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"Meissner 8" - South route

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  • Neudeckmühle
    / Neudeckmühle
    Photo: Hans Jochen Gramann
  • / Pflaumenallee
    Photo: Hans Jochen Gramann
  • / Schulzenmühle
    Photo: Hans Jochen Gramann
  • / Sora Kirche
    Photo: Hans Jochen Gramann
  • / Spielplatz
    Photo: Hans Jochen Gramann
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    Photo: Conny Petrat, Icon made by Freepik and Vectorgraphit from www.flaticon.com
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  • / Meißner 8
    Photo: Grille, Gramann
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Through romantic valleys and past former numerous mills
moderate
Distance 36.8 km
3:56 h
486 m
486 m
Start is in Meißen at the bus station. The route takes you past important sights of Meißen, such as Albrechtsburg Castle with the cathedral, St. Nicholas Church in the old town and the porcelain manufactory. Continue over the Semmelsberg, Taubenheim, Sora, Klipphausen through the Prinzbachtal, Constappel and back to Meißen. Discover the rock of the gods, the Pechstein cliffs and historic mills along the way.

Author’s recommendation

Try it out with the e-bike!
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Author
Dresden Elbland Redaktion
Update: October 08, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
269 m
Lowest point
97 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

Tourism Association Elbland Dresdend e.V.

T.: 03521/76350

www.dresden-elbland.de 

Start

Meißen (101 m)
Coordinates:
DD
51.161645, 13.480506
DMS
51°09'41.9"N 13°28'49.8"E
UTM
33U 393751 5668898
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Destination

Meißen

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Public transport

You can reach Meißen with the S-Bahn line 1 from Dresden. In addition, you can travel by bus lines 401 from Coswig, 404 from Cossebaude, 407 from Nünchritz, 409 from Großenhain, 416 from Döbeln, 417 from Lommatzsch, 428 from Wilsdruff, 446 from Riesa, 412 and 418 from Nossen and 422 and 421 from Weinböla.

In the summer season from April to October, the excursion line M (Meißen - Weinböhla - Moritzburg) runs daily, carrying a bicycle trailer for up to 16 bikes.

Getting there

Use approach via A4 in Dresden or exit on A13 from Berlin. You can reach the starting point via the B6 from Dresden and Oschatz or the B101 from Großenhain.

Parking

There is a P+R parking lot at the train station Meißen. There are other parking facilities in the surrounding area. 

Coordinates

DD
51.161645, 13.480506
DMS
51°09'41.9"N 13°28'49.8"E
UTM
33U 393751 5668898
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Broschüre: Genuss- Radwandern: 35 Radrouten, 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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Rating

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Matthias Mörl
April 28, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? April 27, 2020

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
36.8 km
Duration
3:56 h
Ascent
486 m
Descent
486 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest

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