"With a boat through Lorraine & Alsace" Lorraine by himalia11
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We’ve spent one week on a boat, travelling through Lorraine & Alsace. This was adventurous, exhausting and funny!
We started in Mittersheim on the Sarre-Cole-Canal (Canal des Houillières de la Sarre) and continued on the Marne-Rhine-Canal (Canal de la Marne au Rhin) up to Saverne. We spent there a night and the whole morning as Saverne is a very beautiful city. Then we turned and went back to Mittersheim.
We drove 62 km in a beautiful landscape with lakes, forests and hills, had 52 locks (that’s where I got so exhausted!), went through two canal tunnels and passed a boat lift. The weather was a mixture of rain and sun, some good days and some bad days. Back home, I was happy to have a big bathroom again (and electric power for my hair dryer!), but living and driving around on a boat was a great experience!
Lorraine is a nice place to go around by houseboat. There are several companies where you can rent a boat and you even... more travel advice
Mittersheim is a little village at the Sarre-Canal and the place where we started with our boat trip. It has a little... more travel advice
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