Le Sée d'Urbès

An ancient peat bog and peculiar ecosystem.

The Sée comes from a peat bog formed around fifteen-thousand years ago by the melting of the glacier hurtling down the Bussang mountain pass. The installation of valves led to the retention of water, which choked the initial vegetation for it to be replaced with an unusual landscape in which dead trees coexist with alders and willows, providing refuge for animals that are well-adapted to this environment.

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Accessible all year round
Guided visits possible with the CPIE des Hautes Vosges environmental initiative centre.
Information +333 89 82 20 12 or +333 89 82 23 70
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