Vallée de la Bruche
Alsace - Massif des Vosges - France

Rothau, iron town

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400 years of history of Rothau forges and iron mines. Discovery of the Besatte smelters, a forestry activity linked to the forges: coal mining. Panoramic view of the Ban de la Roche from the top of Thon. Presentation of current archaeological research and reading of the urban landscape of Rothau and the latest buildings linked to the forges using old engravings, plans and paintings.