La Bresse is a commune with 1573 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2011 ) in the department of Vosges in the Lorraine region. It belongs to the district Epinal, in the canton of Remiremont and based on the 2003 Local Government Association Lacs et Rupts skin.
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The municipality of La Bresse in the Vosges is located, approximately in the middle of the city triangle Epinal / Remiremont / Gerardmer.
The municipal area of La Bresse comprises a portion of up to 200 meters wide Cleurietales and up to 893 meters above sea level reaching mountain ridge south of the valley and the north and northwest of the core location towering mountains around 827 m high L' Ormont or the 728 m high Roches de la Moulure. The village La Bresse extends from the river bed of the Cleurie about 100 meters a southern slopes and is widely visible from the south. More than half of the 30.76 km ² large municipality area is forested. These are shares in the large contiguous forests Bois de la Charme de l' Ormont in the northwest, Forêt de Fossard in the west and Forêt de Housseramont in the south of the church. The altitude of the valley areas of more than 500 meters can hardly be economic crops, therefore dominant in the valley and on the lower slopes pastures. Also be found in the higher elevations many mountain farms.
The municipality is divided into the following neighborhoods:
- Le Centre - the actual town center
- Bonnefontaine - the farms and hamlets north of Cleurietales lying
- Bouvacote - the farms and hamlets lying south of the Cleurietales
- Le Rain Brice - district on the east of the town center Cleurie
Neighboring communities of La Bresse are Rehaupal in the north, and Liézey Gerardmer in the east, and Sapois Vagney in the South, Le Syndicat, La Forge and Cleurie in the southwest and Tendon in the west and northwest.
The name " La Bresse " could by Célestin Melin, a former teacher and local historian from La Bresse, have been derived from the French " tuile " (brick). He justifies this by the previous existence of a Tonbrennofens near the clay deposits in the Cleurietal.
The municipality was created in 1790 from the hamlets and farms around the Ban de Saint -Joseph. Saint -Joseph is the church in La Bresse, whose construction dates back to 1663 the work of the later canonized Pierre Fourier. The church burnt down in 1730 and was subsequently rebuilt. At Pierre Fourrier today still remind representations on the glass windows of the church.
The population of the municipality of La Bresse has remained almost constant since the 1960s.
- Saint Joseph church with a statue of Mary from 1760
- Chapel of Notre Dame du Bresse, 1946 completed
- Waterfalls on the border to the municipality Tendon ( Grande Cascade, Petite Cascade de Tendon )
Economy and infrastructure
La Bresse is now a tourist town with many guesthouses, hotels and holiday homes. In addition, a campsite there. This development owes the community of the situation between the waterfalls of Tendon and the Lac de Gerardmer and convenient transport links. La Bresse is also nationally known for its cheese production - here's a Caprice des Dieux under the umbrella of Bongrain group is established. Other livelihoods of the inhabitants are pottery and snail farming. On the eastern edge of the municipality is a quarry is operated. Some residents commute to the surrounding industrial communities.
The municipality of La Bresse is school location (L' école du Centre ).
In La Bresse, the department of road 11 branches across the 676 m high Col de Bonnefontaine after Epinal from the Vosges department traversing road 417 ( Remiremont Gerardmer Colmar) from. Furthermore, there are road links to neighboring communities and Rehaupal Liézey. The nearest railway station is 16 km from the city Remiremont.
La Bresse since 1981, maintains a partnership with the Belgian municipality Onhaye.
Sources, Web Links
- Commons: La Bresse - collection of images, videos and audio files
- Municipality website (in French)
- La Bresse on the green road
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- Commune in the department of Vosges
- Place in Lorraine