11 days/10 nights with 2 days in Prague and 6 days cycling


Any start date between April 1 and October 31




Moderate 20-40+ miles daily

Terrain: Czech Republic has some hills; the Danube paths arem ostly level along the river.


Classic Accommodation:   US$3065

Single Supplement: US$750


LuxeAccommodation:
US$3650
Single suppl. classic: US$900 

  


  • 10 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 3 dinners
  • Use of a top quality 21-speed hybrid bike complete with handlebar bag, pump, and all the necessary accessories for changing flats. We recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Luggage transfers beween Tabor, Cesky-Krumlov, Maria Taferl and Weissenkirchen; the transfer from Cesky-Krumlov to Enns to begin the ride on Day 6 is also included
  • Area Manager available throughout the tour
  • City Guides for each of Prague and Vienna
  • local guided walking tour in Prague, Cesky-Krumlov, and Vienna.

Your tour begins from Prague, but the cycling starts in Tabor, which is easily reached from Prague on Day 3 (cost 14 euros).

 

Your trip finishes in Weissenkirchen and you euros) can reach Vienna by train from Krems (cost 16 euros).



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Randonnée Tours

Prague to Vienna


Prague to Vienna 11 Days
From the Old World charm of Prague and the Czech Republic, our journey will include the Unesco World Heritage site of Cesky-Krumlov and idyllic countryside of southern Bohemia; in Austria, we’ll follow the Danube River, where you can choose between gentle bike paths or venture into the nearby moderate hills where vineyards tempt. Our trip finishes in Vienna, one of Europe’s most important artistic centers. The 11 day tour includes two nights in Prague, with local guided walks at the beginning of the tour and two nights in Vienna at the end of the trip, each with local expert guided walks.




 Day 1+2
Arrival day: Prague. We will arrange airport pick-up to coincide with your flight and whisk you to the Hotel Josef, located in the historical center. Take time to relax, and explore when ready using our City Guide for Prague. Next day, we will arrange a local guide to meet you at the hotel and take you for a 1/2 day of guided walking tour. Prague is certainly one of the most beautiful cities in the world and a great way to begin your trip.

Day 3 Tabor- You will start with a quick train trip to Tabor. We suggest the 9:05 train that arrives in Tabor at 10:55. Your bikes will be waiting at the hotel. You will have options of 25, 37, and 58 km as you explore the countryside here. Tabor is a Hussite village with Renaissance buildings and a beautiful historic center. If time permits, visit a labyrinthe of tunnels dating from the 15th century, used by defenders of the town. The Hotel Nautilus is a 4-star boutique hotel in the historical center.

Day 4+5

Cesky-Krumlov - You have the option to cycle all the way from Tabor to Cesky-Krumlov, or for those prefering a more moderate day, transfer first to Cesky-Budejovice, which has a fascinating center. Arrive to Cesky-Krumlov, the most exquisite town in the Czech Republic. Next day, ride south to Lake Lipno in Sumava National Park returning along the Vltava River. Back in Cesky-Krumlov, we have included a walking tour with a local historian including a visit to the castle of Krumlov Hrad. There are terrific restaurants to choose between here- we'll share our favourites with you.


Day 6
Maria Taferl - We will arrange a transfer from Cesky-Krumlov to Enns, the oldest city in Austria and situated on the Danube. From here, cycle downstream through the fertile Machland, crossing Europe's oldest wooden bridge and the villages of Ardagger Markt, with its many museums and the pretty village of Grein. You'll cross the Danube at Ybbs and at Marbach, climb up to Maria Taferl where your hotel boasts an exquisite view over the valley. Those wishing a longer ride, can challenge themselves with a loop to the village of Artstetten nearby.


Prague to Vienna
Day 7+8

Weissenkirchen - Following the Danube east through the Wachau, a region of abbeys, churches and castles we’ll reach Melk Abbey, a magnificent Baroque building still used by Benedictine monks; our hotel, the Raffelsberger Hof, located in Weissenkirchen, dates from 1574 and was renovated into a boutique hotel by the Anton family.

Next day, our cycling route continues to Durnstein, with the romantically-situated ruins of Durnstein castle above town. England's King Richard the Lionhearted was held hostage for a king's ransom in the castle in the 12th cenutury. In Krems, visit the Weinstadt Museum, in a restored 13th century Dominican monastery, and for those interested in more wine knowledge (and tastings), the Winzer Krems, a prominent winery. The short option loops back to the hotel and the moderate ride continues on to Tulln, the 'flower town' on the Danube.


Day 9+10:

Transfer to Krems for train connections into Vienna. We will arrange a guide to meet you and take you on walking tours on your second day in Vienna- there is so much to see, but having a local guide is the way to be sure not to miss anything. You will also have our City Guide to Vienna to provide historical information on recommendations for dining etc.

Day 11: Onward travel.


"We had the best trip ever- loved every minute"

- Pam and Peter R, Vancouver, BC


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