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
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.
Port-sur-Saône: The church of St Etienne and the Pont de Pierre bridge - both dating back to the 18th century
Scey-sur-Saône: Cruise on the canal through the tunnel of Saint Albin (680m)
Ray-sur-Saône: Château de Ray-sur-Saône
Savoyeux: Cruise on the canal through the Savoyeux tunnel (640m)
Gray: The Basilica Notre Dame, the old town, Musée Baron Martin (museum of art and archeology)
Mantoche: 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.
Holiday reviews from Port-sur-Saône
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.