This 5 night, self-guided cycling break starts and ends in the historic city of Prague with three nights spent in the village of Karlstejn deep in Central Bohemia. Leisurely cycle rides lead you along the Vltava and Berounka Rivers, through the protected Český kras Forest to quaint villages and towns. Explore the Czech Republic’s fascinating capital and the surrounding countryside.
Spend a night in Prague exploring the Czech capital’s gorgeous old town and other sights before cycling out along the Vltava River into the rolling countryside of rural Bohemia.
Beroun on the banks of the Berounka River
Your first day’s ride will lead you to the riverside village Karlstejn which will be your base for the next three nights. Daily circular rides will lead you along cycle paths and quiet lanes into the surrounding countryside. You’ll discover the secluded Monastery and hermit cave at Svaty Jan Pod Salou, learn the story of the brooding, abandoned Velka Amerika quarry, and ride through rural bohemian villages as well as the bustling market town of Beroun. The countryside is undoubtedly beautiful, with its rolling hills, forests and rivers, forming a romantic backdrop to your Czech cycling adventure.
This leisurely graded tour takes you along mainly flat terrain with a few ascents to contend with on days three and four, which make the downhills even sweeter! This is a great tour for anyone with a reasonable level of fitness gained through regular exercise of one kind or another.