Schleuse Büssau

Schleuse Büssau

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Recommended by 390 out of 406 cyclists


  • JR56

    Büssau lock on the Elbe-Lübeck Canal
    Canal Kilometers: 3.43
    Length of the lock chamber: 85 m
    Width of the lock chamber: 17.5 m (gate width 12 m)
    Fall height: 1.50 m
    Operating mode: manual operation with lock keeper
    Radio channel: 78
    Telephone: 0451/51253 or 04542/844 06-12

    The lock chamber of the Büssau lock is bricked. No sheet pile wall in which the fenders disappear!

    Coming from the Trave, the Büssau lock is the first lock on the Elbe Lübeck Canal. Coming from the Elbe, it is the last lock that you have to pass on the way to Lübeck and the Baltic Sea.

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    • October 15, 2019

  • Tony

    The lock Büssau you can confidently plan on a tour in this area. From here you have a beautiful view of the Elbe-Lübeck Canal. Also interesting is the smuggling of larger inland vessels that sail the canal between Lübeck and Lauenburg.

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    • July 24, 2016

  • Bärbel

    The bridge over the Elbe-Lübeck Canal at the lock Büssau will be demolished from the end of September 2017 and will be replaced by a new building. The associated closure is expected to take until the end of March 2019! (Compare for example: &

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    • January 25, 2018

  • Lanzik

    If you are interested in shipping and technology, you should really look at it.

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    • December 3, 2016

  • aljen

    Just lean on a picturesque bridge to the bike. Where is Vincent van Gogh when you need him?

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    • April 20, 2018

  • Pedalix

    Here is worth a break.

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    • April 22, 2019

  • Pedalix

    The lock is part of the Elbe-Lübeck-Kanal, a short break worth it, especially not far away the canal Klause.

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    • May 12, 2019

  • Bärbel

    So, the bridge is ready! This opens up further possibilities for tours on both sides of the canal.

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    • June 13, 2019

  • Dirk

    Very nice and quiet location

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    • April 18, 2021

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Location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany


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