La Bresse is located in the heart of the Ballons des Vosges Regional Park in the Vosges. It is the largest winter sports destination in the Vosges and offers countless opportunities for a fun-filled holiday. In addition to downhill and cross-country skiing, La Bresse offers a wide range of other activities, from snowshoe hiking to snow kiting, tobogganing and downhill torch-lit tours. It also has a skating rink (with 600 m2 of natural ice), climbing hall and indoor tennis courts. Thrill seekers can go on the exciting Fantasticable, where you glide through the air like a bird at a speed of 100 km/hour along a cable more than 1315 m in length (by appointment only during the winter). For relaxation, you can spend the day at the recreational swimming complex, with an indoor pool, sauna, hammam, solarium and workout facilities. La Bresse also has a cinema, library, toy library and, naturally, a number of restaurants. Rent a holiday home or chalet in La Bresse with the entire family for an activity-filled winter sports holiday!
La Bresse has 3 ski resorts: La Bresse-Hohneck, La Bresse-Lispach and La Bresse-Brabant, the largest of which is La Bresse-Hohneck. La Bresse-Hohneck (900-1350 m) is the largest skiing area in North-eastern France, covering an area of 220 hectares, with 38 slopes (including several illuminated ones), a snow park and a special fun children’s ski area, Opoualand, offering slalom, a tunnel and other activities. At the foot of the La Bresse/Hohneck slope is a day care centre for children ages 18 months to 6 years. There is also a winter hiking trail and a snowshoe hiking trail. New this season (2010/2011) is a 700 m-long toboggan run (on rails). La Bresse-Lispach (910-1120 m) is a family-friendly downhill and cross-country ski resort near the Lispach Lake, with 5 lifts, 6 slopes (green, blue and red categories) and a small toboggan run. Cross-country skiers can enjoy 50 km of tracks through beautiful scenery. Thanks to the connection to the Xonrupt and Gérardmer networks, you can enjoy an additional 50 km of tracks! La Bresse-Brabant is also a small family-friendly ski resort with 3 lifts and 8 slopes (green, blue and red categories). Here you can also try snow kiting. Discover all the winter sports possibilities in the Vogezen while staying at a ski chalet in La Bresse.