1. The Cosmopolitan Cruise aboard a 4 Person Canal Boat in Alsace-Lorraine, France
  2. The Cosmopolitan Cruise aboard a 4 Person Canal Boat in Alsace-Lorraine, France
  3. The Cosmopolitan Cruise aboard a 4 Person Canal Boat in Alsace-Lorraine, France

The Cosmopolitan Cruise aboard a 4 Person Canal Boat in Alsace-Lorraine, France

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Visit lots of historic sites in Alsace-Lorraine, France while cruising on a private boat! Book a canal boat tour "The Cosmopolitan Cruise" aboard the 29' Canal Boat for up to 4 people. Starting at $686 USD per night (3-nights minimum). Rates: • $686 USD per night (3-nights minimum) What's included in the price? • Renting the boat and its equipment • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect • Towels and linen for all passengers • A boat handling demo • Technical support • On-board cruising information • Locks free (except in Ireland & Holland) What's not included in the price? • Any additional extras & services • Boat damage waiver, Fuel cost & deposits • Travel from/to the base(s) • Mooring fees • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance Experiences: • Visit lots of historic sites • Explore a medieval castle • Stop and smell the roses • Enjoy cycling in cosmo style • Breathe in natural landscapes • Hochfelder's breweries • Taste the Alsacian gastronomy • Wine is always a pleasure • Dive in Saarbrucken What You Can Expect: Two pretty canals take you to bustling cities filled with charm! Treat yourself to gourmet meals and local brews. City chic and amazing waterways enthrall you on the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, one of the prettiest in Alsace. You pass through upscale laid-back hamlets on your way to lively Strasbourg, wetting your appetite for urban flavours. You’re in the thick of a Cosmopolitan Cruise canal vacation in France, and you realize that it just doesn’t get any better! Your Cruise Details • Waterways: Canal de la Marne au Rhin • Distance: 156 km • Locks: 68 • Cruising time: 37 hrs • Lock types: Automatic Visit lots of Historic Sites: The Niderviller porcelain factory dates back to 1735 and is interesting to visit. Explore a Medieval Castle: In Saverne, Rohan Castle and the town's botanical gardens are must-see attractions. Check them out! Stop and smell the roses: When you marvel at the Arzviller boatlift in Saverne, don't forget the magnificent rose gardens! Enjoy cycling in cosmo style: The scenic canal path from Lutzelbourg to Strasbourg is very popular for bicycling and trekking. Breathe in natural landscapes: Between the beautiful and welcoming cities of Alsace, discover the quiet atmosphere of the area. Sail along the banks and relax. Hochfelder's breweries: Some of the breweries date back to 870 A.D.! Spend time at the Meteor brewery's intriguing museum. Taste the Alsacian Gastronomy: Strasbourg is famous for its flamme kueches and its delicious Baeckeoffe, which becomes really delightful when paired with the Pinot-noir wine. Also, try the famous Choucroute with a local white wine. Dive in Saarbrucken: Sail along the banks and moor in Saarbrucken, a very interesting city where you will enjoy having a break. Key Towns and Villages on Your Cruise Hesse A pleasant and serene village, Hesse has preserved its charm and character over many years. Apart from a well-organized port, the village also has the ruins of a Benedictine Abbey from the 11th century, which is now the village church. Niderviller In this typical floral city, you will find a beautiful church tower in a baroque style. Faience is also very developed in Niderviller; you will enjoy a visit to the porcelain factory. Arzviller Arzviller is a pretty little village mainly known for its huge and unique boat lift that you will use to lift or lower your boat 45 metres up or down the canal. There's also a small, but interesting visitor centre if you fancy learning more about the lift's history. Lutzelbourg Lutzelbourg is easily identified by its towering castle which overlooks alpine wooden houses, giving the city a fairytale appearance. You can take a guided tour of the city by train. Also worth a visit are the city's many shops, the crystal cutter at “Maison Wurm”, and the boat museum. Saverne It's a small and friendly town, possessing the region's characteristic steep-pitched roofs and window boxes full of geraniums. There are some beautiful traditional old half-timbered houses in town. Saverne is also known for its famous Rose Garden, displaying over 550 roses. Hochfelden The town is famous locally for its brewery. Brewing has been here since 870 A.D. and the local family owned brewer, Meteor, has a brasserie and museum. The brewery offers guided tours. Brumath Centuries ago, Brumath was the capital of Alsace and one of the most influential cities in the area. Learn about the town's amazing history at the great castle of Hanau-Lichtenberg, with its excellent museum. Strasbourg There are so many things to see in this big town, with its streets bursting with flowers! This is the home of the European parliament and its impressive building can be seen from the canal. Strasbourg is also famous for its Gastronomy: foie gras, wines of Alsace, chocolates and eaux de vie. What To Expect Onboard: Cirrus B is a variation of our Cirrus A. As comfortable and easy to handle, it has a double cabin at the rear rather than a twin. The Cirrus B is very popular in our fleet. Measuring 8.80 metres (29-foot), it can comfortably accomodate a couple or a small family with enough space for 4 person. The double cabin at the rear, as well as the large saloon with a single sofa bed and dinette converting into a second single bed, makes this boat a small-size floating villa! What’s on board? • You've got two nice decks: Watch the scenery pass by in comfort from decks in the front and back of the boat! • The lounge is the perfect place to socialize and has a radio/CD player • A kitchen is what all you need with a cooker, electric fridge and lots of space for storage! Interior & Saloon • The central saloon has a dining table and chairs, a radio/CD player, and a steering position. Cabins & Bathrooms • The aft (rear) cabin has has bunk beds that convert to one double bed. There's also an en-suite bathroom with a shower and toilet. • At the front of the boat, the cabin offers a double bed and en suite bathroom that includes toilet and a shower. Sundeck & Features • The sundeck is large enough to accommodate a dining table and chairs for alfresco dining. • An umbrella provides protection from the sun. • Visibility from the second steering position is fantastic. • Access to the saloon ensures smooth flow-through in the design. A safe is aboard for your security and convenience. • The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. There's also 220-volt shore power. • The Corvette is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine. Additional Services: Options and Extras To enhance your experience, you can add extras & services to your vacation. The availabilities and prices of the extras will be confirmed at start of your booking. Bicycles To explore the countryside or just get to the boulangerie. • Standard: $60 per week • Child / Tag-along: $46 per week Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $53 USD per car/day • Garage: From $70 USD per car/day Car Transfer • $175 - $420 depending on the route Top Deck Cushions Enjoy extra comfort with top deck cushions, perfect for sitting and sunbathing on! • Pack of 2: $7 per week Wi-Fi Wi-Fi service provided for up to 5 devices per boat. • $63 per week in France Cleaning • Eco-Pack: $15 • Cleaning Service: $155 to $210 (depending on boat model) Early Check-in & Late Check-out • Early Check-in: $125 (subject to availability) • Late Check-out: $125 (subject to availability) Special Occasion Gift Basket Order a special occasion gift basket full of local delicacies and regional specialities, this is a great mark to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion. • Gift Basket: $100 If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Captain is optional.
You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
4 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Canal Boat


Features & Details

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Gas
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Berth
  • Head

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

0% refund up to 30 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

If You Cancel Your Holiday Cancellation Terms: To cancel a reservation, the Renter should notify the Company in writing. Period before departure in which you notify the Company and Cancellation Penalty: More than 70 days prior to departure date: Deposit is non-refundable Between 70 and 43 days prior to departure date: 45% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 42 and 15 days prior to departure date: 60% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 14 days and departure date: 100% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable If You Change Your Booking If, after our confirmation invoice has been issued, you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, for example your chosen departure date (in the same season only), destination or boat, we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes to be made must be in writing from the lead name or your travel agent.  The price of your holiday may increase or decrease to reflect the changes requested by you. You will be asked to pay an administration charge of US$140 (more than 70 days prior to departure) or US$250 (between 70 and 15 days prior to departure) per booking amendment and any further cost we incur in making this alteration and any increase in the cost of your trip. Please note that no changes or rescheduling are permitted less than 14 days prior to departure. Please check whether your holiday insurance will cover any changes or increased costs resulting from a change. You should be aware that these costs could increase the closer to the departure date that changes are made and you should contact us as soon as possible.

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