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CROSS-BORDER RIVER CRUISE: getaway between France and Germany

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108 KM
from 661 EUROS**
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** All prices are calculated on the basis of a two day weekend in low season.
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    View of Harskirchen, the harbor and the camping site designated Natura 2000
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    Pottery works museum in Sarreguemines
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    Towpath in Harskirchen
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    Lützelbourg Village
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    Saarbrücken in Germany

Description of
the boating holiday

Cruise from France to Germany and discover relaxation and heritage

With this boating trip of just a few days, you can discover the richness of all the cultural and natural heritage of this cross-border region. Your will exploresome of the most iconic sites along Sarre canal, including Sarreguemines, its pottery and the spa complex of Saarland.

Departure base

Located on a loop of waterways which link Luxembourg, Germany and France, the port of Harskirchen offers many opportunities for boating holidays with walks in the heart of nature, swimming and gastronomic discoveries.

Places to see and things to do

Harskirchen: Leisure centre, tennis courts, Water mill of Willer (18th century)

Sarralbe: Huge church of Saint Martin, Musee du Pays d’Albe(museum with art history and military heritage), The Albe’s door

Herbitzheim: Pond and swimming (Keskastel to 7 km)

Wittring: Port


Zetting: 15th century church


Sarreguemines: Blies mill, Museum of earthenware, Winter Garden, Festival of the river (mid-August)

Hanweiler: “Saarland Thermes” thermal spa

Welferding: Centre built on Gallo-Roman ruins dating from the 13th century. Golf

Grosbliederstroff: Museum of History and Popular Traditions, Chapelle Ste Croix, circuit hike on the heights of the Grosblie and Saar Valley

Gudingen: Leisure centre (bowling, tennis and more), Evangelical church, racecourse

Saarbrücken: St Louis Churc place, Castle and St Jean district, Basilica of St. John, 3 museums, garden Franco-German; Swimming pool and spa

Your cruise between France and Germany is at its midway point when you reach Saarbrucken, so it’s time to head back to your starting base at Harskirchen and perhaps stop off at some of your favourite new discoveries on the way.

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Country-hopping by boat!
We were amazed at how this cruise enabled us to visit both France and Germany in one boating trip. We explored many charming villages and discovered some great gourmet eateries with delicious local cuisine. We will return!

Sylvain and Abélia, 44

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