Wine & Iron Curtain Trails

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  Tour Operator  Ave Bicycle Tours

  Austria & Czech Republic

 7 days (Bike: 5 days)

  248 km  (~50km per day)

 Easy

Guided, Self-Guided

Semi-Supported

Cycling through the wine region

If you love wine, history, and beautiful landscapes, than this bike tour in Austria and the Czech Republic is the perfect choice! You will visit ancient wine regions steeped in two thousand years of wine-making tradition. Get a glimpse into the lives of local wine producers in picturesque villages, which always have two centers, the residential, and the wine making.

You will have opportunities not only to learn the art of viniculture but also to taste and to compare samples of exceptional wines along with specialties of local cuisines!

The cycling routes run through a scenic, slightly hilly countryside, lined with vineyards and showcasing beautiful nature! While biking on border roads between Czech republic and Austria, it is hard to believe that less than 25 years ago this beautiful region was called, "no man's land" and "a death zone", dividing a free world from the Communistic Eastern block by the monstrous iron curtain. Though the cold war is now part of history, you will find traces today!

Highlights of this tour include the cities of Prague and Vienna, two of Europe's cultural centers. Prague's historic center is an exquisite showcase of Czech culture.

One of the biggest advantages of this tour is its flexibility, allowing you to decide how you'd like to spend your days according to the current weather conditions or amount of cycling you wish to do. For those interested in combined tours, it is possible to do hiking instead of biking on day 2,4 and 6.

Tour Information

From

Prague

To

Vienna

Cost From

 845  Guided

 450  Self-Guided

Departure(s)

June 20, August 15, 2021
Self-guided any day

Single Supplement

130 €

Inclusions

Pick up from any Prague hotel or from Prague Airport on the first day of the tour (Self Guided option) Pick-up from AVE Prague hotel on the first day of the tour at an appointed time (Guided Group option) Accommodation in selected standard class hotels and pensions Buffet breakfast on all days Dinners with drinks except the last night (Guided Group option) Refreshments in the supporting vehicle (soft drinks, snacks, sweets, fruit) (Guided Group option) 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 (according to the programme of the tour) Transportation of luggage between hotels 24 hour hotline assistance service GPX or KML data of recommended route, GPS device only on request if in stock (Self Guided option) Specialized AVE bicycle tour leader during all biking days (Guided Group option) Practical bike ride safety training (Guided Group option) Technical service on the route (Guided Group option) First aid - health service on the route (Guided Group option) Support minibus (Guided Group option) Water for bike-flasks from the support vehicle (Guided Group option)

Options

Self-guided tour from 450 €
75 € - standard bike rental
105 € - road bike 165 € - e-bike

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