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Sächsisch-Bayerisches Städtenetz: Plauen - Zwickau 3/4

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  • Altes Rathaus und Rathausturm, Altmarkt
    / Altes Rathaus und Rathausturm, Altmarkt
    Photo: Archiv der Stadt Plauen - Fotograf Andreas Wetzel
  • / Vogtlandmuseum
    Photo: Archiv der Stadt Plauen - Fotograf Ellen Liebner
  • / Brunnen auf dem Klostermarkt
    Photo: Archiv der Stadt Plauen - Fotograf Igor Pastierovic
  • / Schloss Osterstein Zwickau
    Photo: © Oliver Göhler, Tourismusregion Zwickau e.V.
  • / Schwanenteich Zwickau
    Photo: © Oliver Göhler, Tourismusregion Zwickau e.V.
  • / Marktplatz Zwickau
    Photo: © Oliver Göhler, Tourismusregion Zwickau e.V.
  • / Pulverturm
    Photo: Kultour Z. GmbH
  • / Jugendstil- und Gründerzeitensemble
    Photo: © Kultour Z.
  • / Priesterhäuser Zwickau
    Photo: © Kultour Z.
  • / Priesterhäuser Zwickau
    Photo: © Kultour Z.
  • / Schloss Osterstein mit Muldeparadies
    Photo: © Kultour Z.
  • / Robert-Schumann-Denkmal auf dem Hauptmarkt
    Photo: © Kultour Z.
  • / Robert Schumann - Zwickaus berühmtester Sohn
    Photo: Carolin Illmann, Saechsisch-Bayerisches Staedtenetz
  • / eine Perle des Jugendstils - das Zwickauer Johannisbad
    Photo: © Kultour Z.
  • / Muldeparadies
    Photo: © Kultour Z.
  • / Galerie am Domhof Zwickau
    Photo: © Kultour Z.
  • / Gewandhaus Zwickau
    Photo: © Kultour Z.
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difficult
Distance 48.9 km
3:20 h
481 m
551 m

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Joris Schofenberg
Update: November 24, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Am Waldhaus zur Postsäule, 451 m
Lowest point
Zwickau, 277 m
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Safety information

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Start

Bahnhof Plauen (332 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.493315, 12.147880
DMS
50°29'35.9"N 12°08'52.4"E
UTM
33U 297711 5597368
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Destination

Bahnhof Zwickau

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

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Coordinates

DD
50.493315, 12.147880
DMS
50°29'35.9"N 12°08'52.4"E
UTM
33U 297711 5597368
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
48.9 km
Duration
3:20 h
Ascent
481 m
Descent
551 m
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