Vosges

Description

Vosges

Range of low mountains west of the Rhine Valley.

Opinions

Rate 7.4 | 5 votes | No 10. 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, long distance 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

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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
  • 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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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • The GR5 Trail - Benelux and Lorraine
  • Guidebook to walking the northern section of the GR5 - 1000km starting in Hoek van Holland and passing through the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Lorraine to Schirmeck in France. A long-distance route covering a variety of cultures and landscapes. The full GR5 from the North Sea to the Mediterranean is one of the world's greatest trails. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids The GR5 Trail Benelux and Lorraine | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to walking the northern section of the GR5 - 1000km starting in Hoek van Holland and passing through the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Lorraine to Schirmeck in France. A long-distance route covering a variety of cultures and landscapes. The full GR5 from the North Sea to the Mediterranean is one of the world's greatest trails. Read more
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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
  • 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
  • Dorking, Reigate, Crawley & Horsham OS Landranger Active Map 187 (waterproof)
  • Dorking and Reigate area, including a section of the North Downs Way / E2 European Long-distance Path, on a waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of map No. 187 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
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • North York Moors Western OS Explorer Active Map OL26 (waterproof)
  • The western part of the North York Moors National Park on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL26, waterproof version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage extends from Ampleforth in the south northwards to Saltburn-by-the-Sea, and from Ingleby Arncliffe to Danby, Castleton and Hutton-le-Hole, and includes... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cheviot Hills - Jedburgh & Wooler OS Explorer Active Map OL16 (waterproof)
  • The Cheviot Hills on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL16, waterproof version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage includes Jedburgh, Woolmer, part of the Northumberland National Park, the peaks of The Cheviot, Corby Pike, Cold Law, Scrathy Holes and Windy Gyle, Catcleugh Reservoir, sections of the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury & Stowmarket OS Landranger Map 155 (paper)
  • Suffolk around Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury and Stowmarket, including part of the E2 European Long-distance path, on a paper version of map No. 155 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 of the map,... 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
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United Kingdom
  • L'Ouest des Vosges 881 GRP 2015
  • Guide FFRandonnée l'ouest des Vosges .1 GR® de Pays et 18 balades.Dans l'ouest des Vosges, l'horizon s'adoucit, les résideux cèdent le pas aux feuillus et les nombreux cours d'eau entaillent joliment ce pa... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Birmingham, Wolverhampton & The Black Country OS Landranger Map 139 (paper)
  • Birmingham with the surrounding area including the Black Country, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Solihull, Stourbridge, Bromsgrove and a section of the E2 European Long-distance Path on a paper version of map No. 139 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • 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
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Vosges - Lac Blanc Supertrail Map
  • The new Supertrail Maps show the best singletrails in Europe’s hottest mountain bike spots. These unique topographic maps make the knowledge of locals available to other mountain bikers. Consistent difficulty rating and useful additional information prevent the user from critical situations on the trails. The best singletrails in the best... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Mulhouse and its Environs IGN Map
  • Mulhouse and its Environs in a series of detailed road maps at 1:80,000 from the IGN, designed to highlight places of interest and recreational possibilities, with a city centre street plan and an enlargement of a selected hiking area.Cartography is an enlargement from 1:100,000 to 1:80,000 of the publisher’s highly popular TOP100 series, with... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • France: FFRP Topo-guides to Long-distance Footpaths
  • Light, high quality A5 paperback guides from the FFRP - the Fédération Française de la Randonnée Pédestre, to the long-distance GR hiking trails, with colour extracts from IGN`s 1:50,000 or 1:25,000 topographic survey maps overprinted with the route, plus a table indicating different facilities along the route, contact details for... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bregenz F&B
  • Indexed street plan of Bregenz extending north along the Bodensee coast to Lochau and Unter Hochsteg. Detail includes pedestrianised areas, railways, bus routes and cycle paths. Notable buildings are highlighted in red, and symbols indicate post offices, hostels, campsites and car parks.On the reverse is a 1:50,000 contoured map of the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alsace Wine Wall Map
  • Wine wall map of Alsace showing the region’s wine growing areas according to their A.O.C. classification and the course of the famous Route des Vins, plus a list of Grands Crus and an inset with geological information. The map covers the southern slopes of the Vosges Mountains between Strasbourg and Mulhouse, with an inset for showing the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • France: Kummerly + Frey Recreational Maps of the Vosges Mountains and Alsace
  • Vosges Mountains and southern Alsace on GPS compatible, double-sided maps from Kümmerly+Frey printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycling routes, sites for other recreational activities, various accommodation options, restaurants and ferme-auberge locations, etc. Scales are either 1:50,000... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alsace Wine Map
  • Wine map of Alsace showing the region’s wine growing areas according to their A.O.C. classification and the course of the famous Route des Vins, plus a list of Grands Crus and an inset with geological information. The map covers the southern slopes of the Vosges Mountains between Strasbourg and Mulhouse, with an inset for showing the northern... Read more
Stanfords
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
2017
  • Le Mercantour - Vallee des Merveilles GR5/GR52/52A
  • Le Mercantour: Larche – Nice/Menton, Vallée des Merveilles, FFRP topoguide Ref. No. 507, covering 450km of long-distance routes: the last section of the GR5 in the French Alps from Larche to Nice, an alternative variant off GR5 along the GR52 leading via the Vallée des Merveilles to Menton, plus GR52A – Panoramique du Mecantour from Col du... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
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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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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alsace - Colmar - Sélestat - Freiburg im Breisgau - Lahr K+F Outdoor Map 5
  • The central part of Alsace around Colmar and Sélestat on a GPS compatible, double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kümmerly+Frey printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycling routes, sites for other recreational activities, various accommodation options, restaurants and ferme-auberge locations,... Read more
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  • Alsace - Colmar - Selestat 2013
  • The central part of Alsace around Colmar and Sélestat on a GPS compatible, double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kümmerly+Frey printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycling routes, sites for other recreational activities, various accommodation options, restaurants and ferme-auberge locations,... Read more
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Walking holidays

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
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • The E5 Alpine Crossing - Walk Oberstdorf to Meran
  • Self guided walking tour on the E5 Alpine crossing from Oberstdorf to Meran. Take on the famous E5 Alpine crossing from Germany, through Austria and finishing in Italy’s South Tyrol. This classic inn to inn route is long-distance trekking at its best and is a must for Alpine fans. Hike from mountain pass to mountain pass, taking in the scenery... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Vogezen
  • Verblijf bij een 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 de vele... 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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Snp Wandelreizen
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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