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Cycle tour from Dresden to Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Journey

Travel time
7 days/ 6 nights
Travel period
01.04.2022 - 31.10.2022
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Total length of tour
220 km
Characteristics of the tour
Level of difficulty: easy – averagePlace-to-place tourAugustusTours Original Tour (organized by AugustusTours)
  • Cyclists at the Elbe Castles in Dresden
    Image source: Robert Michalk Photography

  • Dresden Old Town
    Image source: TMGS

  • Cyclists on the Elbe cycle path with a view of Meißen

  • Market place in Wittenberg

  • Cyclists at Hartenfels Castle in Torgau
    Image source: DZT Christof Herdt

  • Wittenberg Castle Church
    Image source: DZT Christof Herdt

What to expect

Baroque palaces, castles and parks invite you to numerous stops during your cycle tour along the Elbe River Cycle Path. A wide variety of restaurants, wine cellars and rustic pubs on both sides of the river cater to all tastes.

The Elbe, Germany's second largest river, flows through beautiful countryside. Its characteristic features include impressive terrace vineyards in the region around Meissen and tranquil riverbank meadows further north. There are plenty of charming historical monuments to discover along this part of the Elbe River Cycle Path.

Please note: This cycle tour from Dresden to Wittenberg can also be booked in the opposite direction.

This cycle trip is not recommendable for travellers with mobility impairments.

Travel description as PDF

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Itinerary

Detailed tour description

Day 1: Individual arrival in Dresden
You arrive in the ‘Florence of the Elbe’ which is beautifully situated along the Elbe valley. Use the rest of the day for a walk along the river or through the Baroque town centre to be enchanted by the city’s historical flair.

Day 2: Stay in Dresden or day trip to Bad Schandau (approx. 45 km)
Today you have time to explore Dresden’s many sights and attractions such as the famous Frauenkirche, the Zwinger Palace or the Semper Opera House.

Our tip: Or you make a trip to the Saxon Switzerland Region with its bizarre rock formations. Take the local train to Bad Schandau (ticket not included) and then cycle back to Dresden along the Elbe River passing sights such as the Fortress Königstein, the Bastei Bridge and the Pillnitz Palace & Park.

Day 3: Dresden – Meissen (approx. 30 km)
On the first stage of the tour along the Elbe River Cycle Path you will pass the town Radebeul which is famous for its vineyards. Continuing your journey you will soon see the landmark of the city of Meissen: the impressive castle hill with the cathedral and the Albrechtsburg castle. A visit to the world-famous Meissen porcelain factory is a must. In the evening enjoy a glass of local wine because you are in the heart of one of the smallest yet most distinguished wine growing regions of Germany.

Day 4: Meissen – Riesa/Strehla (approx. 28 km/36 km)
Today’s cycle tour will take you along picturesque wine villages to Riesa, the city of sports. The town is also famous for its pasta production. In the transparent noodle centre you can gain insight into the modern food production of the second largest pasta manufacturer in Germany.

Day 5: Riesa/Strehla – Torgau (approx. 48 km/40 km)
Continuing the tour along the Elbe River Cycle Path you will soon reach Strehla where you will be enjoying the enchanting rural atmosphere of the Elbe town. Today’s destination is Torgau, a Renaissance town featuring Schloss Hartenfels and the Palace Church known as the first German Protestant church.

Day 6: Torgau – Lutherstadt Wittenberg (approx. 68 km) 
After leaving Torgau you will cycle through the Elbe’s floodplains and reach Wittenberg, the starting point of Martin Luther’s Reformation process 500 years ago. Take a walk through the historic centre and visit the various memorial sights dedicated to Martin Luther and Philip Melanchthon, which were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1996.

The stage can be divided by booking an extra night in Pretzsch (approx. 33 km/approx. 35 km). For prices see extra nights (Cat. B).

Day 7: Individual departure from Lutherstadt Wittenberg or transfer service to Dresden
After a memorable cycle tour from Dresden to Wittenberg, you will start your journey back home. You are welcome to prolong your journey with some additional nights, e.g. in Dresden or other towns along the route. We will gladly arrange the accommodations for you. In case you have to get back to Dresden, we can offer you our convenient transfer service.

This cycle trip is not recommendable for travellers with mobility impairments.



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Services

Services included

  • Welcome surprise
  • 6 x overnight stay in the booked category with private facilities
  • 6 x continental breakfast
  • Luggage transfer from accommodation to accommodation during your cycle tours
  • GPS data on request
  • 1 package of detailed travel information and maps per room
  • 24-hours-service-hotline during your cycling holidays

Bookable categories

Category A: 3- and 4-star hotels, mainly centrally located
Category B: 3-star hotels and guest houses/pensions, usually close to the cycle path

Bookable value-added services for the bike tour Dresden – Wittenberg

Please feel free to add the following value-added services to the basic travel package of this tour:

  • Additional nights at every overnight location according to the tour description
  • Rental bikes or electric bicycles for the duration of the tour (more about our rental bike service)
  • Transfer services from Dresden to Wittenberg or vice versa. (more about our transfer services)
  • FlexPLUS: rebook or cancel up to 28 days before arrival without giving reasons (more about our FlexPLUS)

Prices of these value-added services are detailed under the tab "Quotes".

Further advice on the cycling tour from Dresden to Wittenberg

Please note that in certain cities between Dresden and Lutherstadt Wittenberg a compulsory city, tourist or occupancy tax is required to be paid. Unless otherwise indicated, those taxes are not included in our prices and have to be paid directly to the hotel.

This cycle trip is not recommendable for travellers with mobility impairments.


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Quotes

Prices for services included

incl. luggage transfer
Dbl
Sgl
Tpl
Price validity: 01.04.2022 to 31.10.2022
Category A
569.00 € per person
759.00 € per person
Category B
499.00 € per person
629.00 € per person
excl. luggage transfer
Dbl
Sgl
Tpl
Price validity: 01.04.2022 to 31.10.2022
Category A
509.00 € per person
699.00 € per person
Category B
439.00 € per person
569.00 € per person
Our money-saving tip: Take a look at our discounts for small groups from 4 travellers on.

Bookable categories

Category A: 3- and 4-star hotels, mainly centrally located
Category B: 3-star hotels and guest houses/pensions, usually close to the cycle path

Prices for additional nights

excl. luggage transfer
Dbl per night/person
Sgl per night/person
Tpl
Category A
Dresden
65.00 €
90.00 €
Mei?en
55.00 €
80.00 €
Riesa
55.00 €
80.00 €
Torgau
55.00 €
80.00 €
Lutherstadt Wittenberg
55.00 €
80.00 €
Category B
Dresden
55.00 €
75.00 €
Mei?en
46.00 €
68.00 €
Strehla
46.00 €
68.00 €
Torgau
46.00 €
68.00 €
Lutherstadt Wittenberg
46.00 €
68.00 €

Prices for rental bikes

 
Price
Touring bicycle, women, 21 gears
15.00 € per person and day
Touring bicycle, women, 7 gears
15.00 € per person and day
Touring bicycle, men, 21 gears
15.00 € per person and day
Touring bicycle, men, 7 gears
15.00 € per person and day
E-Bike
25.00 € per person and day

Prices for transfer services

 
Price
Shared transfer: Lutherstadt Wittenberg - Dresden (Saturday 10.00 a.m.), price per person
70.00 €
Bus transfer: Lutherstadt Wittenberg - Dresden, flat-rate price for 1-4 persons
270.00 €
Bus transfer: Lutherstadt Wittenberg - Dresden, flat-rate price for 5-7 persons
300.00 €

Additional Services

 
Price
FlexPLUS (rebook or cancel up to 28 days before arrival)
39.00 (DZ), €39.00 € (EZ) per person
Additional night Pretzsch with luggage transfer
76.00 (DZ), €98.00 € (EZ) per person


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Cycle tour from Dresden to Lutherstadt Wittenberg
7 days/ 6 nights
01.04.2022 - 31.10.2022
Daily
01.09.2022 - 01.09.2022
21.09.2022 - 23.09.2022

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