Circuit de la Roche Jolie (Municipality of Ramonchamp).
Difficulty: easy (family walk with children).
Lenght: 5.4 kilometers.
Elevation: +110 meters.
Signposting: most of the route is not signposted, a portion of mountain bike trail n ° 1 and a portion of red ring signposting.
Places of interest: 2 play areas for children, one in the forest and the other by the river; point of view over the village from the heights.
Departure: Parking lot at the church of Ramonchamp.
Access: From Le Thillot, follow the N66 towards Epinal. The next village crossed is called Ramonchamp. Take the road on the left at the pharmacy to reach the center of the village and the church.
Description of the route:
From the car park, turn right to go down the "rue de l'Etat" and join the "Grande Rue". Pass between the church on your right and the town hall on the left. Continue for about 40 meters to reach the blue bridge where the Moselle passes.
Take the 1st road on the right after the bridge "rue des Brasseries" for 200 meters. At the 1st crossroads,continue on the same road (do not follow "rue des Breuches"). Continue on the same road at the 2nd intersection then take the left road at the sign "forbidden" to join the N66. Pass next to the "Auto Plaisir" garage.
Take the pedestrian crossing to cross the N66. Take the road opposite direction "Le Ménil". Continue on this road for 100 meters then turn left at the 2nd crossroads "rue du Murgis" mountain bike trail n ° 1.
You pass in front of the GAEC des Gourmets farm. At number 6 of the street, take the left road which goes up.
Continue for 200 meters then take the forest path on the left, marked with mountain bike trail n ° 1.
Continue uphill for about 600 meters. Arrived at the ULM platform, nice view. Walk along the ULM platform to join the road.
When you get to the road, follow it to the left along the same microlight take-off area, this time on the other side, for 40 meters.
At the crossroads, continue on the left road that goes down. Passage near a pretty private pond on your left.
At the crow's feet, take the road straight ahead (not the "rue des Fontaines") and continue for 300 meters.
At the crossroads, go straight for 200 meters and you will arrive at the "La Roche Jolie" holiday center (large white building on your left). Continue on this road for 250 meters.
After the big left turn, continue for 20 meters and turn on the right path at the sign "prohibition for motorcycles ..." just before the viewpoint and its bench. Orientation table.
Follow this path, it leads to an arboretum then to the Maix playground. At the end of the path, you come to a parking lot. Take the street that goes down to the left. Continue straight for 500 meters to join the N66 (sawmill on your left).
Go right for 50 meters to reach the pedestrian crossing "rue de la Maix". Cross it, turn left to join the intersection then the right road direction "pedestrian bridge".
Go straight for 200 meters until you reach the "dead end" sign, pass the chicane and follow the path along the Moselle. Cross the footbridge that leads you to the Berges de la Moselle playground. Go straight through the playground then the car park behind the barrier. The gymnasium is on the right.
Continue on this road towards the church. At the "give way", you have to take the pedestrian crossing to cross the road and then reach the starting point on your right.