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The ultimate tour of Lorraine: a cruise through nature and heritage

Two weeks
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273 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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    Navigation on the canal
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    Stanislas Square in Nancy
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    Stanislas Square in Nancy by night
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    Stanislas Square in Nancy by night
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    Lützelbourg Village
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Description of
the boating holiday

Explore the lakes of Nancy and beyond

This cruise will take you to discover the iconic sites of Lorraine, from the lakes in Nancy to the highest lock in France at Réchicourt-le-Château as well as many castles and Liverdun with its seaside atmosphere.

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

Réchicourt:  Remarkable lock, 16m high

Einville au Jard: Luneville castle (7.5km from the wwaterway)

St Nicolas de Port: Basilica of Saint Nicholas, a natural enclosure with storks, museum of film and photography, French museum of brasserie (brewing)

Nancy: Place stanislas, Palace of the “Dukes”, Museum of Lorraine, Park of “the tree nursery” (mini golf), Museum of modern and contemporary arts

Liverdun: Medieval gateway, ancient fortifications, 12th century church, the fountain square and arcades

Toul: St. Etienne's cathedral, old town and fortifications by Vauban, museum of art and history

Richardménil: Castle of Fléville

Now you’ve discovered some amazing highlights of the Lorriane region, it’s time to return to the starting base at Harskirchen, perhaps stopping off at some of your favourite discoveries on the way.

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Discovering the diversity of Lorraine by boat.
We enjoyed discovering Lorraine by boat and all its varied landscapes. Some great highlights for us were the city break to explore Nancy, family water activities at the Etang du Stock lake and visiting the Castle of Lumières de Lunéville.

Jean-Marc, Avignon