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New! 'Belmond Lilas' - Canal de la Marne au Rhin (2017)

European Canal Barge Cruises: Tranquil voyages along Europe's scenic canals and rivers

Limited to 8 guests
Days: 7  |  From: $59,485


Itinerary

'Belmond Lilas' - Canal de la Marne au Rhin

Day 1: SUNDAY

Meet in Paris for transfer by train to 'Belmond Lilas,' moored in Krafft. Begin with a welcome reception, followed by dinner, on board.

'Belmond Lilas'   |   Meals: D

Day 2: MONDAY

Tour one of the Alsace region’s fabled vineyards, for a tasting of its finest organic wine. Cruise to Strasbourg, meandering past rows of elegant plane trees and dappled emerald foliage. Upon arrival, enjoy an after-dinner opportunity to explore the city at night.

'Belmond Lilas'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 3: TUESDAY

Set out on a guided walking tour of Strasbourg, visiting the soaring cathedral, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, and the botanical garden. Cruise to Hochfelden on the picturesque Canal de la Marne au Rhin.

'Belmond Lilas'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 4: WEDNESDAY

Enjoy a guided tour of the Meteor Brewery, family-owned for seven generations, and finish with a tasting. Then cruise to Saverne. This evening, attend a cocktail reception in the gardens of 18th-century Château des Rohan, with local jazz entertainment. Later, on board, enjoy an epicurean dinner.

'Belmond Lilas'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 5: THURSDAY

Explore the famous Route des Vins, stopping for a guided tour of Domaine Mochel, family-run since 1669, and enjoy a tasting. Cruise to Lutzelbourg, through the green and rolling Vosges Mountains. Dine privately tonight at the Michelin-starred Villa René Lalique, former country home of the Art Deco glassmaker.

'Belmond Lilas'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 6: FRIDAY

Visit the medieval ruin of Château de Lutzelbourg this morning, taking in spectacular views over the canal while enjoying a tea-picnic. Cruise to Arzviller to moor beside its historic boatlift, a 147-foot-high engineering marvel. Tonight, toast your cruise adventure at the captain’s farewell dinner on board.

'Belmond Lilas'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 7: SATURDAY

Disembark after breakfast, for your transfer, first to Strasbourg and then by train to Paris, where your journey ends.

Meals: B





2018 Travel | 2018 prices available on request. Please contact A&K for details.

Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates.



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