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European Canal Barge Cruises

'Panache' - Canal de le Marne au Rhin 2021


7 days from $5,650 per person

Limited to 12 guests

Lovely 'Panache' cruises past the quaint canal-side towns of Alsace. Visit the 12th-century Gothic cathedral in Strasbourg and stroll the charming Petit France district. Drive the scenic Route des Vins d'Alsace and have dinner ashore. Admire Chagall's stained glass at a 13th-century chapel.
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Vessel Information

129 feet long and 15 feet wide with air conditioning throughout

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

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

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 their abundant birdlife this morning. After lunch, visit Strasbourg's 12th-century Gothic cathedral and explore the pedestrian area of the Petit France district.

'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. Enjoy dinner ashore at a traditional restaurant.

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

Cruise to enchanting Saverne with walking and cycling opportunities along the way.

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

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.

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

Visit a patisserie and a local crystal glassworks before the barge ascends a unique boat elevator at Arzviller. 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. ‘Panache’ also cruises in Holland and in Champagne from May 30 to Jun 27. 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
  • Departing Jul 11, 2021
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $6,590
    Single Supplement
    $2,250
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $70,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Jul 18 - Aug 22, 2021
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,650
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $60,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Aug 29 - Sep 26, 2021
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $6,590
    Single Supplement
    $2,250
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $70,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Oct 3 - 24, 2021
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,650
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $60,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
Journey Details

Minimum age for Individual Travel is 12 years.

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

Family theme cruises available for Private Charters.

‘Panache’ also cruises in Holland and in Champagne from May 30 to Jun 27. Contact A&K for details.


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