Direction
 

Locaboat Holidays
Le Port Amont – 7 rue de la Zorn
Lutzelbourg, FR 57820
 
  lutzelbourg@locaboat.com
T: +33 (0) 3 87 25 70 15
F: +33 (0) 3 87 25 70 18
G: N 48°43’53.70 E 07°15’02.96

Starting out formalities & boarding
Starting out formalities:
departure days between 2 and 6 pm.
Boarding :
As soon as the boat is ready.
On site:
WC and shower according to the opening hours of the base.

How to get to the base
Access:

 

Parking:

  • covered, not guarded: € 49/week
  • enclosed, not guarded: € 35/week.
  • public parking, not guarded, not enclosed : (free)

The number of covered parking places is limited, reservation by e-mail to the base necessary

 

Car hire:

  • Europcar (Saverne, 10 km) tel.: 03 88 71 55 53
  • Sixt (Saverne, 10 km) tel.: 08 20 00 74 98
  • Avis (Strasbourg, 45 km) tel.: 03 88 68 82 53
  • Hertz (Strasbourg, 45 km) tel.: 03 88 64 69 50

 

Taxi :

  • Taxi Christine: tel.: 06 99 66 14 14
  • Taxi Malain tel.: 06 76 63 04 64
  • Manu Taxi tel.: 06 77 12 89 18

 

Hotels, restaurants and shopping facilities on site
Hotels :

  • Des Vosges** (Logis de France) tel.: 03 87 25 30 09
    Fax : 03 87 25 42 22

 

Restaurants :

  • Bierstub D’Eselbahn tel.: 03 87 25 30 25 (closed on mondays)
  • Des Vosges** tel.: 03 87 25 30 09
  • Brasserie des éclusiers (4 km dir. boat lift)
    tel.: 03 87 25 48 66
  • Auberge du Mayakafer (3 km dir. boat lift)
    tel.: 03 87 25 43 45 (closed on mondays)
  • More restaurants in Phalsbourg (4 km) and Saverne (10 km). Our base will be glad to inform you.

 

Shops :

  • Bakery and tea salon: open tuesday to friday from 7 am to 7 pm, to 5 pm on Saturday and to 11.45 am on Sunday
  • kiosk with grocery store: open daily from 5.45 am to 6.30 pm closed at 12 am on Sunday
Markets :

  • at Phalsbourg (4 km) Friday mornings
  • at Saverne (10 km) Thursday mornings

Touristic Information
Gastronomic specialities:
‘tarte flambée’ and ‘quiche lorraine’ (salty cakes), sauerkraut, ‘backeoffe’, ‘waedele’, foie gras, game, ‘presskopf’, fish.
Local drinks:
Beers, wines from Alsace; Pinot noir, Tokay Pinot gris, Riesling, Gewurtztraminer, Sylvaner, Crémant, Pinot blanc and Muscat d’Alsace.
To see :

  • Medieval castle in Lutzelbourg, Valley of Crystal and Pays d’Erckmann and Chatrian, Phalsbourg historical museum, crystal workshops, the Dabo rock, the tourist train at Abreschviller
Fishing :Fishing licence obligatory: on sale at the “Tabac du Canal” in Lutzelbourg.
Pike, trout, zander, carp, catfish
Tourist office :

  • at Lutzelbourg (open in the afternoon)
    tel.: 03 87 25 30 19 – Fax : 03 87 24 27 68,
    lutzelbourg@wanadoo.fr
  • at Phalsbourg (4 km) tel/Fax : 03 87 24 42 42
 

Information on the waterways
Waterways :
The locks on the Canal de la Marne au Rhin are automatic (chain of locks). Open every day (except on the 1st May and 1st November) from 7 am to 7 pm. From 17/03 to 14/06 and from 16/09 to 10/10, on week-ends and bank holidays they are open from 9 am to 6 pm. Tunnel & boat lift always close 1 hour earlier.Canal des Houillères de la Sarre: All the locks are automatic. Free navigation from 01/04 to 31/10 from 8.30 am to 6.30 pm.