PK 173.0    Canal narrows for 400m, one-way traffic 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. Draught – The maximum authorised draught is 1.80m, but silting has occurred on the upper reaches towards Ostwald, and caution is required when heading upstream from the junction with the Canal du Rhône au Rhin. However, navigation aids have been improved considerably in recent years. 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]. Works were completed up to the main summit level, with 13 locks, 20.6 km beyond Botans. Croatia Our offers River Cruise Offers. PK 170.7    Entrance to Aveney lock-cut, l/b, flood lock 54a 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. In the 14th century the ponts couverts were built to protect the city. PK 43.6    Lock 13, bridge, Retzwiller r/b PK 215.0    Lock 65 (Baverans), bridge, village 600m r/b This page was last edited on 13 January 2021, at 08:10. PK 151.9    Entrance to Roche lock-cut, r/b, flood gate 48a, bridge PK 1.8    Ostwald former quay l/b PK 44.8    Lock 10 PK 31.9    Bridge (d466) The recent white, angular control tower is very noticeable. PK 283.6 Junction with Canal d’Arles à Fos, l/b. The Région Alsace was also concerned that operation and maintenance was going to be entirely at the local authorities’ expense, without any contribution or staff available from the French Government, either directly or through VNF. PK 232.2    Bridge (Samerey) PK 14.3    Oil terminal basin, short-term mooring Strasbourg, France, located on the French-German border, perfectly blends the cultures of both countries. PK 215.3    Railway bridge Birthplace of Louis Pasteur. PK 72.8    Montbéliard basin, port de plaisance, quay 55m with 3 perpendicular pontoons, 30 berths, night €10, water €3, electricity €3, shower €2.50, slipway, VNF office, all services in town centre 800m r/b. PK 102.9    Entrance to Pompierre lock-cut, r/b, flood gate 30a (Rang), bridge PK 105.0    Lock 30 (Plaine de Pompierre), bridge PK 130.0    Lock 40 (Baumerousse), bridge, bollards r/b, navigation re-enters Doubs Works were completed in 1833. PK 108.0    Santoche island (keep to r/b) Upgrading to Freycinet standards started in 1882, and the summit level was lowered, reducing the number of locks. PK 220.1    Entrance to Doubs-Saône canal r/b, flood lock 68, bridge The canal originally proceeded north from this point to Colmar and then Strasbourg. PK 125.4    Lock 39 (Lonot), navigation re-enters Doubs 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. The existing locks were built at the turn of the 19th century and enlarged under the Becquey programme (1820-1830). Good moorings with services. PK 129.1    Bridge (Grange Villotey), canal narrows for 140m PK 135.7    Lock 42 and weir (Ougney), water, bridge PK 83.1    Lock 20 (Raydans), bridge (D126) 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. PK 123.1    Lock 38 and weir (Raie-aux-Chèvres) There is also the option to explore Cologne, including its iconic Gothic cathedral. Location of Canal du Rhône au Rhin and the two remaining sections of the former northern branch, "Canal du Rhône au Rhin : remise en état du tronçon délaissé", River Ill and Canal du Rhône au Rhin (North), Navigation details for 80 French rivers and canals, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Rhône–Rhine_Canal&oldid=1000048225, France articles missing geocoordinate data, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. PK 15.8    Bridge The Neanderthal Museum is a tribute to human evolution, and we are invited on an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of its fossil exhibits. 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 187.3    New lock 58 (Routelle) Short tunnel with waterfall curtains at each end (operated by your remote control) and lighting display inside. PK 143.8    Entrance to Deluz lock-cut r/b, flood lock 46a PK 24.9    Zillisheim lift bridge, village r/b 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. Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg – subdivision de Strasbourg Canaux 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. 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. navigation re-enters Doubs All major river cruise lines have at least one itinerary on the Rhine, and most have more than one. The Rhône has been an important highway since the times of the Greeks and Romans. 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 5.3    Elsau former quay r/b PK 9.3    Swing bridge (Faisan) PK 224.4    Lock 69 (Bon Repos), bridge (D905), quay d/s r/b, no services Rhone–Rhine Canal: 2020 Top Things to Do in Strasbourg. PK 61.0    Lock 7 PK 167.3    Bridge (Beure), N273 Besançon ring road PK 44.4    Lock 11 PK 192.0    Island, keep to r/b PK 233.3    Motorway bridge (A36) PK 165.5    Bridge (Velotte) PK 13.5    Île Napoleon basin, junction with former through route, chandlery, bridge. Locks – There are two locks, A and B, one on each of the alternative routes through Strasbourg. PK 218.1    Bridge (Pasquier), towpath crosses to l/b Headroom – The least headroom on the cross-Strasbourg link is 3.90m, reduced to 3.50m above highest navigable water level. PK 228.8    Lock 71 (Ronce), bridge and pipeline crossing 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 0.7    Bridge (du Marché) Cruiser Profile 8. PK 217.7    Lock 66 (Charles-Quint), bridge, quiet arm of the Doubs with steep banks d/s l/b, possible mooring PK 1.2    Bridge (de la Fonderie) PK 41.8    Aqueduct Rhône Video 4. Rhône/Saône River Cruises; Rhône - River and region; ... (or “Pott”) has an equally international quality. 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. 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 18.2    Mulhouse basin l/b, 50 berths, night €9, water, electricity, shower, pump-out, town centre 500m l/b. PK 79.7    Lock 18 (Dampierre), waiting bollards d/s r/b PK 293.2 Terrin shoals, fast current PK 316.4 Junction with Canal du Rhône à Fos, l/b. PK 165.1    Lock 52 and weir (Velotte) PK 1.1    Footbridge Locks – There are 5 locks, with minimum dimensions 38.70 by 5.20m. PK 12.6    Private footbridge (European Parliament) PK 27.0    Lock 33 PK 1.6    Footbridge (passerelle des Juifs) The Government then funded – as compensation – the backlog of maintenance works and other improvements. PK 12.1    Footbridge (Passerelle de l’Orangerie) Locks 3 to 15 (Dannemarie) are a chain and an éclusier will accompany boats passing through them. Vauban built his famous barrage in the late 17th century to further protect the city. PK 226.6    Tavaux-Cité quay r/b (factory) Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River dotted every mile with ancient castles. Geography 5. PK 63.9    Bridge (Allenjoie) PK 1.5    Bridge (Denfert-Rochereau) Cruises on the Rhine River are similar to the Danube in terms of popularity and are a favorite among travelers. Rhine Rhône Douro Mekong Nile Volga Yacht Cruises Ocean Cruises Destinations. Dock in Cologne and venture north to Mettmann, a town located in a valley where Neanderthal fossils were first found. PK 0.5    Junction with Huningue branch, navigable 2km to Kembs boat harbour, 54 berths, night €12, water, electricity, shower (for reference, available only to official trip boats) PK 75.0    Lock 16 (Courcelles-lès-Montbéliard) PK 0.5    Railway bridge The present navigation was incorporated into the city’s fortifications as early as the 11th century. Trip-boats have priority at the locks. PK 196.4    Lock 60 (Dampierre), navigation re-enters Doubs PK 1.4    Junction of the two lock-cuts As such, it helped convey Greek cultural influences to the western Hallstatt and the later La Tène cultures. PK 113.9    Lock 33 (Chaux-lès-Clerval) PK 180.1    Entrance to Osselle lock-cut, r/b 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. PK 117.5    Lock 35 and weir (Hermite) 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 … Moorings, charming little town. PK 11.8    Bridge (Pont de la Dordogne) The canal is to be transferred to the regions, but no timetable has been set for this operation. The ‘dead end’ section of the Ill upstream of this cross-Strasbourg link is 8.3km long, leading to Ostwald, where factories and a large gravel pit formerly made use of water transport. Strasbourg, France, located on the French-German border, perfectly blends the cultures of both countries. Explore by boat, barge or ship – what are the differences? The Burgundy Franche-Comté region is home to a number of watersheds, its rivers flowing either into the Mediterranean, via the Saône and the Rhône, into the Atlantic via the Loire, into the Channel via the Seine or into the North Sea via the Rhône-Rhine canal and then the Rhine itself. It was the main trade route from the Mediterranean to east-central Gaul. PK 198.5    Lock 61 (Ranchot) As built, the canal was made up of four distinct sections: There are also four flood locks, normally open to navigation, generally situated at the entrances to certain lock-cuts in the Doubs valley. Good mooring between the tunnel entrance and the following ecluse. PK 7.9    Bridge (Bermont) a 34 km lateral canal starting from a new entrance lock at Rhinau and finishing in the basins of the port of Strasbourg. Draught – The maximum authorised draught is 1.80m. Rhone-Rhine Canal, Laperrière-Sur-Saône, Bourgogne, France. PK 2.6    Bridge (Canot) PK 191.8    Bridge (Salans-sur-le-Doubs) PK 9.7    Botans lift bridge, basin d/s l/b, quay (200m), water, electricity, small village r/b, Belfort 4000m l/b The Rhine and the Danube formed most of the northern inland frontier of the Roman Empire and, since those days, the Rhine has been a vital navigable waterway carrying trade and goods deep inland. Rhone–Rhine Canal travelers' reviews, business hours, introduction, open hours. Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty. PK 1.2    Niffer new lock on d/s branch, VHF 22, village 1000m r/b, bridge There are also numerous narrow bridge-holes (as little as 5.18m wide), aqueducts and cuttings allowing one-way passage only. PK 6.3    Confluence of river Bruche, l/b Rhone–Rhine Canal: 2020 Top Things to Do in Strasbourg. Begin in Holland’s vibrant capital of Amsterdam, with a canal cruise through the 700-year-old city. PK 1.0    Bridge (du Faubourg de Pierre) PK 68.3    Lock 12 (Étupes new lock) leading into 3km section of high-capacity waterway (Allan diversion canal) PK 211.1    Rochefort-sur-Nenon, mooring under cliff r/b, pontoon moorings along bank, water, also at restaurant u/s r/b. Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivalled natural beauty. PK 40.1    Lock 19, bridge PK 8.3    Canal du Rhône au Rhin enters Ill, r/b 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. Both are for one-way traffic only (6m wide). 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 1.2    Bridge (République), quay d/s r/b, water PK 24.3    Lift bridge 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 11.0    Bridge (Pont Royal), tramway lines C & E PK 21.7    Lock 37, bridge, Brunstatt r/b 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. 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