Elbe Cycle Route

Type: Cycle Route

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The Elbe Cycle Route is one of the most famous and popular cycling routes in Germany. It follows the course of the Elbe River from its source in the Czech mountains to its mouth at the North Sea, covering a distance of 1,200 kilometers (745.65 mi). Along the way, cyclists can visit historic cities such as Dresden, Magdeburg, and Hamburg, admire the stunning scenery of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, and discover a rich variety of flora and fauna. The route is well-developed and caters to cyclists of all levels. The Elbe Cycle Route is also part of the European long-distance cycling route EuroVelo 7, which stretches from Norway to Malta.