Easter Tour Part2

So from Saint-Dies-Des-Vosges i wanted to ride to Loray (Jura) where i pre-booked a hotel <-link to hotel.

Strating again at 07:00 it was quite fresh but a wonderful morning…

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First i wanted back up to the vosges and to pass some nice mountains.. the weather became real nice and i was awesome 🙂

IMG_0060 Stopping at some Ski Area near Lac Blanc

and then going a short loop to Lac Blanc itself…

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further on via wonderful landscapes and small tiny roads with nearly no traffic (remembers me like single track roads in scotland)

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to a first world war monument in the Vosges. It is part of a big area where heavy fights took place between France and Germany. All the hills were fortified by the germans and the french tried to get it back…

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Visiting the Lignes fortification:

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Still there might be some explosives as you can see on the last pictures so some roads are not recommended to walk…. on a 3km part german & french launched 40.000 Artillery Bombs….

Heading further on again through nice countryside…

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and with a short break….

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i reached Loray and the hotel…

Click on the image to get more details – the trip is shared at gpsies website…

Details:

Km: 288km

Time needed: 7h:34 (with breaks)

Max Hight: 1155@Col de Bonhomme (Vosges)