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European Canal Barge Cruises

'Panache'- Canal de la Marne au Rhin 2018


7 Days from $5,350

Limited to 12 guests

Offer

Savings available on select cabin and charter dates. Contact A&K for details.

Enjoy the lovely countryside as you drift along the Canal de la Marne au Rhin through Alsace, where the history, food and culture of eastern France blend with those of neighboring Germany. Along the way experience stunning Strasbourg Cathedral, visit Sarrebourg's 13th-century chapel with stained glass by Marc Chagall and enjoy a beer tasting at a local brewery, founded in 1640. Back on board, watch your gourmet chef prepare dinner with ingredients purchased at the morning market. Theme cruises can be arranged for families or other special interests. Theme cruises can be arranged for families or other special interests.
'Panache'-  Canal de la Marne au Rhin Vessel

Vessel Information

129 feet long and 15 feet wide with air conditioning and central heating

Capacity for 12 in 6 double/twin cabins, each outward facing with en suite bathroom

Salon with stereo system, television, assortment of CDs/DVDs and piano

Sun deck, partially covered for al fresco dining, with spa tub

Bicycles provided

Internet access (limited in some areas)

All meals and beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) included

Deck Plan
Day 1
Sunday

You are met in Strasbourg and transferred to the barge, moored in nearby Krafft, where a welcome reception awaits followed by dinner on board. 

'Panache'
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
Monday

Cruise through the Grand Ried wetlands with its abundant bird life this morning. After lunch, visit Strasbourg's 12th-century Gothic cathedral and explore the pedestrian area of La Petite France.

'Panache'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Tuesday

After breakfast, cruise to picturesque Waltenheim-sur-Zorn. Later, drive through the rolling Vosges hills along the Route des Grands Vins to a private tasting of the region's famous Alsatian wines.

'Panache'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Wednesday

Today, visit the Meteor Brewery, founded in 1640, to taste the local beer. Then cruise to enchanting Saverne with walking and cycling opportunities along the way.

'Panache'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Thursday

Early risers enjoy a patisserie visit to watch the local bakers prepare the day's creations. After a cruise to Lutzelbourg, visit the mountaintop village of La Petite Pierre and view the outstanding René Lalique collection with its exceptional examples of Art Nouveau and Art Deco glassware. Before tonight's dinner on board the barge, visit a bierstub for apéritifs and flammenkeuche or tart flambée, a kind of Alsatian pizza.

'Panache'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Friday

Cruise through the beautiful Alsatian countryside this morning before touring a crystal glassworks. The barge ascends a unique boat elevator at Arzviller prior to lunch on board. In Sarrebourg, visit a 13th-century chapel with remarkable stained glass by Marc Chagall. Tonight's dinner is a gala farewell hosted by your barge captain.

'Panache'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Saturday

After breakfast on board, return to Strasbourg.

Meals: Breakfast

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

2019 Travel | 2019 prices available on request. Please contact A&K for details.


Prices are in USD, per person and based on double occupancy unless noted as charter. Contact A&K for availability. 

  • Departing Every Sunday Between Jul 22 - Aug 25, 2018
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,350
    Single Supplement
    $1,900
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $58,000
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Aug 26 - Oct 6, 2018
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $6,190
    Single Supplement
    $2,150
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $67,000
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Oct 7 - 27, 2018
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,350
    Single Supplement
    $1,900
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $58,000
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
Journey Details

Minimum age (for independent bookings) is 12 years old.

Reduced pricing available for Private Charters of 8-11 guests.

Family theme cruises available for Private Charters.

Alternate Routes:

May 25-May 13: Holland

May 20: Delft to Courtrai

May 27: Courtrai to Pont-l'Évêque

Jun 3: Pont-l'Évêque to Paris

Jun 10-Jul 8: Champagne Region of France

Contact A&K for details.


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

New bookings only. Offers subject to availability and may be withdrawn at anytime.


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