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Ohře Cycle Route

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Elevation profile Ohře Cycle Route

Added on 15 Nov 2014,

on 20 Oct 2016

Cycle route metrics

Total distance in km

234

Cumulative elevation gain in m

2.653

Avg. slope uphill in %

1,13

Cumulative elevation loss in m

2.969

GPS track data

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Rights owner

Openstreetmap and Contributors + biroto-Redaktion (biroto.eu)

Rights characteristic / license

Contains information from OpenStreetMap, which is made available here under the Open Database License(ODbL)

Link to the description of the license

opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/

GPX file taken from

www.openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/1187142

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by biroto-Redaktion on 20 Oct 2016

Track points in total

3.770

Track points per km (avg)

16

Start/endpoint

Start location

Waldsassen, Bayern, DE (474 m NHN)

End location

Litoměřice, Northwest, CZ (158 m NHN)

Beds4Cyclists, worth visiting and infrastructure

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0 km
4,5 km
477 m

DE-95652 Waldsassen

 

Heritage building(s)

Basilika von Waldsassen
Waldsassener Klosterbibliothek
Kloster Waldsassen, Innenraum der Stiftsbasilika

Waldsassen is a town in the district of Tirschenreuth in the Upper Palatinate region of Bavaria.

The Cistercian Waldsassen Abbey was founded on 1 October 1133 by the Bavarian noble Margrave Diepold III of Vohburg. An Imperial abbey from 1214 onwards, it fell to Palatinate-Mosbach-Neumarkt branch of the House of Wittelsbach under the rule of Count Palatine Otto II in 1465.

The Palatinate rulers had the monastery dissolved in the course of the Protestant Reformation in 1571, whereafter the premises were used as tenements. Not until the 17th century new building arose in the vicinity, while after the Counter-Reformation, the abbey from 1661 onwards was resettled with Cistercian monks descending from Fürstenfeld Abbey. However, Waldsassen again was secularised during the 1803 German Mediatisation.

Part of the Kingdom of Bavaria from 1806, the local economy, mainly porcelain and glassblowing industries, was boosted by the opening of the Wiesau–Cheb railway line in 1865. Prince Regent Luitpold vested Waldsassen with city rights in 1896. The monastery again became a priory of Cistercian nuns in 1863 and again achieved the status of an independent abbey in 1925. The monastery church received the papal title of basilica minor in 1969.

Information about copyright

Rights characteristic / license

by-sa: CREATIVE COMMONS Attribution-ShareAlike

Link to the description of the license

creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

Input taken over from:

Wikipedia contributors, 'Waldsassen', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 20 May 2015, 00:56 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Waldsassen&oldid=663177626> [accessed 2 June 2015]

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02 Jun 2015

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biroto-Redaktion

 

0 km
4,4 km
477 m

 

DE-95652 Waldsassen

 

Tourist information

Hours of opening

23. März 2015 bis 30. Oktober 2015:

Montag bis Freitag               von 9  bis 17 Uhr
Samstag/Sonntag/Feiertage von 10 bis 12 Uhr

31. Oktober 2015 bis März 2016:
Montag bis Freitag                von 9   bis 13 Uhr 

Allerheiligen, Heiligabend, 1. und 2. Weihnachtsfeiertag sowie Silvester, Neujahr und Dreikönig geschlossen.

 

0 km
5,0 km
486 m

 

DE-95652 Waldsassen

 

Hotel

 

9 km
0,3 km
457 m

 

CZ-350 01 Cheb

 

Hotel

 

9 km
0,4 km
0 m

 

CZ-350 02 Cheb

 

Tourist information

Hours of opening

Monday till Friday from 9.00 till 17.00 o´clock.
Saturday and Sunday from 9.00 till 12.30 o´clock.

Languages spoken:

čeština ▪ Deutsch


 

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