7 days/6 nights with 6 of 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$1835
Single Supplement: US$450

LuxeAccommodation:
US$2250
Single Supplement: US$560
  


  • 6 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • 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 and the transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Enns
  • Area Manager available throughout the tour


Your tour begins from Tabor, which is easily reached from Prague. Your trip finishes in Weissenkirchen and you can reach Vienna by train from Krems.

We will provide you more information with your confirmation package.

 

Read more about founder Robbin McKinney's recent cycling trip on our blog.


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Prague to Vienna


Prague to Vienna 7 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.




 Day 1
Arrival day: Tabor. You can reach Tabor from Prague by train. 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 2+3

Cesky-Krumlov - Avid riders can 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 4
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.

Day 5+6

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. There is also a long (and hilly) option to the castle at Schloss Rosenburg. We will have a festive final night dinner, as we always do, toasting our time in this fascinating and beautiful region.


Day 7

Transfer to Krems for train connections into Vienna for flights or extended stay.


 

"We had the best holiday ever- loved every minute,"

- Pam and Peter R., Vancouver, BC


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