Family Cruise – Alsace & Lorraine

Family Cruise - Alsace & Lorraine


(Mid July to Mid October)

If you are a family with children, we are able to create a bespoke itinerary and substitute a maximum of 4 excursions from our Classic Cruise Itinerary with your preferred family activities.

The following activities can usually be arranged by our Customer Services team or the barge Captain and can be included in your itinerary without any extra charge:

Centre Aquatique Sarrebourg
An aqua park in Sarrebourg, with a play pool featuring a river with counter-current, a waterfall, 60m slide (6 years +) and a paddling pool with miniature toboggans for young children. Adults can enjoy the sports pool and Jacuzzi. In the summer, the roof of the Aquatics centre is opened and access to the lawn is granted with a refreshment bar, restaurant, benches and volleyball court. Family changing rooms are provided, as well as individual lockers and hairdryers. Children should be supervised at all times.

28 lane bowling alley with bar and pool tables in the town of Dorlisheim, a 20 minute drive from Strasbourg. With a relaxed ambiance during the day, and party-like in the evenings, the bowling alley is suitable for all ages and features illuminated lanes, allowing for an interesting and memorable experience.

Kiny Parc
This indoor soft play centre features a host of fun inflatable courses with ball pits, designed especially for younger children. Enjoy zorbing, climbing facilities and space to stop and enjoy light refreshments in the picnic area.

Luge Alpine du Plan Incline (3 years+)
A thrilling Alpine taboggan, designed for up to two people. Beginning 6 metres high, this thrilling ride offers a unique perspective of the forest beyond and below as you travel 500m from close to the canopy to ground. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sainte-Croix Zoological Park
One of Europe’s leading zoological parks for European and endangered species, the 120-hectare Sainte-Croix animal park features four trails to explore, where 1,500 animals from 100 species roam. Witness bears, deer, lynx, wolverines, lemurs, red pandas and several wolf packs as you make your way through.

Le Parc du Petit Prince (2 years+)
Le Parc du Petit Prince is the world’s first aerial park, and the biggest leisure park in Alsace. With a number of child-friendly rides, a host of animals to visit and mini theatre-style productions – there’s fun to be had for all the family.

Chocolate Museum, Strasbourg
Alsace, a reputable gastronomic region, is more discreet when it comes to chocolate. Here, more than 21% of the food industry’s workforce is represented by chocolate makers and confectioners. Alsace, therefore, seems like the perfect place to have a museum dedicated to the stuff! A unique gourmet tour will take you from the origins of chocolate through to the way it is made today. Unravel the mysteries of cocoa and discover how to go from the bean to chocolate mouldings while you also learn how to taste the different chocolates.

Ice Skating (2 years+)
Two rinks provide unlimited ice-skating entertainment in the city of Strasbourg. Skate rental is available at the venue.

Natura Park (3 years+)
This charming nature and adventure park situated five minutes from the centre of Strasbourg, features 8 rope courses, giant zip lines, as well as a wide choice of themed activities including pendulum jumps, geocaching, archery, blowpipes, slacklining, orienteering and tournaments.

Enjoy a game of tennis at the Lawn Tennis Club of Sarrebourg, equipped with tennis and racquetball courts, a stadium, arena and sports venue. Hourly rates apply for court and equipment hire.

Museé Zoologique de Strasbourg
A natural history collection purchased from the Johann Hermann collection in 1802. When the University of Strasbourg was founded in 1872, the management and curation of the museum was entrusted to it. A new building was built between 1890 and 1893, and the collection has since continued to grow. The museum now displays more than 10,000 mammals, 18,000 birds and 1,000,000 insects, as well as many examples of invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians and fish. Among those animals displayed, many have since become extinct.

Go-Karting (height restrictions apply)
Indoor Go-Karting track measuring 4,000 sq. metres allows visitors (1.5 metres+) to drive 200cc karts. Children aged 7 to 13 can also participate in less powerful karts. All protective clothing (jump suits, helmets, gloves) is provided by the complex.

The following activities* can usually be arranged but, due to their nature, they should be booked directly by the client with the activity provider. Our Customer Services team or the barge Captain will be able to assist with any bookings. The cost of these activities are not included in your itinerary:

Europa Park
Germany’s largest amusement park awaits at Europa Park. Enjoy over 100 attractions and its international show programme plus 15 European thematic areas, allowing visitors to explore the continent in one place!

Please Contact Us to discuss your specific requirements – we will be very happy to help.

*Activities are payable by the client directly to the provider, whose individual terms and conditions apply. All activities are subject to availability. No minimum age requirement unless stated. Children’s bicycles, bicycle helmets, child car seats and high chairs and available without cost.


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