Alsace – Lorraine

Cruise through the European capital city of Strasbourg, past the hop fields and countryside of Alsace, through the Niderwillertunnels, or take the famous Arzwiller boat lift.

There are many cycle routes and footpaths along the canals. Why not visit the picturesque town of Saverne, or stop off to see local craftsmen at work (glass blowing, porcelain, crystal sculptors)

New in 2016 : Reopening of Arzviller boat lift!

Departure bases: Waltenheim-sur-Zorn, Languimberg

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6 good reasons to visit

1. Discover Strasbourg, European capital
2. The Arzviller boat lift, unique in Europe
3. The famous Alsatian specialties, washed down with the no less famous wines
4. A rich historical heritage
5. Hochfelden and its last independent French brewery
6. Sainte Croix zoo

Map of Alsace – Lorraine

Tourist attractions

• The historical town of Saverne, the castle of Haut Barr
• The castle of Rohan
• Lagarde, typical village in Lorraine, In the Lorraine Regional Natural Park
• Xouaxange, its church, its fortified tower and the ruins of its castle
• Steinbourg: the castle, the stork reintroduction centre
• The Réchicourt lock
• Lutzelbourg: the castle ruins, the Serge Würm crystal glass works
• Gastronomy and Alsatian wines
• The Brumath Adventure Park (tree climbing, paintball, treasure hunt …)
• Summer luge inArzviller
• FénétrangeCastle
• Sarreboug with Chagall stained glass at the Chapel des Cordeliers
• The city of Sarreguemines and its earthenware
• The Willermill, last mill in the region operated by water power (visit and sale
of flour)
• Gondrexange lake, famous place of fishing
• Parc Nature de Cheval – horse orientated park with shows, games and workshops, for a family day out

Events

• The Schiltigheim beer festival (early August)
• Strasbourg ‘places en fete’ (Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in July and August) fun guided tours, treasure hunts, fun workshops, street performers etc.
• Phalsburg ‘dans la rue’ – street theatre (from late July to mid-August)