Avenches’ Small Boat Port offers all amenities and modern comfort for visiting boaters and seasonal skippers.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - WORRYING RAINFALL
Due to the high water level in Lake Murten, the cantonal authorities of Fribourg and Vaud have decided to prohibit navigation for private individuals and tourist traffic until 22 July.
The level of the lakes and rivers is high and is expected to continue rising. Due to the precipitation and the breeze, the reaction time may be short. Restrictions, closures and even evacuations may be ordered by the authorities; swimming is prohibited until further notice; it is not recommended to approach the shores of lakes and rivers; in case of emergency, call 118; more info: https://www.alert.swiss/
We thank you for your caution and for following the above guidelines for your own safety.
Avenches’ Small Boat Port offers visiting boaters and longer-staying skippers the following services:
Boat slips for visiting boaters at the port, or dry dock space
Boat ramp to the water
Modern sanitary facilities at the camp grounds; with showers, WC, washbasins and dish washing sinks
Fresh water connection
Sewage connection pump (contact the campsite’s reception desk for the key)
Shower for dogs
Pets are permitted. They must be kept on a lead and announced at the captain’s office.
Fuel pumps are available at the Vallamand port.
A stationary crane is available at the Vallamand port.
Groceries and snacks are available at the camping site; shops and supermarkets are located in Avenches.
Thank you in advance for registering your arrival at the captain’s office, upon your arrival.
The boat slips for visitors are located at the port’s entry, on the right hand side.
For longer stays in port (holidays), please contact the captain’s office early enough to check for boat slip availability.
It is not possible to reserve a visitor’s boat slip place in advance on weekends.
Please be aware that the port’s captain can ask you at any time to change places or can designate another place for you, according to the increasing number of visitors at any given time, or due to the size of your boat.