The Marne-Rhine Canal - From Lagarde to Strasbourg
The Marne-Rhine Canal - From Lagarde to Strasbourg

The Marne-Rhine Canal - From Lagarde to Strasbourg

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Croisi Canal Cruise: XOS_AIPP

7 Days

From Lagarde to Strasbourg, embark on an authentic and traditional cruise in the heart of Alsace and Moselle. You will cruise on the Marne-Rhine Canal where you will discover a colorful heritage and monuments that reflect its history through exciting tours. Explore the Hops Trail, the Haut Barr and Lutzelbourg castles or the Chagall trail and be astonished by the richness of this captivating cruise.


  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included


  • Strasbourg, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • The Artzwiller Inclined Plane, an exceptional structure
  • Bicycles available on board
    • The Kochersberg and the villa Meteor
    • The Haut-Barr Castle, the "eye of Alsace"
    • Saverne, a small and particularly charming town
    • The Lutzelbourg Castle
    • Marc Chagall's unique stained glass window in Sarrebourg

Day 1: Strasbourg(1) - Lagarde

Possible transfer(1) by coach from Strasbourg to Lagarde. Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you wll be introduced to the crew at a welcome cocktail.

(1) Transfer on request at an additional charge

Day 2: Lagarde - Xouaxange

Spend the day cruising towards Xouaxange.

Day 3: Xouaxange - Lutzelbourg - Arzviller Inclined Plane

In the morning, follow Chagall's Way in Saarburg. Cruise to Lutzelbourg. Candlelight lunch while passing through the tunnels. This afternoon, travel the Saint-Louis-Arzviller inclined plane. Stopover at the Lehrer Crystal Glassworks. Continue on to Lutzelbourg and arrive in the evening.

Day 4: Lutzelbourg - Saverne

We’ll walk to the Château de Lutzelbourg. The ship will cruise to Saverne and arrive at the beginning of the afternoon. Visit the Château de Hohbarr, also known as the “Eye of Alsace.” Afterward, return to Saverne for a guided tour of the city. At the end of the afternoon, return on board the ship. Dinner will be tarte flambée, a local specialty, at a restaurant (included with cruise).

Day 5: Saverne - Waltenheim

Spend the morning cruising to Hochefelden. In the afternoon, there will be an excursion to the lush region of Kochersberg and a visit to the Maison du Kochersberg museum and the Villa Meteor. At the end of the day, return on board the ship in Waltenheim-sur-Zorn.

Day 6: Waltenheim - Strasbourg

Spend the morning cruising to Strasbourg. Take a tour-boat ride through the oldest section of the city in the afternoon. After the excursion, return on board the ship. Tonight is a festive gala evening on board.

Days 7: Strasbourg

One last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.


  • Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
  • Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists)
  • Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
  • The excursions mentioned on this program
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Gala Dinner and evening
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees


  • Transfer by coach from Strasbourg to Lagarde Day 1(1)
  • Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Personal expenses

(1) Transfer on request at an additional charge

Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.

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