Mines de Fer de Bourbach-le-Bas


Useful Information

Location: Salle Lierenbuckel, Bourbach-Le-Bas
(47.774607, 7.055540)
Open: Every Thursday afternoon from 7 July to 25 August and Sunday 30 October. 07-JUL to 25-AUG Thu.
30-OCT.
Reservation required.
[2022]
Fee: Adults EUR 9, Children (7-12) EUR 5, Children (0-6) free.
[2022]
Classification: MineIron Mine
Light: helmets and headlamps provided
Dimension:  
Guided tours: D=3 h, L=6 km, Max=9. Français - French
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no
Bibliography:  
Address: Reservation, Thann-Cernay Tourist Office, 7 Rue de la 1ère Armée, 68800 Thann, Tel: +33-389-37-96-20.
Maison de la Terre de Haute Alsace, 35 Grand’Rue, 68780 Sentheim, Tel: +33-647-29-16-20. E-mail:
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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History

18th century begin of mining.
19th century end of mining.

Geology

Description

Mines de Fer de Bourbach-le-Bas (Iron Mines of Bourbach-le-Bas) is a 6 km long mining and archaeology themed walk around the village. Clothe appropriately, sun protection, rain coat, good walking shoes are required. Bring food and water. Helmets and lamps for the mine galleries are provided. The walk includes the visit of a 400 m long mine gallery.