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Course 7 - Paddling around Leipzig, city of water

Facts

Difficulty: easy
Length: approx. 8.9 km
Locks: none
Portaging: 1x for the round trip by canoe beneath Grosszschocher flow divider

Fully navigable for:

  • Canoes 


Sections are navigable for:

  • LeipzigBoot/boats adapted to the waterways – Elster millrace, Stadtelster downstream beneath Pistorissteg / Höhe Hüfferstrasse, Elster flood relief channel
  • Rowing boats – Stadtelster downstream beneath Pistorissteg / Höhe Hüfferstrasse, Elster flood relief channel, Elster millrace
  • Passenger ships – Stadtelster downstream beneath Pistorissteg / Höhe Hüfferstrasse, Elster flood relief channel, Elster millrace 


Travel time from the harbour:
Round trip by canoe:

  • 2 – 2 ½ hours

LeipzigBoot / Boats adapted to the waterways:

  • ½ hour to landing stage at Schleussiger Brücke bridge