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Sightseeing Highlights

Strasbourg’s beautifully preserved city center beckons with Gothic churches and pedestrian-friendly streets. Nancy, a riverfront city in northeastern France, is the birthplace of Art Nouveau art and architecture. The Arzviller boat elevator, which ascends or descends over the Vosges Mountains, allowing barges to traverse in four minutes what once took an entire day. Winetasting on the Route de Vin d’Alsace.

Canals & Waterways

Canal de la Marne au Rhine and the Canal du Rhone au Rhin, offering barge travel between Nancy and Strasbourg. Petite France, the small area between the rivers, is home to some of Strasbourg’s prettiest and most photogenic streets and buildings.

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Why Barge in
Alsace-Lorraine?

Scenery, scenery, scenery! Peaceful and romantic cruising through the placid greenery of deep forests and past hilltops dotted with the remains of feudal castles. Fairy-tale villages and enchanting towns, with preserved half-timbered houses, charming cobblestoned streets, and lively town squares. Explore the complex heritage and history of this region, which has been variously claimed by France and Germany.