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Path number: 888 und 1023
Starting place: 94145 Haidmühle
Destination: 4170 St. Oswald bei Haslach

duration: 5h 0m
length: 51,8 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 372m
Altitude difference (downhill): 643m

Lowest point: 661m
Highest point: 947m
difficulty: easy
condition: easy
panoramic view: Some Views

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel

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Cross-border bike tour (Germany, Czech Republic, vacation region Šumava), flat course, average gradient 0.2%! Travel document required!

Marking: in Austria 888, in Czech Republic 1023 and white-blue-white tree markings.

0 km Haidmühle - parking lot border: you pass the German-Czech border. Now it goes approx. 500 m uphill to the

0.5 km turn-off "Stozeck alluvial canal-Nové Údolí". Turn right in the direction of the Schwarzenberg alluvial channel. Here you continue on the ascending, somewhat brittle asphalt road until you reach the beginning of the alluvial canal at the

3.8 km Rosenauer Monument/Lichtwasser. On the right you will see the monument erected in honour of the builder of the alluvial canal. However, you turn left towards the alluvial canal, which accompanies you to the end of the tour. Soon you will pass the turnoff towards Plöckensteiner See/Plešné jezero and later the western portal of the Deer Hills tunnel.

15.6 km Jelení Vrchy. Here you will see the exit portal of the originally 419 m long tunnel. After a short, steep descent, turn right into the canal and come to the

17.6 km Rosenau Chapel & Seebach Lock. The Seebach was one of the most important tributary streams as a connecting channel to Lake Plöckenstein. Remaining along the canal, you reach the junction at the

21.6 km Rossbach lock. (Branch off to the border crossing 1/10 in the direction of Holzschlag).
26 km Hefenkriegbach giant. Here you will see the sculpture "der Wächter", which was erected as part of the "Kulturachse alluvial canal. You will come across such works of art many times.

32.5 km Glöckelberg/Zadní Zvonková. All that remains of the former village is the rebuilt church.
church has been preserved. In the small museum you can learn more about the history of the village www.gloeckelberg.at. Cross the asphalt road leading in the direction of the Schöneben border crossing and continue on the beautiful dirt road, past the Rothbach lock (border), until after

34.6 km Sonnenwald. Follow the canal. You pass the Landsknechtin lock and the sculpture "The 7 Ravens" and shortly afterwards reach the

41.8 km Schrollenbach lock. After 500 m you cross the Krummauer Straße (leading to Oberhaag and Aigen-Schlägl) and continue on the beautiful forest road to the

46.1 km Iglbach/Doppelbrücke. There are always show floats here in summer (programme at www.boehmerwald.at). You pass the Austrian-Czech border.

47.7 km At Rosenhügel/Koranda you cross the transcontinental watershed. A sculpture illustrates this natural border. Continue to the right and take a somewhat bumpy dirt road to the

50.4 km border crossing at St. Oswald. The sculpture "Connect it" symbolises the rapprochement between the two countries. Now it's a brisk downhill ride to

51.8 km to St. Oswald near Haslach.

Bike transfer to Haidmühle, to the beginning of the alluvial canal!
REGISTRATION: 07289 / 71585, Fa. Wagner, St.Oswald/Haslach.
Further transfers!

Request the cycling map here for EUR 3.00 or the free folder about the Schwarzenberg alluvial canal.

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Tour-Details

Path number: 888 und 1023
Starting place: 94145 Haidmühle
Destination: 4170 St. Oswald bei Haslach

duration: 5h 0m
length: 51,8 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 372m
Altitude difference (downhill): 643m

Lowest point: 661m
Highest point: 947m
difficulty: easy
condition: easy
panoramic view: Some Views

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel

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