The nature

THE NATURE

All the documents you will find here to download are available at the tourist office.

 WALKING

HIKING

 

The territory heart of Moselle offers various marked circuits, for all levels, with numerous points of view and surprising places.

If you want to discover, please enjoy one (or more) of the following circuits :

You can also find a walk kit with circuits in Saint-Avold, and the guide du Club Vosgien (more than 20 circuits in the area) at the shop of the tourist office.

WALKS

 

Some walks are revealing interesting things about the nature…

HISTORIC WAYS

 

  • Way of Saint James to Santiago de Compostela

This pilgrimage route leads to the grave of the apostle Saint James The Great in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, over 2 000 kilometers away from Saint-Avold. Saint-Avold is located on an added itinerary of the famous pilgrim road which ends in Compostela. It starts in Speyer in Germany, goes through Saarbrücken and Metz to join Verdun and so on.
Click here to learn more about the way through Saint-Avold.

  • The Huguenot path

Download the way

CYCLING

MOUNTAIN BIKE

Mountain bike lovers will be pleased to discover all the marked circuits :

  • Base VTT Felsberg in Saint-Avold

Starts at the Felsberg or entry of the forest of Oderfang (rue de l’Ermitage). 6 circuits :

1 – Circuit découverte Oderfang (13 km)
2 – Oderfang-Longeville (19 km)
3 – Oderfang-Porcelette-Creutzwald (36 km)
4 – Oderfang-Boucheporn-Creutzwald (36 km)
5 – Steinberg (27 km)
6 – Steinberg-Jeanne d’Arc (37 km)

They are registered in a brochure availabe at the tourist office or to download here (other circuit : Les énergies d’hier et d’aujourd’hui).

  • Circuits VTT in the District Urbain de Faulquemont

3 circuits starting at the clubhouse from the Union Cycliste de Créhange Faulquemont (Cours du 19 novembre 1944 – 57690 CREHANGE)

Les Chapelles (25 km)
Les Crêtes et la ligne Maginot (25 km)
La Vierge (38 km)

  • Circuits in Pays Boulageois

Circuit des 2 Nieds (23 km) starts in Courcelles Chaussy
Circuit entre Nied et Warndt (18 km) starts in Tromborn

BICYCLE

 

LAKES

THE BISCHWALD
Road 79 – 57660 BISTROFF

The plain of Bischwald is located between Morhange and Saint-Avold. This site is the combination of several stunning natural areas protected and managed by the Lorraine Conservatory of Natural spaces. Furthermore, it is protected at a European level because of its affiliation to Natura 2000. This big ecological complex is composed of the pond of Bischwald, the swamp of Lelling-Guessling-Hemering, meadows and other humid areas. The Bischwald pond is well-known for its high frequentation of birds : more than a hundred species have been registered there, and are now preserved.

LAKE OF CREUTZWALD
Rue de la bonne fontaine – 57150 CREUTZWALD

Just next to the show room “Baltus le Lorrain” and the swimming pool, the lake of Creutzwald and its park  make up the lung of the city. There, you can walk, run, skate, play mini-golf, have a fitness time, sail, fish and your children can play in the numerous playgrounds or discover the mini-farm. The path around the lake is 2.5 km long. Not far from the lake, you can easily find restaurants, ice cream parlors and bakeries.

THE RESIDENTIAL LEISURE PARK THE TENSCH
57670 – FRANCALTROFF

Is the place where you will enjoy a lot of activities like swimming in the swimming pools, tan and relax next to the ponds, playing ping-pong, tennis or volley, skating, doing fitness. Paid activities are also available like fishing, kayaking, mini-golf.

LA MUTCHE
Rue de Morhange – 57340 HARPRICH

Located at the doors of the Lorraine Regional Natural Park, the stretch of water “la Mutche” and its surroundings made of vegetation welcome you all year long. Everybody can find what they want there in summer : bathing, tanning, swimming, playing several sports, renting pedalos. But those who love to walk or trail will be happy all year long, thanks to the stunning landscapes and the numerous paths and tracks. And if you’re a fisher, you should be happy too !

FISHING IN LACHAMBRE
Impasse des Jardins – 57730 LACHAMBRE

Fishing by the day, possibility of 24-hour card for night fishing, holiday card and annual card. You can fish carps, carnivores, tenches… Please consult the rules on site and on https://fr-fr.facebook.com/etangdelachambre/

 

Please take care of our environment !