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Elberadweg

Long distance cycling · Dresden Elbland
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    Photo: Rainer Weisflog, Dresden Elbland
  • / Albrechtsburg Meißen
    Photo: Marcus Gloger, Tourismus Marketing Gesellschaft Sachsen mbH
  • / Paddeltour auf der Elbe
    Photo: Hotel Helvetia
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    Photo: TIS TVSSW
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    Photo: TIS TVSSW
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    Photo: TIS TVSSW
  • / Die Semperoper bei Nacht
    Photo: Dittrich, Tourismus Marketing Gesellschaft Sachsen mbH
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    Photo: Dresden Elbland
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easy
Distance 269.7 km
25:00 h
269 m
337 m
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Dresden Elbland Redaktion
Update: April 20, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
160 m
Lowest point
57 m
Best time of year
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Start

Špindlerův Mlýn (126 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.887829, 14.234196
DMS
50°53'16.2"N 14°14'03.1"E
UTM
33U 446134 5637630
w3w 
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Destination

Cuxhaven

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Coordinates

DD
50.887829, 14.234196
DMS
50°53'16.2"N 14°14'03.1"E
UTM
33U 446134 5637630
w3w 
///hologram.trampolines.reappraisal
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Broschüre: Offizielles Elberadweg Handbuch Herausgeber: Projektkoordinierung Elberadweg

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • 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
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Spoke wrench
  • Zip ties
  • Lubricant
  • Screwdrivers
  • 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
  • Luggage system as required for length of journey: panniers with racks
  • Handlebar / frame / saddle bags   
  • Mudguards recommended

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Hostel

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • 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
269.7 km
Duration
25:00 h
Ascent
269 m
Descent
337 m
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