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Summer view of Devant Varimont

Gite | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

In the heart of the Vosges, gite sleeping 6 adults and 2 children in a typical Vosgien farmhouse. Only a 6 hour drive from Calais, the Vosges offers both winter sports and summer holidays. Beautiful, unspoilt mountain scenery, lakes for swimming and water sports, walking in the forests, climbing, mountain biking – the possibilities are endless.

Gerbepal is a small village with a baker and post office. On the doorstep are marked walking routes, mountain bike tracks, karting, paint balling or simply lazing and admiring the view. Around 8km away is Gerardmer, “La Perle des Vosges”, with its lake, skiing area (in season) and plenty of shops, restaurants and cafes. Take a boat trip round the lake, go to the “beach” with water slides, or the swimming pool for the less hardy, or simply walk in the forest and see streams and waterfalls.

The gite comprises kitchen/diner, sitting room with sofa bed and open fire, newly fitted bathroom with small bath and shower, basin, WC and washing machine. Upstairs are three bedrooms, 1 double with a bunk room opening off it, and dual aspect twin room .

Grounds of approx 3000 sq m, fenced and secured. The gite opens directly into the fenced grounds with swing, trampoline and sandpit. so it is ideal for children.

Owners live on site.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Basel-Mulhouse 90 km, Nearest railway: St Dié des Vosges 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Parking

Northern France region

Situated in the North East of France and only a 6 hour drive from Calais, the Vosges offers both winter sports and summer holidays. Beautiful, unspoilt mountain scenery, lakes for swimming and water sports, walking in the forests, climbing, mountain biking – the possibilities are endless.

Summers are warm without being stifling, and the snowy winters make this area great for wintersports. Close to Alsace and the famous Route des Vins, Gerardmer with its lake, restaurants, shops and cafes, and stunning scenery. Gerardmer hosts the triathlon in September, Film Festival in January and the not-to-be missed biennial Daffodil Festival in April.


Gerbepal is a small village in the heart of the mountains 8km from Gerardmer - La Perle des Vosges. Marked walking and mountain-biking tracks are on the doorstep. Go-karting, quad-bikes and hot-air balloon trips are within easy reach.

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23 Aug 2014


"Happy Campers!"

We and our 3 boys really enjoyed our week in this region of France. I were welcomed after a long days travelling to a home cooked meal. The gite was spacious and had plenty of room outside for the bo… More

Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review - we are so pleased you had a good holiday despite the odd soggy day! We really hope to see you again in the future.

5 Jul 2014


"Welcoming, hospitable family who couldn't have been friendlier"

We had a week staying at Devant Varimont and the accomodation suited us perfectly, lovely dark room at the back of the house for our 2 year old, no stairs and large lounge. Although the accomodation … More

Thank you for such a great review. It was lovely meeting you all, and the help with watering the plants much appreciated! Hope to see you again sometime.

8 Jan 2014


"Good value, friendly, helpful and flexible - just what we were after"

We actually stayed in the apartment next to the house that's advertised and it was ideal. 2 good sized bedrooms and living room with separate kitchen. Despite mild weather we got in a couple of d… More

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review. Hope to see you all again.

1 Oct 2013


"Excellent value for money - highly recommended"

Nice appartment with decent but simple furniture. Well-stocked kitchen and a clean bathroom. Excellent location for exploring the Vosges region. Warm welcome by the owner and great communication, we f… More

Thank you for your great review. Glad you had a good holiday here - hope to see you again.

30 Jul 2013


"Beautiful surroundings perfect for families"

The service was friendly and great, property was well located close to Gerardmer and price was excellent. Our young children loved the accommodation's garden. Perfect for families looking for a … More

2 Jul 2013



It's not pretentious but works very well. Good size apartment that very comfortably slept a group of 5. Catering facilities good. Location superb. Nice house with really good views. Owner is … More

29 Jun 2013


"Hits the spot!"

This was just the job. We were exploring the Vosges and came across this place. Fortunately they had just had a cancellation and could fit us in at no notice. This is a tranquil and very attractive … More

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Calendar last updated:28 Aug 2014

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