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Sail in style to Strasbourg: Cruising through Alsace and Lorraine

Two weeks
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238 KM
from 2722 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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    Nautic activities on the pool in Mittersheim
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    Towpath in Harskirchen
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    The animal park of the Domaine Ste Croix
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    The animal park of the Domaine Ste Croix
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    The animal park of the Domaine Ste Croix
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    Famous Chagall stained glass in Sarrebourg
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    Boat elevator of Arzviller
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    Boat elevator of Arzviller
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    Lützelbourg Valley
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    The Milieu Harbor in Lützelbourg
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    Rohan castle in Saverne
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    Nautic base of Saverne
  • 05c-saverne-depart-chateau-de-haut-barr
    Haut Barr Castle in Saverne
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    Rohan Castle in Saverne
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    Rohan Castle in Saverne
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    High Street and KATZ tavern in Saverne
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    The neighborhood "La Petite France" in Strasbourg
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    The neighborhood "La Petite France" in Strasbourg
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    The neighborhood "La Petite France" in Strasbourg
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Description of
the boating holiday

Explore the waterways of Alsace and Lorraine: Cruise into the heart of Strasbourg

These two weeks of boat holidays allow you to discover all the iconic sites of Alsace and Lorraine - from the typical Alsatian villages and Strasbourg with its canals to the impressive Arzviller boat lift. This cruise brings you all the cultural, gastronomic and natural wealth of the region by exploring the canals of the coal mines of Saarland - from the Marne to the Rhine.

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

Mittersheim:  Lake, water activities, beach, bathing

Niderviller: Tunnels (475m & 2306m), Pottery museum and factory shop, Marc Chagall stained glass at the Chapelle des Cordeliers, Sarrebourg (6km from Niderviller):

Arzviller: Boat lift, engine room, Houseboat museum, "Fusion Libre" crystal factory, alpine luge coaster ride

Lutzelbourg: Wurm crystal factory, castle, panoramic views of the valley, children’s playground

Saverne: Rohan castle (museum), Haut-Barr castle, Saverne‘ s old town, Centre Nautique l’Océanide – waterpark

Hochfelden: Brasserie Météor – beer brewery (group visits in july/august) Aquatic Center Atoo-o – swimming centre

Brumath: Archaeological museum

Vendenheim: Visit of one of the largest commercial areas in France

Strasbourg - Quai des Belge: “Little France”, beautiful banks of the river Ill, cathedral, Council of Europe and European parliament (only for group visits), Brasseries Heineken / Kronenbourg, the Palais Rohan place museum (art and décor, “beaux-arts”), Musée alsacien – museum of Alsace

Now you’ve discovered so much in Strasbourg and on your journey there, it’s time to return to your starting base at Harskirchen, perhaps stopping at some of your favourite discoveries on the way.

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A different way to see Alsace
What a joy to be able to discover Alsace differently…on the water! We loved discovering nice little restaurants as we cruised andnd what a pleasure to be able to enter Strasbourg directly aboard our boat!

Jérôme, Nantes