Belgium » Albertkanaal | Belgium

Albertkananaal; the short link from Antwerp to Liège at the Belgium border and River Maas.

Albertkanaal | Belgium: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 113 km
Max. depth: 3.60
Max. headroom: 6.70
Degree of difficulty: Some experience is an advantage
Requirements: Boating license essential
Character of waterway: no rating
Profile of waterway: Commercial traffic and tourism
Facilities groundside: Good

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Waterway has access to:

Kanaal van Bocholt naar Herentals | Belgium
Maas (Meuse) River | Belgium
Rupel River / Canal Beneden Nete / Netekanaal | Belgium

This is the longest waterway of Belgium and connects the areas of Liège, Limburg and Antwerp. It connects the industrial area of Liège with the sea port of Antwerp and is thus a canal which is strongly used by big cargo ships.

No reason to avoid it since it crosses a region with wide pasture, beautiful woods, ancient towns and magnificent stately homes.