Travel to the rhythm of water in Eastern France with Terres d’Oh

Canal à Ziling sur la Sarre

Want to explore the Grand Est in an unexpected way? Discover the Terres d’Oh, a unique territory to explore along the water.

The Grand Est region is full of hidden treasures and must-see tourist attractions. Les Terres d’Oh, a region of canals, rivers and ponds, is one of them, offering an idyllic setting for discovering the region from a new angle. River tourism allows you to admire unspoilt landscapes while taking the time to soak up the authentic atmosphere of the area. Here are 3 good reasons to choose this mode of transport for an unforgettable adventure!

A soothing interlude in unspoilt natural surroundings

bateau sur le canal de la Sarre dans le Grand Est

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Terres d’Oh is crossed by the Saar and Marne-Rhine canals, and the region offers a network of waterways where you can navigate over 125km of canals.

If you’d like to combine boating and walking, there are some 1,000km of signposted walking and cycling trails along the banks. All you have to do is choose your theme and follow it at your own pace. Sail through these soothing landscapes and stop off to visit the region’s sumptuous châteaux, hike in the forest or have fun at the water park.

A unique way to visit the Grand Est and its regions

le Rocher de Dabo Grand Est

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When it comes to boating, the region has no shortage of resources. Here, come aboard a pleasure boat or a flat-bottomed rowboat. This will allow you to admire the region’s unspoilt landscapes off the beaten track, while enjoying a moment of calm and relaxation.

Don’t miss must-see sights like the European Archaeological Park of Bliesbruck-Reinheim and the medieval town of Fénétrange. Explore the Rocher de Dabo and its troglodyte dwellings, or the saline villages of Dieuze and Marsal. You can also try your hand at water sports such as fishing, canoeing or simply swimming. Enjoy a unique experience in the Terres d’Oh without further ado!

Take your time along the river

incontournables au fil de l'eau alsace lorraine

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Take your time and visit these places along the water. Sail the canals while discovering local culinary traditions such as quiche, pâté lorrain and mirabelle plum tart.

You can also book unusual accommodation and exceptional bed & break fasts on the water’s edge or even on it. There’s no shortage of activities for young and old alike. Nothing is left to chance to ensure a pleasant family holiday.

We hope we’ve aroused your curiosity and your desire to discover the Grand Est region through its waterways. Feel free to share your own suggestions and experiences in the comments below, and above all, let yourself be tempted by this unique journey to the rhythm of the water!