With an altitude of 1424 m, Le Grand Ballon (also called Ballon de Guebwiller) is the highest point of the Vosges mountains. Its summit is a 45-minute walk there and back from the Chalet Hôtel carpark on La Route des Crêtes (summit route).
From the top you have a panoramic view over the Alsace plain, the Jura and the Alps.
In winter you can go alpine skiing, Nordic skiing as well as cross-country skiing and in the summer there are many signposted paths awaiting you around Le Grand Ballon.
Le Grand Ballon - route des crêtes – 68760 GOLDBACH-ALTENBACH
Thann-Cernay tourist office : +333 89 37 96 20