Amazing Boating Vacation in Alsace-Lorraine, France
Hit the water in style with this boat cruise in Alsace-Lorraine, France! Book this wonderful 29 feet "Sheba" Canal Boat for up to 5 people. Rate as low as $321 USD per night and a preferred minimum rental of 3 nights. Rates: • 3 Nights Minimum: $321 USD per night Price includes • 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) Not included: • Any additional extras & services • Boat damage waiver, Fuel cost & deposits • Travel from/to the base(s) • Mooring fees • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance What You Can Expect: The Little Alsace Cruise overview You board your floating villa, and canal boating in Alsace France immediately enchants you! The Arzviller boatlift captivates as you transit the inclined plane, a true engineering marvel, and you snap so many pictures you fill a memory card on your digital camera! Water skiing, kayaking or playing a spot of golf awaits you on your adventure in this unique region! 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 â€œMaison Wurmâ€, 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. Cruise Details • Waterways: Canal de la Marne au Rhin • Distance: 60 km • Cruising time: 14 hrs • Locks: 26 • Lock types: Automatic What to Expect Onboard: Enjoy a private aft cabin with double bed and a convertible single love seat perfect for a couple. Saloons in Sheba boat rentals have a radio/CD player, and the dining table/love seat converts to a double. Large encompassing windows provide abundant natural light. On deck, there’s a top steering position with excellent visibility. Interior & Saloon • The saloon has a radio/CD player. • The kitchen/galley features a stove and electric refrigerator. • The steering station far forward on the left side of the saloon is a bonus in cold or rainy weather. Cabins & Bathrooms • Equipped with a double bed and convertible single love seat, the aft cabin is private and comfortable. • In the saloon, the dining table/love seat converts to double bed. Sundeck & Features • The top steering position is a popular feature and provides great visibility for maneuvering. • The sun umbrella on the aft upper deck provides shade on sunny days. • The boat has 220-volt shore power. The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. • The Sheba features an efficient and reliable diesel engine. Additional Services: (Options and Extras) Bicycles • Standard: $63 per week • Child / Tag-along: $49 per week • Bike Child Seat: $21 per week Essentials: • Parking and Garage (Secure Parking): $7.50 per car / day • Early Check-in: $125 (subject to availability) • Late Check-out: $125 (subject to availability) • Top Deck Cushions (Pack of 2): $7 per week • Car Transfer: $175 - $420 depending on the route • WIFI: $63 per week in France
- Captain is not included.
- Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
- 5 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Canal Boat
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Wheel steering
- CD Player
- Center Cockpit
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
0% refund up to 5 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.