Nicknamed the ‘Pearl of the Vosges’, Gerardmer is a town in northeastern France near the German border, known for its landscapes, cultural and sporting activities. The city is cherished by tourists for its charm, interesting architectural heritage, and exceptional scenery. The ski resort of La Mauselaine, with its 40 kilometers (24.6 miles) of alpine and night skiing, is the main tourist attraction of Gérardmer. Other attractions include kayaking, rowing, canoeing or sailing on the lake in the summer. The lake also offers under-ice dives in the winter.
The Nordic ski resort of Les Bas Rupts has 100 kilometers (62.1 miles) of slopes, as well as a 65-meter (213.3 foot) ski jump. Religious buildings include the chapel Notre-Dame-du-Calvaire, the granite reproduction of a Finnish wooden chapel, the Saint-Etienne chapel, the 17th century Saint-Jacques chapel, the mid-19th-century synagogue of Géradmer and more.
Mérelle offers an impressive panorama of the lake, as well as the city and the ski area. Other hiking trails, such as the Paths of the Vologne trail or the path of the peat bogs of the Great Pond offer beautiful views of the flora and fauna, like the blooming of the April daffodils. The town also has a casino with slot machines, different games tables, and shows of all kinds. Nearby attractions include beautiful French villages Eguisheim, Riquewihr, Hunawihr, and Mittelbergheim. Planning a trip to Frejus? Consider staying at one of these great hotels and vacation rentals below!
This beautifully decorated, 18th-century farmhouse is located between the ski resort of La Bresse Hohneck and the village of La Bresse. The farmhouse has six rooms, a living room/dining room, a large entrance hall, kitchen, laundry room, bathroom, and a separate toilet. It has three bedrooms, two with a double bed, and a bedroom with two single beds. There is also a double sofa bed. The kitchen has an induction hob, fridge, freezer, oven, dishwasher, microwave, and toaster. The bathroom has a bath, walk-in shower, two sinks, a hair dryer, and a mirror. The farmhouse has a television, WiFi, DVD player, baby chair, cot, baby bath, and a playground for children.
There is a large terrace and fields near the house are good for sledding. It is close to snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails, as well as to downtown, where you can find shops, swimming, skating, a traditional market, massage, and restaurants, just five minutes from the farmhouse. This place is best for big families or large groups celebrating events and parties.
Renovated farm with tast, boldness and passionLa Bresse, Lorraine, France
Top guest reviewswifi was good and quick enough for (hidden by airbnb) /facetime video callswe enjoyed the views of the apartment and the gardenthe cottage is very well equipped with a modern kitchen including a great stove and ovenit is indeed a very nicely designed apartment combining traditional architecture with modern pieces of furniturethere was enought room for 7 people the kitchen is great and the terrace is just beautifullpros: the space was very clean and beautifully decoratedthe flat is clean beautiful and very quietthe bath is large clean and modernthe house was very clean comfortable and in a quite areavery clean very silent at night good kitchen wonderful terrace
Host:very nice host and accommodationwonderful host and caring cosy home to feel relaxthey were very helpful and answered my questions quicklyjulia and charli were very nice hoststhank you for the kind hospitality we would come againRead more reviewsthe location is great for exploring the areawonderful house in a wonderful location excellent for a weekend with friends or for sportsthe house is beautiful and the location offers many great day tripsa beautifull farm on a great locationthe location is great for access to town and to the ski resort
This modern, well decorated and nicely presented apartment is in a quiet location, overlooking the valley. The apartment has a well-equipped kitchen, walk-in shower room, sitting and dining area. It has a private meadow and an independent, large and private loggia with garden furniture, a TV, necessary essentials, and private parking. The accommodation is within an easy walking distance of Gerardmer.
Les Epinettes Grd Studio Neuf Wifi,loggia Tt ConftGérardmer, Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine, France
Top guest reviews
Host:the hosts were very friendly and welcomingannie gave us a very friendly welcome and showed us around the apartmentwe had everything we needed at the studio during our short stay and the hosts are friendlyRead more reviewsthe location is great as wellthe accommodation was within easy walking distance of gerardmer which offers some great restaurants and entertainmentour accommodation was modern well decorated and very nicely presented in a quiet location overlooking the valley
This neat, clean and well equipped flat is on the ground floor, close to the lake in a beautiful area. Equipped with a baby chair and baby bed, it has two bedrooms with four beds and one bathroom. It has a parking space and a closed storage for bicycles and skis. The apartment has a TV, kitchen, necessary essentials, and a central heating system.
The beautiful lake has numerous water sports and offers the opportunity for walking, jogging, and swimming. The center offers opportunities for shopping. Good restaurants and leisure activities are located close to the casino and cinema.
3 PIECES AU BORD DU LAC WiFiGérardmer, Lorraine, France
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was perfect: exactly as describedafter a long hiking trip the clean apartment and good shower were perfect to relaxthe lady who welcomed us was lovely and everything was beautifully clean
Host:the couple who welcomed us was very freindly and helpful with good advicesvery good spot and very friendly peopleRead more reviewsgreat location for ski travellersgreat location right next to the lakeamazing location right next to the lake promenadegreat location superb apartment very nice too
This chalet is supremely located, offering a wonderful view of Gérardmer from the front and the hilltop woods from the back. It’s approximately 2 km (1.2 miles) from the center of Gérardmer. It has one bedroom with two beds and one bath and can accommodate up to four guests. The chalet has a TV, kitchen, necessary essentials, and a central heating system.
Hosts Coralie and Stéphane are welcoming, warm and flexible. The raclette set and sightings of roe deer, passing close by in the evening, are special features of the chalet.
Chalet Gerardmer NATUREGérardmer, Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine, France
Top guest reviewsother than that the place was clean and the view was beautiful
Host:a great host very friendly and helpful we had an amazing stay in gerardmerstephan was a very friendly and helpful host we had everything we neededRead more reviewsvery nice location really recommendedthe place is quiet and beautifully near to the forest
This renovated chalet is located in the heart of Gérardmer, near the conveniences of everyday life. It has two bedrooms with two beds and one bath and can accommodate four guests. The garden has a private terrace, equipped with chairs, a table, umbrellas, and a barbecue. The chalet has a TV, kitchen, central heating, and a washer. You need to take your own towels/bed sheets.
The kid-friendly features, like barriers, keep the little ones from falling down the stairs. Mountain hikes are just 15 minutes away by car from here. The lake, cinema, casino, skating rink, and swimming pool are just a five minutes’ walk, and shops, doctors, and a pharmacy are at a 150 meter (492.1 foot) distance.
LE GÎTE DU PÈRE NOËLGérardmer, Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine, France
Top guest reviewsit also has a good kitchen which isn't shown on the websiteaccommodation was clean and comfortable and had everything we neededit was super clean and we felt comfortable from the first momentappartment was very clean and is worth noting it's easily for 4 adults perhaps even with 1-2 toddlers
Host:the owners live downstairs and are very kind and helpfulgreat hosts easy check-in and check-outlovely little home great location and nice hostsRead more reviewsthis was a great place to stay on a stop over driving back from italygreat getaway to gerardmer perfectly placed in the city center yet very calm
This charming, new apartment is in an old granite villa and is well located in Gérardmer at five minutes’ walk to the town center and lake. It has one bedroom with two beds and one bath and can accommodate up to three guests. Amenities include a TV, kitchen, central heating, washer, cellar/ski locker, and easy parking. A free shuttle is available for the alpine slopes.
OURSON - La Roche Gauthier (entre ville et lac)Gérardmer, Grand Est, France
Top guest reviewsthe apartment is very comfortable and with a great viewvery functional old building so colder inside but plenty of heaters to keep warm when it’s -9c outside
Host:the hosts are also very welcoming and gave us great tips during our stayRead more reviewsit was a cute place perfect for a short stay for a couplegood location with a nice view on the village
This clean, spacious and beautifully decorated apartment is located close to the beach, nightlife, family-friendly activities, and public transport. It is best for couples, solo travelers, or families with children. It has two bedrooms with three beds and one bath and can accommodate up to five guests.
Amenities include a TV, kitchen, central heating, and free parking on site. Being located right next to the beautiful lake, it offers stunning views from the balcony.
Appt 4/5 pers Gérardmer bord lac, 4 rte d EpinalGérardmer, Grand Est, France
Top guest reviewsthe apartment is clean spacious and well decoratedspotlessly clean with everything you could wish for the apartment was perfect for our family of three
Host:nicole is a super host friendly and always very quick to answer any questionsnicole is a very friendly host and everything went well without any complicationsnicole is very friendly and easy to communicate withRead more reviewsa beautiful apartment in a fantastic locationthe apartment was easy to access and well located
This modern, bright and renovated apartment is located on the shores of Lake Gerardmer. It has one bedroom with two beds and one bath and can accommodate up to four guests. The balcony offers stunning views of the lake and it is not only close to all amenities, the beach, a swimming pool, the casino, bowling, and the cinema, but also close to the free shuttle for the ski slopes.
Amenities include a microwave oven, ceramic hob, flat screen TV, dishwasher, DVD player, and raclette. The basement has a communal games room with a ping-pong table, a small library, and table football. Bed linen is not provided. Do note: you have to pay a tourist tax of 1.10 EUR (1.30 USD) per person over 12 years per night, as well as the cost of your water and electricity consumption.
Appartement au bord du lacGérardmer, Lorraine, France
Top guest reviewsthe space is very comfortablethe apartment is exactly as on the pictures very clean and big enough for two peoplereally clean apartment in the city nice view
Host:having said that we enjoyed our stay and the hosts were most friendly and kindthe house owners were very sympathetic and even called their daughter so we could communicate in englishRead more reviewswe would definitely recommend this place
This lake view chalet with a parking space is located at an easy walking distance to the town center. It has two bedrooms with five beds and one bath and can accommodate up to seven guests. Shopping, the lake, cinema, and restaurants, are accessible on foot. Amenities include a TV, kitchen, central heating, and onsite parking.
CHALET entier GERARDMER CENTRE VILLE+ LACGérardmer, Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine, France
Top guest reviewsthe house was lovely and cleaneverything was clean we had everything we need and weather was also very good :-)
Host:we were met by our host's husband who was extremely friendly and helpfulRead more reviewseasy walking distance to town centrevery nice surroundings and close to the ski resort
This beautiful studio is located near the lake and the city center. It has one bed and one bath and can accommodate two guests. The studio has a closed private parking space and a closed bicycle room. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave, traditional oven, dishwasher, and induction plate. Amenities include a TV, kitchen, central heating, and necessary essentials.
The lake, swimming pool, walking trails, sailing, paddle boats, a climbing wall, ice rink, and casino, are located near the city center, along with many restaurants and nightclubs. Buses are available at a distance of 300 meters (984.3 feet) from the studio. A free shuttle is available for the ski slopes.
studio lac de Gérardmer
Pearl of the Vosges
Gerardmer, popularly known as the ‘Pearl of the Vosges’ is known for its beauty, interesting architectural heritage, and exceptional landscape. The mix of centuries-old chapels, lakes, beautiful views, flora and fauna, skiing, parasailing, markets, and shopping leaves visitors spellbound and it’s a place worth visiting.
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