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.
April – September
at the Alte Brücke (Old Bridge)
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.
- May – October daily 11 am – open-ended, weather permitting
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).
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
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
- 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)
Tel.: +49 (0) 6 81/60 02 - 3 39