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Individual visit: Oui
Group visit: Oui
Length of the visit: 1 hour 30 minutes

Commissioned in 1970, the EDF hydroelectric facility at Strasbourg (dam, locks and power plant) is equipped with 6 turbine generators with a total power of 150 MW installed outside to lighten the building structure.

The adjoining locks have 2 chambers and see over 16,000 vessels pass through annually, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on the Bâle-Rotterdam route.

The dam which separates the canal section from the natural Rhine river has resulted in the creation of Rohrschollen island, a remarkable natural area on the Rhine classed as a nature reserve since 1997.

The facility has the most recent fish pass on the Rhine. Designed in the form of a pseudo-natural river over 500 m long, it includes a panoramic viewing window and 2 viewpoints enabling the public to watch fish passing through during periods of migration.

During the tour you will see the locks, the power plant’s hydropower generators and the fish pass.

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Individual visit: Oui

Guided tour: Oui

Kid rates:
Adult rates:


Restrictions for group visits: Visite sur rendez-vous

Group visits booking info:

Group tours all year round - Monday to Friday: 8.30 am to 11.30 am and 2 pm to 4 pm
Please contact our guide on +33 (0)6 77 11 62 18 or using the booking form to book your visit.
School parties aged 12 years and older.

Minimum number of people: 8

Maximum number of people: 15

Group rate: Free of charge
School rate: Free / Visitors over 12 years old only

General information

Length of the visit: 1 hour 30 minutes

Tasting: Oui

Activity: Oui

Languages spoken: German

Age limit: 12 years old for school parties

Shop: Oui

Cash payment: No
Payment by cheque: No
Bank card payment: No
AMEX payment: No

Disabled access: No

Car parks: Yes
Coach parks: Yes


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