Lac Blanc’s barefoot trail

by | Nov 30, 2018 | Hiking, Open on sundays, Unusual activities, With kids | 0 comments

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The barefoot trail of the Lac Blanc is located in the Parc d’Aventures of the Lac Blanc. Lac Blanc is a ski resort near Kayserbserg. In summer, you can hike, bike, mountain bike, try “accrobranche” and… walk a barefoot trail!

The concept of barefoot trails was born in Germany. The idea is to rediscover forgotten sensations, to reconnect with nature and to benefit from a nice foot massage. It’s also a good opportunity to do something a bit different.

You will take off your shoes at the entrance, leave your shoes in a closed locker and off you will go on the barefoot path, in the beautiful forest of Lac Blanc! You walk in turns on the forest soil and on grounds especially built (stone, wood, barks, gravel, water…). Some sections are very pleasant, but on the whole, it’s a bit too painful. Maybe my feet are too sensible, I don’t know… The experience is still fun, even though I did not get a chance to relax.

You will find along the walk some pedagogical workshops about the 5 senses. Sweets to try, odors to smell, trees to recognize… It’s well made, fun and instructive!

The barefoot trail of Lac Blanc spreads over 1.2 km. Please count about 1h30 to do it, including the walk and workshops. At the end, there is a shower to wash your feet.

I liked

  • Being able to walk barefoot in the nature
  • The beauty of the forest
  • Pedagogical workshops on the way, perfect for children

I liked a little less

  • It’s a little bit too painful for the feet!

My pictures of the barefoot trail of Lac Blanc

Practical information

Prices

You will find here the prices for the barefoot trail of Lac Blanc.

Opening times

You will find here the opening times of the barefoot trail of Orbey.

Getting here

By car

The address is as follows: Station du Lac Blanc 68370 Orbey. The barefoot train of Lac Blanc is located:

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

The barefoot trail is located in the Parc d’aventures of Lac Blanc. Follow the signs “Lac Blanc 1200”, park (free), and then walk for 5 minutes.

By public transport

It is unfortunately not possible.

Laurène

Laurène

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 Fiat 500, elle aime partir explorer les moindres recoins de l'Alsace pour dénicher de bonnes adresses à partager sur le blog.

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