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The Massif des Vosges is a real natural green lung within a densely populated area. It offers many possibilities of escape for the day or for several days.

The richness of the soil, the quality of local products and a great culinary tradition allow the Vosges mountains offer delicious dishes developed through more than secular revenues. The farm inns are predominant in this area.

Formerly, at least since the IX th century, some farmers valleys rode their herds on farms estives placed on the high pastures of the Vosges peaks to find pristine pastures with fragrant herbs ...

The Association of Farms-Inns of Haut-Rhin is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1971 on the initiative of farmers, innkeepers themselves, including a small core from massif Petit Ballon under the leadership of the Chamber of Agriculture. It was founded on the principle of dual activity, agriculture and tourism, creating a new agro-tourism concept.

Today it brings together 42 institutions. ...

In addition to their specialties, when discussing farm inns, we can not help speaking of traditions: the Vosges race, transhumance, the marcaire...

The farmers, innkeepers, marcaires successors and guarantors of their traditions and expertise, continue to maintain green space and open the High-Vosges; to ensure a human presence in the mountains; to exercise pastoral care, tourism and economic aloft and greet customers, tourists and visitors ease and friendliness in a mountain, rural setting.