Explore the Saale Valley and uncover its breathtaking natural landscapes, historical cities, and culinary delights, guaranteeing an unforgettable experience.
Peaceful boating holiday in Saxony-Anhalt
The charming Saale River is navigable without a licence from Calbe to Merseburg, covering a distance of nearly 100 km.
With 10 automatic locks and minimal traffic, the Saale offers a peaceful and exceptional setting for a boating holiday in the heart of a particularly interesting region to explore.
Indeed, numerous castles line the waterway, with must-visit stops including the historic centers of Bernburg, Halle, and Merseburg.
It’s a real journey through time, as you discover magnificent ancient treasures in one of the region’s museums or in the historic old town of Halle.
Nature enthusiasts will also be delighted, as Gimritz showcases its reddish porphyry stone landscapes, Brachwitz Alps offer steep rocky formations, and cycling along the river’s bike path awaits.
Departing from the base in Bernburg, boarding in the heart of the Saale Valley.
Bernburg is located in the heart of Saxony-Anhalt and has much to offer. As the county seat, it boasts a history of over 1000 years. Our base is situated directly at the foot of the picturesque Bernburg Castle, also known as the “Crown of Anhalt.”
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The Saale Valley region in Saxony-Anhalt offers an enchanting blend of rolling landscapes, architectural treasures, and rich history, immersing visitors in a picturesque atmosphere.
Discover the romantic Bernburg Castle
Bernburg Castle, dating back to the 12th century, is a magnificent medieval site located on a hill overlooking the town.
Explore the city of Halle
Halle is a vibrant city with a rich history and a dynamic cultural scene. You can visit the Moritzburg Art Museum, the birthplace of the famous composer Handel, explore Giebichenstein Castle, or take a stroll through the old town to admire its historical architecture and charming squares.
Visit Neuenburg's Castle
The Neuenburg Castle, located near the town of Freyburg, is a well-preserved medieval castle. It offers a panoramic view of the Saale Valley and the surrounding vineyards.
Swimming in the Saale river
During your cruise on the Saale River, enjoy a refreshing experience by taking a dip in its clear waters and swimming amidst its enchanting landscapes.
Saale Valley on a licence-free boat
Cruising along the Saale Valley in Saxony-Anhalt is a captivating experience that allows you to discover the natural and cultural charms of the region in a unique way.
As you gently navigate the calm waters of the Saale, you will be enchanted by the unfolding landscapes. The lush green hills, vineyards, and castles perched on hilltops create a stunning backdrop for this boating holiday.
You’ll have the opportunity to admire historical sites such as Neuenburg Castle, marvel at the charming villages that line the river, and perhaps even make a stop at a local winery to taste the delicious wines of the region.
Throughout the cruise, you can relax on deck, enjoy the fresh air and panoramic views, and let yourself be carried away by the serene beauty of the Saale Valley.
A boating holiday on the Saale is an ideal way to experience the region from a different perspective, offering a peaceful and immersive journey through the picturesque landscapes of Saxony-Anhalt.