Suggested cruising options Port-sur-Saône*
Artistic getaway : Cruising on the Canal des Vosges

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138 KM
from 636 EUROS**
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** All prices are calculated on the basis of a two day weekend in low season.
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Description of
the boating holiday

Discover embroiderers,glassblowers and a thermal spa

These few days of river cruising will take you along the Canal des Vosges to the small spa town of La Vôge-les-Bains. On your itinerary, you will discover the charming village of Fontenoy-le-Château - the former capital of embroidery, a traditional glass-crystal factory and the amazing swing bridge of Selles.

Departure base

A charming village located on the banks of the Saône, Port-sur-Saône is an ideal starting point to discover the wooded landscapes and small villages of the Vosges, cruising you’re your canal boat on the Petite Saône or the Canal des Vosges.

Places to see and things to do

Port-sur-Saône: The church of St Etienne and the Pont de Pierre bridge - both dating back to the 18th century

Glassworks and crystal glassworks

The swing bridge

Fontenoy-le-Château: Medieval town, Le musée de la Broderie, de la Métallurgie et du Patrimoine with work from 500 embroiderers

Bains-les-Bains: Thermal baths with unique art deco architecture and the tranquillity of its surrounding parks.

After exploring Bains-les-Bains, it’s time to make the return trip to Port-sur-Saône where you will return your boat to the Nicols base and head home with your new holiday memories.

Canal boats available

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This boating trip really helped us to leave hectic daily life behind us with no computers or TV, just the pleasure of mooring our canal boat and discovering the traditional techniques of embroidery and crystal. See you next year for another cruise!

Guillaume, Aubusson