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Wolschwiller National Biological Reserve

Vianney MULLER
The National Wolschwiller Biological Reserve is a veritable outdoor laboratory at the heart of the Alsatian Jura. With remote limestone cliffs, rare species and stunning views of beautiful countryside, this 67-hectare nature reserve reveals its splendours to the delight of the senses.
Within it, a Scots pine which is at least 200 years old stands on a steep cliff overlooking the village of Wolschwiller. Clinging directly to the rock, this twisted pine that looks like a Bonsai tree has remained unchanged within living memory.
Beneath the cliff is a cave which is said to have housed the village priest who was opposed to the German occupiers from 1914-1918. Be careful, this is an unsafe site so stay away from the edge!

68480  Wolschwiller
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Fax : 03 89 40 33 84
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Information

OFFICE DE TOURISME DU SUNDGAU, SUD ALSACE
1a rue de la 1ère armée
68480 Ferrette
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Location :
  • Mountain
  • Panoramic view

Description

Opening hours :
accessible all year round
Commentaire court EN :
Accès à partir du village de Wolschwiller via sentier pédestre. Carte ou topoguide nécessaire.
Length of visit/event :
3h
Type of site to visit :
  • Natural site
Equipment required :
  • Walking shoes