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Elbe bike path | Stroll tour

Genießen Sie die kurzen Etappen und bewundern die Region um die Elbe

In 10 days from Dresden to Dessau

You cycle on short stages along the river Elbe. You have enough time to enjoy the undiscovered beauties along the Dresden Elbe Valley and admire the places of interest of cities. Even a short trip by ship is included.

Germany
Easy
  • 10 Days / 9 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
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Itinerary

In the afternoon is the information meeting and the handover of the bicycle (if booked). Afterwards you haven enough time to discover the world famous beauty of this city. Explore the world famous beauties and the magic of Dresden with the unique sights like “Zwinger Palace”, “Dresdner Frauenkirche” (Church of Lady) and the wonderful opera house (Semperoper).

The bicycle path leads directly along the Elbe to Bad Schandau, to the Albrecht Castles and the Elbe pastures; on the Elbe Ferry to Castle Pillnitz. Further on the path go to the Sandsteintafel Mountain with the fortress Königstein on the right side of the Elbe. Return to Dresden by bike or by a suburban train. (approx. 35 km + boat trip)

The route today goes along the Saxon vineyards through Radebeul to Meissen (picturesque alleys). Worth while: Albrechtsburg and the world famous Meissen chine manufacture! The picturesque city Meissen is worth seeing! (approx. 25 km)

Enjoy a bit more through Germany’s most northern vineyards. The baroque castle Diesbar-Seußlitz with its wonderful park is a good place for rest. The overnight is in town Riesa. (approx. 35 km)

In the Elbe town, Mühlberg you can see its former Cistercian monastery. Worth seeing as well is the Electoral Saxony’s milepost. You should not miss the Treblitz Tree Park with trees and bushes from five continents. (approx. 25 km)

The cycle path leads along the banks of the river Elbe to Torgau, with the residential castle “Hartenfels”, the renaissance townhall and late gothic St. Marien church. Overnight in Torgau. (approx. 30 km)

Dommitzsch take place of a special feast. The Highlight of this feast it the choice of the “Goose girl” and a “Shepherd boy”. From Dommitzsch the tour leads to Bad Schmiedeberg. (approx. 38 km)

The castle “Lichtenberg” and “Pretzsch” blaze the trail to Wittenberg. When you arrived in Wittenberg follow the traces of Martin Luther. The Luther Hall, Wittenberg’s most interesting building, has the biggest in the world historic collection on the Reformation. (approx. 35 km)

Continue downstream through the charming Wörlitzer Park Grounds to Dessau, a Mecca for architecture lovers. Accommodation in Dessau. (approx. 38 km)

The route

You cycle on flat to slightly hilly grounds; the daily stages are from 30 to 65 km. Mostly you are cycling on country lanes; some passages on small land roads and reduced-traffic routes.

Map Elbe bike path

Prices and events

All data for 2023 at a glance
Place of arrival: Dresden
  Season 1
01.04.2023 - 28.04.2023
24.09.2023 - 07.10.2023

arrival daily
Season 2
29.04.2023 - 16.06.2023
03.09.2023 - 23.09.2023

arrival daily
Season 3
17.06.2023 - 02.09.2023

arrival daily
Elbe bike path - Stroll Tour, 10 days, cat. A, DE-EBRDW-10A
Base price
859.00
919.00
949.00
surcharge single room 259.00 299.00 299.00
Elbe bike path - Stroll Tour, 10 days, cat. b, DE-EBRDW-10B
Base price
829.00
859.00
879.00
surcharge single room 269.00 269.00 269.00
Season 1
Apr 1, 2023 - Apr 28, 2023
Sep 24, 2023 - Oct 7, 2023
arrival daily
Season 2
Apr 29, 2023 - Jun 16, 2023
Sep 3, 2023 - Sep 23, 2023
arrival daily
Season 3
Jun 17, 2023 - Sep 2, 2023
arrival daily
Elbe bike path - Stroll Tour, 10 days, cat. A, DE-EBRDW-10A
Base price
surcharge single room
Elbe bike path - Stroll Tour, 10 days, cat. b, DE-EBRDW-10B
Base price
surcharge single room
859.00
259.00
829.00
269.00
919.00
299.00
859.00
269.00
949.00
299.00
879.00
269.00
Filter
21-gear unisex
21-gear gents
7-gear unisex
7-gear gents
electric bike
119.00
119.00
119.00
119.00
279.00
Prices per person in EUR

Services & Extras

Services
  • 9 overnights in hotels of the booked category
  • Breakfast buffet or extended breakfast
  • Personal welcome tour briefing (German, English)
  • Detailed travel documents, route cards, route description, sight-seeing, telephone numbers (German, English, French)
  • At best elaborated route
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • GPS-Tracks on request available
  • Rental bike insurance
  • 7-day-service-hotline

Not included

  • Arrival and departure
  • costs for parking
  • city tax
  • transfers
  • optional sightseeings
  • city maps
  • Travel Insurance
  • costs of the private requirements

 

Extras

Parking/arrival and depature

  • Hotel underground car park in Dresden (Cat A and B),  payable on spot, no reservation possible.
  • Cat. A: price per day € 14,- if you stay longer then 5 days. Otherwise you have to pay € 16,- per day.
  • Cat. B: price per day € 6,- as well as parking places free of charge near the starting hotel.

Arrival and return

By train to Dresden (approx. 3-4 hours). Return transfer by minibus every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, cost per person from Wittenberg € 80,-, from Dessau € 90,- and from Magdeburg € 100,-. For the return transport of your own bike we charge € 30,- extra. Reservation required, payable in advance with the invoice.

Accommodation

Category A: Comfortable hotels and guest houses, basically in the 3*** and 4*** category, centrally located in most cases.

Category B: Good middle hotels and guest houses, basically 3*** category, partly situated at the outskirts of town.

Important notes

Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

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