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Col du Bonhomme

Col du Bonhomme, 68650 Plainfaing, France

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About Col du Bonhomme

The Col du Bonhomme is a pass over the ridge of the Vosges which was 36cated at an altitude of 949 m in Le Bonhomme in Alsace. It is an area that is flourished with natural beauty and picturesque locations. It connects the Alsatian Weisstal with the Meurthe valley in Lorraine.  There are two restaurants at the top of the pass. The view of the valleys from the pass is truly mesmerizing and The Col du Bonhomme is particularly popular with heavy goods vehicles.



Attractions near Col du Bonhomme

Lac des Truites7km from Col du Bonhomme

The Trout Lake or Lake Forlet , is the highest lakes Vosges at 1066 m altitude. It is called Forlenweier in Alsatian and reïf tou blan in Welsch . it is nestled in a large glacial cirque surrounded by steep slopes culminating at 1,303 meters. The one side of the lake has been made in to a barrage to regulate the flow of water into the Fecht. This lake was located in a picturesque location which was in the middle of woods and is also a calm and quiet area too.

Lac Vert8.59km from Col du Bonhomme

A beautiful lake Situated amidst the forest which was located in the heart of Passy, Haute-Savoie, France.  It was surrounded by spruce trees and reflects the Mont-Blanc. You can have fish from the lake and also bathing is possible here. It is also a nice trekking destination where you can explore large verities of flora and fauna. There are also opportunities for so many adventure activities in and around this lake.

Col de la Schlucht12.02km from Col du Bonhomme

The Col de la Schlucht Listen is one of the main passes in the Vosges mountains, located between the municipalities of Valtin and Stosswihr, providing links between these two departments. The pass is located in a beautiful location which is historically and naturally beautiful. This place has long been a popular destination for winter sports.

Sentier Des Roches12.39km from Col du Bonhomme

Sentier Des Roches, also known under the names of Felsenpfad or Strohmeyerpfad, is a hiking trail in the Vosges mountains that connects the Schlucht pass to Frankenthal, near the Hohneck. Created in the early 1910s, it is partly carved into the rock and has several passages fitted out using stairs and walkways. It is one of the best known and most frequented trails in the Vosges mountains and also one of the most accident-prone.

Lac de Longemer14.26km from Col du Bonhomme

The Lac de Longemer is an Ice Age glacial lake located in France in the Grand Est region in the Vosges department . The inflow and outflow of the lake is through the river Vologne . It is located on the western flank of the Vosges in a chain of lakes that includes the Lac de Retournemer upstream and the Lac de Gérardmer further downstream .

Hohneck14.93km from Col du Bonhomme

Hohneck is the Second summit of the Vosges mountains with 1364 m of altitude. As most of the summits of the Vosges, the Hohneck is situated on the water sharing crest between the Borgesian side cut by the river Vologne and the alsatian side cut by the valley of the river Fecht. It was one of the nice trekking destination and also the view from the top of the mountain is truly interesting.

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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.