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Breathtaking cycle tours on the Elbe Cycle Path ☀️

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On the road on Germany's most popular cycle path

The Elbe Cycle Path guides cyclists on a route from 1.270 kilometers from the Giant Mountains to the North Sea. Around 900 kilometers of cycle paths are in Germany, the other around 400 kilometers in the Czech Republic. The stages between the two are particularly varied and full of cultural highlights Elbe cities of Dresden and Hamburg. But the tours between Prague and Dresden are also highly recommended! On your bike tours along the Elbe you connect impressive landscapes with the sights of the exciting and beautiful small and large cities. It is therefore only to be expected that the Elbe cycle path several timesmost popular cycle path in Germanynamed wurde.

Do you need more information about the Elbe Cycle Path? Information about the stages, the difficulty of the cycle path or the topography? Then take a look at ours Elbe cycle path information page !

Idyllic bike tours along the Elbe Cycle Path

The highlights between Prague and Hamburg: the Elbe cycle path

Auf dem More than 1.000 kilometers long Elbe cycle path from Prague to Hamburg discover countless highlights and sights. If man-made or as a natural spectacle: With our extensive range of cycle tours you will find the dream holiday that suits your riding style perfectly. Experience unforgettable bike tours along the Elbe – from the Czech Republic to Germany!

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Unlimited bike tour from Prague to Dresden

Starting point of your breathtaking Cycle tour from Prague to Dresden along the Elbe Cycle Path is the Golden City Prague. The "City of a hundred towers“ knows how to impress with its impressive sights. If Charles Bridge, Prague Castle or straight into the hustle and bustle of the metropolis: Experience the capital of the Czech Republic from its most beautiful side before you set off on your first leg towards Melnik embark Cycle along the rippling Vltava to the Wine region north of Prague to the town of Mělník. We recommend taking in the breathtaking view of the surrounding landscape from the Schlossberg. Via the towns of Litoměřice, Usti nad Labem with the Baroque castle of Schreckenstein and Děčín we continue across the border to Germany.

Prager Brücken im Sommer bei Sonnenuntergang, Prag
Prague bridges in summer at sunset, Prague

After a short stop in Bad Schandau health resort explore the imposing elbsandsteingebirgeand Saxon Switzerland – simply impressive! About the charming Pirna with magnificent town houses is Dresden within reach. as final highlight of your dream bike tour Along the Elbe, the numerous sights of Florence on the Elbe await you!

Would you like this unforgettable bike trip experience in the other direction, then we will of course offer you the appropriate tour. Then: From Dresden to Prague the Elbe Cycle Path can be cycled at least as well!

Fantastic stages between Magdeburg and Hamburg

Five federal states in one bike tour: That offers the Elbe Cycle Path between Magdeburg and Hamburg! You cycle along the banks of the Elbe after a extensive stay in Magdeburg to tranquil Tangermünde. The impressive city walls, including numerous towers and gates, can be seen from afar. On your next stage, the Elbe Cycle Path will take you to it Havelberg. Here, too, you can see the city's landmark from afar. Of the Romanesque-Gothic style cathedral is absolutely worth a visit! the landscape shaped by sights between Havelberg and Wittenberge convinces with small charming highlights.


Blick auf den Dom zu Magdeburg
View of the Magdeburg Cathedral

Discover with Ruehstadt the most stork-rich village in Germany and the unique UNESCO Biosphere Reserve "River Landscape Elbe" as well as the Star citadel of Dömitz. About Hitzacker to Boizenburg and further into the Shipping town of Lauenburg get to know the rich cultural offer of the region. We recommend a visit to Tile Museum Boizenburg as well as visiting the numerous Half-timbered houses in Lauenburg as well as the one there Elbe Shipping Museum. Finally, the Elbe Cycle Path takes you to the Hanseatic City of Hamburg. Would you like to extend your bike tour by a few days? A stay of several days is worthwhile in Hamburg - guaranteed!

We also offer this cycle tour in the opposite direction: from Hamburg to Magdeburg. Therefore, use a few days in advance to Hamburg, the “gateway to the world”, to explore and around the numerous highlights to take in the city.


From Dresden on the Elbe to “Ottostadt” Magdeburg

Enjoy a breathtaking Cycling holiday from Dresden to Magdeburg! The starting point of your breathtaking bike tour is already excellently suited to be explored by bike. You always have one along the Elbe excellent view of the city panorama. On your first stage to Meissen, the world-famous porcelain town, you have the opportunity to leave the Elbe Cycle Path and magnificent vineyards of the region to admire. For the culture lovers among you, this is it Karl May Museumin Radebeul certainly a personal highlight. About the Fortified town of Torgau Get to in Wittenberg in the footsteps of Martin Luther and visit the largest exhibition on the history of the Reformation in the Luther Hall there.

On your cycle path to Dessau-Roßlau you will roam the Wörlitz Park, an English-style landscaped park. How about a little breather here? Above Barby finally reach you Magdeburg and find with the Green citadel one of the numerous sights of the so-called Ottostadt.

Our tip: Take the opportunity and arrive a few days early and explore the impressive historical sights Dresden on your own before you cycle along the Elbe Cycle Path. Use the extra days to explore the surrounding regions as well as the locations Pirna and Bad Schandau know. 

Would you like your Focus more on Lutherstadt Wittenberg? Exploring the history of the city with all its splendor? Experience the historical places? With our Cycle tour from Dresden to Wittenberg we have for you exactly the right bike tour!

Star tour in the regions around Dresden

On your exclusive star tour near Dresden explore by bike the regions around the Elbe city of Dresden. Your travel days are divided up in such a way that you have enough time for both the city itself and the surrounding towns and sights. Your star tour takes you to the Bad Schandau health resort, as well as in that Elbe Sandstone Mountains with their royal vineyards. The one near Dresden Pillnitz Castle with the adjoining park are absolutely worth a visit! For your "day off" in Dresden, we will of course provide you with the Dresden Card is available for storage, management and analysis.

In this way, you can move through the total work of art in Dresden in a relaxed manner and decide for yourself when to cycle or use public transport. They are an absolute must Semperoper, the Dresden Zwinger and the Residenzschloss. Your next bike tour will follow you Pirna, the "Gateway to Saxon Switzerland" and on to the brilliant panoramic view of the Bastion near Rathen over the Elbe valley. In addition, on your star tour you will discover the Porcelain manufactory in the world-famous porcelain town of Meissen As well as the Castle Wackerbarth. Taste the wonderful sparkling wine oldest sparkling wine cellar in Saxony! Your last tour takes you to your final destination: the Gingerbread town of Pulsnitz. In the local Gingerbread Museum learn everything worth knowing about the traditions of the region and marvel at the diversity of East Germany.

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There you will find information about topography, distance tables and much more. 

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Additional services included - for a relaxed Elbe bike tour

With our exclusive bike tours we offer you convenient additional services at no extra cost to make your stay as pleasant as possible. We take care of your physical, physical and mental well-being and ensure that you experience an unforgettable holiday.

Comfortable accommodation on the Elbe

All hotels are clean and well-groomed and have one shower or bath. In all accommodation you will receive a rich breakfast. So you start the day well nourished and can look forward to your daily excursions.

Bei allen Hotels erhalten Sie ein reichhaltiges Frühstück.
All hotels offer a rich breakfast.

Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel

So that you can travel freely throughout the day, we transport your luggage from hotel to hotel. So you don't have to worry and enjoy the fantastically beautiful nature in all ease.

Wir transportieren Ihr Gepäck jeden Tag von Hotel zu Hotel.
We transport your luggage from hotel to hotel every day.

Individual bike tour on the Elbe

All bike tours are individual trips without a guide. So you have no stress and cycle the stages at your own pace. Take breaks according to your taste. This gives you the opportunity to stay longer in certain places and to stroll through the numerous towns. Enjoy your bike tour to the fullest!

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Travel documents with tips for daily planning

In our extensive travel documents you will find detailed suggestions and tips for planning the day. Of course, you can also completely deviate from it and plan something of your own. The only important thing is that you arrive at your destination or your accommodation in the evening.

Sie erhalten umfangreiche Reiseunterlagen zu jeder gebuchten Reise.
You will receive comprehensive travel documents for every trip booked.

Rent bikes and on the spot in case of breakdown

Of course you have the possibility Bicycles and e-bikes can be rented from us for a fee. In the event of a flat tire or other complications, we are always happy to help and advise you. You can reach us via our service hotline + 49 (0) 3831 30676-0.

Reifenpanne mit unseren geliehen Fahrrädern? Wir helfen Ihnen gerne weiter!
Flat tire with our borrowed bikes? We're here to help!

Excellent cycle paths for young and old

The The quality of the Elbe Cycle Path is consistently good and the route is signposted on both banks of the Elbe. In Germany is the Elberadweg generally kept flat and has few inclines or obstacles. This makes it perfect as a Bike tour for beginners and occasional cyclists. Behind the German-Czech border, the international long-distance cycle path to the Giant Mountains, but where some climbs await. It doesn't matter whether you like to cycle comfortably, are an experienced cyclist or are even looking for a sporty, challenging tour: youdivide the speed and length of your tours freely and thus plan according to your individual ideas. That is why the Elbe Cycle Path is particularly suitable for Bike tours with the family and children.

Since we your Make your stay on the Elbe Cycle Path as pleasant and relaxing as possible If you want, we offer you the option E-bikes and pedelecs to rent. So start your cycling holiday relaxed and don't worry about your own bike.

Extensive information about the Elbe cycle path

For everyone who wants to find out more about the Elbe Cycle Path, we offer a separate subpage with the most important information, maps, tables and much more. 

More information about the Elbe cycle path

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