Discover Rougegoutte, green
haven (4 European flower-winner) which every
year since 1970 and the Association "Red Bruyère" install over 47 000 plants of great variety that bloom in
every street village.
Nestled at the foot of the Ballon d'Alsace and the heart of a forest of 160 hectares, the history of Rougegoutte is linked to the church, we find the first mention in 1196 It was built on a promontory at the foot of which flows, on a background of red sandstone, a "drop" (stream) that blushes when it rains.
Its lime four centuries old throne on the village square. Rougegoutte: the village where life is good ... .
Its motto could be: "Rougegoutte : happiness of living together"
Belfort, a tumultuous land of history that saw the birth of "Territory" after the heroic resistance of Belfort in the War of 1870 A heart whose first name Belfort, flowery and colorful city
dotted with parks and gardens where the lifestyle is a forbidden treasure. Sheltered by the ramparts of the Great Vauban, it is guarded by its citadel and its famous Lion
Do not miss:
The Lion of Bartholdi's Lion of Belfort, historical monument erected by Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi, is the symbol of freedom and the heroic resistance of belfortaines troops led by Colonel Denfert-Rochereau, facing the Prussian army 1870- 71.
Eurockeennes: Each summer the first weekend of July, the Eurockéennes festival is the great rock music event in the East of France! Eurockeennes take place on the peninsula of Lake Malsaucy 10 km north of Belfort. 4 scenes including a lakeside offer a wide panorama of music, from rock to electro through metal, French chanson, pop music, folk and reggae. The cottage "Ginkgo" is 4km from the place ...
The FIMU: Every year during the weekend of Pentecost, the town of Belfort and students of urban area organize FIMU, International University Music Festival. For three days, the FIMU welcomes nearly 2,500 amateur musicians and singers from 30 different countries. All musical styles are represented: classical music, new music, jazz, contemporary music, bands, choirs, opera ... Access to all concerts is free. It allows for a family audience, music lover or simply curious to discover new sounds or enjoy more traditional formations. The cottage "Ginkgo" is 20 minutes from the platz ...
Discover the Territoire de Belfort, Franche-Comté, the crossroads of Europe bordering Germany and Switzerland, near the South Alsace
and vineyards, is a department like any other. He was born in the
Treaty of Frankfurt after the war of 1870, Alsace and Lorraine became French once again in 1918, but Belfort does not join the
“Haut-Rhin” and officially became the 90th French department
in 1922. Steep valleys and wooded lakes where
hide the clear ponds and water oak forests, everyone will find
the warmth of a welcoming department.
The Southern Vosges :
From the top of the Ballon d'Alsace ("Grand Site Nationale Classé" in the heart of the "Parc Naturel Régional des Ballons des Vosges") Lake Malsaucy the Southern Vosges decline the many facets of a genuine and generous nature . Rougegoutte to Anjoutey through Etueffiont let you tell the story of the typical floral and through their churches, laundries and museums lovingly preserved villages. In 1998, the Territory of Belfort won the National Trophy of the most flowery of France departments.
Plain Belfort :
Along the Canal du Rhône au Rhin, of “Fontaine” with its lime "Turenne" through “Phaffans” and his baroque church, discover charming villages of the plain of Belfort.
Territory south and Jura Foothills :
You will find in southern Belfort the highest vantage points in the area. From the plateau of “Croix”, the panorama extends Mountains Ajoie Switzerland, those of the Jura, through the Black Forest, the Alsace plain, the southern Vosges. Water is everywhere, streams, fountains, rivers and ponds are complicit hardwood forests.
Discover Franche-Comté of sites listed as World Heritage by UNESCO: the citadel of Besançon, the Saltworks of Arc et Senans and more recently the mines of Salins-les-Bains.
At the entrance of Belfort, Haute-Saône side, visit the Chapel of Ronchamp, designed by world famous architect Le Corbusier and stroll on the Plateau of a Thousand Lakes, a mosaic of colors.
Montbéliard meanwhile is only one step ... Discover the history of the Dukes of Wurtemberg. Enjoy the many collections of cars gathered in the heart of the Peugeot Museum in the town of Sochaux. Further south, you can ride the Wine Route of the Jura.
the many natural
wonders of Alsace. A few steps from Belfort, hike in
the southern part called the predominate.
Further north, join the Wine Route where you will have the pleasure of tasting the main Alsace wines with floral aromas, fruity or spicy.
Visit the many villages that characterize this colorful region: Riquewihr, Ribeauvillé, Eguisheim ...
Be amazed by the beautiful sites: the famous castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg overlooking the city of Colmar, Alsace the museum, the city of Mulhouse train. And remember, at the approach of Christmas, spread around different markets led by living cribs and Alsatian legends!
Discover Germany and Switzerland. Taking advantage of the new bike path
"Franco Bike Switzerland" You can soak grandiose landscapes
South of the department, discover near Delle, the rich heritage of the city of Porrentruy and radiate around its watch circuit.
Nearby marvel by the charms of the medieval city of St. Ursanne.
Relax on the banks of the Canal du Rhône au Rhin and let us guide you to Germany in the Black Forest for a romantic getaway on Lake Titisee, famous for the color of its water ... like .claire crystal.
Make a stop in the historic center of the city of Freiburg im Breisgau, global showcase for sustainable urban development.