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Time Out Bicycle Experience: Esperbach Valley Tour

Bicycle Rides · Bayerischer Jura
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  • Christkönigkirche in Saal a.d. Donau
    / Christkönigkirche in Saal a.d. Donau
    Photo: Tourismusverband im Landkreis Kelheim e.V.
  • Langquaid mit historischem Marktplatz
    / Langquaid mit historischem Marktplatz
    Photo: Tourismusverband im Landkreis Kelheim e.V.
  • Naturschutzgebiet Sippenauer Moor
    / Naturschutzgebiet Sippenauer Moor
    Photo: Tourismusverband im Landkreis Kelheim e.V.
  • Markierung Esperbachtal-Tour
    / Markierung Esperbachtal-Tour
    Photo: Tourismusverband im Landkreis Kelheim e.V.
Map / Time Out Bicycle Experience: Esperbach Valley Tour
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A hilly circular tour through Saal an der Donau and Langquaid in the Laaber Valley, along the Esperbach and the Feckinger Bach in idyllic countryside. With a bit of luck you will see storks in flight as you go along.

moderate
31.1 km
2:23 h
196 m
196 m

This circular tour starts at the striking church of Christ the King in Saal an der Donau. It takes you out of the town, along the course of the Feckinger Bach, passing the Sippenauer Moor nature reserve, a habitat for a number of rare species, to Hausen. The market square in Langquaid in the Grosse Laaber Valley is an inviting spot for strolling, while the Marktweiher recreational area offers a place to relax.

From Langquaid detours can be made to the pilgrimage church at Hellring and to Paring Abbey church. After that, the tour carries on out of the town and then uphill to Frauenwahl, where the highest point of the tour is reached, before descending again into the Esperbach Valley. The next town, Herrnwahlthann, offers an opportunity to stop off and shortly after leaving the little town there is the chance of a refreshing dip in a small natural pool.

After Kleingiersdorf comes an uphill section where you can enjoy the view of the surrounding valleys. The route then takes you to Oberfecking, after which you meet the Sippenauer Moor again briefly and from there follow the same route as at the start back to Saal an der Donau.

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Tourismusverband im Landkreis Kelheim e.V.

Updated: July 10, 2017

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
433 m
Lowest point
346 m
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Start

church of Christ the King in Saal an der Donau (346 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
48.900620, 11.928169
UTM
32U 714587 5420542

Destination

church of Christ the King in Saal an der Donau

Turn-by-turn directions

The entire tour is signposted in both directions, so all you have to do is follow the tour logo.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

You can order a free eBike / bicycle route map with the 16 Time Out Experience bicycle tours at www.rauszeit.bayern


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
31.1 km
Duration
2:23 h
Ascent
196 m
Descent
196 m
Loop With refreshment stops Family friendly Botanical highlights Faunistic highlights

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