Climb aboard a launch and experience a rise of nearly 45 metres in height in 108 metres of horizontal distance in a 900-tonne boat lift able to raise canal barges. This is a spectacular journey for the family !
Historic monument or place to visit in SAINT LOUIS , on the theme(s) Industrial & technological heritage , awarded with the Label "20th-century architecture" listing .
This transverse lift, the only one of its kind in Europe, replaces a series of 17 locks stretching over 4 km, which used to take a day to navigate. Located on the Marne-au-Rhin canal in the Phalsbourg area, it allows boaters to cross the threshold of the Vosges Massif by overcoming a difference in height of 44.55m in a few minutes.
Facilities and services
Visit on your own at all times Guided tours at all times Guided tours with advanced booking
Groups accepted on reservation Coach parking available
Duration of the visit : 00:45
Free for children under 5 ANS