Guided tour starts on 2nd July
Day 1: Prague - Cesky Krumlov Krumlov (170 km = 102 miles by shuttle). The tour starts with the transfer from Prague to Cesky Krumlov. You will have a free evening to enjoy the best-preserved medieval town in Europe. In the Middle Ages, Cesky Krumlov Castle was the family seat of the most powerful Czech nobles - the Rosenbergs, the Lords of the Rose. The castle complex, the oldest section which dates as far back as the mid-13th century, is one of the largest in Europe. The Baroque theatre, which has been preserved along with the costumes, sets, and stage equipment, has nothing to equal it anywhere in the world. An impressive arched bridge connects the castle to the adjacent Baroque park.
Day 2: Canoeing on Vltava River to Cesky Krumlov (2-30 km/1-18 miles). You will be transferred to the starting point and then take a canoe or a raft back to Cesky Krumlov. You can choose a river trip from 2 to 30 km long. On a longer trip you have opportunity to visit one of the oldest castles in South Bohemia - Rozmberk. We spend the night in Cesky Krumlov.
Day 3: Cesky Krumlov - Ceske Budejovice - Hluboka nad Vltavou (45 km = 28 miles by bike). You take the route along the scenic valley of the Vltava River. The first site to visit on the way is the monastery Zlata Koruna (the Golden Crown). We then ride on to Ceske Budejovice (Budweis in German). After lunch with Budweiser beer, we complete a bike tour of Ceske Budejovice and continue to Hluboka nad Vltavou. Hluboka Chateau is well worth visiting, and you can also take a pleasant stroll in the elegant park.
Day 4: Hluboka nad Vltavou - Pisek (46 km = 29 miles by bike). You will see a different aspect of the Vltava River for this part of the trip. There is a complex of four dams and therefore the Vltava here forms four huge lakes. You will cycle to Pisek, a picturesque town on the Otava River. Pizek's main attraction is a 13th century stone bridge, the oldest in central Europe.
Day 5: Pisek to Prague (48 km = 25 miles by bike, 85 km/50 miles by car). Today you can choose between hiking in the forest along the Otava River up to 30 km (18 miles) to Zvikov and take a boat to Orlik, or you can cycle from Pisek to Orlik (33 km/20 miles). The shuttle will then take you back to Prague. The hiking and cycling distances on this day can be modified according to your wishes.
Day 6: Breakfast and check out, unless you have decided to prolong your holiday in the Czech Republic.
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