Cycling holidays on Elbe cycle route, Prag to Dresden, 8 days, self guided tour

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The most demanded tour with the length of daily stages 50 km offers an optimum balance of cycling and discovering of regional peculiarities. The tour speed leaves you a lot of space for your personal experiences. Especialy appropriate tour for those who can aprreciate an active way spent holidays combined with some serendipity.
ItineraryDay 1: Arrival in Prague - Individual arrival in Prague. Evening reception. Accommodation in Prague.Stop At: Prague Castle, Prague, BohemiaIndividual arrival in Prague. Evening reception. Accommodation in Prague.Duration: 5 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Prague.Day 2: PragueStop At: Prague Castle, Prague, BohemiaToday is set aside for a sightseeing tour of the historical town and its most important monuments: Prague Castle and Hradčany, Charles Bridge, the astronomical clock on Old Town Square, and Wenceslas Square with the equestrian statue of the country’s patron saint. Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in PragueDay 3: Prague – Mělník, 50 kmStop At: Zamek MElnik, Melnik, Central Bohemian Region, BohemiaDeparture from Prague by bike. Along the way, the trip passes through Nelahozeves (chateau and Antonín Dvořák memorial), Veltrusy (chateau and Red Mill), and the confluence of the Elbe and Vltava. The historical town of Mělník is home to the St. Ludmila Vineyards and a castle with a one-of-a-kind well in its cellarDuration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Mělník.Day 4: Mělník – Litoměřice, 50 kmStop At: Castle Litomerice, Litomerice, Usti nad Labem Region, BohemiaDeparture from Mělník by bike. The route passes through the historical town of Roudnice nad Labem, the fortress city of Terezín (small fortress and ghetto museum), and the historical town of Litoměřice. Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Litoměřice.Day 5: Litoměřice – Děčín, 50 kmStop At: Decin Castle, Decin, Usti nad Labem Region, BohemiaDeparture from Litoměřice by bike. Along the way are the Píšťany gravel quarry, the center of the Velké Žernoseky wine region, the Porta Bohemica natural monument, the regional capital of Ústí nad Labem with Střekov Castle, the Větruše lookout point (cable car and church with leaning tower), Velké Březno (the Březňák Brewery and the Chotek family’s neo-classicist chateau), the royal town of Děčín (chateau and rose garden)Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Děčín. Day 6: Děčín – Pirna, 45 kmStop At: Pirna-Sonnenstein Memorial, Pirna, SaxonyDeparture from Děčín by bike. This stage offers wonderful views along the Elbe Valley as the river winds its way past the region’s sandstone cliffs. After you cross into Germany, there come the historical spa town of Bad Schandau, the monumental Fortress Königstein, and the historical town of Pirna.Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Pirna.Day 7: Pirna – Dresden, 25 kmStop At: Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, SaxonyDeparture from Pirna by bike. The shorter journey means that there is plenty of time after arriving in Dresden to see the historical city center. Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Dresden.Day 8: Dresden Stop At: Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, SaxonyWe recommend arriving in Dresden by car or train. You can then take advantage of our comfortable transport service for the trip to Prague. Your vacation will thus be hassle-free.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Use of bicycle
  • Entry/Admission - Prague Castle

What’s not included


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Prague - Individual arrival in Prague. Evening reception. Accommodation in Prague. Stop At: Prague Castle, Prague, Bohemia Individual arrival in Prague. Evening reception. Accommodation in Prague. Duration: 5 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Accommodation in Prague.
Day 2: Prague Stop At: Prague Castle, Prague, Bohemia Today is set aside for a sightseeing tour of the historical town and its most important monuments: Prague Castle and Hradčany, Charles Bridge, the astronomical clock on Old Town Square, and Wenceslas Square with the equestrian statue of the country’s patron saint. Duration: 8 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Accommodation in Prague
Day 3: Prague – Mělník, 50 km Stop At: Zamek MElnik, Melnik, Central Bohemian Region, Bohemia Departure from Prague by bike. Along the way, the trip passes through Nelahozeves (chateau and Antonín Dvořák memorial), Veltrusy (chateau and Red Mill), and the confluence of the Elbe and Vltava. The historical town of Mělník is home to the St. Ludmila Vineyards and a castle with a one-of-a-kind well in its cellar Duration: 8 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Accommodation in Mělník.
Day 4: Mělník – Litoměřice, 50 km Stop At: Castle Litomerice, Litomerice, Usti nad Labem Region, Bohemia Departure from Mělník by bike. The route passes through the historical town of Roudnice nad Labem, the fortress city of Terezín (small fortress and ghetto museum), and the historical town of Litoměřice. Duration: 8 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Accommodation in Litoměřice.
Day 5: Litoměřice – Děčín, 50 km Stop At: Decin Castle, Decin, Usti nad Labem Region, Bohemia Departure from Litoměřice by bike. Along the way are the Píšťany gravel quarry, the center of the Velké Žernoseky wine region, the Porta Bohemica natural monument, the regional capital of Ústí nad Labem with Střekov Castle, the Větruše lookout point (cable car and church with leaning tower), Velké Březno (the Březňák Brewery and the Chotek family’s neo-classicist chateau), the royal town of Děčín (chateau and rose garden) Duration: 8 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Accommodation in Děčín.
Day 6: Děčín – Pirna, 45 km Stop At: Pirna-Sonnenstein Memorial, Pirna, Saxony Departure from Děčín by bike. This stage offers wonderful views along the Elbe Valley as the river winds its way past the region’s sandstone cliffs. After you cross into Germany, there come the historical spa town of Bad Schandau, the monumental Fortress Königstein, and the historical town of Pirna. Duration: 8 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Accommodation in Pirna.
Day 7: Pirna – Dresden, 25 km Stop At: Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, Saxony Departure from Pirna by bike. The shorter journey means that there is plenty of time after arriving in Dresden to see the historical city center. Duration: 4 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Accommodation in Dresden.
Day 8: Dresden Stop At: Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, Saxony We recommend arriving in Dresden by car or train. You can then take advantage of our comfortable transport service for the trip to Prague. Your vacation will thus be hassle-free. Duration: 4 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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