Overview

South Bohemia cycling & stay in Cesky Krumlov

You don´t have much time in the Czech Republic but you would like to clear your head with a bike ride? In four days, travel through the heart of South Bohemia and discover the most interesting historical and nature sights on offer. In addition, you will spend two days in Český Krumlov, which you can use for many activities such as a boat trip on the Vltava River, visits to historical monuments, museums, theatre or a concert.

Highlights

  • 2 days in Český Krumlov (UNESCO)
  • Boat trip on Vltava river

Itinerary

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  1. Day 1

    Jindřichův Hradec - Třeboň

    Total distance 50 km
    (31 miles)
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    In the morning we will pick you up at your hotel in Prague (or Vienna) and drive you to Jindřichův Hradec, a historic Renaissance town with its own dominant castle. This day you will ride through countryside featuring lakes and pine groves. This picturesque landscape is filled with romantic hideaways, meadows surrounded by forests, and ponds, founded in medieval period by famous hydro engineer Jakub Krčín. In the afternoon you ride to Třeboň, the center of Czech fishing as well as a town rich in Renaissance architecture with its own castle and spa. Overnight in Třeboň.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel Zlatá Hvězda
    Třeboň

    Hotel Zlatá Hvězda

    https://zlatahvezda.cz
  2. Day 2

    Třeboň - České Budějovice

    Total distance 44 km
    (27 miles)
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    Today several highlights await you! Quite and easy ride, leading firstly through pine forests and ponds to Hluboka nad Vltavou, arguably the most beautiful castle of Czech Republic. Don´t miss the castle tour! After lunch, continue on a new smooth cycle track Greenway RD ( Eurovelo 7 ) along the Vltava river to České Budejovice, the city, that gave the name to the famous Czech beer Budweisser Budvar. We reccommend you to taste the local beer specialities at Masne Kramy restaurant, the flag ship of Budvar Brewery or in the small private brewery Krajinská 27 . Overnight in České Budejovice.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel Budweis
    České Budějovice

    Hotel Budweis

    https://www.hotelbudweis.cz/
  3. Day 3

    České Budějovice - Český Krumlov

    Total distance 31—50 km
    (19—31 miles)
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    Today there are two options. A shorter relaxing route leads on the main cycle track Greenway RD ( Eurovelo 7 ), folowing the Vltava river valley through the picturesque villages including Zlata Koruna, with its famous 13th. century monastery and ending in Cesky Krumlov, the pearl of Czech Republic. You can spend the afternoon wandering through the narrow streets, visiting castle museum or just relaxing on the boat trip on the Vltava river. If 30km of cycling is not enough for you, choose the second option. The route leads through rolling terrain to Holasovice (UNESCO), village famous for its village baroque style” houses and then climbes through Blansky Forest to Cesky Krumlov. If you feel tired, you can use the chairlift in Krasetin which takes you and your bike to Kleť, the highest peak of Blansky forest park. At the top you can take in the views from the stone lookout and then enjoy 11km of downhill riding to Cesky Krumlov. Overnight in Český Krumlov.

    Accommodation

    Hotel Gold
    Český Krumlov

    Hotel Gold

    http://www.hotelgold.cz
  4. Day 4

    Nová Pec – Jelení vrchy – Lipno – Český Krumlov

    Total distance 58 km
    (36 miles)
    Profile of this day

    In the morning we will drive (about 30 minutes) you to Nová Pec, a village on the shores of Lake Lipno and the gateway to Šumava National Park. The first part of the route runs along the Schwarzenberg Canal, through which timber was floated in the past. Then the route turns back to Nová Pec and returns to Český Krumlov along the Lipno Lake. Along the way you will have many opportunities for swimming and sunbathing. Overnight in Český Krumlov.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel Gold
    Český Krumlov

    Hotel Gold

    http://www.hotelgold.cz
  5. Day 5

    Český Krumlov - Prague

    Enjoy your last day in Český Krumlov — take a free boat trip on the Vltava river, take a walking tour of the city, discover the city from a wooden raft or visit the castle. There are many things to do here! Transfer by coach to Prague depending on your requirements.

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What's Included

Self-guided

  • Transport from Prague at the beginning of your trip by van

  • Transport to Prague  at the end  of your trip by luxury public direct bus

  • 4 * Accommodations in selected premium hotels ( 4 stars ) based on double occupancy

  • 4 * Buffet-style breakfasts

  • Baggage transport

  • Transfers as per program

  • Quality hybrid bike rental including accessories for the duration of the trip

  • Information book with detailed description of the routes in English and daily suggestions

  • High-scale bike maps

  • GPS navigation

  • Guidebook of sights, cities and nature monuments

  • Cellphone

  • Hotline support

  • Tours, trips and activities as per program

  • Some available supplements / extras :

    • 100 EUR / person - single room use

    • 60 EUR / person - extra pre-trip or post-trip night in Cesky Krumlov in a double room

    • 80 EUR / person - group size - 1 person

    • 40 EUR / person - electric bike rentals

    • 30 EUR / person - start or finish in Vienna

    • 0 EUR / person - start or finish in Linz

Guided

  • for request

Discount Policy

We will provide a group discount on the base price if you book the trip:

  • 4-5 people on the trip: 10% discount
  • 6-9 people on the trip: 15% discount
  • 10+ people on the trip: 20% discount

Testimonials From Happy Bikers

5/5 stars

Peneplope & Barry, Australia

We already have recommended Czech Bike Tours to our friends. We had a great time!

Best of South Bohemia

5/5 stars Peneplope & Barry, Australia

Best of South Bohemia

We already have recommended Czech Bike Tours to our friends. We had a great time!
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