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Church cycle path - Open churches - on the road with people

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    Photo: Elbklause Niederlommatzsch
  • / Teigwaren Riesa
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In the triad of landscape, history and culture
moderate
Distance 111 km
7:35 h
300 m
300 m
The start is in Zabeltitz. Visit the picturesque palace with baroque garden, the Old Castle or the Farmers' Museum in the village. Continue on to Raden, where you can see an exhibition on the history of the GDR, the baking barn or the grain and saw mill. In Frauenhain you can go boating or play miniature golf. The route continues through Koseltitz, Tiefenau, Zeithain with the Saxon Fire Brigade Museum and Jacobsthal with an animal enclosure. It continues past Kreinitz, Lorenzkirch in the direction of Strehla. There you can visit the post milestone at the market, the historical castle, as well as the zoo and the open-air swimming pool. In addition, Oschatz is home to the O- Schatz Park, the City and Weighing Museum, as well as the Oschatz City Forest. Drive on the way to Riesa- Canitz and Lommatzsch in the direction of Diesbar-Seußlitz. The town on the wine route invites you to stay with the park at Seußlitz Castle and the baroque winegrower's house "Heinrichsburg". Drive via Skassa, past the manor and the castle mill in Walda back to Zabeltitz.

Author’s recommendation

Open churches along the cycle path: St. Wenceslas Church in Lommatzsch, George Bähr Church in Diesbar-Seußlitz, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wildenhain, St. George's Church in Zabeltitz, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Frauenhain, Ev. Lutheran Church in Koselitz, Lutheran Church of St. Catherine in Kreinitz, St. Aegidienkirche Oschatz, Lutheran Church Borna, Lutheran Church Riesa-Gröba, Klosterkirche Riesa, Trinitatiskirche Riesa, St. Wenzelskirche in Lommatzsch

Other churches to discover: Lutheran church with old rectory in Skassa, Lutheran church in Walda, Lutheran church in Bauda, Lutheran church in Görzig, Lutheran church St. Laurent in Lommatzsch. Lutheran Church St. Laurentius in Lorenzkirch, Lutheran Church in Terpitz, Lutheran Church "Corporis Christi" Strehla, Lutheran Monastery Church in Oschatz, Lutheran Church Schmorkau, Castle Church Jahnishausen

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Update: October 08, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
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Landscape
Highest point
187 m
Lowest point
89 m
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Start

Zabeltitz (104 m)
Coordinates:
DD
51.353905, 13.496550
DMS
51°21'14.1"N 13°29'47.6"E
UTM
33U 395310 5690254
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Destination

Zabeltitz

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Public transport

You can travel to Zabeltitz with the regional train line RB 31 from the direction of Elsterwerda and Dresden. In addition, the bus lines 461 from Großenhain and Gröditz and 467 from Großenhain go to the starting point of the tour on weekdays. For this, get off at the bus stop "Schule, Zabeltitz".

In addition, you have the possibility to reach the bike route via bus line 407-441-433 from Meißen and Mühlberg/Elbe via the stops in Seußlitz, Riesa and Strehla.

Getting there

Use the A4 in Dresden or exit onto the A13 from Berlin. From Meißen follow the Dresdner Straße to Coswig. You can reach Zabeltitz via the B101 from Meißen and Großenhain.

Parking

You will find a central parking lot on the main street at the height of the bus stop "Barockgarten". 

Coordinates

DD
51.353905, 13.496550
DMS
51°21'14.1"N 13°29'47.6"E
UTM
33U 395310 5690254
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Broschüre: 35 Radrouten Genuss- Radwandern Herausgeber: Dresden Marketing GmbH;

© Tourismusverband Elbland Dresden e.V.

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Equipment

Weatherproof clothing and tool kit recommended

Basic Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Thomas Kujawa
December 23, 2018 · Community
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When did you do this route? April 30, 2017

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
111 km
Duration
7:35 h
Ascent
300 m
Descent
300 m
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