The elfin hut

The elk hut is open from April 1 to September 30, 2017,
Tourism innovation prize Alsace 2014

For a stay 100% nature. Discover our elf cottage, built entirely by hand, on the site of an old hay barn in the middle of meadow. The charm of 100% Vosgian wood, 100% Alsatian Kelsch fabric and 100% "house" creation.

Here, no electricity, no running water, no heating, but comfort and charm! Electricity is replaced by portable lamps, running water by an old fashioned water jug and heating by a real goose down comforter.

Absolutely 100% nature ....

The legend of the "gardazward of the frenz"

You may not know it, but the Vosges massif is renowned for being the country of the elves.It is said that they are born like a mushroom by the operation of the rays of the moon on the humus, abundant vegetation abundant in our forests. The legend tells that a family of sprites seduced by the place had settled at the Frenz.

They had been dazzled by the beautiful pastures that once existed, the beautiful lush forest and the dazzling St. Nicolas waterfall. Our goblins had an appearance and a taste of dress that recalled the forest of the Frenz. They had a green beard like a moss, a skin of bark, necklaces of small fruit and even a young leaf of rhubarb which served as their hat ...

With a graceful appearance, these representatives of the common people did not hesitate to render service to humans. According to the tradition and the sayings of the ancients, certain cottages had their own goblin. He helped the maidservants and watched the cooking, consoled the sad children and took care of the animals. But they must not be disrespectful to them at the risk of losing him for ever, or else he would play the most vile tricks.

But some malicious goblins, did not like, but then not at all, work. They spent their time sleeping, eating, having fun and singing melodies incomprehensible to the human ear. Their legendary gourmandise has wreaked havoc on farms and residences in Vosges. These malicious goblins had taken up residence in the cottages left to humans. This is how the legend of the cottage to the elves was born that lodged for decades the family of the "gardazwarg of the Frenz" ...

It is even said that one of the sons went alone to discover the world, arrived by the greatest chance at the North Pole, there he became friends with Santa Claus. Back in the Frenz, a few years later, he decided to recreate in Alsace the magic of Christmas ... and yes everything is linked ...

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