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Moritzburg way

Bicycle Ride · Dresden Elbland
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  • Moritzburger Weg
    / Moritzburger Weg
    Photo: Grille, Gramann
  • / Buschmühle
    Photo: Hans Jochen Gramann
  • / Fußweg Buschmühle
    Photo: Hans Jochen Gramann
  • / Pferdekutsche
    Photo: Hans Jochen Gramann
m 200 180 160 140 120 100 80 20 15 10 5 km
From the Elbe to the Moritzburg Baroque Palace
easy
Distance 24 km
2:00 h
271 m
204 m
The trail leads you along the tunnel monument and the forest swimming pool in Oberau. Afterwards, you can stop at the Buschmühle restaurant in Niederau. Drive through the scenic Friedewald forest to get to Moritzburg. You have the possibility to visit the castles or the Käthe- Kollwitz- House.
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Update: October 29, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
198 m
Lowest point
100 m
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Tips and hints

Start

Kleinzadel (100 m)
Coordinates:
DD
51.209470, 13.407356
DMS
51°12'34.1"N 13°24'26.5"E
UTM
33U 388751 5674324
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Destination

Moritzburg

Note


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Public transport

You can reach Kleinzadel via the bus stop "Alte Fähre" with the bus lines 407 from Nünchritz as well as Meißen and 415 from Meißen.

Attention: On Saturdays and Sundays, the buses to Kleinzadel are only on call, i.e. they must be ordered at least 60 minutes before departure by phone or online.

 

From the end point of the tour in Moritzburg, you can connect to the Lößnitzgrundbahn to Radebeul Ost and Radeburg. You can also use the PlusBus line 477 to Radeburg, Großenhain and Dresden, bus line 405 to Radeburg and Coswig, and line 458 to Großenhain.

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

Between Moritzburg and Dresden, a bicycle trailer is carried hourly on line 477 during the summer season on weekends and holidays.

Getting there

Approach via A4 in Dresden- Flughafen, use A14 exit Nossen-Ost or use A13 exit Radeburg. Follow the S88 from Riesa or Meißen to get to the starting point.

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Coordinates

DD
51.209470, 13.407356
DMS
51°12'34.1"N 13°24'26.5"E
UTM
33U 388751 5674324
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///mischievous.genuinely.parenthood
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

"Moritzburger Teichgebiet und Umgebung", Verlag Dr. Andreas Barthel, ISBN 3-89591-075-9 "Moritzburg und Umgebung - Friedewald, Moritzburger Teichgebiet", Sachsen Kartographie GmbH Dresden, ISBN 978-3-86843-121-6

Broschüre: 35 Radrouten Genuss- Radwandern Herausgeber: Dresden Marketing GmbH;© Tourismusverband Elbland Dresden e.V.

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Equipment

Weatherproof clothing 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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
24 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
271 m
Descent
204 m
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