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Hiking route 2 days: Tour of Grand Ballon and Petit Ballon

Icon durée blanc 2 days / 1 nightIcone distance blanc 40,2 KmIcone denivele blanc 1611 m Challenging


This itinerant hike allows you to discover, in the space of two days, some of the most interesting routes in the Guebwiller region and the Markstein and Grand Ballon mountains. This hike is long and relatively difficult (over 41 km and almost 1500m of cumulative elevation gain). It is therefore intended for regular walkers and in good physical condition. Throughout the route you will discover different farm inns, Lac du Ballon, Grand Ballon, Markstein station, Petit Ballon and the ridges, the village of Linthal.

Additional Information

Latitude 47.944272394986
Longitude 7.1261124759251
Type de balisage
Altitude 453 m
Gare la plus proche : Bollwiller 15 Km
Lieu de départ Départ de Linthal


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