At 1247 m altitude this is the point where three regions meet: Lorraine, Franche-Comté and Alsace.
From the summit, discover a panoramic view over the Doller valley and the Alps following the 1½ to 2 hour discovery route (Sentier de découverte).
The Ballons des Vosges Regional Natural Park has an expansive range of activities in store for its visitors: walks, paragliding, routes in the trees, cani-rando dog treks, mountain biking and winter activities such as skiing, sledging, cross-country skiing, dog-sledding.
You can stay in hotels, inns, hostels or stopover gites and eat in farm inns or fast food.
Several events take place in Ballon d'Alsace throughout the year: such as the Transhumance Festival, Woodcutters' Festival, mountain dwellers' festival and torch descent.
Station du Ballon d’Alsace – 68290 SEWEN
Ballon d'Alsace tourist information points: :
> At col du Ballon d'Alsace
Point I - +333 29 25 20 38
Open from 9h to 12h30 and from 13h to 17h
- Every day during Christmas and February school holidays (all areas)
- The weekends of June, September and January
- Daily in July and August
Picnic room open every day, public toilets.
> At Gentiane
Picnic room, public toilets. Open every day this summer.
Camping car "Les Sapins"
9 palces, water 3€, €3 electricity