Freyburg – Naumburg

The starting point for this tour is the quaint „Wine City“ of Freyburg.  The tour allows you to experience Neuenburg, Freyburg’s castle, and several peaceful vineyards. This wine-producing region is popular for several different types of local wines including Müller-Thurgau, Silvaner and Riesling.  Freyburg, in particular is known, for its picturesque vineyards and major sparkling wine producer, Rotkäppchen.

Throughout the tour you will experience 1 “Pass-around Point” for which you will have to exit the river with your canoe, and re-enter a short distance down stream.

The “Steinerne Bilderbuch”, or “Stone Storybook”, is a worthwhile resting place in the village of Großjena.  It was created by villagers in 1722, and depicts red sandstone carvings of “wine-themed” scenes from the Bible.

Further down the Unstrut flows into the Saale, creating a striking scene.

Finally, the city of Naumburg will appear on the right side of the river, with its famous cathedral and Wenzel-Church, designed in the late gothic style.  Here the Saale spreads into a wide riverbed as it continues its journey through the Saale River Valley.

At our station in Naumburg-Henne the tour ends; however, feel free to explore the quintessential German city of Naumburg and it’s picturesque architecture.

  • Safety instruction und rules of paddling on rivers
  • Introduction in the handling of the boats and paddling-techniques
  • Route-explanation and notes on pass-around points and locks
  • A relaxing boat-trip in the Unstrut valley
  • Duration: 2,5 hours incl. breaks
  • Canoe, kayak or raft
  • Stand Up Paddling: SUP/iSUP-Board
  • Paddle
  • Life-jackets / swimming vests
  • Waterproof luggage-box
  • Map
  • Appropriate clothes / shoes according to weather conditions
  • i.e. sunscreen / headgear
  • 2nd outfit / towel
  • Start: negotiable

Booking Options

You can book this tour together with:

  • 1 Night in a Hotel or guesthouse including breakfast for a total price of 77€ per Adult, and 57€ per Child up to until 12 years old.
  • 1 Night at a camping-site (you must provide your own tent) for a total of 37€ per Adult and 25€ per Child.

€ 22 (per Adult) / € 15 (per Child)

Difficulty: Easy


in canoe / kayak / SUP or raft

  • incl. equipment
  • incl. transfer to entry point
  • Distance: 10 km / Duration: 2.5 hrs.
  • Pass-around points and/or Locks: 1