Navigating Alsace Lorraine on my houseboat….
Canal de la Sarre, Marne – Rhine Canal, …. Hundreds of kilometres of routes await you if you choose waterway tourism in Alsace Lorraine for your next holiday. From Pont à Bar in the Ardennes to Waltenheim sur Zorn or indeed Languimberg in Alsace, simply head to one of our waterway bases to pick up your houseboat. We’ll help you put together your itinerary and we’ll also train you in handling your houseboat.
Embrace the soothing rhythm of a waterway cruise as you admire these landscapes interspersed with green valleys and windmills. As always, travelling through the locks will be one of the cruise highlights for your youngest boaters. Head towards the Saint-Louis-Arzviller inclined plane and your whole crew will marvel at the unique experience of taking this lift in your rental boat.
A cruise to Alsace Lorraine’s most prestigious sites
Here, as with everywhere else in France, the waterway heritage is very much part of the charm of waterway tourism. You’ll also be able to enjoy a whole host of other pleasurable activities during your cruise, for example the chance to take a break on an ATB bike ride, following your houseboat along the towpaths. In addition to the wealth of human genius to discover as you navigate the Canal de la Sarre – testimony to the region’s great industrial saga – there are also many historical treasures. You’re sure to navigate your way to the Alsatian capital : Strasbourg. Notre Dame cathedral is one of the key sites to visit during your time in the city – the magnificence of its Gothic art cannot fail to amaze you. Don’t miss Kammerzell House, the covered bridges and half-timbered buildings, and lose yourself in a city within the city, built on the water : Petite France.