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Lipno Reservoir bicycle route

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  • Flatly
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Path number: 800
Starting place: 4160 Aigen-Schlägl
Destination: 4160 Aigen-Schlägl

duration: 4h 0m
length: 42,0 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 288m
Altitude difference (downhill): 280m

Lowest point: 577m
Highest point: 856m
difficulty: medium
condition: medium
panoramic view: Great panorama

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel

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Cross-border bike tour (take travel document with you)! 0 km From the market place Aigen-Schlägl you cycle on the road between Hotel Almesberger and the church, leave the railway station on your right and cycle rather flat to Baureith. There you turn left and cycle parallel to the R5 national cycle path via Wurmbrand (short climb) and Günterreith comfortably to ...

6.6 km ... St. Oswald. At the village fountain and car park turn left and then the bend to the right. At the memorial for expellees, continue left uphill to the former customs house.

8 km Now you reach the border with the Czech Republic. Pass the sculpture "Connect it" and an information board about the "Iron Curtain", always following the road to ...

10.8 km ... Rosenhügel/Koranda. (Large crossroads, shelter hut). At this point, the Schwarzenberg alluvial canal crosses the main European watershed - 220 years ago, this construction was a technical masterpiece. You cross the alluvial canal and continue straight downhill. At the crossroads in the hollow, continue left to the banks of the ...

14.7 km ... Lipno Reservoir. In 1957, the Vltava was dammed near Lipno for a hydroelectric power station. Whole villages were seen to sink into the lake. You reach a dam and can see the Bavarian Au on the left. The road now leads to a crossroads. Here you cycle straight ahead to Přední Zvonková. The road hilly leads near the reservoir to a crossroads ...

25 km ... where you turn left to Přední Zvonková (Vorderglöckelberg). Immediately after the village, turn left again ...

26.7 km ... Zadní Zvonková (Glöckelberg). Back on the asphalt road, leave it to the east and ride along the alluvial canal cycle path to the border crossing at the Rotbach lock. At the junction with the asphalt road, continue left and you will soon reach ...

29 km ... Sonnenwald. In its heyday in the mid-19th century, the glassworks in Sonnenwald supplied the imperial city of Vienna with high-quality utility and ornamental glass. In 1854 alone, 33 tons of glass were produced here. At one time up to 140 people lived here - that is hardly imaginable today. The location of the glassworks was above the canal and is no longer recognisable today. You follow the canal road and come across more locks and the "7 Ravens" sculpture.

36.1 km Cycle to the Schrollenbach lock. After about 200 m, turn right and leave the canal. Slightly uphill you reach the asphalted district road and continue to the right ...

38.5 km ... to Oberhaag (possibility to visit the Schwedenschanzen). From here a steep descent leads back ...

42 km ... to the starting point Aigen-Schlägl.

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Starting point: Marketplace.
Destination: Marketplace.

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  • Flatly
  • Possible accommodation
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Lipno Reservoir bicycle route
Ferienregion Böhmerwald
Hauptstraße 2
4160 Aigen-Schlägl

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Tour-Details

Path number: 800
Starting place: 4160 Aigen-Schlägl
Destination: 4160 Aigen-Schlägl

duration: 4h 0m
length: 42,0 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 288m
Altitude difference (downhill): 280m

Lowest point: 577m
Highest point: 856m
difficulty: medium
condition: medium
panoramic view: Great panorama

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel

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