Lutzelbourg - Arzviller - Dombasle - Nancy - Metz

Destinations / France / Alsace / Lutzelbourg - Arzviller - Dombasle - Nancy - Metz

Alsace, France, map of the sailing area

Basic information

  • Cruise length: 346 km
  • Trip duration:  14 days
  • Type of cruise: there and back 
  • Number of locks: 68

One of the most popular routes takes you from the Sarre Valley along the Canal de la Marne au Rhin to Strasbourg and Boofzheim. The beautiful Lutzelbourg and Saverne, with its beautiful rose gardens, Renaissance palace and Haut Baar Castle with its stunning views, are an extraordinary experience. The Arzviller boat lift - a technical marvel of modern canal transport - is also an unforgettable experience. Around every bend in the canal, you'll be invited to enjoy delicious Alsatian cuisine and fresh Riesling in the renownedin half-timbered houses with windows decorated with flowering geraniums. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, vibrant and exciting Strasbourg is packed with culture and beckons for shopping and sightseeing. Near Boofzheim, the reedy marshes around the Rhine are home to many species of wading birds and aby "hunters without guns", while just over the German border in Rust is a wonderful amusement park for children.

Available houseboats in Alsace by comfort class: