French specialist in canal boat holidays since 1982

Languimberg is a small village in north-eastern France with only 192 inhabitants. It is located in the heart of the Moselle area, in Lorraine. This French department is the most densely populated of the Lorraine region. It owes its name to the Moselle River, a tributary of the Rhine, which runs through the western part of the region and Metz.

Languimberg village is conveniently located close to Sarrebourg and Sainte-Croix Animal Park. A stop in the village restaurant, which has a Michelin star, and which combines gastronomy and conviviality: you will be able to enjoy dishes combining local trends and colours, in accordance with the seasons.

Cruising along the Houillères canal in the Sarre region, you will discover majestic landscapes: beautiful forests, rural landscapes, large lakes offering various water sports.

Without a doubt, this is the ideal starting point to discover the colourful Lorraine region !

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TO BE SEEN : Castle of Fénétrange, stained glass windows and the Chagal tapestry at the Chapel des Cordeliers in Sarrebourg, Sarreguemines : its earthenware museums, its garden and its archaeological park, the small town of Sarralbe.

SPECIALITIES : Plum specialities: jam, brandy, liqueur or pie; the noble crayfish, Lorraine hotpot, the famous quiche lorraine, the 'quenelle lorraine' the 'Munster géromé' or 'chardons Lorrains'

FACT : the canal des houillères de la Sarre is bordered by a bike path from Houillon to beyond Sarreguemines. This cycle path is part of the Eurovélo 5 (this bikeway will ultimately link London, England to Brindisi-Italy).

Our favourite : the animal park in St. Croix

Navigation on the Canal des Houillères à la Sarre

This canal forms a waterway 105 km long, including 64 km artificial canal with 27 locks. From Sarreguemines, this canal runs through the beautiful valley of the Saar and runs along the Alsace Bossue and the regional park of Lorraine. It is also known to be one of the greenest in France. The channel also passes through the reservoir lakes of Lorraine Gondrexange, Mittersheim and Stock. From Saarbrücken to Gondrexange, there is a towpath converted into a cycle path.

Navigation on the Canal Marne au Rhin

Sailing west along the canal Marne au Rhin, you will find yourself in a land with an unique character as you come across the historic town of Saverne . The inclined plane, Arzviller (ship lift), is the only one of its type in Europe and it replaces 17 locks in total! With its classic form (including the West Tunnel, and the Réchicourt Lock), this canal offers a total escape from the busyness of the city. Reputed to be a weaving canal, you will be enchanted by the magnificent landscapes you find as you cross the Vosges.

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Madame Oreille

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Canal de la Marne au Rhin, coloured version from Madame Oreille on Vimeo.

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On the canals (weekend in Alsace) from Madame Oreille on Vimeo.

Aventure en voyage

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Weekend in April spent between Hochfelden and Saverne, with a Canalous license free boat.

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A few images of Alsace onboard a tarpon, how serene! With the passage of the famous reclined bridge of Arziller.

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Découvrez toutes nos infos touristiques au départ de Languimberg. Louez un bateau sans permis et naviguez au cœur de la faune et la flore sur le canal du Rhone au Rhin et de la Marne au Rhin. Découvrez un paysage unique aux frontières de l'Alsace et la Lorraine.

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Suggestions for cruises from Languimberg

Week-end

Port du Houillon - Arzviller - Port du Houillon : 59 km, 2 locks, 10 hours
Port du Houillon - Lagarde - Port du Houillon : 42km, 14 locks, 10 hours
Port du Houillon - Mittersheim - Port du Houillon : 36km, 26 locks, 11 hours

Week-end one way

Port du Houillon - Waltenheim sur Zorn : 66 km, 26 locks, 16 hours

Mini week

Port du Houillon - Saverne - Port du Houillon : 86 km, 28 locks, 20 hours
Port du Houillon - Dombasle sur Meurthe et Moselle - Port du Houillon : 104km, 34 locks, 22 hours
Port du Houillon - St Philin - Port du Houillon : 120km, 34 locks, 22 hours

One week

Port du Houillon - Sarreguemines Lagarde - Port du Houillon : 166 km, 68 locks, 39 hours
Port du Houillon - Pompey - Port du Houillon : 153km, 46 locks, 32 hours
Port du Houillon - Hochfelden - Port du Houillon : 120km, 48 locks, 29 hours

Two weeks

Port du Houillon - Lagarde - Nancy - Toul - Neuves Maisons - Arzviller - Port du Houillon : 254 km, 74 locks, 52 hours
Port du Houillon - Sarreguemines - Lagarde - Nancy - Port du Houillon : 256km, 96 locks, 56 hours
Port du Houillon - Boofzheim - Port du Houillon : 228km, 88 locks, 53 hours

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Tarpon 49 QP

Tarpon 49 Quattro Prestige

8 / 10 (+2) people
5 cabins + 1 cabin équipage
2 Steeringwheels

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Tarpon 42

Tarpon 42 N

10 / 12 people
4 cabins + lounge cabin
2 Steeringwheels

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Riviera 1130

Riviera 1130

7/9 people
3 cabins + lounge cabin
2 Steeringwheels

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Tarpon 37

Tarpon 37 N

7/9(+1) people
3 cabins + lounge cabin
2 Steeringwheels

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Tarpon 32

Tarpon 32

4/6 (+2) people
2 cabins + lounge cabin
2 Steeringwheels

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Espade Concept Fly

Espade Concept Fly

6/8 (+1) people
2 cabins + lounge cabin
2 Steeringwheels

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Nicols 900

Nicol's 900

4/7 people
2 cabins + lounge cabin
1 Steeringwheel

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Triton 860 Fly

Triton 860 Fly

3/5 people
1 cabin + lounge cabin
1 Steeringwheel

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Pénichette 935 W

Espade 850 Fly

5/7 people
1 cabin + lounge cabin
1 Steeringwheel

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LaPéniche F

LaPéniche F

12 people
6 cabins + lounge cabin
1 Steeringwheel

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Espade 850 Fly

Espade 850 Fly

2/4 people
1 cabin + lounge cabin
1 Steeringwheel

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Tarpon 37 DP

Tarpon 37 Duo Prestige

4/6 people
2 cabins + lounge cabin
2 Steeringwheels

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LaPéniche S

LaPéniche S

10 people
5 cabins + lounge cabin
1 Steeringwheel

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Tarpon 42 TP

Tarpon 42 Trio Prestige

6/8 people
3 cabins + lounge cabin
2 Steeringwheels

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