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Along the Vltava Cycle Tour

Cesky Krumlov

8-days / 7 nights – 6 biking days

Guided group tour (26th June - 3rd July, 14th - 21st Aug) or Self-guided individual tour

Length 270 km / 169 miles

Grade of difficulty: Moderate

General Information

This tour begins in South 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 takes you to the centres 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 centre, 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.  Other attractions to be visited are Hluboka Nad Vltavou with its famous castle, Pisek, a town with a remarkable historical centre and the oldest stone bridge in the Czech Republic, the royal castle of Zvíkov standing high above the confluence of the rivers Vltava and Otava. You will stay at Pribram, a town with a long history of silver mining and more recently of uranium mining during the twentieth century, nearby is the Holy 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. The tour ends by arriving into your hotel in Prague.

The route follows small country roads with virtually no traffic and off-road biking trails with firm surfaces.

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