An authentic and friendly experience and plenty of surprise are in store in the mountains of the Vosges.
Whether you’re a winter sports enthusiast or not, give these out-of-the-ordinary activities a try.
Switch it up this winter
The mountains will amaze you! Here, high in the peaks, it’s not just about skiing. There are also plenty of unique activities on offer.
For a one-of-a-kind outing, walk on frozen water and climb icy waterfalls on an ice-ruisseling expedition: guaranteed thrills!
Do you like horses? Try something new and get pulled along by a horse: either in an inner tube on a horse tubing ride, or while on skis with the popular Scandinavian activity of skijoring.
As any local from the Vosges Mountains will tell you, the farmhouse inns are brimming with traditions. They’re perfect spots for relaxing and enjoying a marcaire meal after a day of walking in the snow. You can always expect a warm welcome, mountain hospitality and enriching encounters with locals and travellers, all over a good meal. Foodies, set your course for the Vosges Mountains.
Info point : There are around sixty farmhouse inns in the Vosges Mountains, delighting food lovers’ taste buds with quality local products.
Relaxing after an eventful day
Take the time to treat yourself in the heart of the Vosges Mountains. After a workout in the snow, relax your muscles and revitalise your body. The Vosges are brimming with places to get away, for an hour or a few days, in a setting where wellness reigns supreme.
Info point : The 5-star Domaine de La Cheneaudière hotel and spa in Colroy-la-Roche was named the best European Spa in 2015. Relax your body and mind in this exceptional site or in one of the other spas of the Vosges Mountains.
Miles away from traditional winter holiday activities, discover Gérardmer’s Holiday Pass. Valid for 7 consecutive days, enjoy access to a variety of leisure activities and outings to experience with friends, as a family or on your own.
The weather isn’t great for skiing? Practice spins at the ice skating rink, work on your strike at the bowling alley or enjoy a relaxing moment in the sauna.