northern Vosges where many archaeological remains have been found. An engraved block of sandstone near the summit commemorates the conception of Victor Hugo. The views from the top of this mountain are truly impressive and this place has witnessed many fights in the 1st world war. The archaeological remain found here are being displayed in the Musée archéologique de Strasbourg.

Attractions near Mont Donon

Champ du Feu15.23km from Mont Donon

The Champ du Feu is the highest point of the Bas-Rhin at Ban de la Roche, at an altitude of 1,098 meters, on the bans of the communes of Belmont and Hohwald. In winter, the place is suitable for cross-country skiing and downhill skiing. It is also an ideal location for hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding. You can have a nice time here and the view from the top is truly impressive.

Mont Sainte-Odile19.43km from Mont Donon

A beautiful high mountain which was located in the Vosges Mountains in Alsace. It is around 764 metres high and is notable also for its stone fortifications called "the Pagan Wall. The mountain and its surroundings contain evidence of Celtic settlements. A mountain which is historically important and also a nice tourist destination too.

Château du Haut-Barr26.79km from Mont Donon

The Haut-Barr Castle is a medieval castle in ruins located in the French town of Saverne, in the department of Bas-Rhin.  It has been classified as a historical monument since October 1874. The castle is built on an imposing sandstone bar made up of three rocks; it has the characteristics of a castle bar. One of the ancient locations which shows light to the history of France.

La Montagne des Singes32.05km from Mont Donon

The Montagne des Singes is an animal park located in the commune of Kintzheim in Alsace . In this 24  hectare space which opened in 1969 , we can observe more than 240  magots . Since the park was created in 1969, the Montagne des Singes has also housed a center for studies on the social behavior of magots.  One of the nice location which was aimed in the conservation fo Magots.

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg32.13km from Mont Donon

The Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg is a medieval castle located in the Orschwiller commune. Built-in the 12th century, the castle bore witness to eight centuries of European conflicts and rivalries between feudal lords, kings, and emperors.  From 1900 to 1908 it was rebuilt at the behest of the German Kaiser Wilhelm II. Today it is a major tourist site, attracting more than 500,000 visitors a year. It’s the only medieval castle in Alsace that has been fully restored.

Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix34.98km from Mont Donon

The Sainte-Croix Animal Park is a French zoological park located in the heart of the Lorraine Regional Natural Park, in Rhodes. Mainly specialized in European fauna, it is designed as a park of vision. Created in 1980 by Gérald Singer, it is now his sons, Laurent and Pierre, who manage the park. It covers an area of 120  hectares with more than 1,500 animals of 130 species and it made this zoo one of the five largest zoos in France.

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Grand Est is a vast new region in Eastern France, the unification of the former historical regions of Champagne-Ardenne, Alsace, and Lorraine. Its geographical location – bordering Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and Switzerland – makes of the Grand Est an interesting cultural melting pot which can be clearly seen in its architecture and tasted in its gastronomy.