Swiss Paddle Steamers
first sailings in 2021

Seven   Swiss paddle steamers now in service
name
lake
first day in service
PS Blümlisalp
Lake Thun
Saturday 8th May 2021  
orginally planned to start on
Friday 1st January 2021
but CANCELLED due to Coronavirus precautions
MPV Italie
Lake Geneva
Sunday 18th April 2021
PS La Suisse
Lake Geneva
Saturday 17th April 2021
PS Savoie
Lake Geneva
Sunday 18th April 2021
PS Stadt Luzern
Lake Luzern
Saturday 1st May 2021
PS Stadt Rapperswil
Lake Zurich
Good Friday 2nd April 2021
PS Uri
Lake Luzern
Sunday 2nd May 2021
original date of   Saturday 1st May 2021 CANCELLED due to the POSTPONEMENT of the "Welcome Back Parade"
 
name
lake
expected  to re-enter service
PS Gallia
Lake Luzern
Spring 2021
original date of Saturday 1st May 2021 no longer applies due to the POSTPONEMENT of the Welcome Back Parade
MPV Helvétie
Lake Geneva
Laid-up at the Lausanne harbour
awaiting finance for a new
engine and major re-build
PS Lötschberg
Lake Brienz
originally Saturday 8th May 2021
NOW expected to be delayed
PS Montreux
Lake Geneva
Spring 2021
PS Neuchâtel
Lake Neuchâtel
Summer 2021
PS Rhône
Lake Geneva
Undertaking a major re-build at Lausanne
Autumn 2021
PS Schiller
Lake Luzern
WILL NOT SAIL at all in 2021
(one of several SGV economy measures - following the Coronavirus restrictions)
PS Simplon
Lake Geneva
Summer 2021
PS Stadt Zürich
Lake Zurich
Spring 2021
PS Unterwalden
Lake Luzern
Spring 2021
original date of Easter Sunday 4th April 2021 no longer applies due to the further Coronavirus precautions
MPV Vevey
Lake Geneva
Sunday 21st March 2021
orginally planned to start on
Friday 1st January 2021
but CANCELLED due to Coronavirus precautions
previously in service until
Easter Monday 5th April 2021


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Updated - Lakes Brienz, Geneva, Luzern, Thun, Zurich, Konstanz, Maggiore, Como, Garda, Neuchatel, Murten, Biel 8th May 2021   e-mail   (c)2020-2021 John B Bird