Historic old towns, glittering lakes, endless orchards and nature in abundance await on your bike tour through the Leipzig region.
The flooding of former open-cast mines has created a true lake paradise with great bathing beaches. On the 100-kilometre (62 mi) Neuseenland cycle route, you can explore the Leipzig Neuseenland and take a dip in the cool water in between.
The Obstland Route is a particularly tasty Tour. Saxony's largest fruit-growing region runs through the Leipzig region – a picturesque, hilly landscape with extensive plantations. Small farm shops offer the opportunity to sample local fruit, vegetables and juices.
Once across the Dübener Heide, you can take the Torgian Cycle Route, which connects the Elbe Cycle Route with the Coal Steam Light Lakes Cycle Route. In addition to vast forest and moorland areas, there are also some cultural highlights to see here, such as Hartenfels Castle in Torgau, the Bergschiffmühle in Bad Düben, and the baroque castle in Delitzsch.
You can cycle along the Mulderadweg from Rochnitz and Leisnig without any notable climbs. There are several castles and palaces to discover on this section of the 400-kilometre (249 mi) cycle path.
So what are you waiting for? On your saddle, get set… go!
The beautiful bike route takes you past nine picturesque lakes south of Leipzig that were created by the open-cast mine. The starting point of the round tour is in Markkleeberg, where you can get from Leipzig Central Station by S-Bahn lines S4, S5 and S6.
From the train station, you cycle east to Markkleeberger…
The Obstland route takes you through the largest contiguous fruit growing area in Saxony. The circuit starts in Leisnig. The Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn (RB 110) takes you from Leipzig Central Station to the starting point in just under an hour.
From Leisnig train station you cycle along the Freiberger Mulde…
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The starting point of the bike path is on the banks of the Elbe in Torgau. With the S4 or the Regional Express you can be in Torgau in half an hour from Leipzig.
To start, you cycle through the historic center and then leave the city to the west. Past wide fields, meadows and romantic ponds you cycle…
This route takes you back in time - to the time of castles and palaces.
Rochlitz Castle with its two towers "Lichte Jupe" and "Finstre Jupe" was built to secure the victory over the West Slavs. Learn more about the history of the castle on a guided tour or by visiting the permanent exhibition.
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