Days Out: Vosges (88)

Mounky Park
Adventure park at Epinal for children aged up to 12 years, including a baby park for 0-3 year olds. Birthday parties organised. 46 rue Bazaine, Epinal (88).
Amphitheatre and Mosaic in Grand
Amphitheatre classified as on of the top ten of the Roman world due to its diameter of 148m. The site also possesses one of the largest mosaics of the Roman world. At 4 rue de la Mosaique in Grand (88).
Dinoze
American cemetery (Second World War) in Dinoze with 5,225 graves.
Parc Alsace Lorraine Miniature
Park presenting Lorraines places of interest and historic buildings in miniature. At 48, Route de Cleurie in Saint-Ame (88).
Lac Gerardmer
Lake covering 115 hectares offering boat tours, pedal boats for rental, sailing and fishing.
Maison Natale de Jeanne dArc
The birthplace of Joan of Arc, 1412. Pilgrimage centre and site of national historic interest in various locations in Domremy La Pucelle (88).
Domremy
The town of Domremy houses the church where Joan of Arc was baptised, the Joan of Arc Basilica and Joan of Arcs birthplace.
Sanctuaire de Grand (Vosges)
Gallo-Roman mosaics and amphitheatre at Grand. Open February to 25 December. 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00. Information at Conseil General des Vosges, Site de Grand, 4 rue de la Mosaique, Grand (88).
Les Hautes Mynes
Guided visits of the the old copper mines of Ducs de Lorraine which date back to 1560. Open April to September. 14:15-16:15. At Place de la Gare, Le Thillot (88).
Parc Naturel Regional des Vosges Du Nord
National regional park with historical, military and archaelogical and nature tours. Also museums and castles to visit.
Aventure Parc
Adventure Park in the Percee lake region of the Vosges. A vast range of outdoor activities available. See website for details and packages available. La Grande Haye, Celles sur Plaine (88).
Chateau de Thuillieres
Castle built in 1772 by Germain Boffrand. Guided tours available, open in July and August from 14:30-17:30 at Thuillieres, next to Vittel.
Confiserie des Hautes Vosges
Guided tours of this sweet factory that welcomes over 150,000 visitors a year. Over 30 different sorts of sweets are produced here, tastings possible. At Plainfaing (88).
Parc Naturel Regional Des Ballons De Vosges
National regional park offering many hiking trails or guided visits. The Maison du Parc hosts many temporary expositions. Seasonal opening hours. See the website for full details and maps.

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