PK 91.2    Lock 24 (Blussans), bridge 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 218.5    Dole footbridge, basin, boat harbour and Nicols hire base r/b, 60m pontoon, 35 berths, night €7.40, water, electricity, showers, slipway, larger vessels moor to quay l/b, no services, Service Navigation l/b, town centre r/b. Rhone–Rhine Canal: 2020 Top Things to Do in Strasbourg. The Ill has been navigated since time immemorial. PK 9.1    Junction with Canal des Faux Remparts, l/b, Quartier des Moulins, take l/b channel, bridge  (Ponts Couverts) PK 198.5    Lock 61 (Ranchot) This requires care in the river sections, where the fixed masonry weirs are difficult to see for boats heading downstream. PK 10.7    Bridge (Pont Saint-Guillaume) PK 75.8    Canal narrows, one-way traffic PK 66.9    Bridge (d61) The Burgundy canal is located in central eastern France in the region of “Bourgogne-Franche-Comté”, the French call the canal “Le Canal de Bourgogne“. PK 0.35    Bridge (Kuss) 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 224.4    Lock 69 (Bon Repos), bridge (D905), quay d/s r/b, no services PK 12.1    Footbridge (Passerelle de l’Orangerie) The navigable length of the river is shown on the detailed plan of Strasbourg opposite. PK 1.0    Entrance to lock-cut, l/b PK 1.5    Bridge (du Théâtre), tramway lines B & C A cycle path was built along this section in 2011, extending the popular cycle path south from Strasbourg. However, navigation aids have been improved considerably in recent years. PK 118.5    Lock 36 and weir (Hyèvre-Magny) PK 4.4    Gelatine factory and quay r/b, entrance to Gerig lake l/b PK 1.8    Brognard bridge, small village 300m l/b, motorway r/b PK 148.8    Bridge (Vaire) Begin in Holland’s vibrant capital of Amsterdam, with a canal cruise through the 700-year-old city. PK 167.3    Bridge (Beure), N273 Besançon ring road 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 15.4    Railway bridge PK 222.8    Choisey bridge, village r/b Strasbourg, France, located on the French-German border, perfectly blends the cultures of both countries. Dramatic section of the river past high cliffs. –    Subdivision de Belfort: 6, rue Alfred Engel, BP 06, 90800 Bavilliers (PK 0-65), VNF – Direction territoriale Rhône-Saône PK 168.7    Lock 53 and weir (Gouille) PK 151.9    Entrance to Roche lock-cut, r/b, flood gate 48a, bridge History – The first section of the Canal de Franche-Comté (as it was then called) was authorised by Burgundy Council in 1783 and completed in 1802 from the Saône to Dôle. 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. PK 49.0    Montreux-Vieux bridge, village 200m north PK 199.3    Lift bridge (Moulin des Malades) Birthplace of Louis Pasteur. PK 40.8    Lock 18, bridge PK 220.3    Main road viaduct (Corniche), D405 PK 199.5    Lock 62 (Moulin des Malades), navigation re-enters Doubs PK 81.5    Lock 19 (Plaine de Dampierre) 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 8.4    Canal du Rhône au Rhin leaves Ill, r/b PK 140.4    Lock 44 and weir (Laissey) Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty. the 10-km-long Belfort branch, which when built was to be the first section of the Canal de Montbéliard à la Haute-Saône. The works were interrupted in late 2007 when it was discovered that full restoration was going to cost almost double the originally budgeted amount of €7M. [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 territory of the Departments of Bas-Rhin and Moselle located west of the Rhine and the Marne-Rhine Canal, north of the motorway A 4, east of the Saar and south of the border with Germany and the municipalities of Holtzheim, Lingolsheim and Eckbolsheim. The Government then funded – as compensation – the backlog of maintenance works and other improvements, but with little impact on commercial traffic in 250-tonne péniches, which has all but disappeared.[2]. PK 191.5    Saint-Vit pontoon mooring in mill stream l/b for 6 boats, shower, village 1500m The first 68 locks from Saint-Symphorien to km 175 (Allenjoie) are 38.70 by 5.25m. PK 129.1    Bridge (Grange Villotey), canal narrows for 140m PK 236.2    Bridge (Laperrière) 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. It is navigated at the users’ risk, while navigation on the cross-Strasbourg link is not encouraged by the Strasbourg Port Authority. The Government then funded – as compensation – the backlog of maintenance works and other improvements. PK 83.1    Lock 20 (Raydans), bridge (D126) PK 44.4    Lock 11 The problem was funding. On the through route there are two tunnels, at Thoraise (PK 59) and under the citadel at Besançon (PK 74), although boaters will often prefer to cruise through the town. PK 0.5    Railway bridge PK 116.0    Lock 34 (Branne), navigation re-enters Doubs 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). Headroom – The maximum authorised air draught is 3.70m. The Rhône has been an important highway since the times of the Greeks and Romans. PK 217.7    Lock 66 (Charles-Quint), bridge, quiet arm of the Doubs with steep banks d/s l/b, possible mooring The new locks on branches connecting with the Rhine measure 40 by 6.00m. PK 37.4    Bridge PK 126.4    Confluence of Cusancin l/b, towpath bridge Canal des Faux Remparts PK 94.4    Canal narrows, one-way traffic There are also four flood locks, normally open to navigation, generally situated at the entrances to certain lock-cuts in the Doubs valley. PK 191.8    Bridge (Salans-sur-le-Doubs) 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. Regulations – Maximum permitted speed is 10km/h in the river sections and 6km/h in canal sections. Commercial traffic in 38.50m barges is very slight. PK 62.1    Navigation re-enters canal, Allan weir l/b PK 64.5    Towpath bridge (Moulin-de-Boise) PK 29.0    Lock 31 History 6. PK 0.0    Junction with main canal (PK 65.3) 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. Lock 35 (Hermite) at PK 117.5 has gaps in the walls where the old gates were; take care going upstream (rising against the walls). PK 187.3    New lock 58 (Routelle) 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). Rhine & Rhône Revealed (Southbound) Booking Dates. The new lock on the Neuf-Breisach link canal measures 40 by 6.00m. –    Subdivision de la Vallée du Doubs: Moulin Saint-Paul, 18, avenue Goulard, BP 429, 25019 Besançon cedex (PK 65-177) Locks 3 to 15 (Dannemarie) are a chain and an éclusier will accompany boats passing through them. PK 0.9    Bridge (Jonchets) PK 192.0    Island, keep to r/b Section shaded by plane trees, like the Canal du Midi. PK 3.6    Dambenois bridge, small village 200m l/b The recent white, angular control tower is very noticeable. Did You Know? Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivalled natural beauty. PK 75.9    Footbridge (Bart) PK 197.5    Entrance to Ranchot lock-cut, r/b, narrow section to lock 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. PK 44.8    Lock 10 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 170.7    Entrance to Aveney lock-cut, l/b, flood lock 54a 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. 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 225.7    Bridge (Beauregard) Vauban built his famous barrage in the late 17th century to further protect the city. PK 6.1    Railway bridge PK 88.7    Railway bridge Strasbourg was established on its islands, and from here upstream the river was equipped with pertuis (flash locks) for nearly 100km. It is 38 km long (according to some data, 45.6 km) and 3.5 m deep, and it has locks. PK 1.6    Footbridge (passerelle des Juifs) PK 65.3    Fesches aqueduct over the river Allan PK 207.4    Lock 63 (Moulin-Rouge), navigation re-enters Doubs It is used by large numbers of boats heading south from Germany and Switzerland to the Mediterranean, but it is also a cruising waterway in its own right, especially in the picturesque valley of the Doubs. 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 1.6    Overhead power line PK 6.4    Junction with Canal de la Bruche, l/b (disused), PK 6.5    Footbridge (Illhof) en He was sentenced for the murders of three people committed in 1999. PK 89.6    Lock 23 (Colombier-Châtelot), bridge, basin u/s silted up 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. PK 233.3    Motorway bridge (A36) PK 21.7    Lock 37, bridge, Brunstatt r/b PK 220.1    Entrance to Doubs-Saône canal r/b, flood lock 68, bridge The Maritim Hotel Cologne is located right beside the Rhine… Check out updated best hotels & restaurants near Rhone–Rhine Canal. Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg – subdivision de Colmar-Rhin PK 45.9    Lock 4 For this reason, their ‘default’ readiness is to be prepared for downstream boats. PK 232.2    Bridge (Samerey) Locks – There are 5 locks, with minimum dimensions 38.70 by 5.20m. The principal rivers of Western Europe, including the Seine, Elbe, Ems, Rhône, and Saône, are linked to it by canals. Cruiser Profile 8. Check out updated best hotels & restaurants near Rhone–Rhine Canal. PK 140.6    Laissey bridge PK 69.1    Bridge (Exincourt), d437, motorway junction r/b PK 182.2    Railway bridge PK 10.0    Bridge (Pont Saint-Nicolas), tramway lines A & D PK 80.0    Bridge (Dampierre-sur-le-Doubs) PK 39.4    Lock 20 The Rhine-Main-Danube Canal runs between the German towns of Bamburg and Kelheim via the historic city of Nuremberg, transporting thousands of river cruise ship passengers every year between the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers. Explore by boat, barge or ship – what are the differences? All major river cruise lines have at least one itinerary on the Rhine, and most have more than one. 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 6.3    Confluence of river Bruche, l/b PK 28.3    Lock 32 (flood lock), bridge and footbdirge, moorings d/s r/b, no services, bollards u/s, Illfurth 400m r/b It is the second-longest river in Central and Western Europe (after the Danube), at about 1,230 km (760 mi), with an average discharge of about 2,900 m 3 /s (100,000 cu ft/s).. Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty. Works were completed up to the main summit level, with 13 locks, 20.6 km beyond Botans. PK 7.9    Motorway bridges (A35) PK 59.1    Railway bridge 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 77.2    Lock 17 (Voujeaucourt), bridge, quay u/s l/b PK 130.0    Lock 40 (Baumerousse), bridge, bollards r/b, navigation re-enters Doubs PK 163.8    Bridge (Mazagran) Port de Plaisance, all services, but possibly noisy. PK 0.2    Bridge (d468) over both branches 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. 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. PK 24.9    Zillisheim lift bridge, village r/b Works are now expected to be restarted in 2010, and the main section giving access to Colmar could be reopened by 2012. PK 228.8    Lock 71 (Ronce), bridge and pipeline crossing PK 0.25    Bridge (National), tramway lines B & C Locks – There are two locks, A and B, one on each of the alternative routes through Strasbourg. PK 107.4    Motorway bridge (A36) Quayside also at Montreux-Vieux. Headroom – The fixed bridges offer a minimum headroom of 3.70m. PK 162.6    Footbridge (Prés-de-Vaux) PK 46.2    Valdieu bridge (d419) and railway bridge, basin l/b 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 224.9    Motorway bridge (A39) Cruises on the Rhine River are similar to the Danube in terms of popularity and are a favorite among travelers. PK 30.2    Lock 30, bridge, Heidwiller r/b PK 1.2    Bridge (de la Fonderie) PK 21.8    Bridge (d433) PK 74.5    Courcelles-lès-Montbéliard lift bridge PK 102.9    Entrance to Pompierre lock-cut, r/b, flood gate 30a (Rang), bridge PK 227.7    Conveyor bridge –    Subdivision de Dole: 2, rue Général Béthouard, BP 83, 39108 Dole (PK 177-237). PK 230.3    Lock 72 (Abergement-la-Ronce), bridge, shops l/b PK 203.5    New flood lock 63 (Orchamps), bridge PK 0.0    Upstream junction with through route at PK 163.0 (entrance to Citadelle tunnel l/b) PK 14.3    Oil terminal basin, short-term mooring PK 183.2    Lock 57 (Osselle), bridge, village 400m Towpath – There is a towpath throughout the length remaining open to navigation. Celtic tribes living near the Rhône included the Seduni, Sequani, Segobriges, Allobroges, Segusiavi, Helvetii, Vocontii and Volcae Arecomici. 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. The extension to Neuf-Brisach may be expected to programmed in the following years. PK 196.4    Lock 60 (Dampierre), navigation re-enters Doubs PK 108.0    Santoche island (keep to r/b) Navigational characteristics are the same as for the rest of the canal. PK 35.9    Lock 24 Duisburg is a true city on water: the Rhine, the Ruhr, the Rhine-Herne Canal and the world’s largest inland port are all waiting to be explored. PK 37.5    Lock 23 PK 11.7    Motorway bridge (A35), Peugeot factory d/s l/b Information about the 237km long Canal du Rhône au Rhin. There is also the option to explore Cologne, including its iconic Gothic cathedral. PK 228.4    Pipeline crossing 4 likes. PK 183.7    Bridge (Osselle) PK 109.9    Lock 32 (Clerval) PK 180.1    Entrance to Osselle lock-cut, r/b Depth 2.8m, height 4.1m+. PK 11.1    Bridge (Pont d’Auvergne), river Aar (not navigable) l/b PK 11.3    Bridge (Pont de la Forêt Noire) PK 37.7    Hagenbach quay r/b, no services PK 20.4    Lock 38, bridge While it may go largely unnoticed today, this technological marvel remains a surprisingly recent – and crucially important – addition to the German landscape. PK 33.3    Lock 27, bridge PK 14.9    Water point and customs post, l/b PK 77.8    Canal crosses Doubs on the level, keep to towpath side during floods, PK 78.0    Flood lock 18a (Voujeaucourt), bridge (Moulin) 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 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. Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg, – 46, quai Jacoutot, 67000 Strasbourg (PK 8.2-12.8), – Parc du Murgiessen, 67150 Erstein (PK 0-8.2), PK 0.0    Two junctions with the Grand Canal d’Alsace, Ottmarsheim reach, u/s entrance to smaller lock, d/s entrance to new high-capacity lock The existing locks were built at the turn of the 19th century and enlarged under the Becquey programme (1820-1830). PK 1.8    Ostwald former quay l/b PK 55.2    Brebotte bridge, turning basin d/s, village 600m PK 7.8    Road bridge (motorway access ramp) Once a Roman stronghold, now the home of Peugeot vehicles. PK 71.7    Flood gate Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River dotted every mile with ancient castles. The Canal du Rhône au Rhin, built between 1784 and 1833, is a magnificently scenic route through the Jura, with wooded cliffs and blueish ranges of hills in the background. Other articles where Rhine-Rhône Canal is discussed: canals and inland waterways: Europe: …from Paris to Lyon; the Rhine-Rhône Canal, opened in 1834, provided a direct north-to-south route; while the Sambre-Oise Canal linked the French canal system with the Belgian network via the Meuse. The actual distance from the Rhine to the basin in Colmar is covered by a single distance table for convenience. Two sections were maintained and new cuts built from the Rhine to make them accessible: A further major upheaval, planned from the 1960s, was construction of a high-capacity waterway to connect the Rhône-Saône corridor with the main European waterway network. Moorings, charming little town. 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. navigation re-enters Doubs PK 43.6    Lock 13, bridge, Retzwiller r/b PK 22.7    Lock 36, bridge 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]. PK 188.4    Bridge (Roset-Fluans) And home of the Schlumph brothers’ phenomenal Bugatti Museum. PK 215.9    Bridge (Brevans) PK 45.7    Lock 5 PK 65.6    Former canal to Fesches, l/b Lock dimensions are 34.85m by 5.32m. PK 13.5    Île Napoleon basin, junction with former through route, chandlery, bridge. PK 16.8    New lock 41, bridge. Geography 5. 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 75.0    Lock 16 (Courcelles-lès-Montbéliard) PK 17.9    Bridge (Bonnes Gens) PK 4.0    Downstream junction with through route (above lock 51), Belfort branch PK 58.7    Quays l/b, bollards, no services PK 9.7    Botans lift bridge, basin d/s l/b, quay (200m), water, electricity, small village r/b, Belfort 4000m l/b Rhone-Rhine Canal, Laperrière-Sur-Saône, Bourgogne, France. PK 209.5    Lock 64 (Audelange), navigation re-enters Doubs To Do in Strasbourg explore Cologne, Germany, a and B, one on each the. The map of the Greeks and Romans traffic only ( 6m wide ), and... – There are 5 locks, 20.6 km beyond Botans town located in the 14th century summit! 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