Throughout your stay, you can discover the tourist sites of the Territoire de Belfort. You can search the 100 children of the Lion of Bartholdi scattered in the city or walk to the Ballon d'Alsace, a popular place for its natural heritage and its unmatched view.
The pond dates from medieval times was exploited for industry, fish farming and forging the forges, which have now disappeared. Large of 33 hectares, it is a preserved environmental site as well as a refuge for the league of protection of birds and natural area of ecological interest faunistic and floristic. (ZNIEFF) We find the path of Roselière forming a loop for hiking, it is therefore an opportunity to discover the fauna and flora of the pond during a beautiful walk along the water.
The lake covers 55 hectares, the largest in the Territoire de Belfort, it has landscape and ecological features that tourists take but also by its many activities (beach, kayaking, walking, observation ...) around it. In previous centuries, the lake has been used to supply water to the population and industries of the region during periods of drought. It is also the main place of the Eurockéennes Festival, the biggest music festival in France.
The sculpture was built in 1880, 72 ft long and 36 ft high, it represents a lion lying ready to stand, symbolizing the heroic resistance of Belfort during the siege of the city by the Prussian army in 1870. It is composed of blocks of sandstone and stands against the foot of the cliff of the citadel.
The Eurockéennes is the largest music festival in Europe and is held on the peninsula of Lake Malsaucy. The festival has hosted big names such as Daft Punk, Metallica, David Bowie ... in previous editions. This festival is very well served by the city of Belfort and gives travelers the opportunity to camp for free in an area provided they hold a ticket for the festival. Thanks to its popularity and its musical diversity, the festival has forged partnerships with companies in the Territoire de Belfort as well as Montbéliard to create a club patrons.
The Japy family is a dynasty of the French watchmaking industry whose museum is housed in former watchmaking workshops that were opened in 1986. Indeed, Frédéric Japy is boosting Beaucourt by manufacturing more machine tools. fast and less expensive and thus becomes the second most important French industrial concentration under the Second Empire.
The museum has a collection of Belfort history, archeology and ethnography in the heart of the Citadel. A space dedicated to Auguste Bartholdi, creator of the Lion of Belfort, is also installed in the establishment. The museum is located in the heart of the citadel surrounded by 14 hectares of fortification.
The museum is housed in an old mansion, in the family home of the poet Léon Deubel in the late nineteenth century. The incredible collection houses works of art by Picasso, Léger, Braque, Le Corbusier or Manolo reunited by Maurice Jardot who collaborated with the collector Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler.
The Trouée is a plain that connects the valleys of the Rhine and Danube, it is a compulsory passage between the Vosges and Jura. Following the defeat of the Territoire de Belfort in 1870-1871, the Séré de Rivières system, which aims to create a curtain of forts to channel enemies, is built around the Trouée. There are no less than 19 forts and books are mostly accessible by the public, including the Fort of Miotte, the fort of Basses-Perches, fort Dorsner Fort Lefebvre Fort Meroux, fort Ordener, fort Senarmont .. .
The Ballon d'Alsace is a tourist site whose attendance is very important. Classified and protected, it shelters a rich natural inheritance and is listed in zone Natura 2000 as well as in natural reserve, thanks to its regional natural park of Ballons des Vosges. It is possible to go hiking, skiing, paragliding or mountain biking while preserving the environment.
The city of Mulhouse has long been a city in constant growth during the industrial revolution: the goods circulated, the work was abundant and the factories very numerous.I travel
Walk through the streets of Colmar to discover the buildings that have retained the typical features of Alsatian architecture. Colmar is part of the essential step in your Alsatian trip!I travel
The Territoire de Belfort is unusual in many ways. Plunge into a territory of contrasts between Vosges and Jura, bordering with Alsace and Switzerland.I travel
Say hello to the storks in Eguisheim, voted the favorite village of french people in 2013. It is also located on the wine route where you can admire many castles.I travel
Come to Kaysersberg, voted the favorite village of french people in 2017, to discover half-timbered houses, vineyards and Alsatian gastronomy.I travel
Considered as a medieval city in the center of the Alsatian vineyard, the village will seduce you with its cultural heritage and authenticity found in its architecture and buildings well preserved.I travel
The monument is build to honor the memory of the battle of 1915. It consists of a crypt containing 12 000 unknown soldiers and weapons and equipment, guarded by two archangels sculpted by Antoine Bourdelle. Three chapels are devoted to Catholic, Protestant and Jewish cults, including a Virgin in the Catholic chapel.I travel
When you hear Munster, you immediately think of cheese but it's also a city! If you came for cheese, "La Maison du Fromage" will answer all of your expectations. But that's not all, Munster is also known for being the center of the regional park of Ballons des Vosges, also known for its panoramic view.I travel
The city of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines is very popular for its silver mines accessible by the Tellure Mine Park. It is also possible to visit many museums, temples and churches.I travel
Built in the 12th century, it is the center of many conflicts between lords, kings and emperors. We find a low court, spiral staircases, the furnished apartments of the lord and especially an atmosphere full of history.I travel
The Petit Prince Park is the world's first "air" park, opened in 2014 and extend over 24 acre including 30 attractions and 2 large balloons up to 492,126 ft high. It is possible to have fun in one of the 22 attractions and participate in the entertainment open to young and old.I travel
The museum is an open-air museum, it is organized as an Alsatian village in the early twentieth century, it promotes rural heritage and promotes the Arts and Traditions popular Alsace. The heritage comes in several forms: housing, crafts, cooking, agriculture as well as landscapes, gardens and rivers.I travel
The Sundgau, South Alsace, paradise of the bike®, is a set of 9 courses is nearly 186,411 miles of marked discovery circuits allowing you, in all serenity, to travel in one of the most beautiful regions of Alsace, authentic, mysterious and unspoiled mass tourism.I travel
Strasbourg is a municipality of the department of Bas-Rhin in the region of Alsace. It welcomes many European institutions such as the Council of Europe and the European Parliament, which is why it is called the "European capital".I travel
Mont Sainte-Odile is a Vosges mountain located in the Lower Rhine at Ottrott, rising to 2506,56 ft above sea level. The mountain allows to have a sight on the plain of Alsace but it is also a place of pilgrimage very frequented in particular the abbey of Hohenbourg that Sainte-Odile founded in 680.I travel
Discover the Alsatian fauna in this bestiary. It brings together local popular species such as the stork or the big hamster of Alsace!I travel