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Ostsee–Oberbayern (D-Route 11)

Bicycle Touring · Germany
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  • Blick in die Druckwerkstatt des Buchdruckmuseums Krakow am See
    / Blick in die Druckwerkstatt des Buchdruckmuseums Krakow am See
    Photo: MV Foto e.V. Fotografin: Angelika Lindenbeck
  • / Ziegeleipark Mildenberg-Eingangsbereich
    Photo: Walter Kirste, LOOK&BOOK - Ruppiner Seenland
  • / Schloss Oranienburg
    Photo: Walter Kirste, Finish / Stadt Oranienburg
  • / Schloss Bellevue, Berlin
    Photo: CC0, pixabay.com
  • / Park Sanssouci
    Photo: CC0, pixabay.com
  • / Bauhaus Dessau
    Photo: WelterbeRegion Anhalt-Dessau-Wittenberg, Welterberegion Anhalt Dessau Wittenberg / IMG Sachsen-Anhalt mbH
  • / Herrenhaus Schloss Biendorf
    Photo: WelterbeRegion Anhalt-Dessau-Wittenberg, Welterberegion Anhalt Dessau Wittenberg / IMG Sachsen-Anhalt mbH
  • / Schloss Bernburg
    Photo: Sven Thielecke, Magdeburger Tourismusverband Elbe-Börde-Heide e.V.
  • /
    Photo: keine Angaben, CC BY-ND, GVV Thüringer Wald
  • /
    Photo: TV Saale Unstrut / IMG Sachsen-Anhalt mbH
  • / Stadtmauerensemble mit Johannistor und Pulverturm
    Photo: Toma Babovic, JenaKultur
  • / Residenzschloss Heidecksburg
    Photo: Alexander Stemplewitz, Tourist-Information Rudolstadt
  • / Schloss Saalfeld
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • / Blick auf Staumauer Hohenwarte
    Photo: Peter Möller
  • / Blick auf die Kemenate Ziegenrück im Saaletal
    Photo: Archiv TVV, F. Hafenrichter
  • / Schloss Burgk und Vorsperre Burgkhammer
    Photo: Archiv TVV, Tino Peisker
  • / Altes Rathaus Bamberg
    Photo: Svenja Trachte, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Dom Bamberg
    Photo: CC0, pixabay.com
  • / Kaiserburg Nürnberg
    Photo: CC0, pixabay.com
  • / Frauenkirche in Nürnberg
    Photo: CC BY-SA, Wikimedia Commons
  • / Befreiungshalle auf dem Michelsberg in Kelheim
    Photo: Bayerns Herzstück - Altmühl | Donau | Hallertau
  • / Der Freisinger Mariendom ist das Wahrzeichen von Freising
    Photo: Landratsamt Freising_Leonard Niemann, Landkreis Freising
  • /
    Photo: Kurverwaltung Bad Birnbach
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Distance 1,627.1 km
116:00 h
6,790 m
6,291 m
700 m
0 m

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Wiebke Hillen
Update: January 11, 2022
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
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Landscape
Highest point
700 m
Lowest point
0 m
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Tips and hints

Start

Rostock (3 m)
Coordinates:
DD
54.144181, 12.102218
DMS
54°08'39.1"N 12°06'08.0"E
UTM
33U 310733 6003444
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Destination

Freilassing

Turn-by-turn directions

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
54.144181, 12.102218
DMS
54°08'39.1"N 12°06'08.0"E
UTM
33U 310733 6003444
w3w 
///snored.magazine.inspector
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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
difficult
Distance
1,627.1 km
Duration
116:00 h
Ascent
6,790 m
Descent
6,291 m
Highest point
700 m
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