1 Aare Canoe
1 Aare Canoe
1 Aare Canoe
1 Aare Canoe

Canoeing

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Aare Canoe

Stage 1, Biel (Nidau)–Büren a.A.

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Aare Canoe

On the Aare, which actually isn’t the Aare: the calm Nidau-Büren canal is evidence of the Jura waters correction, a project which turned Seeland into Switzerland’s vegetable garden. In Büren the Aare again meets its old river bed.
On the Aare, which actually isn’t the Aare: the calm Nidau-Büren canal is evidence of the Jura waters correction, a project which turned Seeland into Switzerland’s vegetable garden. In Büren the Aare again meets its old river bed.
12 km
easy | medium

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Biel/Bienne
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Boat entrance point Biel (Nidau)
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Protected area

Protected area
Between Meienried and Büren a.A. Cantonal nature reserve and wetlands as well as a waterbird and migratory bird reserve of national importance.

Boating on the Aare-branches ( «Häftli») is prohibited from 1 March to 30 September. From a nature preservation aspect, boating should be avoided during the entire year. Boating on the Alte Aare will be prohibited after the revision of the protection resolutions (approx. 2008/09). Launching or removing boats from the water is forbidden for reasons of nature protection. At present, the area has no yellow distance marker buoys.

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Boat exit point Büren a.A.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Büren an der Aare
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Hint
Power plants and weirs can be passed effortlessly with a folding boat trolley.

General safety

Water level Aare
Recommended outward flow: Brügg <400 m3/s.
SMS Code (send to number 237, resp. +41 79 807 41 41): Q 2029.
Daily measurement of outward flow

Services

Accommodation

Lago Lodge
Lago Lodge
Nidau
City Hotel Biel Bienne
City Hotel Biel Bienne
Biel/Bienne
Studio Jussi
Studio Jussi
Nidau
Bei Käsers
Bei Käsers
Meienried
Wolke 4 Guesthouse
Wolke 4 Guesthouse
Büren an der Aare
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Places

Büren a.A.
Büren a.A.
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