Belgium » Sambre River | Belgium

The waterway goes from Namur at the Maas over Charleroi to France and the Picardie.


Sambre River | Belgium: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 87 km
Max. depth: 2.20
Max. headroom: 3.90
Degree of difficulty: Demanding
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: back to nature
Profile of waterway: Commercial traffic and tourism
Facilities groundside: Sufficiant

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Waterway has access to:

Canal de la Sambre à l`Oise et Sambre | River and Canal in France
Maas (Meuse) River | Belgium

The Sambre between the Meuse (Maas) and the French border
A link of the shortest connection between Paris – Brussels and Liège. Since class I (Freycinet gauge) is given on the French side, this waterway can only be navigated by small 380 T freighters until lock 9 (Landelies), short before Charleroi. As from there it becomes a main waterway.