le Canal des Vosges

Vosges Canal

Le Canal des Vosges

The waterway connects la Moselle to la Saône.

Navigation on the Vosges Canal starts at Neuves-Maisons and ends at Corre.

Construction began in 1875 and ended in 1887.

The Vosges Canal is 123 kilometres long (76.43 miles) with a total of 123 kilometres of navigable waterway.

There is a total of 93 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 1.32 kilometres (0.82 miles).

The highest point on the Vosges Canal is 361 metres (1184′ 5″ ft) above sea level and the lowest point is at 210 metres (688′ 12″ ft) above sea level.

From Neuves-Maisons to Corre

The water draft is 1.8 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 3.5 metres (9′ 10″ ft).

General lock size

There are "Freycinet" lock types.
Lock length 39 metres (127′ 11″ ft)
Lock width 5.2 metres (16′ 5″ ft)

Self-drive boats cruising on this waterway

Fleet Cruise route
Nicols Alsace View the Nicols boats
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