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Col de la Chapelotte, Historic half-day hike in the Vosges (Vallée de la Plaine)

Col de la Chapelotte
Col de la Chapelotte
Col de la Chapelotte
Col de la Chapelotte

Come on a historical journey through World War I and travel to Col de la Chapelotte with UIMLA-certified leader Aymeric on a half-day hike through the Valley of the Plain and learn about the significance of the Vosges while immersed in its beauty.



1/2 Day

All year


All Levels


* Take part in a journey through World War I history.

* Explore the dichotomy between its natural beauty and war scenery.

* Learn vital information and culture from an expert local guide.


Take walk through history and discover the Valley of the Plain on an immersive half-day hike in eastern France! Learn about the First World War and the role that this region played in it while enjoying the miraculous natural scenery and delightful trails of the Col de la Chapelotte!

France in known for many things, one being its vast and profound history. With an astonishing culture that has stood the test of time, it should come as no surprise that waiting in the forested eastern parts of the country are enriching tours of epic proportion. One of the most notable points of interest is the Col de la Chapelotte and the associate Valley of the Plain.

This hiking program delves deep into the war-era past of France and expounds upon a half-day hike with captivating information and evocative true stories. Blending the stunning wilderness scenery with wartime facts, you will learn about the zeppelins of the early 20th century as well as the trenches and battles of the mountain war.

The timeless features of this mountain pass and the surrounding Vosges are both aesthetically pleasing and intellectually stimulating. Few trips combine history and nature as well as this forested tour, allowing for a personal involvement in the Vosges battles of the war. You are sure to have a compelling experience that will stay with you long after you leave the Col de la Chapelotte.

Everyone is more than welcome to join this rich cultural hike. It is only a half-day trip, but the broad appeal should make it a fulfilling program for all who participate. I truly love this region, and I can’t wait to share it with those who want to explore it.

Make your way to eastern France and book this unforgettable historic half-day hike NOW to discover a period of time that lives on at Col de la Chapelotte in the Vosges of France!

The region also has other incredible objectives for us, such as a Mont Donan half-day hike or a charming trek to Lac de Pierre-Percee!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price includes the guiding fee.

The price does not include personal equipment, clothing, or food and drink(s), nor does it include anything not explicitly mentioned as “included.”

About the guide

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Mountain Leader

Based in the Vosges, between the Pierre Percee and the Donon Lakes, I offer you to join me on different activities to explore the nature around us. From hiking to snowshoeing, and from mountain biking to trail running, I'll take you to all the best spots in my home mountains, as well as all over France.

I'm a certified Mountain Leader and a certified Sports Instructor, specialized in Rock Climbing. I'm also a certified Mountain Bike instructor. If I'm not available to guide you, I'll have one of the mountain leaders in my team (Antoine, Pascal, Daniel, Vincent or Lionel) take you on a wonderful tour of the area.





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What people are saying about Aymeric



Très bon weekend passé dans les Vosges. Aymeric a tout organisé de main de maître et est un super guide. Vivement recommandé pour vos randonnées dans la région



We had an amazing time and think Aymeric is a wonderful guide!

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