Reasons to come to this big
international boat show

A few words

St-Jean-de-Losne is defined by the river Saône waterfront. For all time – and for all purposes – this river has been a motivating force for both the town and its economic activity. Today, the commercial cargo barge traffic has been replaced by pleasure boats tourism. The local businesses –some of them globally known – adapted their activities in this direction and now offer a wide range of pleasure boat services. The grouping of municipalities “Rives de Saône”, in charge of developing the local economy

and tourism, supports this evolution by different means, such as the creation of commercial areas, enhancement of the local fluvial heritage and promotion of the waterways and its infrastructure in partnership with the Burgundy/Franche Comté region. This “Salon Fluvial” is a showcase for the local businesses to demonstrate their “savoir faire” and has become an unmissable event for boat enthusiasts from far and wide. Welcome to the Saône river, enjoy!

Jean-Luc SOLLER – president of “CC Rives de Saône”

Who organizes the boat show ?

Partners and Players

For many years, Saint-Jean-de-Losne has been the major crossing point of inland waterway boaters. Located at a junction of different waterways, the local professionals managed to make the transition form the cargo barge activity to pleasure boat tourism.

The grouping of municipalities “Rives de Saône” and the municipality of Saint-Jean-de-Losne have joined forces to foster the synergy in between the professionals, the non-profit organizations, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the local communities nearby in order to make this boatshow a convivial rendez-vous for inland waterways tourism.

Please come and participate in this unique French inland waterways show.


Saint-Jean-de-Losne being the number one waterways centre in France,
this boat show is the reference for boat enthusiasts.

The Waterways world meets in Saint-Jean-de-Losne

Located at a junction of European waterways, Saint-Jean-de-Losne is the essential reference for national and international tourism on rivers and canals – for boating professionals, boat lovers, and the general public.

Many potential routes can be cruised from Saint-Jean-de-Losne, such as the river Saône, the upper Saône, the Burgundy Canal, the Rhône to the Rhine Canal, the Canal du Centre, the canal in between the Champagne and Burgundy, and the river Seine.

The large quantity of moorings in the port and the number of local boat professionals make this place the foremost inland waterways site in Europe.

Come to the Salon Fluvial to meet up with a large public in the heart of the Burgundy Franche-Comté region, centrally located in between the Paris region and Switzerland, the Champagne and Beaujolais, the Rhône-Alpes and the Loire valley.

Be present at the Salon Fluvial either to organize a conference, get a general meeting together, invite your clients and business partners, or find out about this international, unmissable event.


Where we are

If you need any information our team is happy to answer your questions.

Town hall of St Jean de Losne
Communauté de commune Rives de Saône

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