Farmers and innkeepers: an essential place
the farmer and innkeepers, successors to the marcaires and guarantors of their traditions and know-how. they continue to maintain the green and open spaces of the hautes-vosges; to ensure a human presence in the mountains; to carry out a pastoral, tourist and economic activity at altitude and to welcome clients, tourists and visitors in a simple and friendly manner in a mountain and rural setting.
It is the combination of tourism and mountain agriculture that allows the farm inns to maintain authentic mountain traditions.
This complementarity is more relevant than ever to preserve a living and welcoming mountain. Farm inns play an important role in the maintenance of the landscape and in the protection of the environment and sustainable local development.