Le Hohneck - Col du Calvaire - Orbey

Données techniques

Medium altitude 1052 m

Negative height difference 1232 m

Vertical gain 355 m

Distance 20.66 km

Average duration 1 jour

Carte IGN associée

Map IGN TOP 25 - 3618OT - Le Hohneck / Gerardmer / La Bresse

Détails de l'itinéraire

Leaving the mountain of  "Le Hohneck" you will reach the "Col de la Schlucht"  a historical mountain pass, now a major tourist attraction between Lorraine and Alsace. Direction to the pass of the "Calvaire"  overlooking the Lakes of ,Trout, Green, Black and White and the exceptional mountain peat bog of the "Gazon du Faing". 
From the "Col du Calvaire", you will descend to the small town Orbey, the heartland of Welsch, a small enclave with it's own particular language and history. Take the time to enjoy the agricultural mountain landscapes,  scattered farms, and the  typical Alsacien farm architecture on your way down.