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 2022 season
Sunday 18th September
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season
summer timetable
Ascension Thursday 18th May  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 19th May  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 20th May  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Sunday 21st May  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Monday 22nd May  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Tuesday 23rd May  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Wednesday 24th May  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Thursday 25th May  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 26th May  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 27th May  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Sunday 28th May  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Monday 29th May  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Tuesday 30th May  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Wednesday 31st May  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Thursday 1st June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 2nd June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 3rd June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Sunday 4th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Monday 5th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Tuesday 6th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Wednesday 7th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Thursday 8th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 9th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 10th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Sunday 11th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Monday 12th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Tuesday 13th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Wednesday 14th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Thursday 15th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 16th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 17th June  (1107, 1407 and 1907 Brienz)
Sunday 18th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Monday 19th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Tuesday 20th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Wednesday 21st June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Thursday 22nd June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 23rd June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 24th June  (1107, 1407 and 1907 Brienz)
Sunday 25th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Monday 26th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Tuesday 27th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Wednesday 28th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Thursday 29th June  (1407 and 1507 Brienz)
Friday 30th June  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Saturday 1st July  (1107, 1407 and 1907 Brienz)
Sunday 2nd July  (1107 and 1407 Brienz)
Planned to re-enter service
Ascension Thursday 18th May 2023
 
Lake Geneva

1904 PS Montreux
560
Last outing of 2022
Friday 16th September
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season
spring timetable
details to follow

Next special sailing
details to follow
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2023
1907 MPV Vevey














MPV Vevey

560
Last outing of 2022 season
Sunday 11th December 2022
Now undertaking annual maintenance
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 seasons
winter timetable
Sunday 19th February  (1145 Vevey-Upper Lake "circle")

Sunday 26th February  (1145 Vevey-Upper Lake "circle")

Sunday 5th March  (1145 Vevey-Upper Lake "circle")

Sunday 12th March  (1145 Vevey-Upper Lake "circle")

Sunday 19th March  (1145 Vevey-Upper Lake "circle")

Sunday 26th March  (1145 Vevey-Upper Lake "circle")

Sunday 2nd April  (1145 Vevey-Upper Lake "circle")

Good Friday 7th April  (1145 Vevey-Upper Lake "circle" ?)

Easter Sunday 9th April  (1145 Vevey-Upper Lake "circle")
Easter Monday 10th April  (1145 Vevey-Upper Lake "circle" ?)

Sunday 16th April  (1145 Vevey-Upper Lake "circle")
speing timetable
further details to follow

Next special sailing
details to follow
Planned to re-enter service
Sunday 19th February 2023
1908 MPV Italie














MPV Italie














MPV Italie














MPV Italie
560
Now operating
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season
winter timetable
 New Year's Day - Sunday 1st January  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)  breakdown
 Monday 2nd January  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)  breakdown
 Sunday 8th January  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)  breakdown
 Sunday 15th January  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)  breakdown
 Sunday 22nd January  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)  breakdown
Sunday 29th January  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Friday 3rd February  (1945 Geneva-Coppet)

Sunday 5th January  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Friday 10th February  (1945 Geneva-Coppet)

Sunday 12th February  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Friday 17th February  (1945 Geneva-Coppet)

Sunday 19th February  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Friday 24th February  (1945 Geneva-Coppet)

Sunday 26th February  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Friday 3rd March  (1945 Geneva-Coppet)

Sunday 5th March  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Friday 10th March  (1945 Geneva-Coppet)

Sunday 12th March  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Sunday 5th March  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Friday 17th March  (1945 Geneva-Coppet)

Sunday 19th March  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Friday 24th March  (1945 Geneva-Coppet)

Sunday 26th March  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Friday 31st March  (1945 Geneva-Coppet)

Sunday 2nd April  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Good Friday 7th April  (1235 Geneva-Nyon ?)

Easter Sunday 9th April  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)
Easter Monday 10th April  (1235 Geneva-Nyon ?)

Friday 14th April  (1945 Geneva-Coppet)

Sunday 16th April  (1235 Geneva-Nyon)

Friday 21st April  (1945 Geneva-Coppet)
spring timetable
further details to follow

Next special sailing
details to follow
1910 PS La Suisse

1,200
Last outing of 2022
Sunday 16th October
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season
spring timetable
further details to follow shortly

Next special sailing
details to follow
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2023
1914 PS Savoie

600
Last outing of 2022
Sunday 2nd October
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season
spring timetable
further details to follow shortly

Next special sailing
details to follow
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2023
1920 PS Simplon

1,000
Last outing of 2022
Saturday 15th October
Now laid up for the Winter
(including repairs following her breakdown on Saturday 16th October/FONT>)
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season
spring timetable
further details to follow shortly

Next special sailing
details to follow
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2023
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















PS Rhône

850
Now operating
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season
winter timetable
New Year's Day - Sunday 1st January  (Evian ferry then 1230 Lausanne-Villeneuve)
Monday 2nd January  (Evian ferry then 1230 Lausanne-Villeneuve)
Sunday 8th January  (Evian ferry then 1230 Lausanne-Villeneuve)
 Sunday 15th January  (Evian ferry then 1230 Lausanne-Villeneuve)  CANCELLED (gales)
Sunday 22nd January  (Evian ferry then 1230 Lausanne-Villeneuve)
Sunday 29th January  (Evian ferry then 1230 Lausanne-Villeneuve)

Friday 3rd February  (Fondue cruise from Lausanne and Morges)

Sunday 5th February  (Evian ferry then 1230 Lausanne-Villeneuve)

Friday 10th February  (Fondue cruise from Lausanne and Morges)

Sunday 12th February  (Evian ferry then 1230 Lausanne-Villeneuve)
until 12th February 2023
Visit to dock for
annual winter overhaul

Next special sailings
Friday 3rd February  (Fondue cruise from Lausanne and Morges)
Friday 10th February  (Fondue cruise from Lausanne and Morges)
 
  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
















PS Uri

The oldest operational
paddle steamer
in Switzerland















PS Uri
The oldest operational
paddle steamer
in Switzerland

800
Last outing of the 2022 season
Sunday 2nd January 2022
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 seasons

(Expect odd 'day to day' variations as a result of private charters, etc.)
spring timetable
Saturday 15th April  (1112 Flüelen)
Sunday 16th April  (0912 Flüelen)
Monday 17th April  (1112 Flüelen)
Tuesday 18th April  (1112 Flüelen)
Wednesday 19th April  (1112 Flüelen)
Thursday 20th April  (1112 Flüelen)
Friday 21st April  (1112 Flüelen)
Saturday 22nd April  (1112 Flüelen)
Sunday 23rd April  (0912 Flüelen)
Monday 24th April  (1112 Flüelen)
Tuesday 25th April  (1112 Flüelen)
Wednesday 26th April  (1112 Flüelen)
Thursday 27th April  (1112 Flüelen)
Friday 28th April  (1112 Flüelen)
Saturday 29th April  (1112 Flüelen)
Sunday 30th April  (0912 Flüelen)
Monday 1st May  (1112 Flüelen)
Tuesday 2nd May  (1112 Flüelen)
Wednesday 3rd May  (1112 Flüelen)
Thursday 4th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Friday 5th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Saturday 6th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Sunday 7th May  (0912 Flüelen)
Monday 8th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Tuesday 9th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Wednesday 10th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Thursday 11th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Friday 12th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Saturday 13th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Sunday 14th May  (0912 Flüelen)
Monday 15th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Tuesday 16th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Wednesday 17th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Thursday 18th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Friday 19th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Saturday 20th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Sunday 21st May  (0912 Flüelen)
Monday 22nd May  (1112 Flüelen)
Tuesday 23rd May  (1112 Flüelen)
Wednesday 24th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Thursday 25th May  (1112 Flüelen)
Friday 26th May  (1112 Flüelen)
summer timetable
further details to follow

Dates shown in LILAC are still provisional

Next special sailing
Saturday 15th April - (candlelight dinner cruise)
Expected to re-enter service
on or possibly before Saturday 15th April
1902 PS Unterwalden

800
Last outing of 2022 season
Saturday 8th October
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season

(Expect odd 'day to day' variations as a result of private charters, etc.)
spring timetable
further details to follow

Dates shown in LILAC are still provisional

Next special sailing
none so far
Planned to re-enter service
Spring 2023
1906 PS Schiller

800
Last outing of 2022
Friday 30th September 2022
Now laid up for the Winter period
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season

(Expect odd 'day to day' variations as a result of private charters, etc.)
spring timetable
further details to follow

Next special sailings
none so far
Expected to re-enter service
Spring 2023
1913 PS Gallia

900
Last outing of 2022
Saturday 17th September
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season

(Expect odd 'day to day' variations as a result of private charters, etc.)
spring timetable
further details to follow

Next special sailings
none so far
Expected to re-enter service
Spring 2023
1928 PS Stadt Luzern

1,200
Last outing of 2022
Sunday 16th October
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season

(Expect odd 'day to day' variations as a result of private charters, etc.)
spring timetable
Sunday 16th April  (1112 Flüelen)

Sunday 23rd April  (1112 Flüelen)

Sunday 30th April  (1112 Flüelen)

Sunday 7th May  (1112 Flüelen)

Sunday 14th May  (1112 Flüelen)

Sunday 21st May  (1112 Flüelen)
summer timetable
further details to follow

Dates shown in LILAC are still provisional

Next special sailing
none so far
Expected to re-enter service
on or possibly before Sunday 16th April
 
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

300
Last outing of 2022
Sunday 2nd October
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season

spring timetable
further details to follow


Next special sailing
none so far
Planned to re-enter service
Summer 2023
 
Lake Thun

1906 PS Blümlisalp















PS Blümlisalp















PS Blümlisalp

750
Last outing of the extened 2022 season
Monday 2nd January 2023
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 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 6th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Sunday 7th May (1240 Interlaken)

Saturday 13th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Sunday 14th May (1240 Interlaken)

Ascension Thursday 18th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Friday 19th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Saturday 20th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Sunday 21st May (1240 Interlaken)
Monday 22nd May (1240 Interlaken)
Tuesday 23rd May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Wednesday 24th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Thursday 25th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Friday 26th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Saturday 27th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Sunday 28th May (1240 Interlaken)
Monday 29th May (1240 Interlaken)
Tuesday 30th May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Wednesday 31st May (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Thursday 1st June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Friday 2nd June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Saturday 3rd June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Sunday 4th June (1240 Interlaken)
Monday 5th June (1240 Interlaken)
Tuesday 6th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Wednesday 7th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Thursday 8th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Friday 9th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Saturday 10th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Sunday 11th June (1240 Interlaken)
Monday 12th June (1240 Interlaken)
Tuesday 13th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Wednesday 14th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Thursday 15th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Friday 16th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Saturday 17th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Sunday 18th June (1240 Interlaken)
Monday 19th June (1240 Interlaken)
Tuesday 20th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Wednesday 21st June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Thursday 22nd June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Friday 23rd June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Saturday 24th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Sunday 25th June (1240 Interlaken)
Monday 26th June (1240 Interlaken)
Tuesday 27th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Wednesday 28th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Thursday 29th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)
Friday 30th June (1240 Interlaken and 1840 Beatenbucht)

Next special sailing
none so far
Planned to re-enter service
Saturday 6th May 2023
 
Lake Zurich

1909 PS Stadt Zürich
750
Last outing of 2022
Thursday 30th September
Now undertaking a major re-build
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 seasons
summer timetable
Undertaking a major re-build
Planned to re-enter service
Late 2023 or Spring 2024
1914 PS Stadt Rapperswil















PS Stadt Rapperswil

750
Last outing of 2021
Sunday 24th October
Now undertaking a major re-build
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season
summer timetable
Sunday 2nd April  (1420 Rapperswil)

Good Friday 7th April  (1420 Rapperswil)
Easter Saturday 8th April  (1420 Rapperswil)
Sunday 9th April  (1420 Rapperswil)
Easter Monday 10th April  (1420 Rapperswil)

Saturday 15th April  (1420 Rapperswil)
Sunday 16th April  (1420 Rapperswil)

Saturday 22nd April  (1420 Rapperswil)
Sunday 23rd April  (1420 Rapperswil)

Saturday 29th April  (1420 Rapperswil)
Sunday 30th April  (1420 Rapperswil)

further details to follow shortly

Next special sailing
details to follow
Planned to re-enter service
Sunday 2nd April 2023
 
Lake
Konstanz

(Austria)


1913 PS Hohentwiel















PS Hohentwiel

700
Last public visit of 2022 to a Swiss pier advised to me
Thursday - 8th September
Are you aware of any other (later) sailings ?
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
 
Anticipated future Swiss sailings
  during the 2023 season
summer timetable
Thursday - 18th May 2023  (from Kreuzlingen/Konstanz)

Sunday - 21st May 2023  (from Arbon ("Nautic Classics" Festival)

Thursday - 8th June 2023  (from Arbon)

Sunday - 11th June 2023  (from Wasserburg and Hard to Rorschach)

Wednesday - 9th August 2023  (from Rorschach)
further details to follow shortly
Planned to re-enter Swiss service
Summer 2023
 
Lake Como
(Italy)


1926 PS Concordia

600
Last outing of 2022
Sunday 11th December
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated future sailings
  during the 2023 season
spring timetable
none so far

Please e-mail me if you have any further information.........
or if you saw/see the paddle steamer in action anytime - especially during Advent 2022 or 2023
Expected to re-enter service
Spring 2023

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
It is understand the private group who were planning to bring her back into service have had to abandon their plans as the NLC cannot find a slot for the paddle steamer to visit one of their yards to undertake the necessary work involved
Do YOU have any further information or are you aware of any other sailings ?

1904 ex-PS mv Milano

350
It is now understood the former paddle steamer (which was converted to a motor vessel,  but still retaining her "Belle Epoque" exterior) spent the whole summer in dock undertakeing a major re-build
- Do YOU have any further information ?
If so,  please e-mail me with any detaiLs........
or if you saw the ex-paddle steamer in action anytime expecially if you saw and were able to take a photo of her operating to Lecco !
1907 SS Bisbino
originally
400
Static restaurant
(now moored at Tremezzo)
 
Lake Garda
(Italy)


1903 MPV G Zanardelli















MPV G Zanardelli

500
Last reported outing of 2022
Thursday - 15th September 2022
Are you aware of any other sailings ?
Now laid up for the Winter
----------------
  Anticipated sailings
  during the 2022 season
summer timetable
The MPV is ONLY operating "charter" and the occasional "special" sailings -

Thursday - 2nd June 2022  (special Peschiera to Isola del Garda)
 Tuesday - 28th June 2022  (special Desenzano to Isola del Garda)  - CANCELLED (bad weather)
Tuesday - 5th July 2022  (special Peschiera to Isola del Garda)
Friday - 22nd July 2022  (special Desenzano to Isola del Garda)
Sunday - 7th August 2022  (special Desenzano to Bogliaco)
Saturday - 13th August 2022  (special Peschiera to Isola del Garda)
Saturday - 20th August 2022  (special Desenzano to Isola del Garda)
Sunday - 28th August 2022  (special Desenzano to Isola del Garda)
Sunday - 4th September 2022  (special Peschiera to Bogliaco)
Thursday - 15th September 2022  (special Peschiera to Isola del Garda)
until 15th September 2022