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Hiking trail D03: Befestigte Positionen nördlich des Donon

  • OTVB / Bernard Gewinner
Duration Half-day Length 7 Km Vertical rise 280 m Difficulty Intermediate Departing from Grandfontaine
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Description

Description

The Donon and its surroundings marked the border between France and the German Empire making it the scene for violent combat from August 1914. It was such a big issue that it was deemed essential to build a barrier of defences. These untouched constructions, trenches and shelters are now the breadcrumb trail through a determined face-off between 2 armies prepared to do anything and everything to defend their countries... View map

Further information

Latitude 48.50800018729
Longitude 7.1481015878253
Type of marking Club vosgien
Elevation 280 m
Duration Half-day
Lenght 7 Km
Level of difficulty Intermediate
Car park Parking next to forester's lodge Haut Donon
Departure point Forester's lodge Haut Donon
Nearest station Schirmeck-La Broque

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