PK 75.0    Lock 16 (Courcelles-lès-Montbéliard) [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. PK 163.8    Bridge (Mazagran) Check out updated best hotels & restaurants near Rhone–Rhine Canal. Rhine Rhône Douro Mekong Nile Volga Yacht Cruises Ocean Cruises Destinations. PK 75.9    Footbridge (Bart) It was the main trade route from the Mediterranean to east-central Gaul. PK 63.9    Bridge (Allenjoie) PK 33.3    Lock 27, bridge Cruises on the Rhine River are similar to the Danube in terms of popularity and are a favorite among travelers. Port de Plaisance in the Vieux Bassin, all facilities. Lock dimensions are 34.85m by 5.32m. PK 70.3    Motorway bridge (A36), skew PK 215.9    Bridge (Brevans) This section also gave access to the now disused Canal de la Bruch. The length of the canal is 237km. PK 226.7    Lock 70 (Belvoye), bridge former freight office Port de Plaisance, all services, but possibly noisy. PK 1.9    Bridge (St Étienne) Strasbourg, France, located on the French-German border, perfectly blends the cultures of both countries. PK 217.3    Railway bridge Rhine River, river and waterway of western Europe, culturally and historically one of the great rivers of the continent and among the most important arteries of industrial transport in the world. Rhône Video 4. PK 12.1    Footbridge (Passerelle de l’Orangerie) For this reason, their ‘default’ readiness is to be prepared for downstream boats. Located between Alsace, Burgundy and Switzerland, the Franche Comté region of France offers more than 300kms of waterways to discover by canal boat.No previous experience or a licence is needed for our boating holidays. Section shaded by plane trees, like the Canal du Midi. PK 227.2    Solvay works, basin l/b PK 1.2    Niffer new lock on d/s branch, VHF 22, village 1000m r/b, bridge Situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers, 2,000-year-old Koblenz is the cultural and business center of the Middle Rhine region. PK 39.4    Lock 20 – Subdivision de Belfort: 6, rue Alfred Engel, BP 06, 90800 Bavilliers, Branche Nord (Strasbourg to Neuf-Brisach). PK 8.3    Canal du Rhône au Rhin enters Ill, r/b –    Subdivision de la Vallée du Doubs: Moulin Saint-Paul, 18, avenue Goulard, BP 429, 25019 Besançon cedex (PK 65-177) The new locks on branches connecting with the Rhine measure 40 by 6.00m. PK 225.7    Bridge (Beauregard) PK 127.5    Flood lock 40a (Baume-les-Dames), bridge Traditionally a centre of clock-making, Victor Hugo was born here and there is a spectacular view from the hilltop ‘Citadelle’ down and over the Doubs valley. Rhone-Rhine Canal, Laperrière-Sur-Saône, Bourgogne, France. PK 17.9    Bridge (Bonnes Gens) PK 140.6    Laissey bridge There are also numerous narrow bridge-holes (as little as 5.18m wide), aqueducts and cuttings allowing one-way passage only. PK 9.4    Lock A (drop 1.90m) PK 5.3    Elsau former quay r/b PK 142.4    Lock 45 and weir (Aigremont) PK 1.5    Bridge (du Théâtre), tramway lines B & C 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 87.2    Lock 22 (Saint-Maurice), bridge Fast Facts 3. PK 14.3    Oil terminal basin, short-term mooring –    Subdivision de Dole: 2, rue Général Béthouard, BP 83, 39108 Dole (PK 177-237). Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River dotted every mile with ancient castles. Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg – subdivision de Strasbourg Canaux PK 205.7    Bridge (Lavans) PK 37.4    Bridge It is navigated at the users’ risk, while navigation on the cross-Strasbourg link is not encouraged by the Strasbourg Port Authority. The loop is 4km long, from the upstream tunnel entrance (flood gate 50a) to the downstream entrance (lock 50, Tarragnoz), and includes lock 51a (Saint-Paul). The first is on the Ill in the heart of the Petite France district, while the second is on the Canal des Faux Remparts The latter was reopened in the 1980s to allow the Strasbourg trip-boats to make the round cruise through the city. Trip-boats have priority at the locks. PK 9.7    Botans lift bridge, basin d/s l/b, quay (200m), water, electricity, small village r/b, Belfort 4000m l/b 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. PK 8.2    Railway bridge (l’Heyritz) PK 236.1    Lock 73 (Tuilerie) –    Subdivision de Belfort: 6, rue Alfred Engel, BP 06, 90800 Bavilliers (PK 0-65), VNF – Direction territoriale Rhône-Saône As built, the canal was made up of four distinct sections: Developments for high-capacity navigation in the second half of the 20th century thoroughly transformed this Y-shaped system. 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. PK 80.0    Bridge (Dampierre-sur-le-Doubs) PK 203.5    New flood lock 63 (Orchamps), bridge PK 230.3    Lock 72 (Abergement-la-Ronce), bridge, shops l/b Short tunnel with waterfall curtains at each end (operated by your remote control) and lighting display inside. Located at the foot of the incline for over 25 years, the crystal workshop is a family-run business specializing in the art of crystal blowing and cutting. And home of the Schlumph brothers’ phenomenal Bugatti Museum. PK 176.8    Entrance to Thoraise lock-cut, l/b, flood-lock 56a, bridge PK 1.6    Overhead power line PK 1.2    Bridge (de la Fonderie) PK 194.8    Flood gate 60a (Fraisans), bridge, village 1000m l/b There are also four flood locks, normally open to navigation, generally situated at the entrances to certain lock-cuts in the Doubs valley. PK 109.3    Entrance to Clerval lock-cut, r/b 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 8.5    Bridge (Dorans) Thoraise tunnel is 185m long, while that at Besançon is 394m long. Locks – There are 5 locks, with minimum dimensions 38.70 by 5.20m. The Rhone - Rhone canal is located in 2 See answers ANIRAG00 ANIRAG00 Answer: 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. 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 0.7    Quay r/b The various pieces of two bodies (the third body was never found) were thrown into the Marne - Rhine Canal near Nancy. PK 21.7    Lock 37, bridge, Brunstatt r/b PK 83.1    Lock 20 (Raydans), bridge (D126) PK 0.3    Niffer old lock on u/s branch, bridge, private harbour, 32 berths, water, electricity, shower, slipway. PK 194.2    Entrance to Dampierre lock-cut, r/b PK 192.0    Island, keep to r/b The 39 down from the summit level to Mulhouse are 38.80 by 5.10m, while the last locks at Niffer are of Rhine barge dimensions (new chamber 190 by 12m and old chamber 85 by 12m). 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. PK 95.3    Railway bridge The problem was funding. PK 22.7    Lock 36, bridge The new lock on the Neuf-Breisach link canal measures 40 by 6.00m. PK 30.2    Lock 30, bridge, Heidwiller r/b See under that canal. Information about the 237km long Canal du Rhône au Rhin. Check out updated best hotels & restaurants near Rhone–Rhine Canal. PK 65.4    New lock 9 (Allenjoie) 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. Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivalled natural beauty. When the first lock was built on the Grand Canal d'Alsace at Kembs, a new cut was also excavated from Kembs to Niffer, and the rest of the Canal de Huningue was upgraded from here to the docks at Mulhouse. Headroom – The bridges offer a minimum headroom of 3.50m. PK 18.2    Mulhouse basin l/b, 50 berths, night €9, water, electricity, shower, pump-out, town centre 500m l/b. Upgrading to Freycinet standards started in 1882, and the summit level was lowered, reducing the number of locks. PK 226.6    Tavaux-Cité quay r/b (factory) PK 89.6    Lock 23 (Colombier-Châtelot), bridge, basin u/s silted up He wrote to Crétet, director of Ponts et Chaussées in 1805: ‘It is not palaces or buildings the Empire needs: it is canals and navigable rivers’. PK 111.7    Entrance to Branne lock-cut, r/b, flood lock 33a, bridge Up to 20% discounts for private charter or book by cabin luxury cruises, Save 5% to 50% per week on boats and destinations throughout France, Up to 20% off high-quality fleet cruises on the major rivers of France. PK 67.6    Lock 11 (Étupes), bridge, village 700m l/b 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. Take care to keep to the channel on the river section east of the village. a 34 km lateral canal starting from a new entrance lock at Rhinau and finishing in the basins of the port of Strasbourg. PK 46.3    Lock 2, beginning of summit level, end of flight and mobile lock keepers’ service PK 105.0    Lock 30 (Plaine de Pompierre), bridge The existing locks were built at the turn of the 19th century and enlarged under the Becquey programme (1820-1830). PK 154.4    Lock 48 (Chalèze), bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs, PK 157.4    Overhead power lines PK 211.3    Entrance to Rochefort-Dole lock-cut, new flood lock 65, bridge 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. The proceeds were diverted for the war effort, and it was not until the Becquey programme was finalised in 1821 that this vital project, now renamed ‘Canal Monsieur’, could be reactivated by the canal company created for this purpose, and completed in 1833 by the engineer Claude-François Perret. PK 196.4    Lock 60 (Dampierre), navigation re-enters Doubs Begin in Holland’s vibrant capital of Amsterdam, with a canal cruise through the 700-year-old city. The Rhone is located mainly in France, while the Rhine begins in Switzerland and passes through Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, France and ends in the Netherlands. 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 PK 7.4    Bridge (Montagne Verte, tramway lines B & C) PK 18.9    Bridge (Noyers) PK 24.5    Lock 35 The village is located about 30 kilometers south of Strasbourg in the Upper Rhine Valley between the Rhine-Rhône Canal in the west and the Rhine in the east, which forms … PK 16.8    New lock 41, bridge. A cycle path was built along this section in 2011, extending the popular cycle path south from Strasbourg. PK 18.3    Bridge (Jules Ehrmann) However, navigation aids have been improved considerably in recent years. PK 6.3    Confluence of river Bruche, l/b PK 137.4    Ougney-la-Roche restaurant l/b, pontoon for shallow-draught vessels, water and electricity, Restaurant pontoon in a lovely stretch of the river, PK 138.1    Lock 43 and weir (Douvot), bridge, bollards u/s PK 0.25    Bridge (National), tramway lines B & C 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. Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty. PK 9.5    Bridge (Bouc), D108 Rhone–Rhine Canal travelers' reviews, business hours, introduction, open hours. Quayside moorings above the lock, close to a fuel service station. PK 228.4    Pipeline crossing Navigation then uses the course of this river for long sections as far as l’Isle-sur-le-Doubs (PK 141). Essential navigation guides, maps and books from publishers Breil, Fluviacarte and Imray. PK 1.1    Lock 50bis (Saint-Paul) adjacent to hydropower plant, bridges, pontoon d/s l/b for 24 boats, night €6, water, electricity, shower, pump-out PK 146.7    Double staircase lock 46/47 (Deluz), electric, bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs "Alzaceteam" is a new joint venture of Swissterminal and the ports of Le Havre and Marseille-Fos, formed to is to take over the three French inland terminals of Mulhouse-Ottmarsheim, Huningue-Village-Neuf and Ile Napoléon, located on the left side of the Rhine near Basel, during the course of … As such, it helped convey Greek cultural influences to the western Hallstatt and the later La Tène cultures. navigation re-enters Doubs Some Rhine River cruise packages are combined with other major European waterways, such as the Dutch & Belgian Waterways, Moselle, Main, Main-Danube Canal and the Danube. This page was last edited on 13 January 2021, at 08:10. This fabulous European river cruise along the Rhine, Saône, and Rhône Rivers combines the best of Holland, France, and Germany. Headroom – The fixed bridges offer a minimum headroom of 3.70m. Most of the northern branch was abandoned, and in the early 1980s the A36 motorway sliced through the canal embankment east of Mulhouse. PK 14.9    Water point and customs post, l/b PK 41.6    Dannemarie bridge, boat harbour d/s, 30 berths, night €8, water, electricity, showers, slipway, not suitable for larger vessels which can moor to grass bank close to bridge opposite restaurant, village 700m r/b, PK 41.7    Lock 16 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 12.6    Private footbridge (European Parliament) PK 58.0    Lock 6, bridge PK 6.9    Lock 4, bridge PK 11.0    Bridge (Pont Royal), tramway lines C & E Railway museum, Electrical engineering museum, ceramics museum and textile museum. PK 45.0    Lock 9 PK 1.6    Château de l’Île spa l/b (no mooring) Advance notice to be given to use the lock to access the canal basin and boatyard in Arles. PK 1.7    Bridge (de la Poste) PK 217.9    Navigation enters small arm of Doubs At the end of the last century the summit level was lowered and the first locks on either side eliminated. PK 19.4    Lock 39, start of mobile lock-keeper service Each includes large-scale maps of the complete route with moorings, locks, depths, bridges, hazards and other directly useful ‘at the helm’ information. It is a “Nature” route which combines discovering pleasant sites along the Rhine, the canal and the forest edge, while off ering the cycling tourist the opportunity to visit the great Haut-Rhin towns of Mulhouse and Colmar, lying close by the cycle route and which can be accessed via cycle tracks. PK 69.7    Suspension bridge (Peugeot works) PK 7.8    Road bridge (motorway access ramp) PK 183.7    Bridge (Osselle) Both are for one-way traffic only (6m wide). PK 4.0    Downstream junction with through route (above lock 51), Belfort branch PK 16.4    Former lock, bridge (Bâle) PK 179.4    Bridge (Torpes-Boussières) PK 0.0    Junction with river Ill (below the Barrage Vauban) The last two branches are separate from the main route from the Saône to the Rhine, and thus do not appear on the general map on these pages. PK 173.0    Canal narrows for 400m, one-way traffic Locks 3 to 15 (Dannemarie) are a chain and an éclusier will accompany boats passing through them. PK 197.5    Entrance to Ranchot lock-cut, r/b, narrow section to lock PK 31.9    Bridge (d466) Napoleon was seeking to develop inland waterway connections throughout the country, and the Rhône-Rhine link was of such strategic importance that he gave his name to the project. PK 143.8    Entrance to Deluz lock-cut r/b, flood lock 46a The new high-capacity Rhine-Rhône waterway would have made the canal obsolete, but the environment minister Dominique Voynet cancelled that project in 1997. Strasbourg was established on its islands, and from here upstream the river was equipped with pertuis (flash locks) for nearly 100km. PK 0.1    Lock B (drop 1.90m), bridge (de l’Abattoir) PK 235.4    Basin (silted up) PK 19.1    Bridge (Fonderie) PK 171.0    Avanne-Aveney bridge, village with restaurant PK 31.7    Lock 28, change of mobile lock-keepers 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]. The long-standing project to open up a new large-scale waterway on the line of the canal, providing a continuous route for Rhine shipping from the North Sea to the Mediterranean, has been abandoned (see Introduction). PK 5.2    Bridge (D25) Napoleon was seeking to develop inland waterway connections throughout the country, and the Rhône-Rhine link was of such strategic importance that he gave his name to the project. PK 38.4    Lock 22 PK 130.0    Lock 40 (Baumerousse), bridge, bollards r/b, navigation re-enters Doubs Comprehensive detailed navigational information, km by km, Sete west to Toulouse. 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. Strasbourg, France, located on the French-German border, perfectly blends the cultures of both countries. PK 209.5    Lock 64 (Audelange), navigation re-enters Doubs PK 109.9    Lock 32 (Clerval) Take the very attractive 3km river loop through the historic town (however the available depth is 1.3m) – or take the short 400m long Tarragnoz tunnel that by-passes it (available depth 2.1m, height 4.3m). PK 1.2    Bridge (République), quay d/s r/b, water PK 38.9    Lock 21, footbridge the 22-km-long Canal de Huningue, from the junction to the Rhine at Huningue, just north from the Swiss port of Basle. 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). Works were completed in 1904. PK 91.2    Lock 24 (Blussans), bridge Bourgogne Marine is a long-established boat harbour offering repairs and maintenance. PK 228.1    Private bridge More recently, locks 12 and 13 at Sochaux were replaced by a single lock at the end of a section upgraded to high-capacity standards as part of the (now abandoned) Rhone-Rhine waterway past the Peugeot car factory. The canal winds through the Vosges Mountains before joining the Lorraine region. The northern branch of the Canal du Rhône au Rhin originally ran from the through route at Mulhouse (PK 13.5 in the following table) to Strasbourg, a distance of 96km. PK 24.3    Lift bridge PK 103.4    Railway bridge Upgrading to Freycinet standards started in 1882, and the summit level was lowered, reducing the number of locks. Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg – subdivision de Colmar-Rhin Locks – There are two locks, A and B, one on each of the alternative routes through Strasbourg. [3], The first section of the Canal de Franche-Comté was authorised by Burgundy Council in 1783 and completed in 1802 from the Saône to Dôle. PK 197.7    Flood gate 61a, bridge PK 0.35    Bridge (Kuss) PK 9.0    Barrage Vauban (part of former fortifications), 13 arches, navigation through l/b arch PK 293.2 Terrin shoals, fast current PK 316.4 Junction with Canal du Rhône à Fos, l/b. PK 74.5    Courcelles-lès-Montbéliard lift bridge While it may go largely unnoticed today, this technological marvel remains a surprisingly recent – and crucially important – addition to the German landscape. PK 11.7    Motorway bridge (A35), Peugeot factory d/s l/b PK 217.7    Lock 66 (Charles-Quint), bridge, quiet arm of the Doubs with steep banks d/s l/b, possible mooring The second lock (38.80 by 5.10m) is on the former through route of the canal, while the third (38.85 by 5.30m) is at the crossing of the river Ill near Colmar. PK 71.7    Flood gate PK 65.3    Junction with embranchement de Belfort, for through route turn sharp right PK 233.3    Motorway bridge (A36) –    60 rue du Grillenbreit, 68021 Colmar cedex. 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. The original branch of the Canal du Rhône au Rhin, 13km long, connects to the Rhine opposite Breisach by a 3km length of the former canal maintained for navigation and a 6km link canal (the embranchement de Neuf-Breisach) built as part of the upper Rhine development works. All you ever wanted to know about the Danube River. PK 5.9    D/s tip of island, bridge (tramway, line B) Hire boats come in different sizes, to suit a couple, a family or you and your friends, and your ‘hands on the wheel’ holiday can be arranged from start to finish by any of the reputable companies to be found on french-waterways.com. PK 42.6    Lock 14, D419 parallel to r/b Moorings, charming little town. Headroom – The maximum authorised air draught is 3.70m. Draught – The maximum authorised draught is 1.80m. Geography 5. Reference should be made to the map of the Rhine. The other locks are 38.80m long and 5.10m wide. As built, the canal was made up of four distinct sections: 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. The canal is to be transferred to the regions, but no timetable has been set for this operation. The actual distance from the Rhine to the basin in Colmar is covered by a single distance table for convenience. PK 194.0    Small towpath bridge, r/b –    46 quai Jacoutot, 67000 Strasbourg. Croatia Our offers River Cruise Offers. PK 198.5    Lock 61 (Ranchot) Dramatic section of the river past high cliffs. PK 75.8    Canal narrows, one-way traffic PK 170.7    Entrance to Aveney lock-cut, l/b, flood lock 54a PK 31.0    Lock 29, bridge PK 9.7    Bridge (Pont Saint-Thomas) Hiring your own cruising boat is an ideal way to explore and experience the pleasures and treasures that the French waterways have to offer. PK 218.8    Lock 67 (Jardin-Philippe) in short lock-cut r/b, bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs PK 203.3    Orchamps bridge, moor well u/s for village r/b PK 6.1    Lock 3, bridge, basin d/s r/b, moorings for 3 boats, night €5, water, electricity, shower, crane on request, slipway, Trévenans 400m l/b The smaller upstream Niffer lock is used by pleasure craft and has a control building designed in 1960 by the famous Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier. PK 1.0    Entrance to lock-cut, l/b It is 38 km long (according to some data, 45.6 km) and 3.5 m deep, and it has locks. en He was sentenced for the murders of three people committed in 1999. Isle-Sur-Le-Doubs ( pk 141 ) in recent years human evolution, and it has been an important highway since times... Published here results from more than one high-capacity Rhine-Rhône waterway would have made the is! To programmed in the Doubs valley and Moselle Rivers, 2,000-year-old Koblenz is the and! 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