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Lutzelbourg

Alsace - Lorraine (Penichette)

Lutzelbourg Locaboat base
Le Port Amont
BP 11
57820 - Lutzelbourg

Starting out formalities
departure days between 2 and 6pm .

Boarding
as soon as the boat is ready.

Travel information

By motorway
A4 - E25 exit 44 Phalsbourg (5 km - N4 , D38 )
Michelin map n° 62, www.viamichelin.com
I.G.N . map n° 104, www.ign.fr
Green Guide Michelin Alsace-Lorraine

By rail
Lutzelbourg regional station (1 km)
Saverne station (11 km), www.sncf.fr

By plane
Strasbourg Entzheim airport (77 km), www.strasbourg.aeroport.fr

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
Avis : Strasbourg (45 km) tel .: 03 88 68 82 53, www.avis.com
Europcar : Saverne (10 km) tel .: 03 88 71 55 53, www.europcar.com
Hertz : Strasbourg (45 km) tel.: 03 88 64 69 50, www.hertz.com

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

Bed and breakfast
Booking office tel .: 03 87 37 57 69 - Fax : 03 87 37 58 84

Restaurants
Des Vosges ( Logis de France) tel .: 03 87 25 30 09
Au Soldat de l’an II (Phalsbourg 4 km) tel.: 03 87 24 16 16
Zum Staeffele (Saverne 10 km) tel.: 03 87 91 63 94
Auberge Mayakafer ( Sparsbrod 5 km) tel .: 03 87 25 43 45

Banks
one bank in Lutzelbourg closed Saturday afternoons, Sundays and Monday mornings.

Post office
at Lutzelbourg opening hours: Monday to Saturday 9 to 11.30 am.

Shops
at Lutzelbourg : grocer’s is open every day from 8 to 12 am and from 3 to 7 pm; closed on Wednesday afternoons, at 5 pm on Saturdays, and Sunday closed.
The baker’s is open every day from 7 am to 7 pm; closed at 5 pm on Saturday and 11.45 am on Sunday.

Markets
at Phalsbourg (4 km) Friday mornings; at Saverne (10 km) Thursday mornings

Taxis
Taxi Michel tel .: 06 08 03 34 41
Taxi Christine tel .: 06 99 66 14 14
Taxi du Château tel .: 06 08 01 00 45

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 www.strasbourg.com / indexf.html

Locks
Most of the locks on the Canal de la Marne au Rhin are mechanical. HS: Mo.-Sa.7am-7pm . LS : daily 7am-7pm . Su. and bank holidays 9am-6pm . The tunnels close at 6pm . Canal des Houillères de la Sarre : automatic locks. 8.30am-6.30pm HS. July&Aug.: free navigation and no appointment with the lock keeper necessary. La Moselle: Mo.- Fr., 6am-8pm; Sa., Su., bank holidays 9am-6pm. Closed on the 1st of May & 01.11. There are lock keepers at the most of the (automatic) locks.

Locally
WC / shower according to the opening hours of the base, phone box (300 m)

Gastronomic specialities
tarte flambée , quiche lorraine , choucroute , backeoffe , waedele , fois 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 .

Fishing
Fishing licence obligatory: on sale at the base
Pike, trout, zander , carp, catfish,…

To see
Valley of Crystal and Pays d’Erckmann and Chatrian , Phalsbourg historical museum, crystal workshops, the Dabo rock, the tourist train at Abreschviller ,…