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Self-guided bike tour / Guided bike tour

12 days / 11 nights in 3* / 4* / 5* hotels or pensions

466 - 501 km / 290 - 312 miles cycling

Trip Rating:
2.2 out of 5.0

Routes :
marced cycle path
90% cycle routes with low motor traffic
90% blacktop cycle path

Self-guided bike tours start
daily from April 16 to September 24, 2018

(different departure dates on request)

Guided bike tour
on a special request only


Trip Begins / Ends :
Prague airport / Budapest airport


Prague-Budapest bike tours

Bike tour Description:

This original CZ Eurotour bike tour has been prepared particularly for American, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand clients. Of course it is also suitable for tourists from Europe and Asia. Its romantic routes are designed to enable visiting and discovering the most beautiful landmarks of UNESCO heritage and the most beautiful places along the entire route. The bike tour leads through 4 countries of Middle Europe - the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. We will visit 8 most renowned UNESCO landmarks, various urban listed preserves and southern part of the Czech Republic, which with its landscape and beautiful castles and chateaus is the cleanest area in Czechia, simply put - Greenways and much more ..... .
Program of this bike tour includes 12 days including free day to give everybody enough time for landmarks, relax, and entertainment.
The bike tour can be shortened or extended at your request, or transfers in a VAN can replace some other parts of the bike tours. Self-guided biking or guided biking are available.


Bike touring Daily program:

Day 1   Prague arrival day
Prague This day begins with a welcome at the airport, then transfer to hotel and accommodation. This day we will devote to discovering the magic places of Prague. We recommend visiting of the UNESCO historical centre of the city and following that we will prepare a welcome dinner in a restaurant.

Day 2   Prague - Karlštejn - Dobříš : VAN transfer 35 km / 22 miles; cycling 30 km / 19 miles  (terrain elevation)
To avoid Prague’s traffic, a VAN will take us from our hotel to the famous castle Karlštejn. After an optional visit of Karlstejn, another part of our first cycle tour to a city of Dobris is awaiting us. The city, which in the 10th century led "Golden Path" from Prague to Bavaria. Once we have put us up, we can set out on a visit of the beautiful chateaux with a large French garden. And we must ask the question now yet - did we spend a night sometimes in an authentic chateaux ? Therefore will be an unforgettable experience for us the accommodation at this chateaux.

Day 3   Dobříš - Český Krumlov : VAN transfers 125 km / 78 miles; cycling 45 km / 28 miles  (terrain elevation)
Zvíkov castle From Dobříš, our VAN will take us to Orlík dam in the morning - one of the dams of a Vltava-river cascade system, which also protects Prague against floods. The dam is 33 km / 21 miles long and we will go alongside it to reach 500m long Žďákovský bridge, which with its one span is one of the biggest bridges in the world. We can also visit a romantic castle Orlík here. In the afternoon, we will leave for Zvíkov, a castle at a junction of the river Vltava and the river Otava. In the late afternoon our VAN will carry us to Český Krumlov - a first UNESCO place. Overnight here.

Day 4   Český Krumlov - České Budějovice - Hluboká - České Budějovice : cycling 54 km / 33 miles  (terrain elevation) + (terrain elevation) + (terrain elevation)
From Český Krumlov, we will set out on a romantic route to České Budějovice, a city of the famous brewery Budvar / Budweiser and a unique historical monument from 1825 - the first and biggest horse railroads in Europe, which once connected Austrian city of Linz and České Budějovice. After a lunch with Budvar beer, we definitely recommend you to enjoy a splendid and romantic bike path to the Hluboká chateaux, also called the Pearl of Southern Bohemia.
Hluboká chateaux

Day 5   České Budějovice - Jindřichův Hradec : VAN transfer 28 km / 17 miles;
cycling 53 km / 33 miles  (terrain elevation)
First our VAN will take us from České Budějovice to a spa city of Třeboň. We can spend here some relaxing moments in the historical centre - urban listed preserve - and can also visit a chateau and its romantic garden. Then we are leaving Třeboň and are looking forward to the city of Jindřichův Hradec. Its well-kept historical centre will fascinate us with its picturesqueness and we will certainly be tempted by a visit of a museum and the biggest mechanical Bethlehem in the world. Or a visit one of the biggest chateaux in Czechia?

Day 6a   Jindřichův Hradec - Slavonice : cycling 47 km / 29 miles  (terrain elevation)
We will say good-bye to Jindrichuv Hradec and will go through a beautiful landscape of a national park called the Czech Canada. We will pass by a ruin of Landstejn castle and will come to Slavonice - another historical centre and city at a border of three lands - Bohemia, Moravia and Austria. After the accommodation and relaxation we can visit a wine cellar in the evening. Jindřichův Hradec

Day 6b   Jindřichův Hradec - Telč - Slavonice : cycling 66 km / 41 miles  (terrain elevation) + (terrain elevation)
We will say good-bye to Jindrichuv Hradec and will go through a rugged beautiful landscape to Telc called the "Moravian Venice" or "Pearl of the Highlands". Telc was probably founded in the mid 13th century and from this century is also the oldest monument of the late Romanesque tower of St. Spirit. In 1339 was Telc changed into medieval water fortress. The historic city center was registered in 1992 in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage. After a tour of the historic center of Telc and possibly Telc chateaux we will continue to Slavonice - another historical centre and city at a border of three lands - Bohemia, Moravia and Austria. After the accommodation and relaxation we can visit a wine cellar in the evening.

Day 7   Slavonice - Melk (Austria) : VAN transfer 114 km / 71 miles
Vienna From Slavonice, our VAN will take us in the morning to the Unesco city Melk. At the point where the Danube enters the region of the Wachau lies the little town of Melk, dominated by the massive bulk of the Benedictine abbey, one of the best known and most splendid monastic houses in Austria. We will arrive in Melk in the morning and therefore we have time to visit the famous Melk Benedictine abbey or take a beautiful scenic boat ride on the Danube. Overnight here.

Day 8   Melk - Vienna : cycling 38 km / 24 miles;  VAN transfer 78 km / 48 miles (terrain elevation)
This day’s route is very easy, it will lead us alongside the river Danube through Unesco Wachau valley to Krems an Donau. The Wachau valley begins just where the magnificent baroque Abbey Melk arises on the southern bank. It is also a pleasure garden, and one of the most beautiful river valleys on the world. In 2000, the Wachau was declared part of the UNESCO World heritage. This unique work of art extends up to the city of Krems 40 km. Krems is one of the oldest towns in Austria, whose history is more Bratislava castle ancient than a thousand years. The historical center of Krems is one of the most beautiful in Europe and in 2000 it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. In the afternoon our VAN will take us to the capital of Austria - Vienna. We will arrive in Vienna late afternoon and therefore we have time to visit only if it extends to our program for one day. Overnight here.

Day 9   Vienna - Bratislava (Slovakia) : cycling 72 km / 45 miles  (terrain elevation)
+ (terrain elevation)
A third capital city and a third country, which we will visit on our bicycle tour, is Bratislava - the capital of Slovakia. To take advantage of leisure time, we will take a walk through Bratislava´s historical centre; we can recommend you to visit the Bratislava castle or castle Děvín above Danube, but probably the following day during free day. But only if we extend our program for one day. Having bought some presents and enjoyed suppertime farewell in a restaurant or tavern, we are looking forward to Hungary.

Esztergom Day 10   Bratislava - Esztergom (Hungary) : VAN transfer 125 km / 78 miles; cycling 53 km / 33 miles  (terrain elevation) or (terrain elevation)
From Bratislava, our VAN will curry us to Komárno in the morning - the last stop in Slovak Republic. The last Slovak route is very easy and lead us into Sturovo / Esztergom, a frontier city divided into two parts by the border - Slovakian and Hungarian. However, we will spend the night already on the Hungarian side not forgetting to visit the city centre with its famous Basilica.

Day 11   Esztergom - Budapest : cycling 74 km / 46 miles  (terrain elevation)
Enjoy one of the most beautiful part of cycle tracks in Hungary, leading through Szentendre village - an open-air museum. When we have visited it, we will pass through Szentendre city and are drawing nearer to Budapest - the goal of our journey. We will accommodate and dine with a subsequent walk through nocturnal Budapest.

Day 12   Budapest departure day
Budapest We have packed and are waiting for our Car, which will take us from the hotel to the airport. We are looking forward to go home, yet inwardly we promise to come back at some stage in the future.











Self-guided bicycle tour - service at price

Quantity of persons :  2 - 20

* one transfer Prague airport - hotel & Budapest hotel - airport
* visit the most beautiful tourist and Unesco sites in the Czech Republic & Austria & Slovakia & Hungary
* accommodation in selected 3*, 4*, 5* hotels or pensions
* all rooms with privat bad or shower and toilet
* 11 breakfasts
* reliable transportation of baggage
* quality bike rental & bikes delivery (to Prague hotel & from Budapest hotel)
* 7 VAN transfers with a reliable transportation of baggage
* original package of cycling maps & town maps
* mile by mile Itinerary & graphs / terrain elevation & optional sightseeings recommendation
* GPS console with programmed routes
* Emergency service

Price per person - 3* hotels - shared double room
2 - 3  /  4 - 5  /  6 - 9 persons on the trip
EUR 2 189  /  EUR 2 079  /  EUR 1 969
EUR 320  /  single supplement


Price per person - 4* hotels - shared double room
2 - 3  /  4 - 5  /  6 - 9 persons on the trip
EUR 2 369  /  EUR 2 259  /  EUR 2 139
EUR 380  /  single supplement


Price per person - 5* hotels - shared double room
2 - 3  /  4 - 5  /  6 - 9 persons on the trip
EUR 2 579  /  EUR 2 449  /  EUR 2 319
EUR 490  /  single supplement


Discount
* for more then 10 persons in the group

On request
* the tour shortening or extension


Guided bicycle tour - service at price

Quantity of persons : 6 - 20

* visit the most beautiful tourist and Unesco sites in the Czech Republic & Austria & Slovakia & Hungary
* accommodation in selected 3* hotels or pensions
* all rooms with privat bad or shower and toilet
* 11 breakfasts
* welcome dinner incl. welcome drink
* 3 group dinners
* farewell dinner
* VAN / CAR support with a reliable transportation of baggage
* professional licensed guide English speaking
* mile by mile Itinerary, graphs / terrain elevation, route instructions
* original package of cycling maps & town maps (for the Guide only)
* daily briefings

Price per person
EUR 1 879 / shared double room
EUR 320 / single supplement

Discount
* for more then 10 persons in the group

Supplement
* quality bike rental & bikes delivery
(to Prague hotel & from Budapest hotel) / EUR 180 per bike

* transfer Prague airport - hotel & Budapest hotel - airport
(possible for each person separately)

* quality selected 4 stars or 5 stars hotels
(for the whole group only)

* half board (for the whole group only)

On request
* the tour shortening or extension (for the whole group only)






CZ EuroTour Ltd.
(Bike Tour Operator)
Dolejsi 69
398 06 Mirovice 69
Czech Republic
Phone : +420 607 674 117
Fax : +420 382 274 298
E-mail : info@bike-tour.cz



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