• Use of the waterways is at your own risk.
  • Please wear a life jacket for your own safety.
  • Please note that you must travel on the right-hand side on all waterways. You must read the instructions for operating the locks.
  • Pay close attention to currents in the vicinity of weirs and dams.
  • Always keep well clear for your own safety.

  • Overview of danger zones (distance in km from Leipzig Harbour)
     

    Route 1

    Route 1a

    Route 2

    Route 5

    Route 7

    0.8 km

    Mouth of the Elster flood relief channel,
    Palmengarten weir

    0.8 km

    Mouth of the Elster flood relief channel,
    Palmengarten weir

    0.8 km

    Mouth of the Elster flood relief channel,
    Palmengarten weir

    0.8 km

    Mouth of the Elster flood relief channel,
    Palmengarten weir

    0.8 km

    Mouth of the Elster flood relief channel,
    Palmengarten weir

     

    4.7 km

    Grosszschocher flow divider,
    strong current

     

    6.5 km

    Railway bridge,
    shallow sections, strong current

    4.7 km

    Grosszschocher flow divider,
    strong current

     

    6.0 km

    S 46 bridge,
    strong current

     

    7.1 km

    Goethesteig bridge,
    strong current

    8.1 km

    Mouth of the Elster millrace,
    Palmengarten weir

     

    7.0 km

    Strong current

     

     

     

     

    7.1 km

    Grosszschocher weir

     

     

     

     

    9.8 km

    Ritter-Pflugk-Strasse bridge,
    strong current

     

     

     

     

    10.4 km

    Knauthain flow divider

     

     

     

     

    13.0 km

    Hartmannsdorf drop structure,
    weir with large drop