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Prague to Vienna

Prague to Vienna

Degree of difficulty - B

A tour that steps back in time exploring the beautiful medieval villages of the Czech republic.

The wonderful Baroque architecture of Prague and the imposing imperial palaces of Vienna are well known to most people. What is less well known is that the Czech Republic has a very well developed network of wonderful cycle routes on quiet back roads and dedicated paths linking these two central European cities.

Our Safari starts in the stunning city of Prague before we take a transfer into the heart of the Czech Republic to begin our cycling. The tour meanders its way across the provinces of Bohemia and Moravia towards Austria, through perfectly preserved medieval towns and villages, many of which are Unesco World Heritage sites. Highlights include Cesky Crumlov, dominated by a beautiful castle, and Telc with its wonderfully preserved medieval town square.

If you should head to Italy and France for the wine without doubt you should head to the Czech Republic for the beer!
Please contact us in the office for more information (info@cyclingsafaris.com).

DAY 1 Arrive in Prague
You will be met at the Airport and transferred to your hotel in the beautiful city of Prague. On arrival in the city you can check into your hotel and then explore the city at your leisure.

DAY 2 Prague to Cesky Krumlov approx. 27 km / 16 miles
In the morning you will be met and collected by our representatives (time will be advised on the voucher which you will receive on your arrival) to their office for welcome briefing and setting with your bikes. Then you will be transferred (155km/97m) by minibus to České Budejovice, the home of the “Original Budweiser“, where you begin your cycling through the central European landscape, to arrive in time to explore the wonderful old town of Cesky Krumlov, a UNESCO protected city, with its impressive castle and well preserved medieval town centre.

DAY 3 Cesky Krumlov to Trebon approx. 61 km / 38 miles
You ride from your hotel, continuing through the southern Bohemian countryside to the beautiful Renaissance town of Trebon, located in a region of oak woods, meadows and large lakes. The international importance of the fishponds and lakes of this area is acknowledged by its status as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. This is also the town of one of the oldest Czech breweries, Regent. Many of the fishponds date from the 15th and 16th centuries, and you will cycle around them.

DAY 4 Trebon to Telc approx. 78 km / 48 miles
You head eastwards out of Bohemia and into neighbouring Moravia, riding along the many ponds so typical of this region, to Perslak, the most northern point of Austria. You follow the border with Austria on the “Greenways” trail, and ride through the forests of Czech Canada National Park. Today’s destination is Telc. This town boasts a wonderfully-preserved square with Renaissance gabels and sgraffitto facades. The medieval town square was destroyed by a great fire in 1530, but was rebuilt, and its houses, in the Renaissance and Baroque styles, survive to this day and since 1950 have undergone careful restoration.

DAY 5 Telc – Vranov nad Dyji approx. 58 km / 36 miles
Today you cycle through several villages typical for this area of the country, a hilly landscape at first but gradually changing to flatter terrain as the day progresses. Vranove nad Dyji is a gate to a region of South Moravia, a region of wine production.

DAY 6 Vranov nad Dyji – Znojmo approx. 38 km / 24 miles
One of the tour highlights is a bike ride through the rural setting of Podyji National Park and a visit to the remains of the Iron Curtain at the Czech – Austrian border. Jnojmo, where you overnight, is a medieval centre and well worth exploring.

DAY 7 Znojmo – Mikulov approx. 70 km / 44 miles
Today you bike on a greenways trail following the River Dyje which borders Austria, an easy trail with just one steep uphill. This flatland region is a traditional vine growing area and there are many wine cellars. Mikulov is a town rich in history on the edge of the limestone Pavlovske Vrchy hills. The town sits under its large castle, destroyed by the Germans and rebuilt in the 1950s, and is now home to the town museum. In the surrounding countryside the emphasis is on vineyards and wine production.

Day 8 Mikulov - Vienna Approx. 45km / 28 miles
Crossing the border and checkpoint at Mikulov, you head into Austria through vineyards, fields and small villages. While it is possible to reach Vienna by bike (96 km / 60 miles), we recomennd finishing the cycle in Poysdorf (25 km) or Mistelbach (35 km) and take a car/van transfer into Vienna (meeting point with the car is set in advance). Accommodation is in a centrally located hotel in the city of Vienna. The tour officially finishes on arrival in Vienna but we have included a night in the city as part of our package.

Day 9 Homeward bound....
After breakfast and you are free to head home at your leisure.

For more details please have a look at the tour dossier.

€1255 based on 2 sharing a room
€1465 for single occupancy
(if travelling on your own, we will endeavour to find a room mate for you)

€1095 based on 2 sharing a room
€1305 for single occupancy
( a minimum of 2 required for self guided booking )
It is possible to upgrade to 4* accommodation on self guided tours, please email us for more information

Tour Includes

  • 8 nights B&B accommodation in 3* village inns & hotels
  • 6 dinners (on guided tour only)
  • guide with a support van (guided tour)
  • guide cycling with group (guided tour)
  • all route details ( 1 per room )
  • transfers as per the itinerary
  • 24 speed mountain bike/pannier bag
  • transfer from airport to Prague Hotel
  • 24 hour hotline assistance ( self guided )
  • 1 x GPS set with pre-recorded routes   ( 1 per group of cyclists - self guided )
  • €90 supplement for e-bike rental ( subject to availablity ) 

Group tour dates ( Red = booked out / not available, Blue = Limited Availability and Green = available)

3-August, 24-August,

Self Guided Tour Information

Self guided tours are available from April to end of October.

Below is a list of places that we typically use, although of course this is depending on

National 3* hotels, inns or guest houses


Prague Hotel Mucha Cat B Prague Hotel Mucha1 Cat B Prague Hotel Mucha2 Cat B

Day 1: Mucha

Prague Seifert Cat B Prague Seifert1 Cat B

Day 1: Seifert


CEsky Krumlov Na Louzi CEsky Krumlov Na Louzi1 CEsky Krumlov Na Louzi2

Day 2: Hotel Gardena, Na Louzi


Trebon Bily J Cat AB Trebon Bily J 3 Cat AB Trebon Bily J1 Cat AB

Day 3: Hotel Bily Jednorozec


Telc Anton Cat B Telc Anton1 Cat B

Day 4: Hotel Anton


Vranov Zamecky Cat A Vranov Zamecky1 Cat AB Vranov Zamecky2 Cat AB

Day 5: Hotel Zamecky


Znojmo Solnice Cat B Znojmo Solnice1 Cat B Znojmo Solnice2 Cat B

Day 6: Hotel Solnice


Mikulov Temple Cat B Mikulov Temple1 Cat B

Day 7: Hotel Templ


Vienna Pharmador Cat B Vienna Pharmador1 Cat B Vienna Pharmador2 Cat B

Day 8: Pension Pharmador, Alexandeer

UPGRADED ACCOMMODATION - Cat. A.: national 4* hotels and inns


Prague Hotel Bishops Cat A Prague Hotel Bishops1 Cat A Prague Hotel Bishops2 Cat A

Day 1: Hotel Bishops

Prague Hotel Waldstein4 Cat A Prague Hotel Waldstein1 Cat A Prague Hotel Waldstein2 Cat A

Day 1: Hotel Waldstein


Cesky Krumlov Gold Cat A Cesky Krumlov Gold3 Cat A Cesky Krumlov Gold2 Cat A

Day 2: Hotel Gold


Trebon Bily J Cat AB Trebon Bily J 3 Cat AB Trebon Bily J1 Cat AB

Day 3: Hotel Bily Jednorozec VIP rooms

Trebon Zlata H Cat A Trebon Zlata H1 Cat A Trebon Zlata H2 Cat A

Day 3: Hotel Zlata Hvezda


Telc Chornitzeruv Cat A Telc Chornitzeruv1 Cat A Telc Chornitzeruv2 Cat A

Day 4: Hotel Chornitzeruv dum

Telc U Hrabenky Cat A Telc U Hrabenky1 Cat A Telc U Hrabenky3 Cat A

Day 4: Hotel U Hrabenky


Vranov Zamecky Cat A Vranov Zamecky3 Cat AB Vranov Zamecky2 Cat AB

Day 5: Hotel Zamecky


Znojmo Lahofer Cat A Znojmo Lahofer1 Cat A Znojmo Lahofer2 Cat A

Day 6: Hotel Zvon, Lahofer


Mikulov Baltazar Cat A Mikulov Baltazar1 Cat A

Day 7: Pension Baltazar

Day 8: Hotel Tigra

Vienna Tigra Cat A Vienna Tigra1 Cat A

How to get to the start point in Prague: 

The largest and main Czech airport is Prague-Ruzyně. European flights and most international flights.

We will then arrange airport pickup transfer for you. 

As always please contact us in the office for more information (info@cyclingsafaris.com).

Tour map

Yes, it was everything we hoped for, well me anyway.  The cycling was great, varied and nice long distances.  Our travel guide and driver were two such nice ladies, always helpful, friendly and went that extra mile.  My husband struggled with the distance and the terrain but entirely my fault as I should have ordered an E-Bike.  The accommodation and food were excellent, no complaints.  Can't wait for our next trip which will be Ireland.

Marie L (Prague to Vienna Group Sept 2018)

I really enjoyed the Prague to Vienna tour. The hotels were all very good - clean, comfortable, and very well run. The guides were extremely good also.

Rob McKenzie (Prague to Vienna group 2015)

I have to say that the trip from Prague to Vienna was a very good experience and I enjoyed it a lot.

Nuria B. (Prague to Vienna 2015)

We had a really lovely time and enjoyed visiting the beautiful town and cities. The accommodation was very clean and well situated and also quiet.

Lynda O'Connor (Prague to Vienna 2015)

It was a great trip as usual. This is our 4th ones with your company and again, We weren't disappointed. We would definitely recommend your company as you know how to take care of your guests.

Marlene Plourde (Prague to Vienna 2015)

We had a great time and would really recommend the trip. The Czech Republic was really good value. Looking forward to another cycling trip next year.

Paul & Mary Deery, (Prague to Vienna group 2015)

The tour surpassed our expectations. The little towns we stayed at were really lovely, completely unspoiled and very historic. The guides were great.

Paul & Mary Deery, (Prague to Vienna group 2015)

My Prague to Vienna bike tour was an outstanding trip at a very reasonable price.  My only complaint is that I wish it had lasted longer.  Made great friends and the value was terrific.

David K. (Prague to Vienna group 2015)

... The food and the accommodations were pretty good. Overall we rate this trip very high. We will recommend it to other cyclists. Happily!

Robin E. Pope (Prague to Vienna group 2014)

Don and I loved our bike trip in the Czech Republic! Milan is a wonderful trip leader and Henry a great helper. They helped make the trip more memorable. Also, our fellow cyclists were friendly and fun to cycle with.

Robin E. Pope (Prague to Vienna group 2014)

... The itinerary brochure put together by the company was exceptional. By far our tour leader (Milan) made a huge contribution to the success of this year's trip.

John Pritchard (Prague to Vienna group 2014)

We totally enjoyed Prague and Cesky was a great spot to begin. The bikes were fine and well cared for.

John Pritchard (Prague to Vienna group 2014)

It was a great trip. The accommodations food and guides were excellent. I would rate it very highly. Enjoyed it very much.

Albert Neroni (Prague to Vienna group 2013)

Bike trip was fabulous, Czech country lovely, guides took very good care of us. The beer was awesome!!! Already thinking about next years trip.

Clare Robson (Prague to Vienna 2013)

As my trip last year, all was wonderful on this trip. I have no complaints. I was very happy with cycling, the accommodations, the food. The guides were the best!
Overall it was an awesome trip. I look forward to travelling with you next year somewhere.

Marie Leonard (Prague to Vienna group 2013)

We had a fantastic trip to the Czech Republic. The guides were warm, friendly & knowledgeable.
It was because of the guides that I was able to make a connection to the Czech culture.

Gene O’Neill (Prague to Vienna group 2013)

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