Cycling in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

Cycling route 1035908

Provided by: Leipzig Tourismus

2981 14
83.9 km
04:56 h
1479 kcal
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The connection between the city of Leipzig and the popular Elbe Cycle Route is guaranteed via the 80 km long Leipzig-Elbe Cycle Route. Villages and rural beauty alternate along the route. Wide meadows, forests, ponds and charming river meadows dominate the picture.

Numerous windmills, beautiful castles and interesting village churches line the route, which is mainly on a country road with little traffic. Particularly attractive are the parts of the route that lead the cyclist through the Dahlener Heide, where forests alternate with idyllic ponds. 

In between, the landscaped park of Schloss Machern, which Carl Graf von Lindenau created in 1782, offers just as much variety as the numerous Saxon village churches of the historic town of Wurzen, whose mills can be seen from afar. In general, the wetland area has a number of mills - as well as many opportunities to take a break at forest baths and lakes.

The cycle route starts in Leipzig. Continue towards Brandis, where the outer green ring cycle route and the Parthe-Mulde cycle route are crossed. 

The cycle path cycle path leads to Wurzen. In Wurzen there is a connection with the Mulderadweg between Grimma and Muldenstein. The route continues via Lossatal and Dahlen to Schirmenitz. On the way, the Dahlener Heide cycle route in Schildau crosses the Leipzig-Elbe cycle route.

Explorer's tips:

  • Fortified church in Beucha
  • Castle and landscaped garden in Machern
  • St. Mary\\\'s Cathedral in Wurzen
  • Bockwindmuhle in Kuhnitzsch
  • Peasant Museum in Schmannewitz
  • Bockwindmuhle in Zeuckritz
Leipzig Tourismus

A city with flair like no other Here history comes to life, here you can enjoy both art and nature. This metropolis in the state of Saxony has become known under many names during its almost millennial existence: music and stock exchange city, hero city and city of the peaceful revolution, Little Paris, Pleiss-Athens or Venice? from the north. Leipzig has something for everyone: cultural delights for music and art lovers, traditional cafes and restaurants, shopping in the historic courtyards and shopping arcades, extensive facilities for a day of relaxation and of course a varied nightlife. Leipzig is more alive than ever!

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# Description Distance
Schneiderei, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany 0.00 km
Strehlaer Straße, 04758, Cavertitz, Saksen, Duitsland 83.94 km

Place name directory

  • Leipzig, Saxony
  • Leipzig, Saksen
  • Großpösna, Saksen
  • Naunhof, Saksen
  • Brandis, Saksen
  • Machern, Saksen
  • Bennewitz, Saksen
  • Wurzen, Saksen
  • Lossatal, Saksen
  • Dahlen, Saksen
  • Cavertitz, Saksen
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