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Salt Road Cycle Route

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Tour dates

medium

137.2 km

09:16 h

79 m

293 m

697 m

613 m
 
Height profile

Description:

On this route you cycle along the old salt road through Saxony-Anhalt.

It used to connect the salt mines in the area, places where salt was mined and which were also large trading centres.
It connects the Elsterradweg near Schkeuditz with the Harz Circular Path near Uftrungen.
The Salt Road Cycle Route in Saxony-Anhalt leads through the south of the state, from the state border with Saxony along the Elster Cycle Route near Schkeuditz via Merseburg to the Geiseltal Lake, via Mücheln
On this route you cycle along the old salt road through Saxony-Anhalt.

It used to connect the salt mines in the area, places where salt was mined and which were also large trading centres.
It connects the Elsterradweg near Schkeuditz with the Harz Circular Path near Uftrungen.
The Salt Road Cycle Route in Saxony-Anhalt leads through the south of the state, from the state border with Saxony on the Elster Cycle Route near Schkeuditz via Merseburg to the Geiseltalsee, via Mücheln, Nebra (Wangen) the site of the discovery of the Sky Disc on the Mittelberg and through the Ziegelroda Forest; further via Allstedt near Sangerhausen, Tilleda am Kyffhäuser to Uftrungen on the Harz Circular Path.
The salt road crosses the Saaleradweg in Merseburg, the Unstrutradweg at Karsdorf and Nebra, the Goetheradweg in Weischütz and Burgscheidungen, and the Kyffhäuser Rundweg in Tilleda and Kelbra.


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  • Difficulty: medium
  • Condition: medium
  • Suitable for cycling
  • Culturally interesting
  • Refreshment stop
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Tour itinerary:

Contact:

County Saalekreis

Cathedral square 9
06217 Merseburg
Phone: +49 34632 / 400
website: http://www.saalekreis.de/

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