Swiss and Italian
Paddle Steamer Fleet Sailings Details

including latest advised status of each ship

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Lake Date
entered
service
Paddle
steamer
name
Latest  $$
Passenger
capacity
Notes
( latest position
advised to me  ** )
Dates shown in LILAC are where sailings are only anticipated at this stage
Dates shown in RED are where sailings have been extracted from an official publication
Dates shown in GREEN have just past and are where something unusual/of interest took place
Dates shown in LIGHT BROWN are private charter sailings, which is it understood are also open to the general public
All information has been included in order to meet numerous requests for advance information about what is
possible or likely to apply,  especially on those lakes where official information is extremely difficult to obtain
There are many reasons why things can change, so always confirm locally before travelling or booking !!!
** - Please advise me if you know anything different or spot any error
Photographs Index
Lake Brienz

1914 PS Lötschberg















PS Lötschberg















PS Lötschberg

800
Last outing of 2021 season
Sunday 19th September
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season
summer timetable
Ascention Thursday 26th May  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 27th May  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 28th May  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Sunday 29th May  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Monday 30th May  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Tuesday 31st May  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Wednesday 1st June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Thursday 2nd June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 3rd June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 4th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Sunday 5th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Monday 6th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Tuesday 7th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Wednesday 8th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Thursday 9th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 10th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 11th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Sunday 12th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Monday 13th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Tuesday 14th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Wednesday 15th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Thursday 16th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 17th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 18th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Sunday 19th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Monday 20th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Tuesday 21st June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Wednesday 22nd June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Thursday 23rd June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 24th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 25th June  (1107, 1407 and 1907 Brienz)

Next special sailing
none so far
Planned to re-enter service
Ascention Thirsday 26th May 2022
 
Lake Geneva

1904 PS Montreux
560
Last outing of 2021
Sunday 5th September
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season
spring timetable
Sunday 22nd May - parade

Next special sailing
Sunday 22nd May  (naval parade off-Montreux)
Planned to re-enter service
Sunday 22nd May 2022
1907 MPV Vevey
560
Last outing of extended 2021 season
Sunday 9th January 2022
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 seasons
winter timetable
New Year's Day Saturday 1st January 2022 December  (1235 Nyon)
Sunday 2nd January 2022  (1235 Nyon)
Sunday 9th January 2022  (1235 Nyon)
Visit to dock for
winter overhaul
spring timetable
Sunday 22nd May - parade

Next special sailing
Sunday 22nd May  (naval parade off-Montreux)
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2022
1908 MPV Italie














MPV Italie
560
Now operating
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season
winter timetable
New Year's Day Saturday 1st January  (Upper Lake circle)
Sunday 2nd January  (Upper Lake circle)
Sunday 9th January  (Upper Lake circle)
Thursday 13th January  (Russian New Year Evening Gala Dinner cruise)
Sunday 16th January  (1235 Nyon)

Sunday 23rd January  (1235 Nyon)

Sunday 30th January  (1235 Nyon)

Sunday 6th February  (1235 Nyon)

Sunday 13th February  (1235 Nyon)
Monday 14th February  (Valentines Day Evening Dinner cruise)

Sunday 20th February  (1235 Nyon)

further details for February onwards to follow

spring timetable
Sunday 22nd May - parade

Next special sailings
Thursday 13th January  (Russian New Year Evening Gala Dinner cruise from Geneva)
Monday 14th February  (Valentines Day Evening Dinner cruise from Geneva)
Sunday 22nd May  (naval parade off-Montreux)
1910 PS La Suisse

1,200
Last outing of 2021
Thursday 7th October
Now laid up for the Winter
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season
spring timetable
Sunday 22nd May - parade

Next special sailing
Sunday 22nd May  (naval parade off-Montreux)
Planned to re-enter service
Sunday 22nd May 2022
1914 PS Savoie

600
Last outing of 2021
Sunday 24th October
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season
spring timetable

further details for Geneva based sailings commencing April to follow

Sunday 22nd May - parade

Next special sailing
Sunday 22nd May  (naval parade off-Montreux)
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2022
1920 PS Simplon

(1920-2020)
1,000
Last outing of 2021
Sunday 31st October
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season
spring timetable
Sunday 22nd May - parade

Next special sailing
Sunday 22nd May  (naval parade off-Montreux)
Planned to re-enter service
Sunday 22nd May 2022
1926 MPV Helvétie
1,400
Last public outing before long-term lay-up
Monday 31st December 2001
Berthed at the outer wall in Ouchy harbour, whilst a decision is made about her immediate future pending long-term finance for a new engine and major re-build
1927 PS Rhône

850
Last outing of 2017
Monday 18th September
near the end of a major re-build at Lausanne
----------------
 
Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season
winter timetable

further details for (mainly) Geneva based sailings commencing February to follow

spring timetable

further details for Lausanne based sailings commencing April to follow

Sunday 22nd May - parade

Next special sailing
Sunday 22nd May  (naval parade off-Montreux)
confirmed details still awaited
Planned to re-enter service
February 2022
 
  1896 MPV Genève
-
An accommodation ship - now owned by L’association pour le Bateau Genève and normally moored between Geneva Jardin Anglais and Eaux-Vives piers
(retains 1934 built diesel engine)

The MPV is back in Geneva, after major maintenance on the CGN floating dock at Ouchy works during late October/early-November 2002
 
Lake Luzern

1901 PS Uri

The oldest operational
paddle steamer
in Switzerland

800
Last outing of the extended 2021 season
Sunday 2nd January 2022
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 seasons

(Expect odd 'day to day' variations as a result of private charters, etc.)
winter timetable
New Year's Day Saturday 1st January  ('Lunch' cruise)
Sunday 2nd January  ('Lunch' cruise)
Visit to dock for
annual winter overhaul
Saturday 10th April  ('candlelight dinner' cruise)  MAY by covered by another paddle steamer - confirmation still awaited
spring timetable
Good Friday 15th April  (0912 Flüelen)  MAY by covered by another paddle steamer - confirmation still awaited

Easter Sunday 17th April  (0912 Flüelen)  MAY by covered by another paddle steamer - confirmation still awaited
Easter Monday 18th April  (0912 Flüelen)  MAY by covered by another paddle steamer - confirmation still awaited
further details to follow

Dates shown in LILAC are still provisional

Next special sailings
none so far
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2022
1902 PS Unterwalden

800
Last outing of 2020 season
Sunday 18th October
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season

(Expect odd 'day to day' variations as a result of private charters, etc.)
spring timetable
none so far
further details to follow

Dates shown in LILAC are still provisional

Next special sailings
none so far
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2022
1906 PS Schiller

800
Last outing of 2020
Sunday 6th September 2020
Now laid up for an extended Winter period
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season

(Expect odd 'day to day' variations as a result of private charters, etc.)
spring timetable
none so far
further details to follow

Dates shown in LILAC are still provisional

Next special sailings
none so far
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2022
1913 PS Gallia

900
Last outing of 2021
Saturday 11th September
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season

(Expect odd 'day to day' variations as a result of private charters, etc.)
spring timetable
none so far
further details to follow

Dates shown in LILAC are still provisional

Next special sailings
none so far
Expected to re-enter service
Spring 2022
1928 PS Stadt Luzern

1,200
Last outing of 2021
Sunday 17th October
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season

(Expect odd 'day to day' variations as a result of private charters, etc.)
spring timetable
Good Friday 15th April  (1112 Flüelen)  MAY by covered by another paddle steamer - confirmation still awaited
Easter Saturday 16th April  (1112 Flüelen)  MAY by covered by another paddle steamer - confirmation still awaited
Easter Sunday 17th April  (1112 Flüelen)  MAY by covered by another paddle steamer - confirmation still awaited
Easter Monday 18th April  (1112 Flüelen)  MAY by covered by another paddle steamer - confirmation still awaited
further details to follow

Dates shown in LILAC are still provisional

Next special sailings
none so far
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2022
 
1908 PS Wilhelm Tell
-
Static restaurant and bar
(moored at the Schweizerhofquai in Luzern)
Visited the SGV Dock in late-January 2009 for a few weeks
1848 PS Rigi
originally
200
Static cafeteria (temporarily suspended following flooding damage)
The results of a feasibility study (2005-06) into restoring the steamer to operational status showed this was not a practical option
1987 PS Liberty Belle
5
Switzerland's smallest operational paddle steamer
(in private hands)
 
Lake Neuchâtel

1912 PS Neuchâtel















PS Neuchâtel















PS Neuchâtel















PS Neuchâtel















PS Neuchâtel















PS Neuchâtel

300
Last outing of 2021
Friday 1st October
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season
summer timetable
 PROVISIONAL 
'Start' and 'End' dates still to be confirmed
summer timetable
Saturday 4th June  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)  ???
Sunday 5th June  (1205 Morat/Murten)  ???

Wednesday 8th June  (1135 Bienne/Biel)  ???
Thursday 9th June  (1205 Morat/Murten)  ???
Friday 10th June  (0955 Morat/Murten)  ???
Saturday 11th June  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)  ???
Sunday 12th June  (1205 Morat/Murten)  ???

Wednesday 15th June  (1135 Bienne/Biel)  ???
Thursday 16th June  (1205 Morat/Murten)  ???
Friday 17th June  (0955 Morat/Murten)  ???
Saturday 18th June  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)  ???
Sunday 19th June  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 22nd June  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 23rd June  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 24th June  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 25th June  (0910 Yverdon-les-Bains)
Sunday 26th June  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 29th June  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 30th June  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 1st July  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 2nd July  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)
Sunday 3rd July  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 6th July  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 7th July  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 8th July  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 9th July  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)
Sunday 10th July  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 13th July  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 14th July  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 15th July  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 16th July  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)
Sunday 17th July  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 20th July  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 21st July  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 22nd July  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 23rd July  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)
Sunday 24th July  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 27th July  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 28th July  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 29th July  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 30th July  (0910 Yverdon-les-Bains)
Sunday 31st July  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Swiss National Day - Monday 1st August  (POSSIBLY annual fireworks cruise ?

Wednesday 3rd August  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 4th August  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 5th August  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 6th August  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)
Sunday 7th August  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 10th August  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 11th August  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 12th August  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 13th August  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)
Sunday 14th August  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 17th August  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 18th August  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 19th August  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 20th August  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)
Sunday 21st August  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 24th August  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 25th August  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 26th August  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 27th August  (0910 Yverdon-les-Bains)
Sunday 28th August  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 31st August  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 1st September  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 2nd September  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 3rd September  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)
Sunday 4th September  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 7th September  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 8th September  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 9th September  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 10th September  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)
Sunday 11th September  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 14th September  (1135 Bienne/Biel)
Thursday 15th September  (1205 Morat/Murten)
Friday 16th September  (0955 Morat/Murten)
Saturday 17th September  (0910 Estavayer-le-Lac)
Sunday 18th September  (1205 Morat/Murten)

Wednesday 21st September  (1135 Bienne/Biel)  ???
Thursday 22nd September  (1205 Morat/Murten)  ???
Friday 23rd September  (0955 Morat/Murten)  ???
Saturday 24th September  (0910 Yverdon-les-Bains)  ???
Sunday 25th September  (1205 Morat/Murten)  ???
Planned to re-enter service
Summer 2022
 
Lake Thun

1906 PS Blümlisalp















PS Blümlisalp

750
Last outing of the extened 2021 season
Sunday 2nd January 2022
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 seasons
winter timetable
New Year's Day Saturday 1st January (1240 Interlaken)
Sunday 2nd January (1240 Interlaken)
Visit to dock for
annual winter overhaul
summer timetable
Saturday 7th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Sunday 8th May (1240 Interlaken)

Saturday 14th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Sunday 15th May (1240 Interlaken)

Saturday 21st May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Sunday 22nd May (1240 Interlaken)

Ascension Thursday 26th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)

Dates shown in LILAC are still provisional

Next special sailings
none so far
Planned to re-enter service
Saturday 7th May 2022
 
Lake Zurich

1909 PS Stadt Zürich
750
Last outing of 2021
Thursday 30th September
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 seasons
summer timetable
Sunday 3rd April  (1420 Rapperswil) $
details for further sailings to follow

$ - Normally alternates with PS Stadt Rapperwsil but in 2022 only PS Stadt Zürich will operate
Planned to re-enter service
Sunday 3rd April
1914 PS Stadt Rapperswil

750
Last outing of 2021
Sunday 24th October
Now indertaking a major re-build
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season
summer timetable
Undertaking a
major re-build
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2023
 
Lake
Konstanz

(Austria)


1913 PS Hohentwiel

700
Last public visit of 2021 to a Swiss pier advised to me
Friday - 8th October
Are you aware of any other (later) sailings ?
Now laid up for the Winter
mainly between Austrian
and/or German piers
----------------
 
Anticipated future Swiss sailings
  during the 2022 season
summer timetable
Tuesday - 9th August 2022  (from Rorschach)
details of possible other Swiss sailings to follow
Planned to re-enter Swiss service
Summer 2022
 
Lake Como
(Italy)


1926 PS Concordia

600
Last outing of 2020
Sunday 13th September
Engine repairs completed following damage to her steam engine
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2022 season
So far,  no formal announcement has been made about when she will 'return to service'  but Easter is now a 'realistic' target
further details to follow
Expected to re-enter service
Spring 2022

Do YOU have any further information ?
1926 PS Patria

originally
900
Last reported outing of 2015
Sunday 10th May
Surely there must have been a later sailing - do you have any further information ?
Now laid up at Como Villa Olmo pier until further notice
----------------
  No anticipated sailings
  during the 2022 season
Now not expected to re-enter service with the NLC
--- it is understood there are "now" plans to covert her into a small "hotel" steamer
1904 ex-PS mv Milano

350
Now operating
----------------
  Anticipated sailings
  during the 2022 season
Expected to share timetabled sailings along with the motor vessels

summer timetable
details to follow - when known