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DescriptionEscape to the verdant Kaysersberg Valley between the vineyards and the mountains and discover its natural and cultural riches.
You will walk in the Vosges Mountains Park on well marked and maintained tracks at mid-mountain level. This best seller for Horizons d'Alsace has been delighting our clients for 20 years.
ProgrammExample of a programme for a stay 7 days/ 6 nights/ 5 hiking days:

Day 1: Welcome in Kaysersberg, mediaeval city dominated by the imposing imperial castle and birthplace of Dr. Albert Schweitzer, or at Kientzheim, ancient fortified town surrounded by ramparts in the middle of the vineyards.
Day 2: Saint Alexis, the green village, and Lapoutroie, renowned for its brandies and Munster cheese (6 hours / 20km/ + 750m / - 540m ).
Day 3: The Brézouard massif, northern limit of the High Vosges (1229m), the Bagnenelles and the mountain village of Le Bonhomme (6 hours / 14km/ + 810m / - 550m).
Day 4: Etang du Devin, a bog which is a home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Orbey by way of the Tête des Faux, a front line of the First World War and the impressive Lac Blanc, surrounded by glacial cliffs and dominated by a strange rock called « Château Hans » (6 hours / 16km/ + 530m / - 690m).
Day 5: The rocky stones "Pierres Tremblantes" used for druids cult. Labaroche, the most extensive mountain village in France and the feudal castle from the 11th century (4 hours / 11km / + 450m / - 200m).
Day 6: Trois-Épis a famous pilgrimage sind the 15 century. Turckheim, Niedermorschwihr a village nestling in the heart of the vineyards and a twisted bell tower from the 12th century (4 hours / 12km / + 210m/ - 680m).
Day 7: End of the trip after breakfast.

Your programme is draw up at the moment of your booking request subject to the availability of our hotels.

 
We loveA walk without luggage between the vineyards and the mountains.
Validity periodsAll the year, subject to the availability of the hotels, from 1st January to 31st December.
Specific terms and conditionsEquipment needed:
  • Good walking shoes (avoid new shoes).
  • Rain protection.
  • Small cool back pack for your daily needs.
  • A first-aid kit.
  • Swimming suits (Some hotels have a swimming pool).
  • A first-aid kit.
  • Drinking bottle.
  • Table cutlery.

Level:
  • 12 to 20 km per stage or 4 to 6 hours walking per day.
  • From 500-800 metres height differences.
  • In case of bad weather or physical problem, there is a possibility to catch the next stopover by car with luggage.

Accommodation:
  • Children in the parents room: free from 0 to 2, -50% from 3 to 11(Children menu), triple room price with children from 12 or more.
  • An extra can be asked in some hotel for guests with their dog. This information is necessary at the booking.

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Price includesIncluded in the price for a stay 4 days/ 3 nights:

- 3 nights with breakfast included in a 2 or 3 stars hotel.
- 2 diners.
- 2 picnic meals.
- 1 road book with daily descriptions and technical information in French, German and English (the language must be specified at the booking) available at  your first hotel  and 1 detailed 1:25000 hiking map.
- Transfer from Colmar train station to the first hotel of the circuit (round trip) from 2 people or the car park (the transfer back to the vehicle is provided free of charge and voluntary by the hotelier at the request of the client).
- Transfers of the luggage between hotels.
- The booking service.

 
Price do not includeNot included in the price:
  • 1 diner in one of the village in the vineyards for the stay of 2 to 4 nights, 2 diners for the stay of 5 to 7 nights.
  • Drinks.
  • Personal spending.
  • The transport between home and the train station of Colmar.
  • The tourist tax to pay directly at the accommodation.
     
  • Price from :
    • 216 € per person