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Luther Way in Saxony - Where Luther Preached

Bicycle Ride · Torgau
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  • /
    Photo: Torgau- Informations- Center
  • / Ausstellung Zeitgeist der DDR
    Photo: TIC, TIC
  • / Portal der Schlosskirche
    Photo: Wolfgang Sens, TIC
  • / Schiffsmühle Bad Düben
    Photo: LTM A.Schmidt, Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH
  • / Schloss Schnaditz
    Photo: Radler59 (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Schnaditz_Schloss-03.jpg), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode, CC BY-SA
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Route: Torgau - Zinna - Süptitz - Großwig - Weidenhain - Roitzsch - Pressel - Authausen - Bad Düben - Schnaditz - Löbnitz
easy
Distance 55.1 km
3:44 h
65 m
58 m
Discoveries in the countryside
  • Torgau: Castle Hartenfels with castle chapel and exhibitions, museum path, old town
  • Süptitz: Monument to the battle of Torgau in the 7-year war
  • Großwig: Mill
  • Weidenhain: Bear column
  • Pressel: Presseler Heidewald nature reserve
  • Authausen: trestle windmills
  • Bad Düben: market, town hall, 1000 year old castle, ship mill, landscape museum
  • Churches along the route (Löbnitz: church with the largest picture ceiling in Germany)

Author’s recommendation

Try the track also with the E-Bike
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Author
Claudia Rimek-Isaack
Update: November 10, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
140 m
Lowest point
80 m
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Tips and hints

Map material

Leaflet "Luther way in Saxonia", publisher: Tourism federation Saxonian castle and heath country registered association, available in the tourist information bath Düben and

TorgauTorgau Information Center

Phone 03421/ 70 14 0 | www.tic-torgau.de

Start

Torgau (84 m)
Coordinates:
DD
51.558355, 13.009503
DMS
51°33'30.1"N 13°00'34.2"E
UTM
33U 362016 5713796
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Destination

Löbnitz

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all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
51.558355, 13.009503
DMS
51°33'30.1"N 13°00'34.2"E
UTM
33U 362016 5713796
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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

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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
55.1 km
Duration
3:44 h
Ascent
65 m
Descent
58 m
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