- START: 0 km Elstermühlgraben outer pier city harbor
entry/exit at the pier, parking available
- 0.8 km mouth of Elster flood canal
Caution: Danger to life at the Palmengarten weir! Keep distance! Turn left
Landing stage at the racecourse, access via Rennbahnweg, parking available
- 2.2 km division of the Pleiße and Elster riverbeds
Continue to the left into the Pleiße flood bed
- 3.0 km Connewitz lock with boat slide
Self-service; be careful with the technical equipment! Please follow the instructions! Transferring the boat is possible.
***Here begins the trip on the Pleiße through the southern Leipzig floodplain forest. To protect the valuable natural environment, please follow the ‘10 rules for boating in flowing waters’, land only at designated landing places and observe the minimum water level ( > 30 cm). During the breeding season of the kingfisher from March 1 to September 30, navigation in the Floßgraben is only permitted from 11 am to 1 pm, 3 pm to 6 pm and 8 pm to 10 pm daily.***
- 4.5 km branch off Floßgraben
Keep right, continue through the southern floodplain forest
- 6.7 km division of the raft ditch
Keep right, after approx. 50 m pass under bridge S46
Crossing to Cospudener See inlet (through Cospuden Landscape Park)
Self-service, be careful at the technical facilities! Please follow the instructions for use! Transfer of the boat is possible.
For safety before continuing on Lake Cospuden, please observe wind and weather conditions, possibility to land on the left and right shore of the north beach
- DESTINATION: 10.7 km Zöbigker harbor
Note: Continuing to Lake Zwenkau will be possible after the construction of the Harth Canal and the Harth Lock (2022).