How to find a campsite in the department of Vosges
The Vosges department is a water department, dotted with many lakes, which have made it a flagship destination for green tourism. Located in the now called Grand Est region, the department of Vosges is in the historic Lorraine region. In order to be able to choose the best suited accommodation for your needs, we suggest that you quickly get in touch with the hosts on HomeCamper who will be delighted to share their accommodation offers in the department with you, as well as share their takes on what the best attractions and spots to visit are!
What to visit in the department of Vosges
Lake Gérardmer, a lake of glacial origin, is located at an altitude of 666 metres and offers beautiful walks thanks to its landscaped path.
The lake of Bouzey in Sanchey which can be bypassed in 1h30 as well as the glacial lake of Les Corbeaux of 9 hectares are pleasant.
Finally, the particularly famous Lake Longemer extends over 76 hectares and promises beautiful walks and long fishing trips.
The Ballons des Vosges regional nature park is one of the largest regional parks in France, where the fauna and flora are preserved.
The Berchigranges garden (its ponds, its nursery, etc...) and the Haut Chitelet mountain garden, which rises to 1228 metres where the flora of the Hautes-Vosges is in the spotlight, are worth seeing.
The Vosges is also a department renowned for its thermalism.
Vittel, a flowered city, is appreciated for its thermal baths, and the benefits of its water are no longer to be proven. Its casino, racecourse, gardens and heritage museum also make it an interesting city.
The thermal spa of Plombière-les-Bains also welcomes many people every year to enjoy the benefits of the cures.
The town of Epinal, the capital of the Vosges, is also worth a visit, especially for its 11th century Saint-Maurice basilica or its Place des Vosges with its old arcades. The "Ecomusée de l'Imagerie" - whose emblem is the booty cat - is a place where the ancestral know-how of printing and lithography is preserved.
The historical buildings, which bear witness to the Vosges' past, are a major point of interest for the department.
The fortress of Chatel in Mosellen, a historic monument, is considered one of the largest castles in Europe.
Uxegney Fort, built in 1882, including its underground parts, is to be discovered.
Finally, Jeanne d'Arc's birthplace in Domrémy or the archaeological site of Grand (Gallo-Roman site) are to be visited!
When to go to the department of Vosges
The months of September and August will guarantee you the biggest amount of sunshine during your stay, however you can visit the department of Vosges anywhere between the months of May and September for a sightseeing experience with warm temperatures.
Whether you own a caravan, a motorhome, or a van, get ready for a roadtrip filled with unique camping and sightseeing experiences!