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Raft Canal Route - The Connection of the Elbe and Black Elster Rivers

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The connection of the Elbe and Black Elster rivers
easy
Distance 24.8 km
1:40 h
30 m
36 m
The starting point is in Grödel. Follow the path to Glaubitz and discover the nature and forest pool, as well as the sports path in the Glaubitz forest. The trail continues to Radewitz, Marksiedlitz via Streumen and Koselitz. Here you have the opportunity to visit the village church and the Koselitz ponds. Continue past the castle church and the rose garden in Tiefenau. Via Gröditz you reach the destination Elsterwerda.
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Dresden Elbland Redaktion
Update: October 08, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
114 m
Lowest point
91 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

Elbe-Röder-Triangle e.V. Regional Management

T.: 035265/51 270

www.elbe-roeder.de 

Start

Grödel (98 m)
Coordinates:
DD
51.307814, 13.357924
DMS
51°18'28.1"N 13°21'28.5"E
UTM
33U 385543 5685336
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Destination

Elsterwerda

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Public transport

You can reach the starting point with bus line 450 from the direction of Riesa and Großenhain. Alternatively, you can take the train RE 50 from Leipzig and Dresden to the nearby Glaubitz.

Getting there

Use the A4 in Dresden or exit onto the A13 from Berlin. Follow the B98 from Großenhain or the B6 from Meißen or Oschatz to get to the starting point.

Parking

There are several parking possibilities around the starting point in Grödel.

Coordinates

DD
51.307814, 13.357924
DMS
51°18'28.1"N 13°21'28.5"E
UTM
33U 385543 5685336
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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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
24.8 km
Duration
1:40 h
Ascent
30 m
Descent
36 m
Scenic Linear route Family-friendly

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