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Cycling holidays from Dresden to Magdeburg

Journey

Travel time
8 days/ 7 nights
Travel period
01.04.2020 - 15.11.2020
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Total length of tour
290 km
Characteristics of the tour
Level of difficulty: easy – averagePlace-to-place tourAugustusTours Original Tour (organized by AugustusTours)
  • The church of our Lady in Dresden

  • The castle of Hartenfels in Torgau
    Image source: Bernd Blume, Torgau Informations Center

  • Market square in Wittenberg

  • Hundertwasserhaus in Magdeburg

  • Magdeburg at night
    Image source: Investitions- und Marketinggesellschaft Sachsen-Anhalt mbH

PLEASE NOTE: We are very happy to welcome you again as our guests! Please give us a necessary lead time of 10 working days for new bookings, so that we can prepare your trip in the best possible way.

What to expect

You arrive in the Florence of the Elbe, Dresden, which is beautifully located along the Elbe valley.  Experience in Magdeburg the famous Cathedral and the Monastery. You arrive in the Florence of the Elbe, Dresden, which is beautifully located along the Elbe valley. Magdeburg offers lots of rambling parkways where you can relax. Experience also the famous Cathedral and the Monastery.

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

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

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Itinerary

Detailed tour description

Day 1: Individual arrival at Dresden
You arrive in the "Florence of the Elbe", Dresden, which is beautifully located in the Elbe valley. Whether the famous Zwinger, the Semper Opera or the Court Church – a tour of the former royal residence will take you past the most important sites.

Tip: We recommend an extra night in Dresden for a day trip to the Saxon Switzerland. You will get back by local train to Dresden (approx. 45 km)

Day 2: Dresden – Meissen (approx. 30 km)
Today you will see the vineyards around Radebeul. From far away you can already 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 also a must. In the evening you should enjoy a good wine as you are in the heart of one of the smallest yet most distinguished winegrowing regions of Germany.

Day 3: Meissen – Riesa/Strehla (approx. 28 km/36 km)
Today’s tour will take you along the picturesque wine villages located along the Elbe river, especially Diesbar-Seußlitz. Destination today will be Riesa, the city of sports. The town is also famous for its pasta production. In the transparent noodle centre you can gain an insight into the modern food production at the second biggest German pasta manufacturer.

Day 4: Riesa/Strehla – Torgau (approx. 48 km/40 km)
On the way you will be enjoying the enchanting rural atmosphere of the Elbe town of Strehla. You journey continues to Torgau, a Renaissance town featuring Schloss Hartenfels and the palatial church which is known as the first Protestant church of Germany and which was dedicated by Martin Luther.

Day 5: Torgau – Lutherstadt Wittenberg (approx. 68 km)
First you will have a ride passing through the floodplains of the river Elbe until Pretzsch. Today you will be staying in Wittenberg, a town which became famous through Martin Luther. As the historic, spiritual and cultural centre of Europe, Wittenberg was influenced by such important historical figures as Martin Luther, Philipp Melanchthon, Lucas Cranach the Elder and Lucas Cranach the Younger. In 1996 the Luther memorials were placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

This cycling day can be shared by an extra night in Pretzsch (approx. 37 km/35 km). Price see extra nights (Cat. B).

Day 6: Lutherstadt Wittenberg – Dessau (approx. 37 km)
This leg will take you through the beautiful meadows of the Elbe and past the world-famous Wörlitzer Park and Gardens. The 100-hectare large park offers numerous attractions including islands, canals, temples and statues. With Dessau you will enter a town which played an important role for a new architecture style including a whole life philosophy occurred in the 1920s, the so called "Bauhaus".

Day 7: Dessau – Magdeburg (approx. 78 - 88 km)
Between Barby and Magdeburg you will cycle across another biosphere reserve along the river Elbe giving home to lots of vulnerable species of birds. Magdeburg offers lots of rambling parkways where you can relax. Experience also the famous Cathedral and the Monastery.

Day 8: Individual departure from Magdeburg or transfer service to Dresden
We hope that you have had an eventful and unforgettable bike tour from Dresden to Magdeburg and wish you a pleasant way home. You can of course always extend your journey with extra nights in Magdeburg, Dresden or other overnight location along the cycle route. We will be pleased to arrange additional accommodation for you.

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



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Services

Services included

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

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

Please feel free to add the following value-added services to the basic travel package to personalize your cycling holidays from Dresden to Magdeburg:

  • 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 Magdeburg to Dresden or vice versa. (more about our transfer services)

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

Further advice on the cycling tour from Dresden to Magdeburg

Please note that in certain cities along the Elbe Cycle Path compulsory city, tourist or occupancy taxes may be 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
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Tpl
Price validity: 01.04.2020 to 15.11.2020
Category A
619.00 € per person
829.00 € per person
Single traveller (Cat. A)
889.00 € per person
Category B
569.00 € per person
729.00 € per person
Single traveller (Cat. B)
789.00 € per person
excl. luggage transfer
Dbl
Sgl
Tpl
Price validity: 01.04.2020 to 15.11.2020
Category A
529.00 € per person
739.00 € per person
Single traveller (Cat. A)
799.00 € per person
Category B
479.00 € per person
639.00 € per person
Single traveller (Cat. B)
699.00 € per person
Our money-saving tip: Take a look at our discounts for small groups from 4 travellers on.

Prices for additional nights

excl. luggage transfer
Dbl per night/person
Sgl per night/person
Tpl
Category A
Dresden
55.00 €
80.00 €
Meißen
48.00 €
73.00 €
Riesa
48.00 €
73.00 €
Torgau
48.00 €
73.00 €
Bad Schmiedeberg OT Pretzsch/Elbe
44.00 €
61.00 €
Lutherstadt Wittenberg
55.00 €
80.00 €
Dessau-Roßlau
48.00 €
73.00 €
Magdeburg
48.00 €
73.00 €
Category B
Dresden
48.00 €
64.00 €
Meißen
44.00 €
61.00 €
Strehla
44.00 €
61.00 €
Torgau
44.00 €
61.00 €
Bad Schmiedeberg OT Pretzsch/Elbe
44.00 €
61.00 €
Lutherstadt Wittenberg
48.00 €
64.00 €
Dessau-Roßlau
44.00 €
61.00 €
Magdeburg
44.00 €
61.00 €

Prices for rental bikes

 
Price
Touring bicycle, women, 21 gears
12.00 € per person and day
Touring bicycle, women, 7 gears
12.00 € per person and day
Touring bicycle, men, 21 gears
12.00 € per person and day
Touring bicycle, men, 7 gears
12.00 € per person and day
E-Bike
22.00 € per person and day
Speedometer
5.00 € per person

Prices for transfer services

 
Price
Bus transfer: Dresden - Magdeburg, flat-rate price for 1-4 persons
310.00 €
Bus transfer: Dresden - Magdeburg, flat-rate price for 5-7 persons
340.00 €
Shared transfer: Magdeburg - Dresden (Mondays 9:00 a.m.), price per person
70.00 €
Bus transfer: Magdeburg - Dresden, flat-rate price for 1-4 persons
310.00 €
Bus transfer: Magdeburg - Dresden, flat-rate price for 5-7 persons
340.00 €
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


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Further information about our cycling holidays along the Elbe River Cycle Path

Cycle tours along Germany's most popular cycle path

Overwiev map of the Elbe River in GermanyThe Elbe flows through beautiful countryside. Its characteristic features include the towering Elbe Sandstone Massif, delightful riverbank meadows and impressive terrace vineyards. There are charming historical monuments along the river and lovely "old towns".

The Elbe, Germany's second largest river, flows through beautiful countryside. Its characteristic features include the towering Elbe Sandstone Massif, delightful riverbank meadows and impressive terrace vineyards in the region around Meissen. There are plenty of charming historical monuments along the river including magnificent castles, palaces and lovely, preserved, historical "old towns".

The cycle tours are fairly flat and follow the run of the river Elbe. The majority of the trails are in good condition and offer a wide range of cultural and leisure activities, making it ideal for travellers in every age group, for families and groups. The Elbe is one of the "slow" rivers. There is hardly any altitude, so it does not really matter whether you cycle upstream or downstream. However, the prevailing winds from the west and the countryside around the Elbe make the journey upstream preferable.

We would be very happy to organize your cycling holidays along the Elbe Cycle Path

Logo of the Elbe River Cycle PathSince 2002 we have been offering cycling holidays as self-guided tours in English language and thereby have gained a lot of experience with foreign travellers. If you are interested in booking a cycle tour along the Elbe Cycle Path we would be glad to become your travel partner! All you need to worry about are arrival and departure – the entire rest you can leave up to us!

We will organise the reservation of your hotels, the transport of your luggage and if necessary lunch packages, transfers or further services. If you want to know more about our cycling holidays in general or get more details information about our bicycle tours along the Elbe River Cycle Path, please feel free to contact us!

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