DESTINATIONS

Vienna to Prague Cycling:
backCzech Republic Bicycle Tour

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 5 UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites
  • Prague, the Mother of Cities, unrivalled in Europe, bearing a character of its own
  • Chateaus: Lednice-Valtice, Hluboka, Vranov, Cervena Lhota
  • Charming UNESCO inscribed towns of Cesky Krumlov and Telc
  • Unrepeatable beauty of the Czech landscape
  • Ride through verdant forests, vast fields and along crystal clear rivers

TRIP DETAILS

EASY/MODERATE CYCLING, LEVEL 1/2 

ITINERARY


 

Day 1: South Moravia

Total Ride: Approx. 3 hours, 30 km/18.5 miles
Total Driving: Approx. 2 hours

After meeting with a coach, transfer to Lower Austria; biking towards the Czech border approaching South Moravia to enjoy a number of Romantic-era sights of famous Lednice-Valtice chateau complex with its Baroque and Neo-Gothic palaces and monuments like the Colonnade, Diana's Temple, the Three Graces and others.

Overnight: 3*-4* Hotel in Mikulov area


Day 2: Around Palava Hills

Total Ride: Approx. 5 hours, 55 km/34 miles
Total Driving: 0

After breakfast, a ride around Nove Mlyny Reservoir mirroring the ruins of a medieval castle . Visit of the museum of Dolni Vestonice, a world-famous prehistoric site. Comfortable ride to Mikulov, the center of this wine-growing region with a Baroque château, the Dietrichstein Tomb, and a lovely square. Dinner and wine-tasting in a cozy wine cellar with traditional cimbalom music.

Overnight: 3*-4* Hotel in Mikulov area


Day 3: Valtice – Telc

Total Ride: Approx. 4 hours, 40 km/25 miles
Total Driving: Approx. 1 hour

Morning transfer to Cizov. A stop at the remains of the infamous Iron Curtain to learn more about the country's Communist past. Afterwards, a scenic ride through an untouched nature of the Podyji National Park. Passing the picturesque Vranov château, continue through woods and fields to Slavonice, a little charming town. Transfer to UNESCO-listed fairy-tale town of Telc.

Overnight: 3*-4* Hotel in Telc


Day 4: Trebon Lake District

Total Ride: Approx. 4 hours, 40 km/25 miles
Total Driving: Approx. 1 hour

A guided tour of Telc, followed by transfer to Cervena Lhota to have picnic lunch at this picture-perfect crimson château surrounded by a lake. Continue through the Trebon Basin, passing a number of lakes and weaving our way through meadows, woods, fields and ancient oak alleys. Arrival to Trebon, another picturesque South Bohemian town.

Overnight: 4* Hotel in Trebon


Day 5: Trebon - Cesky Krumlov

Total Ride: Approx. 4 hours, 35 km/22 miles
Total Driving: 0

Setting out from Trebon, enjoy a ride on the lake of Svet, one of the largest lakes in this area. Pass an old brewery dating back to 1379 and the majestic Schwarzenberg Tomb. Follow a scenic road enjoying lovely views of the Novohradske and Sumava Mountains looming in the distance. Today's destination is Cesky Krumlov, a real gem among Renaissance towns.

Overnight: 3*-4* Hotel in Cesky Krumlov


Day 6: Cesky Krumlov (day off)

Morning guided tour of Cesky Krumlov, a real gem among Czech cities (UNESCO listed), Renaissance palace, the second largest after the one in Prague, and a unique Baroque theater, followed by the visit of Eggenberg Brewery to learn about beer-brewing past and to enjoy beer tasting and lunch. Free afternoon, or optionally there is a possibility to climb a nearby hill with a beautiful view of the city.

Overnight: 3*-4* Hotel in Cesky Krumlov


Day 7: Holasovice – Hluboka - Prague

Total Ride: Approx. 4 hours, 40 km/25 miles
Total Driving: Approx. 2 hours

Enjoy a ride to Holasovice, small UNESCO inscribed historical village and continue to Hluboka – town once favorite of Charles IV, best known for its famous Windsor style chateau. Arrival to Prague in the afternoon.

Overnight: 4* Hotel in Prague


Day 8: Prague – Departure Day

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Prague airport for your departure flight. Optionally you might stay to explore Prague on your own.

 

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