Cesky Krumlov To Prague Along The Vltava River
8 days (Bike: 6 days)
310 km (~52km per day)
Mixed on/off-road, Quiet roads
Nature lovers will enjoy long paved and unpaved sections without traffic through forests as well special paved cycling paths along rivers.
This tour begins in the vicinity of Sumava National Park, located in the south of Bohemia and follows the Vltava River through beautiful, scenic landscapes to Prague, the historic capital of the Czech Republic.
Taking a trip following the most important Bohemian river is an excellent choice because it naturally takes you to the places that used to be the centers of cultural life in the country during the Middle Ages.
The trip starts in Cesky Krumlov, a UNESCO heritage site. Not only is it a fascinating medieval center, but the cultural life and history of this beautiful well-preserved town is truly unique. Another world-famous stop on your trip will be Ceske Budejovice, which gave its name to Budweiser beer or visit of Hluboka chateau. Other attractions to be visited are Pisek, a town with a remarkable historical center and the oldest stone bridge in the Czech Republic. The royal castle of Zvíkov stands high above the confluence of the rivers Vltava and Otava. Close to Pribram, a town with a long history of silver mining and more recently of uranium mining during the twentieth century stands Saint Mountain with its pilgrimage Church of the Virgin Mary dating from the 16th century. The last but one night you will spend in Karlstejn village with its spectacularly-located fourteenth-century Gothic castle. Cycling tour ends by arriving at your hotel in Prague.
The route follows small country roads with virtually no traffic and off-road biking trails with firm surfaces.
Self-Guided € 1060
June 20, August 8, 2021
Self Guided tour can start any day from 1st April till 30th October
Pick up from any Prague hotel or from Prague Airport on the first day Accommodation in selected standard class hotels and pensions Buffet breakfast on all days Detailed town maps Detailed cycling maps (per room) Programme and English route book (per room) Bicycle repair kit (per room) Transportation of participants, their luggage and bicycles from Prague to the starting point of the bike route and from the end of the route to Prague 24 hour hotline assistance service GPX or KML data of recommended route
Bike rental 75 € E-bike rental 165 € Self-guided tour from 490 €