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European Canal Barge Cruises

'La Nouvelle Etoile' - Moselle River 2021

7 days from $8,630 per person

Limited to 8 guests

Watch life unfold along the Moselle River from refined 'La Nouvelle Etoile,' unwinding in its on-deck spa tub. Visit a romantic medieval castle set in a forest. Stroll delightful Cochem with its half-timbered houses. Explore charming Zell, the Roman city of Trier, and Luxembourg's capital with its cobbled streets and fascinating fortress. Along the way, partake of wine tastings at renowned local vineyards.

Vessel Information

128 feet long, 16.5 feet wide with air conditioning throughout

Capacity for 8 in 4 King/Twin cabins, each outward facing with en suite bathroom

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

Small workout room on board

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

Meet in Frankfurt and transfer to gracious 'La Nouvelle Etoile,' moored in historic Remich. After a welcome reception, enjoy a gourmet dinner on board.

'La Nouvelle Etoile'
Meals: Dinner
Day 2

Visit Luxembourg's 1,000-year-old capital city with its cobbled streets and imposing fortress walls. After lunch, 'La Nouvelle Etoile' cruises along the Moselle to Roman Trier, the overnight mooring.

'La Nouvelle Etoile'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Explore ancient Trier, one of the oldest towns in Germany, including the old town's 98-foot-high Porta Nigra and the magnificent cathedral. After lunch on board the barge, cruise a picturesque section of the river to Bernkastel, known as the "Pearl of the Moselle." Visit the renowned estate of Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler for a tasting of the region's wonderful wines.

'La Nouvelle Etoile'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cruise to beautiful Zell where you have time to wander the town's marketplace with its notorious statue of a black cat, the town's mascot appearing on everything from shop shingles to the labels of local wine bottles. Then visit the family cellars of Franz-Josef Weis to sample more of the local vintages.

'La Nouvelle Etoile'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In Cochem today, see the Baroque town hall and St. Martin's Church. In the early afternoon, drive to romantic Castle Burg Eltz. Nestled in a forest above the Moselle, this 12th-century fortress has been home to the same family for more than 800 years.

'La Nouvelle Etoile'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cruise to Koblenz, a 2,000-year-old city at the confluence of the Moselle and Rhine rivers, where you stroll the beautiful streets with their cozy lanes and romantic squares. Join your captain this evening for a festive farewell dinner to celebrate the cruise week.

'La Nouvelle Etoile'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, transfer back to Frankfurt.

Meals: Breakfast

Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates. ‘La Nouvelle Etoile’ also cruises in Holland and in France from Jun 13 to Aug 15. Contact A&K for details.

Book a 2022 cruise at 2021 pricing when you reserve by May 31, 2021. 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. 

  • 2021
  • Departs Every Sunday Between Aug 29 - Oct 10, 2021
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    Single Supplement
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    Private Charter
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Journey Details

Minimum age for Individual Travel is 18 years.

‘La Nouvelle Etoile’ also cruises in Holland and in France from Jun 13 to Aug 15. Contact A&K for details.

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