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Long distance cycling · Vogtland
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Vogtland - Sinfonie der Natur Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Ronneburg - Blick zum Schloss
    / Ronneburg - Blick zum Schloss
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Christoph Beer
  • / Hofwiesenpark Gera
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Christoph Beer
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moderate
Distance 608.4 km
33:36 h
2,152 m
2,105 m
359 m
143 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
359 m
Lowest point
143 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Altenburg (178 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.995820, 12.443315
DMS
50°59'45.0"N 12°26'35.9"E
UTM
33U 320594 5652471
w3w 
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Destination

Eisenach

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.995820, 12.443315
DMS
50°59'45.0"N 12°26'35.9"E
UTM
33U 320594 5652471
w3w 
///packs.scarcer.statistic
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf den Seiten des Tourismusverbandes Vogtland unter www.vogtland-tourismus.de oder unter 03744/ 188860 sowie in den weiteren Tourist-Informationen entlang der Tourroute.

Die Broschüre "Raderlebnis Vogtland" enthällt weitere Routen.

Author’s map recommendations

Informationen zu weiteren Wegen und Aktivitäten finden Sie auf den Aktivseiten des Tourismusverbandes Vogtland unter www.vogtland-tourismus.de 

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • 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
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Spoke wrench
  • Zip ties
  • Lubricant
  • Screwdrivers
  • 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
  • Luggage system as required for length of journey: panniers with racks
  • Handlebar / frame / saddle bags   
  • Mudguards recommended

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Hostel

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • 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
moderate
Distance
608.4 km
Duration
33:36 h
Ascent
2,152 m
Descent
2,105 m
Highest point
359 m
Lowest point
143 m
Public-transport-friendly Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest Linear route

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