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Bike bus cycling tour: From Berggießhübel to the Grenzplatte

At a glance

  • Start: Berggießhübel
  • Destination: Berggießhübel
  • Medium
  • 31,00 km
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • 511 m
  • 543 m
  • 282 m

Between April and October, the bicycle bus takes you comfortably from Pirna to Berggießhübel at weekends and on public holidays and you can even take e-bikes with you to conquer the first metres of altitude from the Elbe valley.

From the car park at the Marie-Louise-Stolln visitor mine in Berggießhübel, drive down the valley and pass the iron road. It was once used as a transport route for the iron ore mines in the Gottleuba Valley to the hammer mills on the banks of the River Bahra.

You soon reach the village of the same name; after a long, steady climb, you pass through the small village of Raum. From there, surrounded by the foothills of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, you reach the Grenzplatte after approx. 6 km. This romantic rock formation offers a fantastic view of the popular climbing area in the Bielatal valley. You then cycle along the border with the Czech Republic through a large stand of spruce trees and can enjoy the view of the mountain meadows of the Eastern Ore Mountains from the approx. 550 m high Zeisigstein. From here, it is only a few minutes by bike to the Bahratal valley. You then return to your starting point in Berggießhübel via Hellendorf and Bad Gottleuba.


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