PK 15.8    Bridge 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 201.9    Entrance to Orchamps lock-cut, r/b, bridge Dock in Cologne and venture north to Mettmann, a town located in a valley where Neanderthal fossils were first found. 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 18.5    Bridge (Altkirch) PK 105.0    Lock 30 (Plaine de Pompierre), bridge Rhone–Rhine Canal: 2020 Top Things to Do in Strasbourg. PK 70.3    Motorway bridge (A36), skew 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 9.7    Botans lift bridge, basin d/s l/b, quay (200m), water, electricity, small village r/b, Belfort 4000m l/b PK 218.7    Bridge (Pont de la Charité) PK 208.5    Entrance to Audelange lock-cut, r/b, flood gate 64a, bridge PK 0.35    Bridge (Kuss) PK 58.7    Quays l/b, bollards, no services PK 17.9    Bridge (Bonnes Gens) PK 0.7    Quay r/b Regulations – Maximum permitted speed is 10km/h in the river sections and 6km/h in canal sections. 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 principal rivers of Western Europe, including the Seine, Elbe, Ems, Rhône, and Saône, are linked to it by canals. 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 20.4    Lock 38, bridge PK 43.6    Lock 13, bridge, Retzwiller r/b PK 0.3    Niffer old lock on u/s branch, bridge, private harbour, 32 berths, water, electricity, shower, slipway. PK 28.3    Lock 32 (flood lock), bridge and footbdirge, moorings d/s r/b, no services, bollards u/s, Illfurth 400m r/b The other locks are 38.80m long and 5.10m wide. Locks – There are two locks, A and B, one on each of the alternative routes through Strasbourg. The Rhône has been an important highway since the times of the Greeks and Romans. PK 61.2    Navigation enters river Allan (at confluence with Bourbeuse, crossed by towpath on r/b) PK 39.4    Lock 20 PK 16.3    Basin l/b (length 1900m, silted up, no access) 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 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 165.5    Bridge (Velotte) PK 1.8    Brognard bridge, small village 300m l/b, motorway r/b (for reference, available only to official trip boats) PK 109.3    Entrance to Clerval lock-cut, r/b PK 146.7    Double staircase lock 46/47 (Deluz), electric, bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs Hence the Canal Napoléon. 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 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. Headroom – The bridges offer a minimum headroom of 3.50m. PK 63.0    Lock 8 (Fontenelles), bridge, Allenjoie 500m r/b PK 8.2    Railway bridge (l’Heyritz) PK 227.2    Solvay works, basin l/b PK 31.0    Lock 29, bridge PK 6.1    Railway bridge PK 0.1    Lock B (drop 1.90m), bridge (de l’Abattoir) PK 198.5    Lock 61 (Ranchot) PK 7.8    Road bridge (motorway access ramp) It is navigated at the users’ risk, while navigation on the cross-Strasbourg link is not encouraged by the Strasbourg Port Authority. PK 218.8    Lock 67 (Jardin-Philippe) in short lock-cut r/b, bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs PK 127.5    Flood lock 40a (Baume-les-Dames), bridge Croatia Our offers River Cruise Offers. PK 59.3    Bourogne bridge, former coal unloading quays d/s l/b, village 800m r/b 01/17/2021 through 10/23/2021 Most of the northern branch was abandoned, and in the early 1980s the A36 motorway sliced through the canal embankment east of Mulhouse. PK 163.8    Bridge (Mazagran) This route east to the port of Fos is forbidden to plaisanciers. PK 77.2    Lock 17 (Voujeaucourt), bridge, quay u/s l/b PK 37.4    Bridge PK 49.0    Montreux-Vieux bridge, village 200m north The proceeds were diverted for the war effort, and it was not until 1821 that this project, now renamed ‘Canal Monsieur’, was reactivated by the canal company set up for this purpose. PK 135.7    Lock 42 and weir (Ougney), water, bridge 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 29.0    Lock 31 We'll return on board and continue on to Lutzelbourg. PK 10.0    Bridge (Pont Saint-Nicolas), tramway lines A & D PK 215.0    Lock 65 (Baverans), bridge, village 600m r/b PK 3.6    Dambenois bridge, small village 200m l/b PK 55.2    Brebotte bridge, turning basin d/s, village 600m 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. Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty. PK 40.8    Lock 18, bridge PK 1.5    Bridge (du Théâtre), tramway lines B & C Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River dotted every mile with ancient castles. It is used only by waterway maintenance vessels. PK 67.6    Lock 11 (Étupes), bridge, village 700m l/b Railway museum, Electrical engineering museum, ceramics museum and textile museum. PK 191.5    Saint-Vit pontoon mooring in mill stream l/b for 6 boats, shower, village 1500m PK 79.7    Lock 18 (Dampierre), waiting bollards d/s r/b PK 113.9    Lock 33 (Chaux-lès-Clerval) PK 1.8    Bridge (passerelle des Faux Remparts) From l’Isle-sur-le-Doubs to Mulhouse (PK 224) navigation is almost exclusively in man-made cut and crosses the Saône-Rhine watershed by a summit level at an altitude of 340m. PK 2.0    Junction with river Ill, Boucle de Besançon PK 168.7    Lock 53 and weir (Gouille) 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. The Rhine-Herne canal was built between 1907 and 1914. PK 207.4    Lock 63 (Moulin-Rouge), navigation re-enters Doubs See under that canal. 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). PK 10.7    Bridge (Pont Saint-Guillaume) 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. PK 203.5    New flood lock 63 (Orchamps), bridge PK 182.3    Bridge (Portail de Roche) PK 106.6    Lock 31 (Pompierre), bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs PK 140.6    Laissey bridge PK 76.8    Canal narrows, one-way traffic Section shaded by plane trees, like the Canal du Midi. –    Subdivision de Belfort: 6, rue Alfred Engel, BP 06, 90800 Bavilliers (PK 0-65), VNF – Direction territoriale Rhône-Saône PK 142.4    Lock 45 and weir (Aigremont) PK 163.4    Lock 50 (Tarragnoz) in downstream tunnel entrance,  junction with boucle de Besançon Good mooring between the tunnel entrance and the following ecluse. Rhône/Saône River Cruises; Rhône - River and region; ... (or “Pott”) has an equally international quality. Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivalled natural beauty. The navigable length of the river is shown on the detailed plan of Strasbourg opposite. PK 203.3    Orchamps bridge, moor well u/s for village r/b PK 3.4    Bridge (Route de Petit Landau) 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. PK 205.7    Bridge (Lavans) PK 83.1    Lock 20 (Raydans), bridge (D126) PK 215.3    Railway bridge PK 108.0    Santoche island (keep to 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 8.4    Canal du Rhône au Rhin leaves Ill, 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. All you ever wanted to know about the Danube River. PK 88.7    Railway bridge PK 72.6    New road bridge (replacing former lift bridge) PK 31.7    Lock 28, change of mobile lock-keepers PK 69.7    Suspension bridge (Peugeot works) –    46 quai Jacoutot, 67000 Strasbourg. 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. He needs to be informed during the day before (up to 16:00) of the planned departure time from Mulhouse. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River dotted every mile with ancient castles. PK 84.1    Colombier-Fontaine lift bridge, village l/b, commercial quay d/s 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 66.9    Bridge (d61) PK 165.1    Lock 52 and weir (Velotte) PK 33.3    Lock 27, bridge PK 38.4    Lock 22 PK 4.0    Downstream junction with through route (above lock 51), Belfort branch PK 94.4    Canal narrows, one-way traffic News, facts and insider information providing a complete overview of the second longest river in Europe. Moorings, charming little town. the 10-km-long Belfort branch, which when built was to be the first section of the Canal de Montbéliard à la Haute-Saône. a 34 km lateral canal starting from a new entrance lock at Rhinau and finishing in the basins of the port of Strasbourg. Check out updated best hotels & restaurants near Rhone–Rhine Canal. Headroom – The fixed bridges offer a minimum headroom of 3.70m. 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 126.4    Confluence of Cusancin l/b, towpath bridge Navigation then uses the course of this river for long sections as far as l’Isle-sur-le-Doubs (PK 141). a navigable canal in the Federal Republic of Germany. 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. A cycle path was built along this section in 2011, extending the popular cycle path south from Strasbourg. PK 218.1    Bridge (Pasquier), towpath crosses to l/b PK 154.4    Lock 48 (Chalèze), bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs, PK 157.4    Overhead power lines PK 144.5    Deluz bridge, paper mill. PK 1.6    Footbridge (passerelle des Juifs) The length of the canal is 237km. Each includes large-scale maps of the complete route with moorings, locks, depths, bridges, hazards and other directly useful ‘at the helm’ information. PK 23.2    Turning basin PK 0.5    Junction with Huningue branch, navigable 2km to Kembs boat harbour, 54 berths, night €12, water, electricity, shower Or purchase together and book has 15% discountBuy together and book has 15% discount: 57.50€ 50.00€Buy together. PK 143.8    Entrance to Deluz lock-cut r/b, flood lock 46a PK 5.3    Elsau former quay r/b 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. PK 80.0    Bridge (Dampierre-sur-le-Doubs) Works were completed up to the main summit level, with 13 locks, 20.6 km beyond Botans. 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. Well equipped moorings. 1. PK 14.3    Oil terminal basin, short-term mooring PK 182.2    Railway 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. 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. PK 5.5    U/s tip of island, navigation in r/b arm PK 136.1    Ougney bridge Explore by boat, barge or ship – what are the differences? PK 1.0    Entrance to lock-cut, l/b Port de Plaisance, all services, but possibly noisy. Vauban built his famous barrage in the late 17th century to further protect the city. PK 183.2    Lock 57 (Osselle), bridge, village 400m Navigational characteristics are the same as for the rest of the canal. PK 102.9    Entrance to Pompierre lock-cut, r/b, flood gate 30a (Rang), bridge Thoraise tunnel is 185m long, while that at Besançon is 394m long. Port de Plaisance in the Vieux Bassin, all facilities. PK 195.9    Bridge (Dampierre) PK 7.9    Motorway bridges (A35) PK 192.0    Island, keep to r/b PK 125.4    Lock 39 (Lonot), navigation re-enters Doubs 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. PK 9.3    Swing bridge (Faisan) PK 0.0    Illkirch-Graffenstaden weir, limit of navigation (for small craft only) PK 188.4    Bridge (Roset-Fluans) PK 1.2    Niffer new lock on d/s branch, VHF 22, village 1000m r/b, bridge Information about the 237km long Canal du Rhône au Rhin. A modest entry/exit point for the canal route that connects the Rhine with the Saône and the Rhône. In this respect it differs markedly from its northern neighbour, the Rhine, which leaves all of its Alpine characteristics behind when it leaves Switzerland. PK 236.1    Lock 73 (Tuilerie) PK 237.1    Lock 75 (Saône), VHF 18, bridge, basin u/s with permanent moorings, abandoned dry dock, junction with Saône (PK 160). The problem was funding. Towpath – There is no towpath, but attractive riverside walks have been developed throughout the navig­able ring in Strasbourg. The lock numbers do not conform to these totals, because of various changes made since the canal was first built. PK 68.3    Lock 12 (Étupes new lock) leading into 3km section of high-capacity waterway (Allan diversion canal) PK 232.2    Bridge (Samerey) PK 97.4    Lock 27 (Papeteries), water, navigation enters river Doubs PK 0.8    Motorway bridge (A35) Rhine Rhône Douro Mekong Nile Volga Yacht Cruises Ocean Cruises Destinations. PK 22.7    Lock 36, bridge PK 64.5    Towpath bridge (Moulin-de-Boise) The existing locks were built at the turn of the 19th century and enlarged under the Becquey programme (1820-1830). "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 … –    60 rue du Grillenbreit, 68021 Colmar cedex. Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg – subdivision de Strasbourg Canaux PK 57.7    Froidefontaine swing bridge, village l/b PK 37.7    Hagenbach quay r/b, no services As built, the canal was made up of four distinct sections: PK 1.1    Footbridge PK 123.1    Lock 38 and weir (Raie-aux-Chèvres) PK 9.5    Bridge (Bouc), D108 Locks in this section of the river are located immediately next to barrages and thus can be tricky when heading downstream (west). 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 25.8    Lock 34, bridge PK 0.3    Skew bridge the 22-km-long Canal de Huningue, from the junction to the Rhine at Huningue, just north from the Swiss port of Basle. On the upper reaches, headroom is reduced to 3.15m (2.60m above highest navigable water level). The two historic towns, Dole and Besançon, both have spectacular settings. PK 27.0    Lock 33 PK 171.0    Avanne-Aveney bridge, village with restaurant PK 224.9    Motorway bridge (A39) –    Subdivision de la Vallée du Doubs: Moulin Saint-Paul, 18, avenue Goulard, BP 429, 25019 Besançon cedex (PK 65-177) 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 222.8    Choisey bridge, village r/b The Maritim Hotel Cologne is located right beside the Rhine… PK 9.0    Barrage Vauban (part of former fortifications), 13 arches, navigation through l/b arch 80+ waterways – Key facts, km by km details, maps, navigation guides and PDF downloads. PK 45.9    Lock 4 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 125.1    Entrance to Grange-Ravey lock-cut, l/b, campsite r/b, small pontoons, services PK 1.6    Navigation re-enters Doubs Dramatic section of the river past high cliffs. Draught – The maximum authorised draught is 1.80m. PK 69.1    Bridge (Exincourt), d437, motorway junction r/b PK 79.0    Bridge (Berche) PK 9.5    Bridge (Pont Saint-Martin) PK 98.6    Lock 28 and weir (Appenans) 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 228.1    Private bridge PK 21.8    Bridge (d433) PK 5.9    D/s tip of island, bridge (tramway, line B) PK 45.7    Lock 5 PK 19.1    Bridge (Fonderie) PK 46.3    Lock 2, beginning of summit level, end of flight and mobile lock keepers’ service The Ill has been navigated since time immemorial. The canal was originally projected to extend through a series of watersheds and connect with the Saône at Port-sur-Saône. PK 13.5    Île Napoleon basin, junction with former through route, chandlery, bridge. PK 0.7    Bridge (du Marché) PK 18.9    Bridge (Noyers) Works are now expected to be restarted in 2010, and the main section giving access to Colmar could be reopened by 2012. PK 209.5    Lock 64 (Audelange), navigation re-enters Doubs The canal is to be transferred to the regions, but no timetable has been set for this operation. PK 74.5    Courcelles-lès-Montbéliard lift bridge Strasbourg, France, located on the French-German border, perfectly blends the cultures of both countries. PK 7.4    Bridge (Montagne Verte, tramway lines B & C) This project was abandoned by Environment Minister Dominique Voynet in 1997. Rhône Video 4. Strasbourg was established on its islands, and from here upstream the river was equipped with pertuis (flash locks) for nearly 100km. Quayside also at Montreux-Vieux. Highlights 7. Rhone-Rhine Canal, Laperrière-Sur-Saône, Bourgogne, France. Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale de Strasbourg – subdivision de Colmar-Rhin PK 19.4    Lock 39, start of mobile lock-keeper service Separate descriptions and distance tables are given for the following branches: the Belfort branch, 10km long, connecting with the through route at km 172, the northern branch, 66km long, extending from Neuf-Brisach to the Dusuzeau basin in the port of Strasbourg, and the Colmar branch (Canal de Colmar), 23km long. PK 12.8    Junction with Canal de la Marne au Rhin, in front of European Parliament building. PK 118.8    Hyèvre-Magny bridge Cruiser Profile 8. PK 7.1    Railway viaduct (Savoureuse, TGV Rhin-Rhône) PK 3.0    Bridge (Charles De Gaulle) PK 19.2    Railway bridge, footbridge PK 55.6    Lock 5 PK 13.3    Railway bridge 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. en He was sentenced for the murders of three people committed in 1999. PK 236.2    Bridge (Laperrière) PK 191.3    Lock 59 (Saint-Vit) and weir, bridge, water 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. PK 49.9    Turning basin, bollards, no services PK 179.4    Bridge (Torpes-Boussières) PK 75.8    Canal narrows, one-way traffic PK 174.0    Double staircase lock 54/55 (Rancenay), electrically operated, bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs PK 3.6    Weir on r/b, keep towards l/b PK 94.6    Lock 25 (Côteau-Lunans) 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. PK 162.3    Private industrial quays r/b PK 0.0    Upstream junction with through route at PK 163.0 (entrance to Citadelle tunnel l/b) 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 18.2    Mulhouse basin l/b, 50 berths, night €9, water, electricity, shower, pump-out, town centre 500m l/b. The present navigation was incorporated into the city’s fortifications as early as the 11th century. PK 8.5    Bridge (Pont Louis Pasteur) 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. PK 107.4    Motorway bridge (A36) PK 233.3    Motorway bridge (A36) PK 228.8    Lock 71 (Ronce), bridge and pipeline crossing PK 230.3    Lock 72 (Abergement-la-Ronce), bridge, shops l/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 6.4    Junction with Canal de la Bruche, l/b (disused), PK 6.5    Footbridge (Illhof) PK 46.2    Valdieu bridge (d419) and railway bridge, basin l/b 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“. Good moorings with services. PK 65.3    Fesches aqueduct over the river Allan PK 8.8    Bridge (Pont des Frères-Matthis) Locks – There are 112 locks, of which 72 fall towards the Saône (including two double staircase locks), the remaining 40 towards the Rhine. Located in the Ruhr, it connects the Rhine River at Duisburg with the Dortmund-Ems canal at Heme. 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 194.8    Flood gate 60a (Fraisans), bridge, village 1000m l/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).. Comprehensive detailed navigational information, km by km, Sete west to Toulouse. PK 95.3    Railway bridge PK 224.4    Lock 69 (Bon Repos), bridge (D905), quay d/s r/b, no services Differences: Rhine River vs. Rhone River. 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. PK 188.6    Old lock 58 (Roset-Fluans), bridge, navigation re-enters Doubs The various pieces of two bodies (the third body was never found) were thrown into the Marne - Rhine Canal near Nancy. PK 199.3    Lift bridge (Moulin des Malades) 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. Short tunnel with waterfall curtains at each end (operated by your remote control) and lighting display inside. PK 7.7    Lock 5, bridge, aqueduct u/s Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River dotted every mile with ancient castles. PK 0.25    Bridge (National), tramway lines B & C PK 75.9    Footbridge (Bart) PK 4.4    Gelatine factory and quay r/b, entrance to Gerig lake l/b PK 109.9    Lock 32 (Clerval) Did You Know? Fast Facts 3. PK 199.5    Lock 62 (Moulin des Malades), navigation re-enters Doubs PK 73.4    Lock 15 (Côteau Jouvent) PK 44.8    Lock 10 The new high-capacity Rhine-Rhône waterway would have made the canal obsolete, but the environment minister Dominique Voynet cancelled that project in 1997. This requires care in the river sections, where the fixed masonry weirs are difficult to see for boats heading downstream. 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. It is 38 km long (according to some data, 45.6 km) and 3.5 m deep, and it has locks. From Mulhouse to Niffer, navigation follows the former Kembs-Niffer branch of the canal, which was upgraded to the 1350-tonne barge standard as part of the Upper Rhine develop­ment works. The Government then funded – as compensation – the backlog of maintenance works and other improvements. The recent white, angular control tower is very noticeable. 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. 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 148.8    Bridge (Vaire) In the 14th century the ponts couverts were built to protect the city. Geography 5. Trip-boats have priority at the locks. Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty. PK 129.1    Bridge (Grange Villotey), canal narrows for 140m PK 21.7    Lock 37, bridge, Brunstatt r/b Works were completed in 1904. Upgrading to Freycinet standards started in 1882, and the summit level was lowered, reducing the number of locks. PK 44.0    Lock 12, beginning of regulated flight PK 44.4    Lock 11 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 61.0    Lock 7 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 111.7    Entrance to Branne lock-cut, r/b, flood lock 33a, bridge All major river cruise lines have at least one itinerary on the Rhine, and most have more than one. Works were completed in 1833. PK 45.4    Lock 7 PK 15.4    Railway bridge Celtic tribes living near the Rhône included the Seduni, Sequani, Segobriges, Allobroges, Segusiavi, Helvetii, Vocontii and Volcae Arecomici. 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. [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. 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. 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). This section also gave access to the now disused Canal de la Bruch. PK 11.0    Bridge (Pont Royal), tramway lines C & E This lock, close to the centre of Mulhouse Do in Strasbourg and we are invited on an exclusive behind-the-scenes. 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