Started with sunshine and a lot of wind in Wittenberge. After a short city tour, we will cross the railway bridge to Saxony-Anhalt. Since we had the Elbe Cycle Route in the direction of advertising in not so good memory (perforated concrete slabs) and you will not see the Elbe anyway on this section, we decided first for small (absolutely quiet) side streets. A good choice, I can recommend. That's the only reason why we passed by the well worth seeing "probably oldest Romanesque church north of the Alps" in Groß Beuster.
From Groß Beuster it continues on the Elberadweg. The surface consists of alternating good holey concrete slabs with a central good and smooth paving and paving of concrete composite bricks. Overall, it is easy to drive. Again and again nice views into the green landscape, sometimes seen over the dyke and the first swallowtail of this year.
After a short visit to the worth seeing Hanseatic city of Werben, we first left the Elbe cycle path and only started driving from the mountains again. Maybe not the best choice.
We then followed the Elbe Cycle Path and its signage from Berge to Hämerten.
The section from Kirchpolkritz to Arneburg did not suit us so much. The roadside, paved bike paths are partly in bad condition. The traversed places one must not necessarily have seen. There is certainly a variant closer to the Elbe with a better surface and quiet. Arneburg itself we liked very much. Unfortunately, the sky had now completely closed, so that the photos can only guess this impression. From Arneburg it goes on a new very beautiful concrete way in the direction of Billberge (beautiful estate) and Storkau (very beautiful and large castle - today hotel).
With the rather remote location Hämerten station then the destination is reached. From here there is a (mini) train every 2 hours to Rathenow with connection to Berlin.
.. and again Templin. Today in the direction of Joachimsthal. Beautiful quiet forest roads and side roads.
Because of the cold wind we have already finished the tour in Alt Hüttendorf. In between, a goat was watching her as she waited for the wind to blow the branches of a mirabelle tree in front of her mouth, and then quickly caught a few leaves :-)
... and again Templin and the beautiful forests in the area.
On the first section to Vietmannsdorf we took the road, which unfortunately is very busy. After that, it will be really nice. Forest roads and quiet side roads through the Schorfheide to Schluft.
On the way to the Kleiner Glasowsee, the last section is just a hiking trail. You also have to avoid fallen trees.
The following section to Liebenthal is signposted as a bike path, the surface is good. However, on the way to the forest house Prötze a sign seems to be missing, we followed the trail description to Liebenthal.
Then we took the very nice and quiet street from Liebenthal to Hammer. The road-accompanying bike path to Liebenwalde is not quite so quiet. From Liebenwalde it was again the bike path "Copenhagen - Berlin" turn.
To Zehdenick the tour runs on the bike path "Berlin-Copenhagen". Then it goes on a signposted bike path towards Burgwall predominantly through beautiful mixed forest. The path is a bit sandy in some places, we also had to push a few steps.
This bike path is left in Vogelsang.
The rest of the tour runs on the road bike path via Hammelspring to Templin.
Overall, a nice tour that I would recommend. Traffic moderately busier is only the last section from Vogelsang to Templin.
The cherry blossom in Teltow is probably almost over, the flowers were no longer the intense pink color. When the toilets for the festival were set up at the weekend, we made off on the wall path.
In Glasow someone may have turned on the bike sign, so we did not find the way to Groß Kienitz right away. The section from Glasow to Groß Kienitz is mostly unpaved.
From Groß-Kienitz to Hohenlehme we were accompanied by moderate traffic. From Hohenlehme to the radio tower in Königs-Wusterhausen there is a nice and quiet section.
Finally visited the castle and park Königs-Wusterhausen, then we went to the train station.
We almost exclusively used the signposted bike path. The surface of the cycle path on or on the dike consists mainly of asphalt and concrete. Smaller sections are made of grit. Partial sidewalks are used.
Unfortunately, from Herzberg to Kremnitz you can hardly see the river anymore. The dyke path may not (at least in places) be used.