DISCOVER THE

FINOW CANAL

The ”Long Trödel” (”Long Tow”) section of the historic Finow Canal.

Restored in recent years, this 10 km section of the historic canal

offers an exemplary compromise between today’s

ecologicaldemands and water tourism.

Between ecological demands and water tourism

Langer Trödel

TWELVE

HISTORIC LOCKS

The Finow Canal is the oldest still navigable artificial

waterway in Germany.

Leesenbrück Lock

Finow Canal

IMPRESSIVE

STRUCTURES

The Niederfinow ship lift overcomes a height difference of

36 meters in the course of the Oder Havel Canal German’s

oldest ship lift reliably serving the needs of commercial and

recreational navigation since 1934. The new Niederfinow ship

lift will enter testing mode in 2020.

Germany’s oldest ship lift, that still works

Niederfinow ship lifts

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Reisereport Finowkanal

TRAVEL REPORT FINOW CANAL

On the trail of old industrial culture

The passage through the oldest man-made waterway in Germany that is still navigable, meaning the Finow Canal near Eberswalde in northeast Brandenburg, is an insider tip among connoisseurs. Idyllic landscapes, sunken industrial culture, the city of Eberswalde and twelve historical locks provide exciting experiences and deceleration over a length of 32 kilometers “.

Schleuse ZerpenschleuseSchleuse RuhlsdorfSchleuse RosenbeckSchleuse LeesebrückSchleuse SchöpfurthSchleuse GrafenbrückSchleuse HeegermühleSchleuse KupferhammerSchleuse WolfswinkelSchleuse DrahthammerStadtschleuse EberswaldeRagöser SchleuseStecherschleuseLieper SchleuseSchifshebewerk NiederfinowEichhorst