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Canal boating holidays in Alsace

Hire a canal barge in Alsace: enjoy fine wining and dining…

A canal boating holiday in Alsace offers complete flexibility with a number of cruising options: you can either travel towards Strasbourg and its famous "Petite France" (a historical district) or alternatively head West, navigating towards Lützelbourg and its famous Arzviller boat lift – a unique structure in Europe – before heading into the unusual tunnels at Niderviller. Those on a slightly longer trip can also enjoy a stop-off at the reservoirs surrounding the Canal des Houillères de la Sarre for swimming, fishing and an abundance of watersports.

Alsace and Lorraine provide a wealth of natural beauty to explore bursting with blossoming villages. After working up an appetite, make the most of your boating holiday by savouring the delights of Alsace cuisine!

Hire a canal barge on the Marne to Rhine Canal, the Canal des Houillères de la Sarre and the Moselle

Exceptional : a 3 week boating holiday, the "European loop" !
Canal barge hire in Alsace provides a unique experience: such as a journey through three countries (France, Germany and Luxembourg) on just a 3 week trip.

New for 2014: a one-way cruise between Saverne and Harskirchen
Nicols opens a new base in Harskirchen : located on the Canal des Houillères de la Sarre, at only a few kilometres from the German border, this new base of departure will offer you to reach Saverne for a one-way cruise.

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