DESTINATIONS

Vienna to Prague Walking Tour:
backExploring the Czech Republic

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Prague, the Mother of Cities, unrivalled in Europe, bearing a character of its own
  • 4 UNESCO sites: Lednice-Valtice chateau area, Telc, Cesky Krumlov, Prague 2 National Parks: Podyji and Sumava
  • Delightful shapes of intact countryside rich in rare floral species
  • Picturesque, medieval towns with historic buildings and winding little streets
  • Folklore evening with wine tasting

TRIP DETAILS

EASY/MODERATE WALKING (LEVEL 1/2)

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Vienna arrival, transfer to Czech Republic

Total Walk: Approx. 2 hours, 7 km/4.5 miles; Level 1
Total Driving: Approx. 2 hours


After arrival in Vienna and meeting with the tour guide, we will be ready for a transfer to Czech Republic. During the journey, there will be a lunch break in Mikulov, beautiful little town situated very close to the Austrian/Czech border, followed by city tour and relaxing stroll around the castle. Afternoon ride to Lednice-Valtice chateau area to enjoy walk in one of the nicest parks in the country that is an important bird reserve too. Orientation briefing and dinner at the hotel.
Overnight in 3* Hotel in Hlohovec or 4* Hotel in Lednice


DAY 2: Lednice-Valtice Chateau area (UNESCO)

Total Walk: Approx. 4 hours, 11 km/7 miles; Level 1-
Total Driving: Approx. 30 mins


After breakfast, short coach ride to the baroque Rajsna Watchtower to start the first walk to enjoy magnificent views overlooking the whole area. Continue down to Valtice for excursion of majestic Lichtenstein castle and lofty baroque church. After lunch, stroll through vineyards to the old oak and pine forest ending in the famous Lednice-Valtice Park to admire not only its natural beauties, but also a Baroque palace, a monumental Victory Arch, the magnificent St. Hubert’s Chapel and many more unexpected Romantic sights the Liechtenstein family have left behind. Folklore evening with dinner and wine tasting in local Moravian wine cellar.

Overnight in 3* Hotel in Hlohovec or 4* Hotel in Lednice


DAY 3: Podyji National Park – Telc

Total Walk: Approx. 2.5 hours , 10 km/6 miles, Level 1
Total Drive: Approx. 2½ hours

Transfer to the richly wooded area of Podyji National Park, ‘Czech Amazon’, to discover the ruins of a once fearful Gothic New Castle with a breathtaking view of the Dyje river meanders. Stop in Cizov for a closer look at the communist remains of the Iron Curtain followed by transfer to Telc.

Overnight in 3* or 4* Hotel in Telc


DAY 4: Telc, Landstejn, Slavonice, Eco farm

Total Walk: Approx. 2,5 hours , 10 km/6 miles, Level 1-2
Total Drive: Approx. 2½ hours

Transfer to Stalkov village, the starting point for a relaxing walk approaching ruins of 13th century Landstejn castle. Continue through woods, passing Jewish cemetery and Stare Mesto’s 14th century stone bridge. Transfer to Slavonice, charming little village with unique collection of 16th century renaissance houses. Later on, excursion of a private eco farm with a chance to taste delicious ecological products.

Overnight in 3* or 4* Hotel in Telc


DAY 5: Telc – Trebon – Cesky Krumlov

Total Walk: Approx. 2 hours, 9 km/5.5 miles, Level 1
Total Drive: 2½ hours

Morning to be spend in Telc, a splendid city boasting a fabulous square lined with Renaissance and Gothic buildings, which are attached with delightful gables. A local guide takes us through the enchanting chambers of the Renaissance palace displaying various collections of armors or hunting trophies. Transfer to the Trebon Lake District for a walk around Rozmberk pond (largest bird reserve). After a picnic lunch, transfer to Trebon. Stop at a local brewery before leaving for Cesky Krumlov.

Overnight in 4* Hotel in Cesky Krumlov


DAY 6: Cesky Krumlov, Vyssi Brod

Total Walk: 2 hours, 8 km/5 miles, level 1-2
Total Drive: 1,5 h

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. Afternoon scenic ride along the Moldau river (Vltava is the Czech name) to the Cistercian Monastery in Vyssi Brod founded as early as 1259. Today’s walk leads along the Stations of the Cross with a pictorial little church of Maria Rast at the summit. Enjoy the beauty of the Sumava National Park before returning back to the hotel.

Overnight in 4* Hotel in Cesky Krumlov


DAY 7: Cesky Krumlov – Prague

Total Walk: Approx. 2 hours, CITY WALK
Total Driving: Approx. 2 hours

The morning transfer to one-hundred-spire city of Prague, generally considered the cultural center of Europe. During the city tour, we admire all the most renowned sights of this jewel among cities, including the world-renown Prague Castle, St. Nicolas Cathedral, the Charles Bridge, the Old Town Square, the Astronomical Clock and many more. Farewell dinner and walk in Prague in the evening.

Overnight in -4* Hotel in Prague


DAY 8: DEPARTURE

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

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