Lehnitz-Oranienburg (Germany)

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Lehnitz-Oranienburg cruise port

Region
Europe Rivers

Local Time
19:21 25 Mar 2019

Coordinates
52.74891 N, 13.26163 E

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Lehnitz is a Havel River cruise port and district of Oranienburg City (Germany's Brandenburg State), located north of country's capital Berlin. Lehnitz has population around 4,000 and connects Oranienburg to Berlin via Bahnhof Lehnitz (railway station on the S-Bahn's S1 route).

Nearby is Lehnitzsee (lake) extending over 2,3 km (1,5 ml) in north-south direction. Lake's width varies between 250-400 m (820-1300 ft). In 1914 the lake became part of Havel-Oder via a navigable man-made waterway from Malzer Kanal (via Lehnitzschleuse) to lake's northern shores. As part of Bundeswasserstrasse (federal waterway), Lehnitzsee serves predominantly commercial shipping, but is also popular for boat tours, outdoor recreational and sport activities.

Oranienburg-Lehnitz (Germany) river cruise port Lehnitzschleuse

Lehnitzschleuse (river lock) connects the different water levels of Havel-Oder-waterway between Schleuse Spandau (lock on Hohenzollernkanal) and Schiffshebewerk Niederfinow (boat lift). In 2005, through the Lehnitz Lock (on the above photo) were carried nearly 2,9 million tons of cargo. In 2009, trough the lock passed a total of 21160 vessels, including 11180 riverboats (cruise ships and pleasure boats) and 6292 cargo ships (barges). In 2014, the cargo tonnage was over 1,5 million tons, and the number of vessels 5482 (barges) plus 10784 pleasure boats and 242 cruise ships.

Oranienburg is the capital of Oberhavel district and has population around 45,000. The road distance to Berlin is approx 35 km (22 ml). Besides Lehnitz, Oranienburg's other 8 districts are Friedrichsthal, Germendorf, Malz, Oranienburg, Sachsenhausen, Schmachtenhagen, Wensickendorf, and Zehlendorf. The town (as Botzow) was established in the early-12th century AD as a single castle surrounded by a settlement of craftsmen and traders. The town was renamed to Oranienburg in 1653. Oranienburg is served by Berliner Nordbahn (railway) also linking directly to Rostock.

Oranienburg (Germany) river cruise port

Due to heavy bombing by US aircraft at the end of WW2 (1935-1945), Oranienburg is famous as Germany's only town with systematic searches for unexploded bombs. These searches are conducted in areas shown on aerial postwar photos and using metal detectors. By the year 2017 were found around 200 such bombs, with remaining between 350-400 bombs yet to be discovered.

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Port Lehnitz-Oranienburg cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Lehnitz-Oranienburg, Germany. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
5 June, 2019
Wednesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Saxonia13:0013:00
8 June, 2019
Saturday
River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Katharina von Bora22:00
9 June, 2019
Sunday
River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Katharina von Bora07:00
13 June, 2019
Thursday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Saxonia13:0013:00
15 June, 2019
Saturday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Saxonia13:0013:00
20 June, 2019
Thursday
River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Katharina von Bora22:00
21 June, 2019
Friday
River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Katharina von Bora06:00
22 June, 2019
Saturday
River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Katharina von Bora22:00
23 June, 2019
Sunday
River Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Katharina von Bora07:00
23 June, 2019
Sunday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Saxonia13:0013:00
25 June, 2019
Tuesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Saxonia13:0013:00

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