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European Mills Cycle Route

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Map / European Mills Cycle Route
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A Franco-German cycle tour in the border area between Lorraine and Saarpfalz. 

moderate
46.9 km
3:20 h
300 m
320 m

Three small streams meander through hollowed-out valleys filled with fields, meadows, forests and many unique mills, giving this Franco-German route a very rural, tranquil feel.

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Author
Katrin Föhst
Updated: 2019-01-30

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Landscape
Altitude
332 m
226 m
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Rest Stop

Hotel Kloster Hornbach
Waldhütte Tiefental

Safety information

Cyclists must obey the German highway code (StVo).

Equipment

Please wear a helmet. Touring bicycle or bike with multiple gears, weatherproof clothing, drinks and supplies.

Tips, hints and links

Feedback, errors or omissions? Contact us by email: radwege@lbm.rlp.de www.radwanderland.de (responsible for infrastructure and route description).

Start

Zweibrücken (229 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
49.228169, 7.359971
UTM
32U 380595 5454115

Destination

Zweibrücken

Turn-by-turn directions

The route starts in Zweibrücken, then heads to Bettviller and the monastery town of Hornbach back to Zweibrücken. You will find plenty of peace and quiet on this tour through varied scenery, including rural river valleys and shaded forests. You will also enjoy plenty of beautiful views as a reward for managing a few climbs. Don’t forget to have a look at some of the sights along the route, such as the mill museum and many other former mill sites.

Public transport

By rail to Zweibrücken. Trains run hourly on the Saarbrücken - Landau line. 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Comments and ratings (1)

Thorsten Ritter
2018-08-19
Sehr schöne Tour zwischen Frankreich und Deutschland. Der offizielle Radweg (Beschilderung) ist leicht anders als die hier herunterzuladende Strecke. Beides möglich. Teilweise parallele Streckenführung.
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2018-08-18

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
46.9 km
Duration
3:20 h
Ascent
300 m
Descent
320 m
Loop

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