A barge cruise along two historic canals
Departing: Friday 22 September 2017
Returning: Thursday 28 September 2017
Duration: 7 days
Join medieval historian Dr Rowena Archer on this ever-popular barge cruise through the heart of Alsace-Lorraine, where French and German culture entwine, with fabulous scenery and fascinating architecture.
Exploring the picturesque Marne-Rhine Canal, the cruise features little-known Alsatian towns such as Saverne, dozens of medieval sites and time spent along the famous 'Route des Vins'.
The experience is a relaxing mix of local wines, French cuisine and escorted visits.
- Visit medieval Colmar and the 15th-century ‘Hansel and Gretel’-style town of Riquewihr
- Explore Strasbourg’s medieval riverside district and visit Notre Dame
- Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Zorn valley and Vosges mountains
Our privately chartered barge, Madeleine, has just 11 twin cabins, all with en-suite bathrooms and large windows.
Price per person sharing, not including train to Strasbourg. Optional group train ticket from London from £150. Single supplement £1,600.