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'Panache'- Canal de la Marne au Rhin

7 days with Abercrombie & Kent  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
You are met in Strasbourg and transferred to the barge, moored in nearby Krafft, where a welcome reception awaits followed by dinner on board. (Dinner)
Cruise through the Grand Ried wetlands with its abundant birdlife this morning. After lunch, visit Strasbourg's 12th-century Gothic cathedral and explore the pedestrian area of La Petite France. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Visit a patisserie this morning 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast on board, return to Strasbourg. (Breakfast)
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All This Included
Lovely 'Panache' is outfitted in traditional yacht style with brass and mahogany fittings. Panoramic windows admit natural light into the barge's spacious salon with its leather sofas and polished hardwood flooring. 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.
  • Hand-Selected Canal Barges with Independent Bookings and/or Private Charters Available
  • All Meals and Drinks on Board
  • All Sightseeing Excursions during the Cruise
  • Transfers to/from Barges (as per Individual Itinerary)
  • 24/7 A&K On-Call Support
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard Panache
  • Minimum age (for independent bookings) is 12 years old.
  • Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.

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