River Cruise Hire in Alsace, Lorraine

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River Cruise Hire in Alsace, Lorraine, France and Germany - A culturally unique cruising region.

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Alsace, Lorraine, France and Germany Region Map Alsace, Lorraine, France and Germany Region Map
Alsace, Lorraine, France and Germany Region Map - A culturally unique cruising region.  
Alsace, Lorraine, France and Germany Region Map Alsace, Lorraine, France and Germany Region Map
Hesse/Nancy

1 WEEK – RETURN TRIP
152km • 42 locks • 25hr cruising time

Canal de la Marne au Rhin – Cruising in the beautiful region of Lorraine, visit Réchicourt le Château via the excellent fishing lake at Godrexange. See the 15th century Basilica at St. Nicolas de Port before arriving in beautiful Nancy with its famous Place Stanislas – a perfect stopping point for shopping and a café-crème in the sunshine.


Hesse/Strasbourg

1 WEEK – RETURN TRIP
156km • 68 locks • 37hr cruising time

Canal de la Marne au Rhin – Admire the beautiful scenery as you take your boat up the Arzviller boat lift and cruise on to Saverne, which boasts a magnificent rose garden. Strasbourg is home to the European Parliament as well as numerous museums and the Palace of the Cardinals of Rohan – a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture.


Hesse/Sarreguemines

1 WEEK – RETURN TRIP
160km • 54 locks • 35hr cruising time

Canal des Houillères de la Sarre – Moor beside the Gondrexange Lake and relax fishing or bird watching. Enjoy watersports at Mittersheim. Amble through the town of Harskirchen and discover the 17th century water mill. Two museums in Sarreguemines retrace the history of the town’s famous earthenware pottery.


Hesse/Strasbourg/Boofzheim or vice versa

1 WEEK – ONE WAY TRIP
104km • 43 locks • 2 tunnels • 1 boat lift
28hr cruising time

Canal de la Marne au Rhin – Canal de la Marne au Rhône – Take your boat up the Arzviller boat lift and prepare to be thrilled by the experience! Admire the biggest stained glass window in Europe at Sarrebourg. Visit the Château du Haut Barr in Saverne, which overlooks the whole Alsace plain. Enjoy time in the cosmopolitan and cultural city of Strasbourg before arriving in Boofzheim. Have a fun day out at nearby Europa Park in Rust, Germany.


Hesse/Saarbrücken or vice versa

1 WEEK – ONE WAY TRIP
103km • 31 locks • 20hr cruising time

Canal des Houillères de la Sarre – Cruise this pretty route linking France and Germany and enjoy nature watching at Gondrexange lake and watersports at Mittersheim. Visit the earthenware pottery museums at Sarreguemines before leaving your boat at the lovely city of Saarbrücken. Cruising beyond Saarbrücken is not possible without a licence.


Hesse/Metz/Trier/Saarbrücken/Hesse

2 WEEKS – ROUND TRIP
433km • 74 locks • 84hr cruising time

Canal de la Marne au Rhin – Moselle – Sarre – Canal des Houillères de la Sarre – A fantastic cruise through France, Luxembourg and Germany. Cycle through Lagarde, part of the Lorraine Nature Park. Visit the Musée de l’Ecole in Nancy for Art Nouveau displays. Stroll in Metz or take a picnic ashore at lively Trier, the oldest town in Germany.