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The village of Tholy
Come live and discover the life of a pretty little village in the Vosges, Le Tholy. It is ideally located 10 kilometers from the lake and the town of Gérardmer, the pearl of the Vosges. It is known in France and throughout Europe for the beauty and purity of the site. Tholy it is also the promise of hiking or mountain biking... canoeing, sailing, fishing, swimming and many other activities of sharing and joy.
You will immediately be captivated by the wide open spaces, nature and freedom! You will forget your daily constraints to enjoy every moment spent in the heart of this exceptional setting of unspoiled nature. In all seasons you will discover the joys of quiet or family hiking. Since Camping JP Holidays, you can join 9 signposted and maintained hikes of 2 to 14 kilometers, as well as 6 marked mountain bike circuits of 10 to 25 kilometers.
Gerardmer in winter
If you like winter sports then do not hesitate any longer, Gérardmer is the resort for you! In addition to play areas and tobogganing, you will find entertainment suitable for all ages, tailor-made prices, activities for young and old, as well as shops and services. A free shuttle from the city center every weekend and during the holidays (only if the ski lifts are open to the public) transports you comfortably.
Restaurants welcome you in the heart of the estate. You can practice night skiing. For winter sports fanatics, you will also have access to circuits for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. So come and take a deep breath of the good air of the Hautes Vosges!
The Vosges, a land of freedom
The Vosges massif is the green lung of eastern France. Lakes and fir trees, valleys and high stubble reflect all the charms of a mountain that knows how to be gentle with people. The magic of the Vosges also feeds on the spirit of the place, on the vibrant memory of a fantastic story, which has shaped a unique imagination. Over the centuries and wars, faith and hard work, the Vosges – bitterly disputed border, blue line, electrifying patriotic fevers, have welcomed, and sometimes undergone, all the great changes of the world. Christianization, the beginnings of industry, and the invention of tourism. Awareness of ecology and controlled development then found in the Vosges great fields of experience.
The strengths of the Vosges mountains
- 18 kilometers of marked trails
- The Big Balloon highest point 1 m, the Hohneck, the Ballon d'Alsace….
- Many routes of cycle paths, greenways or forest paths, for the pleasure of cycle tourists (mountain biking and Road or electrically assisted bicycle) and hikers
- Its gastronomy and its terroir (farm inns, restaurant, its cheeses, honey, candy… ..).
- Its cultural riches (museums, castle, crafts ...).
- Its lakes and waterfalls (Gerardmer, Longemer, Retournemer, Corbeaux Lake, Green Lake, Black Lake, White Lake…).
France's leading cycling region
A classic in the region is the Strasbourg – Mulhouse cycle route. The route, sections of the route EuroVelo 5 (south of England – south of Italy), runs along the Bruche canal. It then engages on the Alsace vineyard cycle route with a view of the plain on one side and the heights of the Vosges on the other. The marked and hilly route follows old railway lines, wine farm paths and small quiet roads. This route is ideal for visiting Ribeauvillé, Riquewihr, Kaysersberg, Obernai, Eguisheim…
less than 40 minutes from camping
- Gerardmer lake
- Lama Mountain
- Crows Lake
- Route des Crêtes
- Merelle Observatory
- Brabant goat farm
- Epinal Castle
- Saut des vats
- Saichy Farm
Alsace is very close
Alsace is a stone's throw from the Vosges. It offers you a history and an architectural heritage to discover.
The Alsace wine route
You will travel along the wine route. You will take the time to meet the winegrowers and listen to them deliver the poetry of their terroir. Alsatian producers are all keen to give you the best welcome. They thus generously share their passion for wine.
The emblematic villages
You will visit the most typical villages of Alsace such as Kaysersberg, Ribeauvillé or Riquewihr. The cities of Colmar with its little Venice, Strasbourg and its cathedral will also welcome you. Don't miss a visit to the Haut Koenigsbourg castle.
Delight your taste buds with tasty and authentic products. Vegetables, fruits, Munster, meats or even honey and jams. Delicious and refreshing, beer is the emblematic drink of Alsace! It is indeed the first brewing territory in France with 60% of national production. Taste an extraordinary variety of beers, from the most traditional to the most original.
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