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Donau-Radweg (D-Route 6)

Bicycle Touring · Germany
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  • Basel, Rhein und Mittlere Rheinbrücke.
    / Basel, Rhein und Mittlere Rheinbrücke.
    Photo: Jochen Ihle, CC BY-SA, Tourenplaner SCHWEIZ
  • / SCHLOSS BEUGGEN
    Photo: Tourist Information Rheinfelden (Baden), Dr. Martin Schulte-Kellinghaus
  • / Gallusturm
    Photo: Walter Biselli, CC BY-SA, Schwarzwaldverein Radolfzell
  • / Längste gedeckte Holzbrücke Europas
    Photo: Tourist Information Rheinfelden (Baden), Dr. Martin Schulte-Kellinghaus
  • / Hans-Thoma-Blick Laufenburg
    Photo: Julia Baumgartner, Ferienwelt Südschwarzwald
  • / Altstadt Waldshut
    Photo: Thomas Bichler, www.seeundberge.de
  • / Festung Munot Schaffhausen.
    Photo: Jochen Ihle, CC BY, Tourenplaner SCHWEIZ
  • / Rheinfall
    Photo: Schaffhauserland Tourismus
  • / Blick in die Altstadt von Stein am Rhein
    Photo: Gerd Kraus - Antje Efkes-Kommunikations-Management, Tourist-Information Uhldingen-Mühlhofen
  • / Ulmer Münster
    Photo: CC0, pixabay.com
  • / Blick auf die Innenstadt von Neustadt an der Donau
    Photo: Foto Mayer, Tourist-Information Bad Gögging
  • / Die Burganlage in Donaustauf wurde 1634 von schwedischen Truppen eingenommen und zerstört.
    Photo: Outdooractive Editors
  • / Schleifenroute - Walhalla
    Photo: Blue Ribbon & Pink Ribbon Schleifenroute
  • / Dreiflüsse-Eck
    Photo: Dreamango
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moderate
Distance 747.2 km
54:00 h
2,340 m
2,310 m
854 m
246 m

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Author
Wiebke Hillen
Update: November 05, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
854 m
Lowest point
246 m
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Tips and hints

Start

Weil am Rhein (254 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.592686, 7.603501
DMS
47°35'33.7"N 7°36'12.6"E
UTM
32T 395010 5271975
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Destination

Passau

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Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.592686, 7.603501
DMS
47°35'33.7"N 7°36'12.6"E
UTM
32T 395010 5271975
w3w 
///crimson.retrial.haggis
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Spoke wrench
  • Zip ties
  • Lubricant
  • Screwdrivers
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • Luggage system as required for length of journey: panniers with racks
  • Handlebar / frame / saddle bags   
  • Mudguards recommended

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Hostel

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
747.2 km
Duration
54:00 h
Ascent
2,340 m
Descent
2,310 m
Highest point
854 m
Lowest point
246 m
Linear route Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest

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