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Greenway I. - Mikulov - Cesky Krumlov

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Destination(s): Czech Republic  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring   Cultural Journey  
Season: April - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 980 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1580 Euro (EUR)

This popular route leads along the Czech-Austrian border. Following part of the original Vienna - Prague Greenways trail, it passes through the wine-growing region of Lednice-Valtice (UNESCO), the charming valley of the Podyjí National Park, the forgotten landscape of Czech Canada, the lowlands of Třeboň with its many lakes, and the foothills of the Šumava National Park. Visit Medieval fortresses, castles and towns, fairy tale castles, picturesque villages and finish your trip in Český Krumlov (UNESCO), the pearl of South Bohemia.

• 8-day / 7-night
• Self-guided or guided bicycle trip
• Distance: from 379 km (237 miles) upto 385 km (241 miles)
• Difficulty: Moderate - Experienced
• Included: Boat trip on the Vltava river, Guided tour of Eggenberg brewery
Itinerary

Day 1: Mikulov - 26 km / 16 miles
Transfer from Prague (or Vienna or Linz) to Mikulov, a town of wine and history. Meet your travel guide, prepare the bicycles, get acquainted with the program, receive the information material and maps. Enjoy your introductory ride through the Mikulovs´vineyards! Overnight in Mikulov

Day 2: Mikulov – Valtice - Lednice – Mikulov - 47 km / 30 miles

This day of biking sets out through the flat and gently rolling hills around Valtice-Lednice area with breath-taking castles set into the romantic landscape. The route enters the hilly area of the Pálava Protected Landscape Area with its archeological areas in Dolní Věstonice, past vineyards and orchards, and back to Mikulov. The day offers several opportunities to taste excellent local wines. Overnight in Mikulov.

Day 3: Mikulov – Znojmo - 76 km / 48 miles

This day takes us along flat terrain along the Austrian border and the Dyje (Thaya) River. The route leads along the Greenways route to Znojmo, another wine-making region with a rich history. Another possibility is to cross the border in Mikulov and continue along the Austrian wine route „Weinviertlradweg“ with occasional wine-tasting stops. Overnight in Znojmo.

Day 4: Znojmo – Vranov nad Dyjí - 42 km / 26 miles

In the midst of vineyards and wine cellars, enter the Podyjí National Park. This relatively short but interesting route leads through the picturesque Dyje River valley with magnificent views into the countryside. En route you can stop off at the Nový Hrádek (New Castle) ruins and enjoy the atmosphere here. The trip finishes in Vranov nad Dyjí with its dominant castle perched above the Vranovská Lake. Overnight in Vranov nad Dyjí.

Day 5: Vranov nad Dyjí - Slavonice - 46 km / 29 miles

We leave the Dyjí River and ride through an open, slightly hilly landscape to the edge of the Czech-Moravian Highlands to Slavonice, a small town full of Renaissance homes with rich sgrafitto and finely decorated interiors. Overnight in Slavonice.

Day 6: Slavonice – Třeboň - 67 km / 42 miles

Today provides us with a magnificent route leading through the wild nature of „Czech Canada“. Hilly terrain with one of the oldest stone castles in Bohemia, Landštejn, alongside the Austrian border into Třeboň´s lake district. Třeboň, a historic town with a Renaissance castle, is a hub of Czech fisheries and spas. Overnight in Třeboň.

Day 7: Třeboň – Český Krumlov - 81 km / 50 miles or 75 km / 47 miles

This day of cycling leads through the Třeboň lowlands between its largest lakes to Hluboká nad Vltavou, home of the Czech Republic's most beautiful castle. Pass through the gentle landscape around lakes to Holašovice, a village recognized by UNESCO for its well-preserved rustic Baroque architecture. Continue through the Blanský Forest Protected Landscape Area to Český Krumlov around Kleť, the tallest mountain of Blanský Forest, offering a possible view to the Austrian Alps from its lookout tower. If you feel tired don´t hesitate to use our free shuttle transfer! Český Krumlov (UNESCO) is one of the most well preserved historic villages in Bohemia with a number of historic and cultural monuments, winding streets, locally renowned restaurants, and a rich cultural life. If 81 km of cycling is too much for you, choose the second easier option. The route leads on a new smooth cycle track Greenway 12 along the Vltava river to České Budejovice, the city, that gave the name to the famous Czech beer Budweisser Budvar, folows the Vltava river valley through the picturesque villages including Zlata Koruna, with its famous 13th. century monastery and ends in Cesky Krumlov. Overnight in Český Krumlov.

Day 8: Český Krumlov

Enjoy your last day in Český Krumlov and choose from these different activities: boat trip on the Vltava river, kick bike ride from Kleť hill to Český Krumlov or a guided tour of Eggenberg brewery. Transfer by coach to Prague (Vienna or Linz ).
Price :

Self - guided tour : 980 EUR / person
Supplements: 180 EUR / single room, 150 EUR / person ( group size 1 person )

Guided tour : 1.580 EUR / person
Supplements: 180 EUR / single room, 100 EUR / person ( group size 2-3 people )

Discount for groups :
5 -7 clients 7 %
10 and more clients 10 %

The self-guided tour includes:
Transport from and to Prague (Vienna, Linz ) at the beginning and end of your trip
7 * Accommodations in selected premium hotels ( 4 and 3 stars ) based on double occupancy
7 * Buffet-style breakfasts
Baggage transport
Transfers as per program
Quality hybrid bike Giant X-Sport 3 including accessories for the duration of the trip
Detailed description of the routes in English including high-scale bike maps and town maps
Cellphone
Hotline support
Tours, trips and activities as per program

The guided tour includes:

Transport from and to Prague (Vienna, Linz ) at the beginning and end of your trip
7 * Accommodations in selected premium hotels ( 4 and 3 stars ) based on double occupancy
7 * Buffet-style breakfasts, dinners, snack, water and fruits during cycling
English-speaking guide
Support vehicle
Baggage transport
Quality hybrid bike Giant X-Sport 3 including accessories for the duration of the trip
Detailed description of the routes in English including high-scale bike maps and town maps
Tours, trips and activities as per program

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Self - guided tour : 980 EUR / person
Supplements: 180 EUR / single room, 150 EUR / person ( group size 1 person )

Guided tour : 1.580 EUR / person
Supplements: 180 EUR / single room, 100 EUR / person ( group size 2-3 people )

Discount for groups :
5 -7 clients 7 %
10 and more clients 10 %

Supplier Information
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Location: Czech Republic
Joined InfoHub: Feb 2009
Client Request Served: 26

Our company is part of the Vltava sport service company, working in Český Krumlov tourism since 1994. Over the years, we have become more focused on sporting activities, including bicycling, river rafting, and catamaran sailing on Lake Lipno. We love our work and love showing our home country to visitors of all...

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