Suggested cruising options Port-sur-Saône*
Discover picturesque villages : Cruise through the Sarthe valley

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158 KM
from 979 EUROS**
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** All prices are calculated on the basis of a two day weekend in low season.
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    Port sur Saône
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    Château de Ray sur Saône overlooking the valley
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    Château de Ray sur Saône
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    Navigating the Saône river
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Description of
the boating holiday

Picturesque Villages and Green Landscapes

A boating holiday on the Petite Saône (upper Saône river) is lovers of waterways cruises, taking you through the natural landscapes of the Saone Valley and leading you to characterful cities for a week of discovery steeped in history

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

Cruise on the canal through the tunnel of Saint Albin (680m)

Château de Ray-sur-Saône

Cruise on the canal through the Savoyeux tunnel (640m)

The Basilica Notre Dame, the old town, Musée Baron Martin (museum of art and archeology)

Château de Mantoche

After exploring Mantoche, 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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Lasting memories!
This boat trip in the Saône Valley was very relaxing. We enjoyed the beautiful landscapes and relaxing days punctuated by the rippling water and new discoveries. We certainly have lasting memories from this boating holiday.

Charlotte, Vendrennes

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