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Staustufe und Schleuse Mühlheim

Staustufe und Schleuse Mühlheim

Bike Touring Highlight

Created by komoot users
Recommended by 828 out of 904 cyclists

Cycling may not be permitted at this location.

You will have to dismount and push your bike.


  • uebender

    Very nice lawns to linger

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    • July 6, 2018

  • F71 🇺🇦

    Good way to cross the Main and avoid Hanau city traffic - the stairs have narrow slopes, which should be difficult for electric bikes!

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    • March 9, 2019

  • Eva TB

    Can you cross by bicycle. Bike tour next to the steps, but very steep. E-Bike raufschleppen - well ...

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    • June 10, 2017

  • F71 🇺🇦

    It is also interesting to be able to watch the locks of a dick ship.

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    • March 9, 2019

  • Graf Schlusenbach

    Interesting to see how much water masses are in motion

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    • June 22, 2019

  • Anselm

    When the weather is clear, there is a great view of the Frankfurt skyline and the Feldberg. If there is a lot going on, it can happen that you have to wait a little until you can push your bike up the stairs. V.a. the wheel of the southern stairs is quite steep and should not be easy to descend with a heavier bike.

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    • April 24, 2020

  • Jens Helmecke

    The main road Mühlheim consists of lock, weir and power plant. The height of fall is 3.77 m. The usable size of the lock chamber is 300 m x 12 m, the boat lock 20 m x 4 m.

    The barrage was built in 1980 as a replacement for the downstream dam Mainkur.

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    • June 22, 2019

  • Cornelia Mais

    The crossing by bike is quite possible, because it is not very steep.

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    • September 8, 2018

  • Gerd

    Interesting to stand on the lock and see how the ships are being channeled.

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    • September 11, 2018

  • Mafel

    Very good opportunity to cross the Main on foot or by bike. Great view over the Main.

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    • December 29, 2019

  • Gimli

    Imposing building and another way to cross the Main by bike or on foot.

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    • April 14, 2020

  • Thomas Hildebrandt

    View of the Main and, if you're lucky, a ship in the lock. If you have a child with you, it is THE highlight

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    • May 18, 2020

  • ClaudiaB

    Old Town Steinheom

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    • June 21, 2020

  • Christian

    Freely accessible bridge / lock over the Main. You can reach Philippsruhe Castle in just a few minutes

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    • January 29, 2022

  • HighC

    It is very practical that there are bridges that can be used by pedestrians and cyclists at the Main barrages and locks. So there is the possibility to cross the Main or just to make a detour to the bridge to have fantastic views or to watch the ships at the locks.

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    • February 20, 2022

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Location: Maintal, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Darmstadt District, Hesse, Germany


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