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Bicycle tour from Görlitz to Königshain

At a glance

  • Start: Neißepark, Görlitz
  • Destination: Neißepark, Görlitz
  • Medium
  • 35,08 km
  • 3 hours
  • 243 m
  • 333 m
  • 201 m

From Görlitz you cycle along the "Kreisbahn" cycle path to Königshain. You will pass Markersdorf, Pfaffendorf and cycle back to Görlitz and Landeskrone via "Sächsische Städteroute".

Start the tour at the shopping centre "Neißepark" and cycle along the "Kreisbahn" cycle path to Könisghain.

Those who are really brave should cycle (or walk) to the Hochstein and take a little break there. Via the villages Markersdorf and Pfaffendorf you will come back to the local mountain Landeskrone and cycle unhurriedly back to your starting point.

During the tour it is possible to visit different sights such as the "Dorfmuseum Markersdorf", where you can learn more about the rural way of life 100 years ago. Furthermore, it can be recommended to visit the quarries in Königshain which once was a granite mining area. In Königshain it is also possible to visit a museum which informs about the history of mining. If you walk all the way to the top, you will have a great view of the surroundings from a 22-metre-high viewing tower called "Hochstein".

Not far from the route, "Schloss Krobnitz" is located. Here you can visit the permanent exhibition "Albrecht Theodor Graf von Roon".

Tour dashboard


  • Street (28%)
  • Tarmac (48%)
  • Gravel (22%)
  • Hiking trail (3%)


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