Leipzig Region­ by Bike

Discover the most beautiful cycle routes

Miles of idyllic cycle paths lead through a picturesque landscape with historic towns and peaceful villages surrounded by forests, lakes and floodplains. Thanks to a well-developed network of paths, it is easy to explore Leipzig city and its surrounding region by bike. Numerous long-distance cycle routes and main regional bike trails run in all directions and are interconnected, making it easy to design your own tour.

"Unterwegs mit dem Rad" (Out and about by bike) brochure

The Most Beautiful Cycle Routes through the City and Countryside

Long-Distance Cycle Routes

 

On our long-distance cycle routes, you can extensively explore the region. Connections to other routes such as the Elbe bike trail invite you to continue your journey into neighbouring regions. You can also pedal the long-distance trails in stages. Our cycling brochure gives you a good overview of the complete network of cycle paths in the region.

Circular Routes and Main Cycle Routes

We recommend you try one of the main cycle routes in the region for an active day out. Themed cycle routes cover interesting topics such as the changing landscape in the region on the Kohle-Dampf-Licht (Coal-Steam-Light) cycle tour or a refreshingly fruity breath of air in Saxony's largest fruit-growing region on the Obstland cycle route. Leipzig's New Lake District remains a well-loved destination for days out and can certainly promise you one thing when you cycle the New Lake District cycle route – lakes as far as the eye can see. It is mandatory to take a refreshing dip on hot summer days!

My­ Favourite­Tour

This map shows an overview of some very personal recommendations by our regional cycling experts. There is something for everyone from short circular routes for families to extensive off-road tours through the Düben Heath. Please note: These tours are not officially signposted and are only shown on the online maps.

We look forward to receiving further suggestions. Please send them toregion.leipzig@ltm-leipzig.de.

Knotenpunkts

Obstland Cycle Route

Explore Saxony's Obstland (Fruit Country)

Good to know:

  • On selected bus routes through Leipzig's southern New Lake District, there are buses with bicycle trailers.

    – bus numbers 101 and 141 – more information: www.regionalbusleipzig.de 

    On selected bus routes through Leipzig's southern New Lake District, there are buses with bicycle trailers.

    – bus numbers 101 and 141 – more information: www.regionalbusleipzig.de 

  • Current information on each cycle route including detours is available in the outdoor active system.

  • You can find all charging stations for e-bikes in the region on our map.

Here, you can find an overview of all cycle routes!

83,84 km

Leipzig-Elbe Cycle Route – Saxon Countryside at its Best

Leipzig

© Andreas Schmidt, Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH
132,95 km

Grüner Ring Leipzig

Böhlen

© Szymon Nitka, LEIPZIG REGION
61,05 km

Meine Lieblingstour: 4-Seen-Radroute

Leipzig

© Abteilung Region, Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH

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