Located in the picturesque Saale Valley, the charming town of Bernburg enchants visitors with its rich historical heritage and natural beauty.

Saale region in a few words…

Beginning a boating holiday from Bernburg along the Saale River provides numerous opportunities to explore the natural beauty and rich heritage of the region. You can partake in a panoramic cruise along the river, marvel at picturesque landscapes, and make stops to explore historical castles like Bernburg Castle.

If you prefer to stay on land, you can hike along the banks of the Saale, immerse yourself in the surrounding nature, and appreciate the magnificent views. Lastly, don’t miss the chance to visit wine villages to savor local wines and learn more about the winemaking tradition of the region. These diverse activities will allow you to fully enjoy your licence-free boating holiday along the Saale River, starting from Bernburg.

The
highlights of Bernburg

  • A stunning natural setting offering a wide range of outdoor activities.
  • A rich and well-preserved historical heritage.

our routes departing from Bernburg

The routes shown are suggestions; don’t forget that you can stop wherever you like on your cruise.

Nature Tour

Waterway Saale River
Itinerary BernburgFriedeburgWettinHalle Brachwitz Kloschwitz Bernburg

Waterway

Saale River

Itinerary

Bernburg...Bernburg
Duration of stay
1 week
Navigation time
4h / day
Distance traveled
110 km return-trip
Number of locks
8
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Friedeburg

Friedeburg is an idyllic village nestled between the Rothenbug foothills of the Harz Mountains and the Gimritz porphyry landscape. Above the village lies one of the most interesting and at the same time least known castle complexes in Saxony-Anhalt with a magnificent view of the Saale valley.

Wettin

Wettin, nestled in the heart of Saxony-Anhalt, is a historic town that enchants visitors with its rich architectural heritage.

Halle

Halle is a vibrant city that seamlessly combines a rich historical heritage with a modern and lively atmosphere. Visit its majestic cathedral and historic buildings.

Brachwitz

Brachwitz, situated in the beautiful region of Saxony-Anhalt, is a village that enchants with its rural charm and authentic atmosphere.

Kloschwitz

The small village of Kloschwitz will mesmerize visitors with its serene ambiance and breathtaking surroundings.

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Bernburg

Culinary short trip

Waterway Saale River
Itinerary BernburgKönnernHalle Kloschwitz Bernburg

Waterway

Saale River

Itinerary

Bernburg...Bernburg
Duration of stay
Mini week
Navigation time
4h / day
Distance traveled
110 km return-trip
Number of locks
8
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Bernburg

Könnern

With its cobblestone streets, well-preserved half-timbered houses, and stunning riverside setting along the Saale River, Könnern offers visitors a picturesque atmosphere and a variety of outdoor activities.

Halle

Halle is a vibrant city that seamlessly combines a rich historical heritage with a modern and lively atmosphere. Visit its majestic cathedral and historic buildings.

Kloschwitz

The small village of Kloschwitz will mesmerize visitors with its serene ambiance and breathtaking surroundings.

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Bernburg

History in stone

Waterway Saale River
Itinerary BernburgNienburgFriedeburgHalle MerseburgHalleWettinBernburg

Waterway

Saale River

Itinerary

Bernburg...Bernburg
Duration of stay
10/11 days
Navigation time
4h / day
Distance traveled
180 km return-trip
Number of locks
20
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Bernburg

Nienburg

Nienburg offers a multitude of activities and historical sites to explore, and among them, Nienburg Castle is a true must-visit in the region.

Friedeburg

Friedeburg is an idyllic village nestled between the Rothenbug foothills of the Harz Mountains and the Gimritz porphyry landscape. Above the village lies one of the most interesting and at the same time least known castle complexes in Saxony-Anhalt with a magnificent view of the Saale valley.

Halle

Halle is a vibrant city that seamlessly combines a rich historical heritage with a modern and lively atmosphere. Visit its majestic cathedral and historic buildings.

Merseburg

In addition to its cultural heritage, Merseburg is filled with shops, restaurants, and cultural events that make the city dynamic and lively!

Halle

Halle is a vibrant city that seamlessly combines a rich historical heritage with a modern and lively atmosphere. Visit its majestic cathedral and historic buildings.

Wettin

Wettin, nestled in the heart of Saxony-Anhalt, is a historic town that enchants visitors with its rich architectural heritage.

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Bernburg

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our boats available

Departing from our Bernburg base, we can offer the range of canal boats shown below. To see the full range of cruises available, please see our self-drive boat pages or contact our team who can help you to choose.

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Your departure
base Bernburg

FUNDA BOOTSVERLEIH (notre partenaire local)

An der Ăśberfahrt 2a,
06406 – Bernburg
GERMANY

If you have already booked your cruise and you want to reach your departure base:

+ 49 (0) 176 24 79 99 52

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