Some parts of this exceptionally attractive cycle trail are still being developed. Its upper section is characterised by hilly stretches, making it suitable for experienced touring cyclists. Families with children are recommended to start their cycle tour in Gera and ride downstream.
Route (from the source to the estuary)
Asch - Adorf – Oelsnitz - Plauen - Greiz - Berga - Gera - Crossen - Zeitz - Pegau - Leipzig - Schkeuditz - Halle
From Gera: near-natural and asphalted surface, easy; from Wetterzeube / Zeitz: connects with the Saale-Radwanderweg (River Saale Cycle Trail) via the “Saale-Unstrut-Elster-Rad-Acht”
- Eger-Plauen Railway