Elbe Cycling Trail in Torgau

Our beautiful Renaissance city is located directly on the Elbe Cycle Path, one of the most diverse cycle paths in Germany. Would you like to go on an extensive bike tour during your holiday in Torgau? Then take the chance and explore a small section of the 1,270 km long Elbe Cycle Path.

Our first tour tip takes you upstream to Belgern. The second tour presented here takes you downstream to Prettin.
On your “homecoming” to Torgau, Hartenfels Castle welcomes you with its imposing appearance directly on the banks of the Elbe. Stop off in one of the restaurants, beer gardens or cafés in Torgau and review the impressions of your bike tour. Fancy another bike tour? Then we have a few tour tips for you here.
You can find more information about the Elberadweg at www.elberadweg.de.

Tour 1: Upstream to Belgern

Distance: approx. 30 km
Route: Torgau – Losswig – Bennewitz – Wessnig – Kranichau – Belgern and back
or ferry transfer – Köllitzsch – (possible detour to Adelwitz) – Kathewitz –
Pülswerda – (possible detour to Triestewitz) – Graditz – Werdau – Torgau

Bennewitz: Bicycle museum in the restaurant “Zur Schmiede”, dairy farm
Wessnig: Cyclist-friendly church
Belgern: Renaissance town hall with 6 m sandstone monument of Roland, City Museum, St.
Bartholomew Church of 1552
Adelwitz: Stately manor with castle and park
Pülswerda: Castle (café and hotel), farmer’s markets
Triesetwiz: Castle (Hotel Garni), church, park
Graditz: Saxon State Stud Farm and Park
Werdau: Alter Elbehof (guesthouse / restaurant / beer garden)

Tour 2: downstream to Prettin

Distance: approx. 35 km

Route: Torgau – Repitz – Döbern – Drebligar – Dommitzsch and back or ferry transfer
to Prettin – Labrun – Großtreben – Last – Neubleesern – Rosenfeld – Zwethau –
Kreischau – Torgau


Dommitzsch: Goose Fountain and City Museum
Prettin: Lichtenburg Castle – Monument of renaissance with museum, city church from the 14th century
Last: Castle built in 1848 in Romanesque-historical style
Zwethau: Manor of the Dreiseitenhof Hotel “Wenzels Hof”

Discover bike tours around Torgau at Komoot