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Enjoying – Leisure Time

There are many offers for leisure time on the Saar - enjoy a boat trip to France, have fun on the "Saar-Strand", the beach right in the heart of the city or have a nice boat trip with the barbecue donuts on the Saar.

Boat Trip

Saarschifffahrt mit Alter Brücke

Saarschifffahrt mit Alter Brücke

The Saarbrücker Personenschiffahrt offers roundtrips and various excursions to France. The company also offers special outings on certain dates, like moonlight, brunch or musical trips. On-board catering available.

  • Season
    April – September
  • Mooring
    at the Alte Brücke (Old Bridge)


Saarbrücker Personenschifffahrt
Günter Emmer GmbH
Berliner Promenade 21
66111 Saarbrücken

Phone: +49 681 34084 oder +49 171 3350377
Fax: +49 681 374577
Website: http://www.personenschifffahrt-saarbrü

Saarschifffahrt mit Alter Brücke

Houseboats in Saarbrücken Osthafen

There is a charter base for houseboats in Saarbrücken Osthafen (East docks). Go on a cruise along the Saar, down the Saar-Coal-Canal, the Rhine-Marne-Canal, the Moselle and the Rhine, or on the “Sauerkraut tour”, a short trip to Alsace (France).

Big Island

Big Island

Big Island

Potato Island – fun on the beach right in the heart of Saarbrücken. A fine sandy beach, shady palm trees, cool cocktails, the chance to chill out on a sun lounger: Enjoy these holiday pleasures for free. Beach, sun loungers and umbrellas won’t set you back a penny – and neither will the sun.

Next to the Bismarckbrücke (Bismarck Bridge) on the banks of the river Saar.

Opening hours

  • May – October daily 11 am – open-ended, weather permitting

Osthafen (East Docks)

This is the Saar Motorboat Club’s jetty (Saar-km 90.13 rb). Floating jetty complex with guest moorings for boats of up to 15 metres length. Water and electricity connections available as well as a floating club house with on-board WC and showers.

Tel.: +49 (0) 6 81 / 3 90 43 44

Public Moorings

In Saarbrücken you will find the following moorings; mooring time 24 hours:
 - at the Saarbrücken tax office (Saar-km 87.35 to 87.56 rb)*
 - at the Staden complex (Saar-km 87.88 to 88.4 rb) *
* Water and electricity points

Moorings Völklingen:
 - Passenger ship (Saar-km 74.97-75.10 – on the left bank).
 - Sport and houseboat max. 3 days (2 places, 11.4-20-2.2)
The use of the landing stage needs the previous approval of the city of Völklingen.

Information on the moorings
Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt (Water and Navigation Office)
Bismarckstr. 133
66111 Saarbrücken
Tel.: +49 (0) 6 81/60 02 - 3 39

Motorboat, Rowing and Canoe Clubs

Rudergesellschaft Undine
In the old branch of the Saar
(Saar-km 89,70 rb)
Tel.: +49 (0) 6 81 / 6 32 78
Saarbrücker Kanu-Club
(Canoe Club) Up the Saar
(Saar-km 89.21 lb)
Tel.: +49 (0) 6 81 / 5 16 16
Ruder-Club Saar
(Rowing Club) St. Arnual
(Saar-km 88.93 lb)
Tel.: +49 (0) 6 81 / 5 84 60 86
Motorboot-Club Saar
An der Römerbrücke
(Saar-km 90,13 rb)
Tel.: +49 (0) 6 81 / 6 85 23 61