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Located in the heart of the Ballons des Vosges Regional Park, the beautiful mountains with rounded summits offer a succession of stunning panoramas throughout the year.

In winter, skiing is possible in the nearby ski resorts located at the following distances from Cornimont:

Alpine skiing

LaBresse Brabant -5km

La Bresse Hohneck -15km

La Bresse Lispach -15 km

Ventron Ermitage Frère Joseph -10 km

Cross-country skiing:

La Bresse Lispach - 15 km

Ventron -10km

And also other activities such as hiking with snowshoes are possible with departure from ‘col du Brabant’ 5 km away.

Ice skating in La Bresse: The ice rink is only open in winter. This year, it will be open from 22/12/2012 till 24/03/2013
 

In summer, the well signed and well maintained paths and tracks allow those who enjoy walking to discover lovely views of our valley:

-          - La Croix de Mission (663m)

-          - La Grand’Roche et le mémorial Notre Dame de la Paix (729 m)

-          - Le Grand Ventron (1202 m)

-         - Le col du Brabant (878 m)

-          - La Roche de Minuit (952 m)

-         - La Croix des Moinats (890 m)

-          - La Roche des Chats (980 m)


Tourist information.... for gourmets

Munster,

Locally smoked meat ‘fuméVosgien",

Tarte aux Brimbelles or blueberry tart

Confectionery,

Honey,

Wine produced from local fruits and berries

 

Tourist information for... the more adventurous

In Cornimont

Musée des Mille et Une Racines, beautiful exhibition of tree and other roots in curious forms, open daily from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm  to 6pm, route de  La Bresse.

Exhibition Francis Cuny, wood carvings - open in summer from 9h to 19h and winter from 9h to 17h.

Ceramic sculptor Anne Géhin, original exhibition of sculptures and objets d'art in terracotta, stoneware, earthenware and porcelain 8 route de Travexin - open from 9am 12pm and from 14h to 18h - www.annegehin . fr

Au Grés du feu, exhibition of ceramic wares, route de La Bresse - open from 10h to 19h

Le Jardin et Objets des Panrées , a flower garden situated at an altitude of  650m, 1 chemin des Panrées - open from April to October from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 16pm, except Wednesdays - www.jardin-et-objets.com

 

Locally:

‘Saboterie’ artisanal La Bresse, a very friendly and interesting clog maker

Confectionery bressaude La Bresse, enjoy watching sweets being made

Textile Museum in Ventron

Terrae Genesis minerals Saint Amé,  minerals and rocks shop
Cristallerie La Rochère in Passavant La Rochère,

 

Tourist information... textile

Fabrics Stock, selection of fabrics on the roll and local linen, tableware, 2 route du Grand Clos Cornimont

Fabrics Gisele, linen 48 Chajoux route de  La Bresse

Bleu Forêt des Vosges, factory  making socks, tights and leggings, open to the public for a tour on certain days,  2 rue du Jumelage Vagney

 

Tourist information... presentations

Holidaymakers welcome evening on Mondays during the winter holidays, July and August at 18h in “la salle des fêtes”, the village hall of Cornimont.

Chamois walk, every Wednesday during summer from 5am to see the chamois (wild deer) in their natural environment.

Food fair featuring kneffles (Alsatian pasta) and local smoked meats, the last Sunday of July Cornimont.
Hiking ‘counehette’ one Sunday in September in Cornimont.

Water Festival in september.

Craft market and local produce in the surrounding villages.

‘Impossible climb’ in late July in La Bresse.

Festival of woodcarving, Ascension week,  La Bresse.

Festival of daffodils in April every 2 years, Gerardmer.

Fantastic International Film Festival in January in Gerardmer.

 

Tourist information... sporting holiday

In Cornimont

Numerous well marked mountain bike trails, map available from the Tourist Office,
‘La voie verte’: multi-track activities built on the old railway linking the valleys between Cornimont , Remiremont and Remiremont Bussang. Surrounded by mountains, the ‘voie verte’ is open to all and is free to access.

Segway, basic instruction and discovery rides with Pierre Mengin 06 45 00 68 23 www.ma-hotte.fr

Nordic Walking Cornimont and La Bresse www.bmhv.com or www.mieuxencorps.net

Pétanque  area la Sermande,  Cornimont.

Tennis 2 courts, route Xoulces Cornimont

 

Around:

Summer Luge in La Bresse.

Adventure parks in La Bresse Bol d'Air or Gerardmer Acrosphère

Paragliding in La Bresse.

Motorcycles - karting - quads in La Bresse Gerardmer, The Menil and Ramonchamp.

Miniature golf in La Bresse and Ventron.

Swimming in La Bresse.

 

Tousrist information.... Nature Holiday

Mountain Lakes:    Lake Lispach La Bresse

                            Lake des Corbeaux La Bresse

                            Lake Blanchemer La Bresse

                            
Swimming Lakes:    Lake Moselotte, Saulxures sur Moselotte

                             Xonrupt-Longemer Lake

                             Gerardmer Lake

 

River Fishing 1st category and pond fishing Faing Cornimont.


Useful information

Tourist Office 27 rue de la 37th DIA - 00 33 3 29 24 12 17

Open Tuesday to Friday  9h30 to 11h30 and 14h30 to 16h30, Saturday 9:30 to 11:30.

Every day during school holidays in February and July-August 9am to 12pm and 14h30 to 18h, Sunday 10am 12pm.

 

Mairie  (town hall) 3 rue des Grands Meix - 00 33 3 29 24 11 13

Open Monday to Thursday 12pm 9am and 13:30 to 17:30, Friday  9h to 12h and 13h30 to 17h, Saturday 9am to 12pm.

Amenities and shops :doctors, pharmacies, dentists / bakeries, butchers, supermarkets ....


Market:

Cornimont: Thursday morning

Saulxures on Moselotte: Wednesday Morning

Thillot:Saturday

La Bresse:Sunday Morning.