About Boofzheim

Boofzheim puts you in the quiet south of this cruising region, close to the German border. Germany's biggest theme park, Europa Park, is only 13km away and a great start or finish to your holiday if you have kids in tow. Strasbourg, the region’s capital and home to the European Parliament, is 6hrs cruising to the north; pretty Saverne and the beautiful Rohan Palace a further 10hrs from there and the iconic boat lift at Arzviller is another 4.5 hrs after that. 

From Boofzheim it is:

  • 23.5hrs (44 locks) to our base in Hesse

View our Boofzheim base on Google Maps

What you get on the base


Showers - available when the base is open

Toilets - available when the base is open

Extras & options for your cruise

The following extras are available to prebook or purchase locally at this base. A reduced fee will apply to items that are prebooked. Please see 'Vacation Extras' for more details about each extra. Restrictions apply.


Practical extras

Early check-in & late check-out

Boat cleaning

Parking (see 'Travel info' tab)

Car transfer (see 'Travel info' tab)

Eco cleaning pack

L.E.D lantern

Top-deck cushions

Grocery packs

Wifi packs

Fun extras

Bike hire

Special occasion gift baskets

Gas barbecues

Opening hours

Open only for booked arrivals and returns | If there is no one at the base at a specific time during these hours, the phone number below will be diverted and an alternative number will also be displayed at the base.


Le Boat Boofzheim
Base Relais, Rue du canal
F - 67870 Boofzheim


+33 (0) 387 036 174

Travel to Boofzheim

By Train

Closest train station:

  • Benfield: 2km

By Road

Be prepared

It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with local road rules and abide by them. Most European countries have a list of compulsory equipment that you must take with you. For driving advice and a list of the equipment you'll need, please visit https://www.theaa.com/european-breakdown-cover/driving-in-europe


Directions from Strasbourg: Take A35, direction COLMAR Then N83 Exit BENFELD, RHINAU In Benfeld, take D5 direction Boofzheim

Car rental

  • At Strasbourg airport. 


  • Enclosed pre-bookable parking available (fees apply) onsite.
  • Unsecured parking available close by.

By Air

Closest airport:

  • Strasbourg : 74 km (E25)

To book a taxi to or from the base you can contact the numbers below. 


  • Taxi Express du Rhin (+33 (0) 3 88 74 60 37)| [email protected] 
  • N.Y.C VTC: +33 (0)6 89 35 66 43 
  • Taxi S’tel: +33 (0)6 75 32 97 75  

Approximate price (4 passengers) from:

  • Strasbourg Airport (SXB) 55€
  • Benfeld Train Station 15€
  • Strasbourg Train Station 60€

Arrival at Boofzheim

For more details about:

  • when to arrive at our bases
  • what to expect when you arrive 
  • how to prepare for check-in
  • what happens on your final day when you return your boat

visit our 'arrivals' page.

Local info

Payment Means

Please note that payment of fuel, deposit & any extras booked and paid locally are required in the local currency of the base. Our bases accept Visa & Mastercard, but not American Express.


Pizzeria L' Adriatique - Tel: +33 (0) 3 88 58 77 88

Auberge de la Treille - Tel: +33 (0) 3 88 74 60 44

Le Buerehof - Tel: +33 (0) 9 81 21 62 98



Please note that the base is around 1km away from the main village where you will find various shops.


Tourist Information

Mairie, 67230 Benfeld Tel. +33 (0) 388 740 402

Electric car charging information

At Super U shop: Route de Rhinau, 67860 Boofzheim (3 km)