Vosges

Description

Vosges

Range of low mountains west of the Rhine Valley.

Opinions

Rate 7.4 | 5 votes | No 9. in France
  • pc22
  • Rate 8
  • Positive Loved the mountains and the forests...... amazing castles and little old world towns ...some fantastic wildlife too
  • Negative occasional forestry going on with detours badly put down for walkers.... also in high summer lots of ticks.....beware Lyme disease ....
  • Oranginas, hiking trails Europe April 1987
  • Rate 7
  • Positive Wet and high altitude meadows, deep valleys, waterfalls, lakes, cliffs and rocks. Continuously beautiful views. La gastronomie formidable et le vin! Hiking through a largely protected area (Regional Nature Park).
  • Negative Fine forests, but avoid walking the whole day in a forest. So, prepare your trip.
  • Henk Nouws July 1982
  • Rate 8
  • Positive The best part was the north part, where the hills were lower and you got the feeling of being closed in into the forest. Lot's of ruined castles overviewing the Rhine valley. Good trailsystem.
  • Negative Forestry
  • Joke ter Weele July 1982
  • Rate 7
  • Positive Beautiful forests, particularly in the northern half
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Map

Hiking Map of Vosges

Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2007
  • Across the Eastern Alps: E5
  • From Lake Constance in Germany, this guidebook describes walking the E5 trek that runs 600km through a remarkable kaleidoscope of landscapes and culture in Switzerland, Austria and Italy, to its destination at Verona. It traverses the Allgauer, Lechtaler and Ötztaler Alps. There is a good network of alpine refuges and guesthouses on the route. Read more
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United Kingdom
2007
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2007
  • Wandelgids Across the eastern alps: E5 | Cicerone
  • Launched on the shores of beautiful Lake Constance, this well-established long-distance European pathway (600km) takes 30 days to make its way through a remarkable kaleidoscope of landscapes and culture spanning rural alpine regions in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. Passes as high as 2900m above sea level are crossed en route to the... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • The GR5 Trail
  • An essential guidebook for walking the GR5 trail, 660km from Lac Leman (Lake Geneva) to Nice or Menton, through the French Alps. Includes all the main variant routes as it passes Mont Blanc, then through the Vanoise, the Queyras and the Mercantour National Parks. Includes accommodation, profiles and maps. Suitable for fairly experienced hikers. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
  • The GR5 Trail
  • An essential guidebook for walking the GR5 trail, 660km from Lac Leman (Lake Geneva) to Nice or Menton, through the French Alps. Includes all the main variant routes as it passes Mont Blanc, then through the Vanoise, the Queyras and the Mercantour National Parks. Includes accommodation, profiles and maps. Suitable for fairly experienced hikers. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids The GR5 Trail | Cicerone
  • Engelsetalige wandelgids van het beroemde GR 5 pad in de Franse Alpen. Dezse gids beschrijft de gehele route van de GR 5 van het meer van Geneve tot aan Nice en de Middellandse zee. Goede beschrijvingen en informatie; kaartmateriaal is vrij beperkt. An essential guidebook for walking the GR5, one of the world's most spectacular long-distance... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • The GR5 Trail - Vosges and Jura
  • Guidebook to a 687km (427 mile) trek through eastern France, traversing the Vosges and the Haut-Jura plateau. The route follows the GR53 from Wissembourg to Schirmeck, before picking up the central section of the GR5 from Schirmeck to Nyon on Lake Geneva, taking in wooded and grassy hills, river gorges and fascinating castle ruins. Read more
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2017
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Netherlands
2017
  • Wandelgids The GR5 Trail Vosges and Jura | Cicerone
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van dit geweldige gebied. goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. This guidebook describes a long-distance walking route through the delightful Vosges and Jura. Situated in France near the eastern border, the three regional parks of the Ballons des Vosges,... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • The North Downs Way
  • Guidebook to walking the North Downs Way National Trail, a 130 mile (208km) trail between Farnham and Dover, with an optional visit to Canterbury. Following the ancient Pilgrim's Way for much of the way, through pleasant countryside, this is one of the easier National Trails and the walk is described over 11 stages. With 1:25K OS map booklet. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2017
  • The North Downs Way
  • A guidebook to walking the North Downs Way National Trail, a 130 mile (208km) walk between the high downland of Farnham and the historic city of Dover on the Kent coast, with an optional visit to Canterbury. The route is described in 11 stages, and is fully illustrated with colour photographs and OS map extracts. The North Downs Way is one of... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2017
  • The North Downs Way
  • Guidebook to walking the North Downs Way National Trail, a 130 mile (208km) trail between Farnham and Dover, with an optional visit to Canterbury. Following the ancient Pilgrim's Way for much of the way, through pleasant countryside, this is one of the easier National Trails and the walk is described over 11 stages. With 1:25K OS map booklet. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2017
  • Wandelgids The North Downs Way | Cicerone
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van de North Downs Way, waarbij naast alle noodzakelijke informatie ook gebruik gemaakt wordt van de echte topografische kaart. inclusief gidsje met routekaarten van 1:25000 A guidebook to walking the North Downs Way National Trail, a 130 mile (208km) walk between the high downland of Farnham and the historic city of... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2011
  • Trekking in the Alps
  • A book to 20 classic trekking routes in the Alps. Exploring the best trekking areas, outline descriptions and photographs illustrate the classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc, and Chamonix to Zermatt, as well a number of trekking routes in Slovenia, the Italian Dolomites, the French Alps, Austrian Alps and Swiss Alps. Ideal for inspiration. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2011
  • Alps Trekking
  • An inspirational walking guide to 20 summer treks in the European Alps in Italy, Austria, Switzerland, France and Slovenia, by 8 Alpine trekking experts, including the classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc and lesser-known routes like the Traverse of the Slovenian Alps. All the rich scenic diversity for which the Alps are renowned is... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2011
  • Trekking in the Alps
  • An inspirational guidebook to 20 classic treks in the Alps. As well as introducing new hiking areas in the Alps, classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc, and Chamonix to Zermatt are included. Trekking in the Alps is immensely satisfying, and this book celebrates the rich and scenic diversity for which this great mountain range is renowned. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
  • Wandelgids Trekking in the Alps | Cicerone
  • All the rich scenic diversity for which the Alps are renowned is celebrated here, while the 20 treks described include well-known classics as well as newly-created multi-day routes. The eight talented writers and photographers brought together to produce this book are among the most experienced of Alpine trekkers. Between them they have... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Randonnées en Franche-Comté de gare en gare FFRP Topo-guide No. RE18
  • Randonnées en Franche-Comté de gare en gare, FFRP topo-guide Ref. No. RE18, with 28 day walks of varying length and difficulty in the French Jura between Belfort and St-Claude. Each walk links two SNCF stations and is presented on a separate colour extract from IGN’s topographic survey of France at 1:25,000, with its description... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • La Haute-Sâone à pied FFRP Topo-guide No. D070
  • La Haute-Sâone à pied, FFRP topo-guide ref. no. D070, one of the titles in an extensive series of light, A5-size, high quality paperback guides published by the Fédération Française de la Randonnée Pédestre in association with local authorities, ramblers’ clubs, etc. The guides have *colour extracts from the French topographic survey at... Read more
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2013
  • Wandelgids D070 La Haute-Saône à pied | FFRP
  • La Haute - Saône... à pied : Paysages ondulés et jardinés; sommets arrondis des Vosges, plateau des Mille Etangs, véritable joyau au charme nordique, la Haute - Saône; point de passage entre Vosges et Jura. Bourgogne et Alsace, mérite mieux qu'une simple traversée. Ici, le patrimoine parle des hommes et du pays : châteaux campagnards, maisons... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • GR de Pays: Ouest des Vosges FFRP Topo-guide No. 881
  • Ouest des Vosges, FFRP topoguide Ref. No. 881, covering a hiking circuit from Neufchâtel plus 18 local walks in the western part of the department of Vosges, Current edition of this title was published in July 2015. PLEASE NOTE: the area covered by this guide is not in the Vosges Mountains.ABOUT THE FFRP (Fédération française de la randonnée... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Wild France
  • The romance of France lies deep in the hearts of travellers from Britain. Normandy, Provence, the Loire and the Camargue - such names have an instant magic, and all are represented, along with over 50 other exploration zones, in Wild France, a comprehensive guide to the country`s most out-of-the-way places. `Friends smiled knowingly when I told... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2015
  • GRP: La Ligne Bleue des Vosges FFRP Topo-guide No. 880
  • La Ligne Bleue des Vosges, FFRP topoguide Ref. No. 880, covering nearly 700km along three GP de Pays routes on the western slopes of the Vosges Mountains in Lorraine, with multiple possible loops including the peak of Le Hohneck. The guide also includes descriptions of 38 day walks of varying length and difficulty across this area. ABOUT THE... Read more
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Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids 880 La Ligne Bleue des Vosges | FFRP
  • Uitstekende routegids met gedetailleerde kaarten en een routebeschrijving. Fout lopen wordt op deze manier wel erg moeilijk. Met symbolen is weergegeven welke voorzieningen (openbaar vervoer / winkels / overnachtingen) er zijn langs of bij de route. Een nadeel is dat de daadwerkelijke adressen dan weer niet altijd genoemd worden. Alle gidsen... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Ely, Wisbech & Downham Market OS Landranger Active Map 143 (waterproof)
  • Cambridgeshire around Ely, Wisbech and Downham Market, including part of the E2 European Long-distance Path, on a waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of map No. 143 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Oxford, Chipping Norton & Bicester OS Landranger Active Map 164 (waterproof)
  • Oxford area, including sections of the Thames Path and the E2 European Long-distance Path, on a waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of map No. 164 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the physical edition... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Peterborough, Market Deeping & Chatteris OS Landranger Map 142 (paper)
  • The area around Peterborough, Market Deeping and Chatteris, including the Fens of the North and Middle Levels with part of the E2 European Long-distance Path, on a paper version of map No. 142 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • GR54/GR541: Tour de l`Oisans et des Ecrins FFRP Topo-guide No. 508
  • Tour de l`Oisans et des Ecrins, FFRP topoguide, Ref. No. 508, covering the 11 to 13 days long tour of the Ecrins massif along the GR54, including the local section of the GR5. Variants along GRs 54A, 54B, 54C, and 541 offer less demanding circuits of two to three days. Current edition of this title was published in April 2014.To see other... Read more
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Netherlands
2014
  • Wandelgids 508 Tour de l'Oisans et des Ecrins | FFRP
  • Fout lopen wordt op deze manier wel erg moeilijk. Met symbolen is weergegeven welke voorzieningen (openbaar vervoer / winkels / overnachtingen) er zijn langs of bij de route. De gids bevat een lijst met overnachtingsadressen inclusief telefoonnummers, soms aangevuld met websites/mailadressen. Alle gidsen bevatten een door ons toegevoegde... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Aldershot, Guildford, Camberley & Haslemere OS Landranger Map 186 (paper)
  • Aldershot and Guildford area, including the northern part of the South Downs National Park and a section of the North Downs Way / E2 European Long-distance Path, on a paper version of map No. 186 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE... Read more
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United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
  • Sarreguemines IGN TOP25 Map 3613ET
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Luxembourg North
  • One of two topographic survey maps of Luxembourg at 1:50,000, with contours at 10-metres intervals and additional relief shading. An overprint highlights long-distance footpaths, including the GR5 (E-2), cycle routes, and various places of interest, including campsites. The map covers an area of approximately 53 x 43 km / 33 x 27 miles. Map... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Grand Ballon - Guebwiller - Munster - PNR des Ballons des Vosges IGN 3719OT
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Alsace - Lorraine: Verdun - Metz - Nancy - Strasbourg IGN R05
  • Alsace - Lorraine map at 1:250,000 in the IGN’s regional series of France designed to provide convenient coverage of large areas on road maps with tourist information. Coverage includes the Vosges Mountain and the WWI battlefields around Verdun. Enlargements show in greater detail road access to Strasbourg, Nancy, Metz, Mulhouse, Colmar and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Vosges Department No. 88: Nancy - Colmar - Belfort IGN Map
  • The department of Vosges (88) in a series of departmental road maps at 1:150,000 from the IGN with the clearest presentation of the road network among the publishers’ extensive range of titles, but with less topographic and no tourist information offered by IGN’s bestselling TOP100 series. The index lists communes with their population... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Strasbourg - Forbach - Northern Vosges Mountains IGN Top100 Map 112
  • Map No. 112, Strasbourg - Forbach, at 1:100,000, part of the TOP100 series from the Institut Géographique National (IGN). These exceptionally detailed, contoured and GPS compatible road maps which include English language map legend are ideal for exploring the French countryside by car, by bike, or even on foot. Used by millions of locals and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Benfeld
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 3817O Benfeld | IGN
  • Let op: deze kaartenserie (de O en E versies) wijkt af van de OT en ET versie, het zijn zuiver topografische kaarten zonder ingetekende wandelroutes of GR paden. Ook andere toeristische aspecten staan niet als zodanig ingetekend. Wel zijn ze bijzonder goed en gedetaileerd. Een gemiddeld kaartlezer kan hier zonder meer de weg op vinden. Van dit... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Mulhouse IGN TOP25 Map 3720ET
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Luxembourg South
  • One of two topographic survey maps of Luxembourg at 1:50,000, with contours at 10-metres intervals and additional relief shading. An overprint highlights long-distance footpaths, including the GR5 (E-2), cycle routes, and various places of interest, including campsites. The map covers an area of approximately 53 x 43 km / 33 x 27 miles. Map... Read more
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  • Ballon d`Alsace - PNR des Ballons des Vosges IGN TOP25 Map 3520ET
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Massif des Vosges - Plaine d`Alsace IGN Top200 201
  • Massif des Vosges - Plaine d`Alsace map from the IGN, covering the north-eastern corner of France at 1:200,000 with excellent presentation of the terrain through contours and vivid relief shading, plenty of names of topographic features, long-distance GR hiking routes, places of interest, etc. The map is designed to provide convenient coverage... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Colmar - Mulhouse - Basel - Vosges Mountains IGN Top100 122
  • Map No. 122, Colmar - Mulhouse - Basel, at 1:100,000, part of the TOP100 series from the Institut Géographique National (IGN). These exceptionally detailed, contoured and GPS compatible road maps which include English language map legend are ideal for exploring the French countryside by car, by bike, or even on foot. Used by millions of locals... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Alsace Medieval Trails
  • Idyllic walking in the Northern Vosges Mountains. Walk through medieval Alsace and the Northern Vosges where you discover a land of fortified castles, ancient hamlets and sandstone summits covered with magnificent forests. It is an area incredibly rich in history and heritage. At one time this area was at the heart of a series of conflicts... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Alsace Wine Route Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided inn to inn walking holiday through the vineyards and forests of Alsace. Enjoy a gentle wander through the vineyards of Alsace. Medieval villages of gingerbread houses, hilltop castles, charming hotels and wonderful food and wine. As you walk between the picturesque towns of this region you will discover the best of Alsace. The... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Vogezen
  • Een reis vanuit een ideaal familiepension met Nederlandse eigenaren. Er is zo veel te doen op het grote terrein dat de kinderen niet meer weg willen. Er zijn altijd speelkameraadjes en daarnaast ook nog het zwembad, de ezels, de pony's...... Heerlijk verzorgd met ontbijt en avondeten. Er zijn tal van wandelingen te maken door de bossen en langs... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Elzas
  • Volg de romantische 'Route des Vins' tussen de mooie steden Straatsburg en Colmar. Fiets, eventueel op een E-bike, dwars door het heuvelachtige Elzasser wijnland over autovrije of autoluwe routes. Proef de heerlijke, lokale Gewürztraminer en Pinot Gris. Geniet van de prachtige panorama's over Rijnvallei en het Zwarte Woud. Stop onderweg in een... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Elzas
  • Ontspannende wandelingen door de wijngaarden van de Elzas, die in de zonnige luwte van de beboste Vogezen liggen. Je wandelt tussen de wijngaarden waar de beste Rieslings, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noirs en Gewürztraminers vandaan komen. Wandel van het vestingstadje Eguisheim naar Ribeauvillé, langs dorpjes met prachtige vakwerkhuizen, of hogerop door... Read more
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Aktivatours
Netherlands
  • Saar en Moezel 5 dagen
  • wandel- & cultuur/geschiedenis-combi De Saar ontspringt, zoals de Moezel, in de Vogezen in Frankrijk, en zij vloeit óók door het mooiste landschap in haar benedenloop: om precies te zijn tussen Saarburg en Konz, alwaar de rivier uitmondt in de Moezel. Al wandelend geniet u van een gevarieerd heuvellandschap van bossen, akkers, weilanden en... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Saar en Moezel 5 dagen
  • wandel- & cultuur/geschiedenis-combi De Saar ontspringt, zoals de Moezel, in de Vogezen in Frankrijk, en zij vloeit óók door het mooiste landschap in haar benedenloop: om precies te zijn tussen Saarburg en Konz, alwaar de rivier uitmondt in de Moezel. Al wandelend geniet u van een gevarieerd heuvellandschap van bossen, akkers, weilanden en... Read more
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