Belgium » Maas (Meuse) River | Belgium
River Maas is the waterway from the southeast of the Netherlands over Namur to the Mosel in France.
Maas (Meuse) River | Belgium: Characteristics & Overview
Rating of waterway
|Length of waterway:||115 km|
|Max. depth:||2.40||Max. headroom:||5.20|
|Degree of difficulty:||Demanding|
|Requirements:||Boating license essential|
|Character of waterway:||no rating|
|Profile of waterway:||Main waterway|
Waterway has access to:Albertkanaal | Belgium
River Meuse and Canal de la Meuse | France
Sambre River | Belgium
For the water sports enthusiast, this is the most important link between the Netherlands and easterly France. The river crosses, coming from the French Ardennes, the border at Givet and is in effect called Meuse. But this can’t be since Maastricht then would be nameless. It therefore changes its name right at the Belgium-Dutch border into Maas. For the Flemish part of the country, this name is applied as from Givet….