You are met in Strasbourg and transferred to the barge, moored in nearby Krafft, where a welcome reception awaits followed by dinner on board.
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.
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.
Cruise to enchanting Saverne with walking and cycling opportunities along the way.
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.
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.
After breakfast on board, return to Strasbourg.
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.