Sunday: Champagne Welcome Aboard

Prepare for a journey of unparalleled luxury as you step aboard the Grand Victoria, your floating oasis of indulgence. Your adventure begins in the charming city of Strasbourg, where a friendly crew member awaits to escort you to the barge, moored in the picturesque Niderviller. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the warmth of a traditional champagne welcome and acquaint yourself with the attentive crew as you anticipate in culinary delights that await you for dinner.

Monday: Marvel at the Arzviller Boat Lift!
Travel: Niderviller to Lutzelbourg

Your first full day sets the tone for the extraordinary experiences ahead. After a delightful breakfast cruise through the enchanting Arzviller tunnels, brace yourself for an exhilarating descent aboard the Arzviller Boat Lift. Witness the marvel of engineering as the lift gracefully carries the Grand Victoria down the mountainside, offering breathtaking views along the way. Following a visit to a local crystal shop, indulge in leisurely cruising through verdant woodlands, punctuated by a captivating excursion to admire Marc Chagall’s stained glass masterpieces in Sarrebourg. Return to the barge for an evening of culinary delights paired with fine wines.

Tuesday: Discover the Monastery at Mont Ste Odile
Travel: Lutzelbourg to Saverne

After a delightful breakfast, your guide will take you to the hilltop Monastery of Mont Ste Odile located 2500 feet above sea level offering an extraordinary 360° panoramic view from all sides of the property and a fascinating history to discover, with a truly amazing Gnomon – which is a master piece of time keeping from 1835. We continue to the scenic village of Barr set in the heart of the Alsace vineyards and enjoy a private wine tasting at a famous winery. You will learn about wine and taste six different grape varieties. Afterwards, we walk through the village to a local restaurant and enjoy lunch.

Wednesday: Delve into Gastronomic Delights
Travel: Saverne to Waltenheim-sur-Zorn

Embark on a journey of culinary exploration as you explore the historic town of Saverne, once a prominent seat of ecclesiastical power. Marvel at the grandeur of Chateau de Rohan before ascending to the hilltop Chateau Haut-Barr for panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

Thursday: Toast to Fine Wines
Travel: Waltenheim-sur-Zorn to Strasbourg

Raise a glass to the finest wines of Alsace as you embark on a captivating wine tasting excursion along the Route des Grands Crus. Delight your palate with the flavors of Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir, and Riesling while soaking in the picturesque vineyard vistas. Return to the barge for a serene afternoon cruise through the Brumath Forest, followed by an evening of culinary delights as you moor in the heart of historic Strasbourg.

Friday: Explore the Charms of Strasbourg
Travel: Strasbourg to Krafft

Immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural splendor of Strasbourg as you discover its iconic landmarks, including the awe-inspiring Gothic cathedral and bustling pedestrian boulevards. Savor a leisurely afternoon cruise through the scenic Gran Ried wetlands and lunch at a Michelin Star restaurant before concluding your day with a gourmet dinner and our signature vinyl evening.

Saturday: Bid Farewell to a Memorable Journey

As your journey draws to a close, savor one final breakfast onboard before bidding adieu to your newfound friends and the luxurious comforts of the Grand Victoria.