MONUMENTS OF THE PASS "COL DE LA VIERGE"

  • Statuette du col de la Vierge
  • Monument du col de la Vierge
Statuette du col de la ViergeMonument du col de la Vierge

The Virgin's neck, located east of Lake des corbeaux, was the scene of several events that marked the history of the town of La Bresse . The first event concerns a man trapped by a violent storm at this point in the Vosges forest. He placed a statue of the Virgin Mary that he had implored to save his life. This statuette is still visible today in the hollow of a tree. Also on the neck of the blank, monument to the deportees from La Bresse to the Haute - Marne in November 1944. The population was evacuated to  Xoulces before leaving for the Haute Marne. Women and children and left their village on foot, by a snowstorm.

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  • Type of amenities :
    • Historic monument or place to visit
  • Subject of tourist venue - historic building :
    • Religious architecture
    • Military heritage
    • Outstanding urban district
Equipments and services
  • Coach park :
    • NO
To note
  • Conditions of visit (individuals) :
    • Visit on your own at all times
  • Conditions of visit (groups) :
    • Visit on your own at all times
  • Pets welcome :
    • YES
  • Groups welcome :
    • YES
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Col de la Vierge
88250
LA BRESSE
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.99054
Longitude : 6.92733
  • Altitude (in metres) :
    • 1067 metres hight
  • Location :
    • In a Regional Country Park
    • In a woodland setting
    • In the mountains
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MONUMENTS OF THE PASS "COL DE LA VIERGE"
Col de la Vierge
88250
LA BRESSE
Phone : +33 3 29 25 40 21
Fax : +33 3 29 25 64 41