As you can see by the Rhone River map, the river makes its way through Provence and the heart of French wine country before flowing into the Mediterranean near Marseilles. PK 135.0    Bridge (pont du Danube) PK 165.8    End of diversion canal (Rhône navigable 4km u/s to Lafarge cement works) (difference = 0.2km, 2.4km total from Lyon), Viviers port de plaisance, 400m upstream on Rhône r/b, had 16 berths, but heavy siltation has made the sheltered harbour unusable. PK 14.0    Bridge (D9), Muntzenheim 600m south PK 179.2    Skew railway bridge (TGV Méditerrannée), l/b abutment With a complement of just 100-200 guests on board, river cruise ships (or ‘riverboats’) offer close, friendly and personal hospitality. PK 148.0    Cruas-Meysse nuclear power station, r/b PK 132.6    Flood gate (Heyritz), bridge and footbridge 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. Large fenders necessary. PK 237.8    Villeneuve-lès-Avignon bridge (Pont du Royaume) PK 0.7    Bridge (du Marché) PK 6.0    Kunheim bridge, village r/b Map of the Rhine-Rhône Area at the beginning of the year 1600. On the Canal du Rhône au Rhin from the port of Strasbourg to Rhinau there are 12 locks, plus a flood lock (normally open) at the crossing of the Ill flood diversion canal (PK 17). Each includes large-scale maps of the complete route with moorings, locks, depths, bridges, hazards and other directly useful ‘at the helm’ information. PK 217.3    End of diversion canal Rhône navigable 5km upstream to L’Ardoise port de plaisance (Port 2), 50 berths, night €15, fuel on request, water €2, electricity €1.50, showers €2, crane 10t on request, pump-out, repairs. 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. This harbour may not suit everyone, but it has all basic services and is secure and safe. The through route railway is on the opposite bank. PK 222.0    Suspension bridge (d976) PK 1.9    Footbridge PK 35.4    Château d’Arenc, r/b Map Of Tauck Rhone River Cruise Through France South Of. PK 127.5    Bridge (Lixenbuhl), tramway line A PK 29.0    Suspension bridge (Sainte Colombe) PK 0.8    Motorway bridge (A35) PK 1.6     Villeneuve bridge (pont Édouard Daladier) PK 192.5    Railway viaduct (through route Lyon-Marseille) While Rhine River cruises focus heavily on Germany, chances are, you'll also visit the Netherlands, France and Switzerland. PK 7.9    Motorway bridges (A35) PK 20.6    Crossing of river Ill, weir on north side, navigation enters the river Lauch, PK 20.7    Motorway bridge (A35) Cyclists follow the course of the river on the Rhone Route from its starting point up to Geneva. Draught The views will be spectacular so be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey. Single boats are locked through if no commercial traffic or other boat appears within 20 minutes of arrival at the lock. The information published here results from more than ten years personal experience cruising the waterways from north to south and east to west. A third lock (C) gives access to the 400m long ‘dead end’ section of the river north of the level junction with the Canal de la Marne au Rhin. On the Canal du Rhône au Rhin the fixed bridges offer a minimum headroom of 3.70m. Map Institute For The Study Of The Ancient World. PK 105.6    Bourg-lès-Valence lock (lift 11.70m), bridge, VHF 22, and power station Click on the yellow stars or on the yellow cities to be brought to a page with photos and comments about a particular location on the Rhone. PK 86.5    End of diversion canal PK 277.3    Intake of Philippe Lamour irrigation canal, r/b This map series, in Latin, French, German and Italian, was created with Euratlas Periodis Expert and shows also the dependent states, that is Show dependencies mode. Halte Fluviale on the west bank between the two bridges, managed by the adjacent Tourist Office. PK 116.3    Portes-lès-Valence quay (commercial) and VNF office, l/b Added on July 6, 2018 at Maps of World Added on July 6, 2018 at Maps of World European River Maps - rhinerivercruises.com Larger/deeper craft may not get in, or exit easily. Canal maritime Saint-Louis PK 262.4    Entrance to Vallabrègues diversion canal, l/b PK 120.3    Plobsheim bridge, quay d/s r/b, no services, village 400m r/b PK 117.7    Bridge (D788) PK 6.5    Footbridge (Illhof) PK 89.1    Table du Roy rock in mid-channel (pass r/b side) The port is surrounded by parkland south of Valence. PK 11.3    Bridge (Pont de la Forêt Noire) View our Rhône River Cruise iteraries and book today . PK 109.2    Bassin de Joutes l/b, Potential informal mooring in this ‘water-jousting’ basin, PK 109.8    Valence bridge (Frédéric Mistral), PK 110.0    Valence, public quay l/b, below autoroute. It is quite feasible to moor alongside the quay behind the wall and not venture in as far as the jetties. See Map. The Rhône is 505 miles (813 km) long and has a drainage basin of some 37,750 square miles (97,775 square km). Well suited for a night’s stay, a month or for long-term berthing. PK 197.6    End of diversion canal (difference =  2.9km, 5.1km total from Lyon). It is used only by waterway maintenance vessels. PK 174.3    Bridge (N7) PK 12.2    Bridge Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. An additional system inherited from the old canal, and a worthwhile excursion for private boats, is the link from the Rhine to Colmar, using a 1960s connecting canal, a length of the old northern branch of the Canal du Rhône au Rhin, and the Colmar branch of that branch, a route that is 23 km long. They all originate in the center of Switzerland's alps. PK 11.1    Bridge (Pont d’Auvergne), river Aar (not navigable) l/b Enter only when a green light is showing. Population density of Rhône is 513,88 inhabitants per km². 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 is used by the Strasbourg trip-boats to make the round cruise through the city. VNF – Direction territoriale Strasbourg, PK 0.0    Illkirch-Graffenstaden weir, limit of navigation (for small craft only) PK 129.2    Bridge (D468) Population of Rhône. PK 125.4    Lock 83, bridge PK 230.2    Entrance to Villeneuve-les-Avignon diversion canal, r/b Open map popup View Destinations. This once active place, the haunt of 14C river pirates, has now been sent to sleep, bypassed by the modern waterway. The kilometre markers along the Rhône correspond to the original length of the river, from a point 0.7km upstream of the confluence with the Saône at Lyon to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône. PK 9.3    Junction with former main route of Canal du Rhône au Rhin, northbound, (PK 56.1), bridge, navigation north towards Strasbourg projected (restoration partially completed in 2007-2009), sharp left turn on branch west towards Colmar, PK 9.7      Bridge PK 134.7    Bridge (pont Winston Churchill) From Montbéliard to Besançon, cruise through lush landscapes and breathtaking sceneries along the valley of the Doubs. PK 123.8    Beauchastel lock (lift 12.65m), bridge, VHF 20, power station, village 500m r/b 7 Days - MBC_AIPP Cruise Route Dates & Prices Shore Excursions Ships Infos Book Book # Description Cruise MONTBELIARD - L'ISLE-SUR-LE-DOUBS - CLERVAL - BAUMES-LES-DAMES - DELUZ - BESANCON. Rhine, Rhône, and Seine river basins and their drainage networkEncyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Flow down the Rhine River to Wagner's Die Walküre and take in the valley's waterfalls and hillside vineyards. PK 187.1    Bollène lock (22.00m) VHF 20, pontoons u/s and d/s, André Blondel power station, bridge. Find a Cruise / Tour Agent Portal Brochures Manage Booking River Cruises Destinations. PK 157.7    Crossing of river Roubion The facility is run by former fighter pilot Olivier Pallier, who is helpful and friendly. Navigation PK 0.8    Bridge (de Paris), tramway lines A & D PK 133.2    Le Pouzin bridge, village r/b, commercial quay u/s r/b (very high, not recommended) This is a pity, because it is possibly the most attractive urban waterway in France. PK 7.8     Le Pontet, quay, l/b Please enter a valid email address. PK 135.4    Bassin Dusuzeau, junction with Bassin de la Citadelle r/b, port de plaisance Koejac l/b. With the river cruise tour Rhine & Rhône Revealed – Southbound, you have a 16 day tour package taking you through Amsterdam, Netherlands and 19 other destinations in Europe. Its waters flow past some of the country’s most significant historic landmarks, some dating back to Roman times. PK 132.2    Rail and road bridges, private moorings at Marinest yacht club, water, electricity, slipway, repairs These are significant factors, to be taken account of when berthing or entering the marina and there are back eddies to the left of the entrance, when coming in. PK 169.5    Donzère bridge (Pont du Robinet) PK 283.6    Junction with Canal d’Arles à Fos, l/b. Location of the river Rhone or Rhône. English: SVG map of the Rhône river. Starting at $6,598. New pontoon on piles above the bridge, east bank. PK 95.6    Auberge de Frais Matin, quay for clients, l/b 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. Choice of several boulangeries within walking distance, and a big Intermarché supermarket, if you turn left off the pontoon and walk for about 1 kilometre. PK 221.7    Railway bridge (TGV Méditerrannée) Rhine & Rhône River Cruises | The River Cruise Company. The Canal du Rhône à Sète is inaccessible at Beaucaire, since the entrance lock was rendered unusable by the lowering of the Rhône downstream of the Vallabrègues scheme. PK 46.5    Chavanay, r/b, pontoon mooring beside former bridge abutment. The spectacular défilé de Donzère is the narrowest natural gorge on the Rhone. It would be possible to moor along this commercial quay. PK 34.0    Vaugris lock (lift 6.70m), bridge, VHF 22, and power station PK 15.0    End of diversion canal PK 111.9    Valence l’Épervière marina, l/b, VHF 9, capacity 420 berths, night €21, fuel, water, electricity, showers, crane 30t (max 18 m), slipway, pump-out, repairs, restaurant, supermarket 500m. Usually quite a lot of commercial traffic. This route is preferable in any case, with the numerous facilities offered by this small town. The channel is marked in places by red-and-white buoys or stakes on the right-bank side and (more rarely) by black-and-white markers on the left-bank side. Going on a river cruise in Europe is definitely the best choice and the nicest ways to explore inland Europe, visiting major cities, historical towns and picturesque villages. PK 133.8    Bridge (de la Bourse), tramway lines A & D PK 1.6    Château de l’Île spa l/b (no mooring) This port is neatly tucked into an enclosed backwater on the river’s former route. PK 132.5    Junction with the river Ill, l/b (route through the centre of Strasbourg) Strasbourg turn left, while on the other (north) side of the canal are La Robertsau weir and lock C of the river Ill, for works craft only. The Rhône is a river of stunning contrasts, and boaters should take their time to explore the valley’s many attractions. PK 111.3    Gerstheim quay r/b, no services, village 1200m r/b www.euratlas.net. PK 78.1    Quay (Olanet) l/b, slipway PK 17.2    Arboras railway viaduct PK 9.5    Bridge (Pont Saint-Martin) A variety of shops. At Lyon the Rhône is joined by the Saône, which connects it with all the waterways of central and eastern France. Very smooth and very easy. Fantastic four: Rhine, Danube, Rhône and Douro river cruises. PK 170.8    Bridge with flood gate, quay r/b. The route description gives these distances, since they are visible on the banks. The longest river in France is the Loire, which flows from the south to the north and then east into the Atlantic ocean. At the southernmost end the ship level quay steps down for a roll-on roll-off ramp. The mistral (northerly wind) can make lock entry difficult from upstream. Discover authentic … Relatively low bridges have red and white gauges on the piers, the same indication being given by stakes situated a short distance upstream and downstream of the bridges. See under the Rhine for the connection to the Colmar route, 32 km and two locks further south. 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). On the other hand, the navigator can now take his time on the Rhône, visiting numerous towns and sites of historic interest, instead of making a non-stop dash for the Mediterranean, worrying about the dangers of the free-flowing river with its threatening groynes. As you can see by the Rhone River map, the river makes its way through Provence and the heart of French wine country before flowing into the Mediterranean near Marseilles. Comprehensive detailed navigational information, km by km, Sete west to Toulouse. Itinerary Start in Amsterdam and end in Cote D'azur! Opposite the quay, toward the flat bridge span, there is a small inlet that looks like a good anchoring spot (check depths, naturally). Port of Strasbourg Aramon village is 350 m away, has shops, is charming and has several restaurants, a good Asian take-away and two bars. PK 2.0    Saint-Bénézet bridge (the famous ‘Pont d’Avignon’) PK 0.3    Lock (Écluse du Rhin), VHF 8, bridge Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous European river cruise vacation along the Rhône and Rhine Rivers. As built, the canal was made up of four distinct sections: Small supermarket and boulangerie in the village, about 10-15mins walk. Check out below some of the most beautiful treks of the Rhône … PK 115.5    Flood lock 80 From Dijon to Besançon, this majestic cruise on the Rhône-Rhine canal will take you through authentic and traditional cities with different stories and hidden gems. PK 9.1    Junction with Canal des Faux Remparts, l/b, Quartier des Moulins, take l/b channel, bridge  (Ponts Couverts) Authority Moselle Rhone And Rhine Eurcrap18 . See under that canal. On its last few kilometers through the Chablais region up to its estuary in Lake Geneva, the Rhone is bordered on the right by Canton Vaud, while on the left bank it is still skirted by the Canton of Valais. PK 269.4    New bridge (Beaucaire and Tarascon bypass) Map of the Rhone river Below is a map of the Rhone river from source to sea with some of the Rhone's tributaries. PK 90.8    Tournon port de plaisance r/b, 10 berths, limited depth, night €12.50, water, electricity, showers, slipway, pump-out. 250 km covering 250 cities, the vineyards of the Rhône Valley wind around a fluid axis : the Rhone. pavlus.com . PK 254.5    Aramon relais fluvial ‘Les Estères’ r/b, capacity for 30 boats up to 15m. These two waterways are at present connected only by the Rhine, but the author has contributed to the project to restore the canal in the disused section, 23km long with 12 locks (one new), so that Colmar could be reached by hire boats. PK 39.5     Meander cut-off (former channel dammed, l/b) PK 0.3    Lock (Port Saint-Louis-du-Rhône), VHF 12 The Rhône is one of the major rivers of Europe and has twice the average discharge of the Loire (which is the longest French river), rising in the Rhône Glacier in the Swiss Alps at the far eastern end of the Swiss canton of Valais, passing through Lake Geneva and running through southeastern France. PK 100.2    Bridge (D468), Friesenheim 1 km north (for reference, available only to official trip boats) The fall varies between 6.70m (Vaugris) and 22m (Donzère-Mondragon). The bridge was once extremely long with many arches, and reached from Avignon a kilometre to the Tour Philippe le Bel at what is now Villeneuve. The information published here results from more than ten years personal experience cruising the waterways from north to south and east to west. 350 x 329 jpeg 129kB. The bar formed by the river where it enters the sea, 6km further downstream, is impassable. Rhine And Rhone River Map Rhone Cycle Route Guidebook Viarhona Eurovelo. The picturesque Rhine valley. Rhine River Map Of Europe European Rivers Rivers Of Europe Map Of Rivers In Europe. PK 8.1    Bridge PK 26.4    Motorway bridge (A7) The total length of this important river is of 1233 km, being its navigable stretch of 883 km, in the areas from Basel (Switzerland) and its Delta that is located in the North Sea. 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