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.


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.

Our current Special offers

Early Booking 2024

Book during the Early Booking period and enjoy 10% off on all departures for season 2024! Cumulative with our other permanent discounts up to a maximum of 20% off.

Expires on 30/11/2023 -10 %
for a departure in 2024

Indian Summer 2023

Come and discover the colours of autumn aboard a Pénichette® - no experience or licence necessary !

Discount of -25%
on your autumn cruise

Special Offers 2023

Travel along the canals with our special offers on a selection of cruises. First in, first served!

Up to -50%
on a selection of cruises in 2023

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