Walk on the Barefoot Trail of Lac Blanc

by | Updated on 1/03/2023 | Hiking, Open on sundays, Unusual activities, With kids | 0 comments


The Lac Blanc Barefoot Trail is located within the Lac Blanc Adventure Park. The Lac Blanc is a ski resort near Colmar. In the summer, you can go hiking, biking and mountain biking, tree climbing and…a barefoot trail!

The concept of the barefoot trail was born in Germany. The general idea is to recover forgotten sensations, to reconnect with nature and to enjoy a good massage. It’s also an opportunity to do something a little different.

We take off our shoes at the entrance, leave them in a closed locker and let’s go for the barefoot trail, in the superb Lac Blanc forest! We walk alternately on the earthen floor of the forest and on specially prepared grounds (stone, wood, bark, gravel, water…). Some parts are nice but overall I thought it hurt a little too much! Maybe I’m too sensitive with my feet, go figure… The experience was still fun, even if I didn’t really feel like I was relaxing.

Throughout the walk, there are fun workshops based on the 5 senses. Candies to taste, smells to smell, trees to recognize… It’s well done and fun!

The distance of the Lac Blanc barefoot trail is 1.2km. It takes about 1h30 to do it, the time to walk slowly and to do the workshops. On arrival, a shower allows you to wash your feet.

I liked

  • Fun to walk barefoot in nature
  • The beauty of the forest
  • Fun workshops along the way, perfect for children

I liked less

  • A little too much pain in the feet!

My photos of the Barefoot Trail at Lac Blanc

Practical information


You can find the rates for the Lac Blanc Barefoot Trail here.


You will find here the schedule of the barefoot trail of Orbey.


By car

The address is as follows: Station du Lac Blanc 68370 Orbey. The White Lake Barefoot Trail is located at:

  • 21 km from Colmar (about 30 minutes)
  • 68 km from Mulhouse (about 1 hour)
  • 92 km from Strasbourg (about 1h20)

The Barefoot Trail is located in the White Lake Adventure Park. Just follow the signs “Lac Blanc 1200”, park at the parking lot (free) and walk 5 minutes.

By public transport

No solution, unfortunately.



Laurène est la créatrice du blog Mon week-end en Alsace. Bretonne installée en Alsace depuis 2014, elle est tombée amoureuse de sa région d'adoption au point de lui dédier un blog et d'acheter avec son mari une maison alsacienne dans un village du Kochersberg, près de Strasbourg. A pied, à vélo, sur ses chevaux ou au volant de sa voiture, elle aime partir explorer les moindres recoins de l'Alsace pour dénicher de bonnes adresses à partager sur le blog.


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