PK 191.8    Bridge (Salans-sur-le-Doubs) Rhône River, historic river of Switzerland and France and one of the most significant waterways of Europe.It is the only major river flowing directly to the Mediterranean Sea and is thoroughly Alpine in character. As built, the canal was made up of four distinct sections: PK 8.8    Bridge (Pont des Frères-Matthis) PK 2.6    Bridge (Canot) –    46 quai Jacoutot, 67000 Strasbourg. The river Ill, a tributary of the Rhine, is canalised over a length of 11km through the Alsace plain and the city of Strasbourg, providing a link from the northern branch of the Canal du Rhône au Rhin at km 33.9 to the Canal de la Marne au Rhin north of Strasbourg at km 311.6. Cruises on the Rhine River are similar to the Danube in terms of popularity and are a favorite among travelers. Rhone-Rhine Canal, Laperrière-Sur-Saône, Bourgogne, France. Officially the canal starts at the Saône and ends at the Rhine, but the distance table is here presented in the reverse direction, to make it more comprehensible for navigators heading down the Doubs. Cruiser Profile 8. The Canal du Rhône au Rhin is one of the important watershed canals of the French waterways, connecting the Rhine to the Saône and the Rhône and thereby the North Sea and the Mediterranean. PK 12.1    Footbridge (Passerelle de l’Orangerie) The navigable length of the river is shown on the detailed plan of Strasbourg opposite. PK 176.8    Entrance to Thoraise lock-cut, l/b, flood-lock 56a, bridge PK 232.2    Bridge (Samerey) –    Subdivision de la Vallée du Doubs: Moulin Saint-Paul, 18, avenue Goulard, BP 429, 25019 Besançon cedex (PK 65-177) PK 185.6    Bridge (Moulin d’Arenthon), canal narrows for 40m PK 65.4    New lock 9 (Allenjoie) Locks – There are 12 locks in this section, plus a flood lock (normally open) at the crossing of the Ill flood diversion canal (PK 17). PK 27.0    Lock 33 PK 106.6    Lock 31 (Pompierre), bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs PK 40.8    Lock 18, bridge The Emperor’s administration conceived the predecessor of today’s public-private partnership model, selling existing canals to private companies, to provide funds for new links. PK 237.1    Lock 75 (Saône), VHF 18, bridge, basin u/s with permanent moorings, abandoned dry dock, junction with Saône (PK 160). The éclusier at this lock, close to the centre of Mulhouse, controls the chain westwards from locks 39 to 28 at PK31.7. PK 63.0    Lock 8 (Fontenelles), bridge, Allenjoie 500m r/b PK 14.3    Oil terminal basin, short-term mooring PK 205.7    Bridge (Lavans) the 10-km-long Belfort branch, which when built was to be the first section of the Canal de Montbéliard à la Haute-Saône. [2], The section from Mulhouse to Neuf-Brisach is abandoned, while the 29 km section between Artzenheim and Friesenheim has been partially restored by Alsace Region, but works were stopped in 2009 for financial reasons. The Canal du Rhône au Rhin is one of the important watershed canals of the French waterways, connecting the Rhine to the Saône and the Rhône and thereby the North Sea and the Mediterranean. Essential navigation guides, maps and books from publishers Breil, Fluviacarte and Imray. PK 8.3    Bridge (N1019) This route east to the port of Fos is forbidden to plaisanciers. PK 127.8    Baume-les-Dames quay l/b, capacity 15 boats, night €9.90, water, electricity, shower €1.70, slipway, pump-out, Service Navigation, town centre 1200m r/b And home of the Schlumph brothers’ phenomenal Bugatti Museum. a 34 km lateral canal starting from a new entrance lock at Rhinau and finishing in the basins of the port of Strasbourg. PK 1.7    Bridge (de la Poste) PK 191.3    Lock 59 (Saint-Vit) and weir, bridge, water a navigable canal in the Federal Republic of Germany. PK 1.6    Footbridge (passerelle des Juifs) PK 11.1    Bridge (Pont d’Auvergne), river Aar (not navigable) l/b PK 107.4    Motorway bridge (A36) Strasbourg, France, located on the French-German border, perfectly blends the cultures of both countries. This fabulous European river cruise along the Rhine, Saône, and Rhône Rivers combines the best of Holland, France, and Germany. It flows from two small headways in the Alps of east-central Switzerland north and west to the North Sea, into which it drains through the Netherlands. Go Your Own Way – Cruise the canals driving your own hire boat, Sit Back and Relax – captain and crew will treat you like royalty, Watch France Glide Past – close-up, from the comfort of your cabin. PK 58.0    Lock 6, bridge When piloting a boat on this waterway we strongly recommend using the appropriate Breil (click lefthand) or Fluviacarte (click righthand) printed navigation guide for this waterway. PK 24.9    Zillisheim lift bridge, village r/b The two historic towns, Dole and Besançon, both have spectacular settings. Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty. PK 31.0    Lock 29, bridge Towpath – There is no towpath, but attractive riverside walks have been developed throughout the navig­able ring in Strasbourg. PK 2.9    Lock 1 (Brognard) PK 215.9    Bridge (Brevans) PK 44.8    Lock 10 It was the main trade route from the Mediterranean to east-central Gaul. Rhône/Saône River Cruises; Rhône - River and region; ... (or “Pott”) has an equally international quality. The canal originally proceeded north from this point to Colmar and then Strasbourg. In practice, private boats are allowed to cruise downstream only through the Petite-France, thus using Lock A in the opposite direction to the incessant flow of trip-boats. It is used only by waterway maintenance vessels. PK 1.8    Bridge (passerelle des Faux Remparts) The new locks on branches connecting with the Rhine measure 40 by 6.00m. PK 87.2    Lock 22 (Saint-Maurice), bridge PK 195.9    Bridge (Dampierre) Quayside also at Montreux-Vieux. PK 226.7    Lock 70 (Belvoye), bridge former freight office This loop provides an alternative route for boats through the attractive town, bypassing the 500m length of the through route of the canal through the Citadelle tunnel. PK 43.6    Lock 13, bridge, Retzwiller r/b PK 37.7    Hagenbach quay r/b, no services For this reason, their ‘default’ readiness is to be prepared for downstream boats. Here, join a Local Guide for a WALKING TOUR of the city that reveals an eventful past through its castles, fortress walls, towers, squares, and monuments. PK 5.5    U/s tip of island, navigation in r/b arm Rhone–Rhine Canal travelers' reviews, business hours, introduction, open hours. PK 201.9    Entrance to Orchamps lock-cut, r/b, bridge PK 72.3    Lock 14 (Montbéliard) – Subdivision de Belfort: 6, rue Alfred Engel, BP 06, 90800 Bavilliers, Branche Nord (Strasbourg to Neuf-Brisach). PK 18.1    Tunnel (canal covered for 140m in front of SNCF railway station, and tramway line 1) PK 110.5    Clerval bridge, mooring u/s r/b, pontoons l/b 10 berths, water, electricity, showers, crane, suitable for small craft only, village l/b PK 5.9    D/s tip of island, bridge (tramway, line B) PK 194.2    Entrance to Dampierre lock-cut, r/b PK 218.8    Lock 67 (Jardin-Philippe) in short lock-cut r/b, bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs Take care to keep to the channel on the river section east of the village. The various pieces of two bodies (the third body was never found) were thrown into the Marne - Rhine Canal near Nancy. PK 183.7    Bridge (Osselle) PK 221.3    Bridge (Saint-Ylie) This project was abandoned by Environment Minister Dominique Voynet in 1997. PK 194.0    Small towpath bridge, r/b The Rhine is more prone to high water in May or June between Cologne and Vienna, while the Rhone can experience high winds all summer long. There are pleasant moorings just beyond it; if coming from Mulhouse confirm your intention to stay there rather than pass the lock to the éclusier via VHF 22. PK 170.7    Entrance to Aveney lock-cut, l/b, flood lock 54a PK 209.5    Lock 64 (Audelange), navigation re-enters Doubs PK 73.4    Lock 15 (Côteau Jouvent) PK 236.1    Lock 73 (Tuilerie) PK 1.5    Bridge (Denfert-Rochereau) PK 55.6    Lock 5 PK 0.25    Bridge (National), tramway lines B & C PK 235.4    Basin (silted up) PK 0.8    Bridge (de Paris), tramway lines A & D East of Frankfurt is where The Rhine-Main-Danube Canal links the Rhine with the Danube River , providing a transcontinental route from the North Sea to the Black Sea near Odessa, Ukraine. PK 218.7    Bridge (Pont de la Charité) PK 79.0    Bridge (Berche) PK 197.5    Entrance to Ranchot lock-cut, r/b, narrow section to lock PK 30.2    Lock 30, bridge, Heidwiller r/b The other locks are 38.80m long and 5.10m wide. PK 16.4    Former lock, bridge (Bâle) Port de Plaisance, all services, but possibly noisy. PK 293.2 Terrin shoals, fast current PK 316.4 Junction with Canal du Rhône à Fos, l/b. Highlights 7. PK 5.2    Bridge (D25) PK 16.8    New lock 41, bridge. PK 45.7    Lock 5 PK 217.9    Navigation enters small arm of Doubs PK 140.6    Laissey bridge Terms, Conditions, ©Copyrightand Privacy Statement, Contact Address french-waterways.com •  2 Michaels Court, Hanney Road, Southmoor, OX13 5HR, UK •  Port Lalande, 47260 Castelmoron-sur-Lot, France, Directory of canal boats available for self-drive hire in Burgundy-Franche Comté. This page was last edited on 13 January 2021, at 08:10. The canal winds through the Vosges Mountains before joining the Lorraine region. This link is 4.5km long and the section through Strasbourg, where the Ill divides into two arms flowing round the historic centre, is possibly the most attractive urban waterway in France. Visit Cologne, Germany, a 2, Turn left for the Vosges and Nancy, right for the Port of Strasbourg and the Rhine, on the other (north) side of the canal are La Robertsau weir and lock C (works craft only). PK 1.8    Brognard bridge, small village 300m l/b, motorway r/b PK 187.3    New lock 58 (Routelle) PK 220.1    Entrance to Doubs-Saône canal r/b, flood lock 68, bridge A cycle path was built along this section in 2011, extending the popular cycle path south from Strasbourg. 1. PK 49.0    Montreux-Vieux bridge, village 200m north 4 likes. PK 197.8    Ranchot bridge, timber quay (25m) r/b for 5 boats, night €7, water, electricity, village 100m r/b, Rans 500m l/b Locks in this section of the river are located immediately next to barrages and thus can be tricky when heading downstream (west). PK 18.5    Bridge (Altkirch) Dramatic section of the river past high cliffs. PK 0.3    Skew bridge The first 68 locks from Saint-Symphorien to km 175 (Allenjoie) are 38.70 by 5.25m. Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg – subdivision de Strasbourg Canaux PK 182.3    Bridge (Portail de Roche) See under that canal. Begin in Holland’s vibrant capital of Amsterdam, with a canal cruise through the 700-year-old city. PK 59.3    Bourogne bridge, former coal unloading quays d/s l/b, village 800m r/b PK 7.4    Bridge (Montagne Verte, tramway lines B & C) Download this waterway’s information (including extra detail) as a PDF document (click lefthand icon) or download it included in a complete set of all the waterways in this region (click righthand icon). PK 9.7    Botans lift bridge, basin d/s l/b, quay (200m), water, electricity, small village r/b, Belfort 4000m l/b PK 9.4    Lock A (drop 1.90m) PK 0.5    Railway bridge Rhine Rhône Douro Mekong Nile Volga Yacht Cruises Ocean Cruises Destinations. History 6. The principal rivers of Western Europe, including the Seine, Elbe, Ems, Rhône, and Saône, are linked to it by canals. Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg – subdivision de Colmar-Rhin PK 19.4    Lock 39, start of mobile lock-keeper service A motorway junction north of Mulhouse severed the old canal, but Alsace regional council is funding with VNF the restoration of two abandoned lengths of the canal, which will soon extend over a length of 66 km from Strasbourg to the attractive fortified town of Neuf-Brisach. PK 236.7    Lock 74 (Laperrière), basin u/s l/b, Bourgogne Marine boatyard and services, 45 berths, water, electricity, repairs, no overnight mooring, Saint-Symphorien village 800m. PK 11.8    Bridge (Pont de la Dordogne) Boats may be invited to lock through in groups. A 3-km-long section of the former Canal de Huningue, from Niffer to Kembs, is maintained and gives access to a boat harbour, while the remainder of that canal to Basel has been closed, and the terminal basin transformed into a whitewater canoeing course.[1]. Inland Waterways of France– 310 pages : 8th Edition : 2010 –The comprehensive Imray book (click lefthand) ‘Inland Waterways of France’ and its accompanying map (click righthand) cover all the rivers and canals of France in full descriptive detail. PK 63.7    Disused lock 9 down to Allan, l/b Locks – There are 5 locks, with minimum dimensions 38.70 by 5.20m. PK 135.7    Lock 42 and weir (Ougney), water, bridge There are also four flood locks, normally open to navigation, generally situated at the entrances to certain lock-cuts in the Doubs valley. PK 0.35    Bridge (Kuss) PK 140.4    Lock 44 and weir (Laissey) PK 33.3    Lock 27, bridge PK 7.9    Bridge (Bermont) PK 46.3    Lock 2, beginning of summit level, end of flight and mobile lock keepers’ service PK 29.0    Lock 31 PK 225.5    Railway bridge PK 0.3    Niffer old lock on u/s branch, bridge, private harbour, 32 berths, water, electricity, shower, slipway. Most of the northern branch was abandoned, and in the early 1980s the A36 motorway sliced through the canal embankment east of Mulhouse. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River dotted every mile with ancient castles. PK 96.3    L’Isle-sur-le-Doubs lock 26 (lock-keeper also operates lock 27), bridge, mooring in basin u/s r/b, 8 berths, water, electricity, shower at camp site, pump- out, stone quay with rings, town centre l/b. PK 6.9    Lock 4, bridge PK 12.6    Private footbridge (European Parliament) PK 0.7    Quay r/b The first lock on the Saône side was also built, as well as two tunnels on the summit level, before the project was abandoned. PK 163.0    Entrance to tunnel (Souterrain de la Citadelle) l/b flood gate 50a (Rivotte), bridge, straight on for Besançon centre, halte fluviale l/b, night €15, then passing through lock 51bis (Saint-Paul), recreational traffic only (see plan and distance table for boucle de Besançon). 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