Eighth Stage “Lower Lusatian Mining Tour”: Spremberg - Senftenberg

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From the tranquil Spree town of Spremberg, the route runs along the northern edge of the active Welzow-Süd surface mine. From viewpoints in Wolkenberg, Steinitz and at Gut Geisendorf the size and towering equipment of the mine can be admired.
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  • Markt Spremberg, Foto: RedCat & BlueDog
  • Aussichtspunkt Wolkenberg am Tagebau Welzow-Süd, Foto: R. Stein
  • Gut Geisendorf in Neupetershain, Foto: Tourismusverband Lausitzer Seenland / Nada Quenzel
  • Dörrwalder Mühle, Foto: Tourismusverband Lausitzer Seenland / Nada Quenzel
  • Berkwergsstollen in Schloss und Festung Senftenberg, Foto: Tourismusverband Lausitzer Seenland / Nada Quenzel
  • Statdhafen Senftenberg, Foto: Tourismusverband Lausitzer Seenland / Nada Quenzel
  • Niederlausitzer Bergbautour (510 km), Am Senftenberger See, Foto: Wieck
  • Am Großräschener See, Foto: Tourismusverband Lausitzer Seenland / Nada Quenzel
At Pritzen you can discover impressive and ephemeral art works from two European biennials. The tour continues to Großräschen, where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the future Lake Großräschener See on the IBA terraces.

Finally you reach the state-approved health resort of Senftenberg. Lake Senftenberger See is the best example of successful recultivation. The former surface mine was opened for tourist use more than 40 years ago. Guests have access to excellent bathing areas, numerous water sports facilities, marinas and an amphitheatre. 

Length: 75 kilometres

Start: Spremberg, finish: Senftenberg

Logo/route sign: The route logo is the red Rekord devil.

How to get there: Take the RE2 from Berlin central station to Cottbus. From here take the OE65 to Spremberg (about 3 hours).

Return journey: From Senftenberg take the RB24 (Eberswalde) to Berlin Ostkreuz. From here take the S5 to Berlin central station (about 2 hours).

Route: Spremberg, Papproth, Welzow, Neupetershain, Ressen, Lubochow, Pritzen, Kunersdorf, Woschkow, Großräschen, Dörrwalde, Senftenberg

Points of interest/background information:
  • Spremberg: Niederlausitzer Heidemuseum, castle
  • Welzow Window viewpoint
  • Pritzen: artist village
  • Senftenberg castle and fortress

Possible combinations

  • Prince Pueckler Cycle Path
  • Tour Brandenburg
  • The “Plinsdorf” villages and new lakes
  • From miner to sailor

Trail conditions/surface: The tour leads along a completely new cycle path with an asphalt surface.

Maps/Literature: “ADFC-Regionalkarte Niederlausitz mit Tagestouren-Vorschlägen. Mit kompletter Niederlausitzer Bergbautour und Fürst-Pückler-Radweg”, 1:75.000, Bielefelder Verlag, Auflage: 1 (1. April 2009), ISBN-13: 978-3870734664, Euro 6.80
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From the tranquil Spree town of Spremberg, the route runs along the northern edge of the active Welzow-Süd surface mine. From viewpoints in Wolkenberg, Steinitz and at Gut Geisendorf the size and towering equipment of the mine can be admired.
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  • Markt Spremberg, Foto: RedCat & BlueDog
  • Aussichtspunkt Wolkenberg am Tagebau Welzow-Süd, Foto: R. Stein
  • Gut Geisendorf in Neupetershain, Foto: Tourismusverband Lausitzer Seenland / Nada Quenzel
  • Dörrwalder Mühle, Foto: Tourismusverband Lausitzer Seenland / Nada Quenzel
  • Berkwergsstollen in Schloss und Festung Senftenberg, Foto: Tourismusverband Lausitzer Seenland / Nada Quenzel
  • Statdhafen Senftenberg, Foto: Tourismusverband Lausitzer Seenland / Nada Quenzel
  • Niederlausitzer Bergbautour (510 km), Am Senftenberger See, Foto: Wieck
At Pritzen you can discover impressive and ephemeral art works from two European biennials. The tour continues to Großräschen, where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the future Lake Großräschener See on the IBA terraces.

Finally you reach the state-approved health resort of Senftenberg. Lake Senftenberger See is the best example of successful recultivation. The former surface mine was opened for tourist use more than 40 years ago. Guests have access to excellent bathing areas, numerous water sports facilities, marinas and an amphitheatre. 

Length: 75 kilometres

Start: Spremberg, finish: Senftenberg

Logo/route sign: The route logo is the red Rekord devil.

How to get there: Take the RE2 from Berlin central station to Cottbus. From here take the OE65 to Spremberg (about 3 hours).

Return journey: From Senftenberg take the RB24 (Eberswalde) to Berlin Ostkreuz. From here take the S5 to Berlin central station (about 2 hours).

Route: Spremberg, Papproth, Welzow, Neupetershain, Ressen, Lubochow, Pritzen, Kunersdorf, Woschkow, Großräschen, Dörrwalde, Senftenberg

Points of interest/background information:
  • Spremberg: Niederlausitzer Heidemuseum, castle
  • Welzow Window viewpoint
  • Pritzen: artist village
  • Senftenberg castle and fortress

Possible combinations

  • Prince Pueckler Cycle Path
  • Tour Brandenburg
  • The “Plinsdorf” villages and new lakes
  • From miner to sailor

Trail conditions/surface: The tour leads along a completely new cycle path with an asphalt surface.

Maps/Literature: “ADFC-Regionalkarte Niederlausitz mit Tagestouren-Vorschlägen. Mit kompletter Niederlausitzer Bergbautour und Fürst-Pückler-Radweg”, 1:75.000, Bielefelder Verlag, Auflage: 1 (1. April 2009), ISBN-13: 978-3870734664, Euro 6.80
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Mittelstraße

03130 Spremberg

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Tourist information

Tourismusverband Lausitzer Seenland e.V.

Am Stadthafen 2
01968 Senftenberg

Tel.: +49 (0) 3573-725300-0
Fax: +49 (0) 3573-725300-9

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