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.
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.
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)
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.
Holiday reviews from Harskirchen
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