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Castle of Ferrette

Circuit of the Three Castles of the Alsatian Jura

This  80 km marked hiking route crosses the Jura massif Alsatian and uses as a common thread the three castles of the territory (Ferrette, Morimont in Oberlarg and the Landskron in Leymen). It offers you the opportunity to recharge your batteries in the soothing setting of an unknown and unspoiled region. Between hiking and discovery, the marked route takes the most beautiful paths and trails that will lead you without great difficulty from one end to the other of this little piece of land forgotten by the frenzy and the ambient agitation. The Alsatian Jura opens its doors to you, it is up to you to enter. 

A complete guidebook details the entire route to download here:
- Stage 1 and 2 Leymen-Ferrette and Ferrette Oberlarg (French)
- Stage 3 and 4 Oberlarg-Lutter and Lutter Leymen (French)
- Stage 1 Leymen-Ferrette (German)

Do not hesitate to request it directly from the Tourist Office, it will be sent to you by email in PDF format or by post.

The circuit of the three castles is roaming over 4 days / 3 nights with a departure recommended at the Town Hall of Leymen. However, it can be done at the start of all stages. Starting the route in Leymen allows you to take advantage of public transport access via the tram from Basel station.

A turnkey stay while roaming with luggage transport is offered to you. The stay is flexible, depending on your means of transport and the place of departure. It can happen:
- in 4 days / 3 nights
- in 4 days / 4 nights

For more information on this traveling trip with luggage transport, click here.


Place of the event / departure:
Leymen town hall but the stay can start at the start of the other stages
  • Via a road / path passable by bus
  • Panoramic view
Duration: 4 days / nights 3
Type of tour, itinerary: pedestrian
Circuit themes: Castles
Length of circuit / route (in km): 80
Cumulative positive elevation (in m): 2500
Markup type
  • Vosges club
Type of trail / circuit
  • historic / heritage / religious trail
  • simply trail / hiking circuit
Short comment:
Luggage transport guaranteed!
Practical services:
  • Free luggage transport to next stopover accommodation (pedestrian)
Restaurant on site:
  • Bar / Bar
  • Restaurant
Ideal season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn

To download


1a rue de la 1ère Armée
68480 Ferrette
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Town hall
38 Castle Street
BP 9
68480 Ferrette
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  • Panoramic view

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