Zwinger Palace in Dresden, Germany. Flickr:bert kaufmann

Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic. Flickr:Traveltipy
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Prague to Dresden - A Tale of Two Rivers Bike Tour

Czech Republic, Germany Bike Tours

Cycling along the Vltava and Elbe Rivers

  • This bike tour in the Czech Republic and Germany from Prague to Dresden follows the flow of the Vltava and Elbe Rivers, through beautiful countryside, picturesque towns, and scenic parks. If you have biked the Danube and want something very similar, this is for you. The bike paths are well developed, flat, and very scenic and reveal centuries of history every day.

    From the stout sandstone columns and cliffs of Bohemian Switzerland to the peaceful vineyards of Mělník, from the reality of the concentration camp, Terezin, to the silent, ancient volcanoes of the Middle Highlands, this trip will create profound memories and rich impressions. All this lies between two medieval capitals of utmost significance, Prague, "City of a Hundred Spires" and Dresden, every corner filled with recent and ancient stories!

    As a bonus, you can enjoy a boat trip or hiking in the Czech Saxon Switzerland!

    Interesting in more bike tours in the Czech Republic?

  • 2020:

    Guided Standard Accommodations: $ 1908 £ 933 $ 1,626 1038 $ 1943 kr 11661 $ 1,144 Single supplement: $ 290 £ 142 $ 248 158 $ 296 kr 1775 $ 174

    Guided Premium Accommodations: $ 2211 £ 1081 $ 1,885 1203 $ 2252 kr 13514 $ 1,326 Single supplement: $ 290 £ 142 $ 248 158 $ 296 kr 1775 $ 174
    Self-Guided Standard Accommodations: $ 1342 £ 656 $ 1,144 730 $ 1366 kr 8201 $ 805 Single supplement: $ 290 £ 142 $ 248 158 $ 296 kr 1775 $ 174

    Self-Guided Premium Accommodations: $ 1645 £ 804 $ 1,402 895 $ 1675 kr 10054 $ 986 Single supplement: $ 290 £ 142 $ 248 158 $ 296 kr 1775 $ 174

    extra options

    Electric bicycle rental: $ 116 £ 57 $ 99 63 $ 118 kr 708 $ 69 Premium road bicycle rental: $ 48 £ 23 $ 41 26 $ 49 kr 292 $ 29

    Dinners included
    Standard Accommodations:  $ 215 £ 105 $ 183 117 $ 219 kr 1314 $ 129 Premium Accommodations:  $ 276 £ 135 $ 235 150 $ 281 kr 1685 $ 165

    Extra nights in Prague 

     High SeasonLow Season
    Standard double/twin room $ 110 £ 54 $ 94 60 $ 112 kr 674 $ 66 $ 101 £ 49 $ 86 55 $ 103 kr 618 $ 61
    Standard single room $ 182 £ 89 $ 155 99 $ 185 kr 1112 $ 109 $ 165 £ 81 $ 141 90 $ 168 kr 1011 $ 99
    Premium double/twin room $ 143 £ 70 $ 122 78 $ 146 kr 876 $ 86 $ 125 £ 61 $ 107 68 $ 127 kr 764 $ 75
    Premium single room $ 230 £ 112 $ 196 125 $ 234 kr 1404 $ 138 $ 211 £ 103 $ 180 115 $ 215 kr 1292 $ 127

    Extra nights in Dresden

     High SeasonLow Season
    Standard double/twin room $ 105 £ 51 $ 89 57 $ 107 kr 640 $ 63 $ 96 £ 47 $ 81 52 $ 97 kr 584 $ 57
    Standard single room $ 169 £ 83 $ 144 92 $ 172 kr 1033 $ 101 $ 160 £ 78 $ 136 87 $ 163 kr 977 $ 96
    Premium double/twin room $ 147 £ 72 $ 125 80 $ 150 kr 899 $ 88 $ 129 £ 63 $ 110 70 $ 131 kr 786 $ 77
    Premium single room $ 267 £ 130 $ 227 145 $ 271 kr 1629 $ 160 $ 230 £ 112 $ 196 125 $ 234 kr 1404 $ 138

    Guided bike tour of Prague:
    2 people: $ 83 £ 40 $ 71 45 $ 84 kr 506 $ 50 4 people: $ 74 £ 36 $ 63 40 $ 75 kr 449 $ 44 6 people: $ 64 £ 31 $ 55 35 $ 66 kr 393 $ 39
    Airport/Railway station to hotel in Prague (price is per person)

    1-3 people: $ 55 £ 27 $ 47 30 $ 56 kr 337 $ 33 4-8 people: $ 74 £ 36 $ 63 40 $ 75 kr 449 $ 44

    From Dresden to Prague (total cost)
    1-3 people: $ 276 £ 135 $ 235 150 $ 281 kr 1685 $ 165 4-8 people: $ 368 £ 180 $ 313 200 $ 374 kr 2247 $ 220

    please note

    Rates are per person based on double occupancy.

    A non-refundable admin fee of 20 Euros per person is included in the deposit amount.

    Information to read before you book.

    We recommend purchasing bike trip insurance.

    Please see our FAQ.

  • Travel

    Fly to Prague, Václav Havel Airport

    Local Travel

    Taxi or public transportation to first hotel. By public transport, you can reach this hotel via bus and subway. We will provide specific details closer to your tour date.


    Average high temp in °F for Prague is: May 64º, June 69º, July 72º, August 73º, September 65º, and October 54º.


    It is possible to extend your trip with extra nights! You can also add a guided tour of Prague. Please ask us for additional details!


    Before you travel, please check your country's passport and visa requirements and the passport and visa requirements of the country/countries you plan to visit. For US citizens, the US Department of State website is a good source of information. The Country Information tab in the International Travel section provides details about passport validity, blank passport pages required, etc. For our other international clients, please be sure that you research your own country's travel requirements. It is each traveler's responsibility to ensure proper documentation.

    *Important note: Beginning July 1, 2021, additional documentation from the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) will be required to visit any of the 26 Schengen-member countries for tourism, business, medical, or transit. This is an additional check on security rather than a visa.

Tour Dates


Guided guaranteed departures:
May 30, June 27, July 25, August 15, September 12, and September 26, 2020

Other guided dates can be organized for groups of 6 or more

Daily arrival possible from April 15 to October 30, 2020
Minimum of 2 people required to confirm a self-guided date, solo travelers will incur an additional supplement. 

Where You’ll Stay

Accommodations in 3 and 4 star hotels and guesthouses

What’s Included

  • Hotel accommodations for 6 nights
  • Breakfasts
  • Individual welcome meeting
  • Detailed maps and route descriptions
  • 24-speed bicycle rental with helmet, handlebar bag, pannier, mudguards, and bike bell
  • Luggage transportation
  • Telephone support
  • Guided Tour only
  • Dinners (except on day 1)
  • Water and snacks during cycling
  • Tour guide
  • Support vehicle

What’s Not Included

  • Individual arrival and departure to Prague
  • Lunches
  • Dinners on self-guided tour
  • Dinner on Day 1 of guided tour
  • Bicycle Protection
  • Entrance fees to museums, castles, chateaux, etc
  • Travel Insurance

Extra Stay

Extra nights in Prague or Dresden

Length7 days
From730 Rates
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Skill Level

This is an easy self-guided or guided bike tour with average daily distances between 30 and 33 miles. Most of the cycling is along newly constructed paved bike paths. This tour is recommended for families with children.

Day-To-Day Itinerary

Prague to Dresden - A Tale of Two Rivers Map

Day 1: Arrival in Prague
Day 2: Prague - Melnik, 33 mi. (53 km)
Day 3: Melnik - Litomerice, 32 mi. (52 km)
Day 4: Litomerice - Decin, 33 mi. (53 km)
Day 5: Decin - Czech Saxon Switzerland - Bad Schandau, cycling 10 mi. (25 km) - additional cycling or hiking
Day 6: Bad Schandau - Dresden, 30 mi. (40 km)
Day 7: Dresden

*All distances are approximate.

Day 1: Arrival in Prague
After arriving in Prague and checking into your hotel, the rest of the day is up to you to explore Prague on your own. You can either relax or have a unique Prague by bike tour (not included in the tour price). The tour is guided by tour guides born and raised here who truly love the city. Perhaps you might want to think of booking an extra night before the tour as there is also opportunity for a bike tour to Karlstejn Castle or other one day excursions to important places of the Czech Republic (Cesky Krumlov, Kutná Hora, Karlovey, Vary, or Terezin. Please ask us for additional details about this tour! Be sure to end your day with a mug of good local beer. 

Day 2: Prague - Melnik, 33 mi. (53 km)
Despite the first small ascent, today's route follows a nice trail to Melnik, the heart of the Czech wine region. Just before leaving Prague, pass the Troja Baroque Castle and continue to the North following the bank of the Vltava River. The river creates very interesting rock formations and deep valleys. Highlights of today include visits to castles in Nelahozeves and Veltrusy. End the day in Melnik with a glass of good wine from the region.

Day 3: Melnik - Litomerice, 32 mi. (52 km)
Today’s route is fairly flat and leads through a calm Elbe region, one of the most fertile regions in the Czech Republic. At the confluence of the Vltava and Elbe Rivers, the river gains strength and slowly becomes a European major waterway. After passing the Libechov Castle, you'll arrive in the town of Roudnice nad Labem where you can admire an old church and a castle.

From Roudnice it is only a short bike ride to the impressive 18th-century fortress of Terezín, also used as a Jewish concentration camp during the Second World War, bearing witness to the dark side of the 20th-century. The massive bastion of stone and bricks was built in 1780 by Emperor Joseph II to keep the Prussians back, and could accommodate up to 11,000 solders. The fortress was never used in wartime, instead, it was turned into a prison in the mid 19th century. In 1940, the Gestapo established a prison in the lesser fortress. The following year, all townspeople were evicted from the Main Fortress to accommodate a transit camp for European Jews. In total more than 140,000 passed through Terezin, 33,000 died and 88,000 were sent to Auschwitz. Less than 17,500 remained alive when the Red Army liberated the camp on 9th May.

Tickets can be purchased at the Museum of the Ghetto, or at each of the other venues and cost €180 for combination entry to the museum of the Ghetto, Magdeburg barracks, the Crematorium, and the Lesser fortress, or less for individual venues only. The museum has good multilingual self-guide and guides for hire. Since Terezín is located only 4 km from the overnight town of Litomerice, you can be very vlexible in regards to visiting this site. 

More information can be found here.

The day concludes in the old town of Litomerice, a spiritual center of the region.

Day 4: Litomerice - Decin, 33 mi. (53 km)
Today is reserved for exploration of the romantic countryside of the Czech Middle Mountains. Even though this region is very hilly, the route mainly follows the banks of the Elbe River with hills with several old ruins surrounding you. This former volcanic region had always been an ideal terrain for building castles and fortresses, many of which have not been preserved. The Strekov Castle, which was built on top of a steep rock cliff, belongs among one of the most romantic castles in the Czech Republic. After an optional, strenuous climb, you will be rewarded by a magnificent view from its walls. The final point of this stage will be the Northern Gate of the Czech Republic and the town of Decin, which has the lowest altitude in the Czech Republic.

Day 5: Decin - Czech Saxon Switzerland - Bad Schandau, cycling 10 mi. (25 km) - additional cycling or hiking
You'll have two choices today, you can choose to cycle or take a boat to Hřensko. This border town is situated in the heart of the Czech-Saxon Switzerland National Park and offers many attractive activities. If you enjoy hiking, you will want to take advantage of the touristic trails leading through the scenery of the rocky towns, and the mesas, passes, deep gorges, and hillsides. You'll also admire the wonder of the Pravcicka Gate, no doubt, the biggest natural rock bridge in Europe.

Take a boat through the passes of Kamenice River or continue your bike tour on one of many marked bike trails through this wonderful country, or combine a boat trip with a ride through a romantic valley on a historical tram in Bad Schandau. After saying goodbye to the Czech Republic, cross the border to Germany just on the edge of the historic spa town of Bad Schandau.

Day 6: Bad Schandau - Dresden, 30 mi. (40 km)
This day is packed with historical sites! After leaving Bad Schandau, visit the Königstein Fortress and see the beautiful rock formation with a romantic rock bridge and Bastei Ruin. An optional hike to this unique, natural wonder is one of the highlights of this whole tour! It is definitely worth it and you'll be rewarded by an unforgettable panoramic view. As you continue cycling a few more kilometers by the town of Pirna, you will enter the region of the Dresden Valley. There are several beautiful castles and museums of music masters, such as Karl Maria Weber and Richard Wagner. Today's final destination is Dresden. There is probably no other town in Germany which better symbolizes the turbulent history of this country and shows many centuries of cultural and architectural boom combined with religious freedom and economic prosperity. A short admiration of Nazism was followed by a cruel punishment in the form of the biggest bombing during World War II, which turned almost the entire city into ruins overnight. After-the-war resurrection into forty years of communistic unimportance is followed by twenty years of renewal and reconstruction. Thanks to this renovation of the entire city, today you can admire the beauties of this place, which earned the nickname of “Florence upon Elbe”.
If you have booked the guided tour, you will say farewell to your guide(s).

Day 7: Dresden
The official end of tour. You can always extend your stay to further explore Dresden. Accommodations, guided city tours, and transfers can be arranged!

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Tour Reviews

  • Phil M. 4 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    Well organized tour led by personable, knowledgeable, and competent guides. Overall, a wonderful experience.

  • Maria O. 4 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    Amazing holiday, easy cycling along the banks of the Labe/Elbe. Wonderful scenery, tasty cake and coffee stops and fabulous boutique hotels.
    Everything was pre arranged by Tripsite and the local agents.
    Would do this again in a heartbeat and definitely recommend.

  • Horst K. 6 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    The tour was well organized and we were put up in great hotels. Meals were very good and the tour operators provided water and healthy snacks along the route everyday.
    I was more than pleased with the whole trip and will consider another tour with this organization.

  • Teresa I. 6 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    Cycling was a fantastic way to experience and travel threw the Czech Republic to Germany. A big thank you to our tour leader Vítek and his crew for taking such good care of the group.

  • John C. 6 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    This trip was a joy.

    Our guides Vee Tex, Harvel and Jara were both enthusiatic and knowledgable about the route, the landscape and the history.

    The accommodation on the trip was great, varying from a former manor house, country village hotels and more contemporary funky locations.

    My fellow cyclists were companionable and talkative with people from Canada, USA , Australia and Germany.

    The route was managable, and consisted of around 80-85% level/easy inclines along old toll paths or the old rail track, and usually 5-6 hours per day ranging from 25 to 50 klms per day.

    Highlights for me were Prague, Litmorvice, Terezina, the mountain hike to the stone bridge - (worth every upward step!), plus I spent two nights in Dresden - and encountered striking buildings, excellent food (think pork knuckle in dark beer), easy of movement through a well organised transport system.

    Would I recommend this trip? Yes, and if apprehensive about the length of the daily Read more… rides - there are e-bike available at reasonable prices, a boon for perhaps the less experienced and those allied to cycling devotees so they can join the fun.

  • Paula G. 8 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    The history and the countryside was fantastic. Need work with maps - took us over an hour to find the hotel in Dresden as we were never given a city map of Dresden with hotels marked as other cities. Do not recommend dinner package as fixed menu at some of restaurants was not very good.

  • Peter L. 8 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    The tour encompassed countries that had been behind the Iron Curtain post WW2. It was interesting seeing the remnants of this society that had been left unused and decaying since the fall of communism in the late 80s.There were castles perched on rocky outcrops,canal water locks featuring white water canoe courses,trains, chateaux, historic towns and an opportunity to do some bush walking.Just wonderful.

  • Margie H. 8 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    Most memorable part of the trip was expert guides who worked tirelessly to make our trip the best it could be!

  • Heather W. 8 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    I think the most memorable part was Bad Shandau and our extra day there for hiking.
    The route map and instructions leaving from Prague were missing the first several kms. So we had no idea where we were going.
    The first hotel after Prague had a dirty shower and was missing several lightbulbs. The meal and restaurant in that town was wonderful.
    We loved the whole trip and highly recommend it.

  • Rebeca I. 9 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    Great trails with magnificent views, lots of hills though! The tour guides are very friendly and knowledgeable. All the hotels were extremely clean and nice. The places where we ate were delicious. Our group consisted of 20 wonderful and fun people. thank you all for a great bike ride!

  • Con D. 9 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    Our group of 12 had a terrific guided trip around Prague with Lukas, we cycle every year and this was the best for scenery and accommodation along the Elbe from Prague to Dresden

  • Christopher Patrick O. 11 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    The sheer amount of interesting things to see and do along our route, so much so that we did a lot of hiking in wonderful scenic countryside. My tip for others is that this is a cycle route that you must do! We plan to revisit it again in a couple of years. It was that good.

  • Trevor A. 11 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    Most memorable parts: The guided cycle tour around Prague and then the Elbe Sandstone Mountain Range and the region around the border between the state of Saxony and the North Bohemian region.

  • Barry R. 11 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    Best Parts? The spring landscape & scenery. The mix of sights and history along the route.

  • Cody D. 11 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    Prague guide was fantastic, was very interesting and could not do enough for us

  • Lyudmila S. 11 months ago     Verified Reviewer

    I was lucky both with guides and a group. The programme and route were done really well too. It was amazing experience I would recommend to everybody and I already done it and I continuing recommend too.

    • Andy 11 months ago    

      How many people were on your trip in the whole group? And what month did you go? Was wondering about the weather.

  • Sue & Fred H. 1 year ago     Verified Reviewer

    We were on the bike trip from Prague to Dresden. The biking was really enjoyable. I had worried I wouldn't be able to go that far but the kilometers just slipped away. There was always a break with something interesting to see or a time to eat a snack or lunch. We were very lucky that the weather was so perfect for riding.
    Vitek and Stepan were excellent guides and kept us informed as to what to expect on each day's ride. They were very helpful and excellent company.
    The scenery along the rivers was so picturesque that it seemed we were traveling in a post card!
    The breakfasts and dinners were always very enjoyable and delicious. Food and drink for mind and body!
    I would definitely recommend this trip to anyone who enjoys biking and seeing
    beautiful places. We loved it!!

  • Elizabeth C. 1 year ago     Verified Reviewer

    Prague to Dresden, A Tale of Two Rivers (self guided) was an outstanding tour! This was my 5th bicycle tour but first without boat. My friend and I were delighted with every day on tour. Hotels (standard option) and breakfasts were excellent. When I booked I specifically asked if an upright sitting wide seat bicycle (like those on my previous tours) would be available since I physically can not ride in a bent over position. Upon arrival we were presented with the bent over style narrow seat bicycles and told that is all they offered. After explaining my issue and that I would not have booked the tour under those terms, I was provided a bicycle that met my needs. Unfortunately my friend had to ride the other style bicycle. The routes on this tour were scenic and the villages/cities were charming. Day 4 was confusing since written instructions conflicted with map which clearly stated official path was closed and detoured route on to a busy hilly road opposite side of river. Because we Read more… decided to ignore the map, we had our easiest most beautiful day. At days end we bumped into the tour guide (same company) who was traveling with guided tour and he said they hadn't updated their maps this season. Extremely poor unacceptable excuse since a simple sharpie mark could have made the important change. Overall, we loved it! Would recommend it! AND would absolutely love to do it again someday. (so please save my upright bike! LOL) Note: Day 1 we took the alternative route beside the river instead of going over the hill and did fine since we are experienced cyclists and could handle following a 10-12 inch wide trench trail path the first part of the way. Be sure to veer in to town where map indicates to leave the river or you end up on a mountain bike trail. If you need a wide path, stick to the hill road. Also note a rear pannier is not included in price. We felt any concerns/problems we had were dealt with quickly and graciously.

  • Jenny B. 1 year ago     Verified Reviewer

    We had many memorable experiences! Starting in the beautiful city of Prague with it's history & culture, biking through the Czech republic was the best way to experience this wonderful country, meet the Czech people & appreciate the changing landscapes. We were extremely fortunate with brilliant sunshine for the entire tour. The side trips provided further insight into this amazing country. Arriving in Dresden & exploring the side streets away from the main tourist areas was also a bonus.

  • Sherry 1 year ago     Verified Reviewer

    Just completed the Prague to Dresden tour and am giving it 5 stars based on the overall experience, although I'm going to lead with some negatives. Our group size was 15. I had asked the question early on before booking about size and was told usually 10-12. With 2 guides and a support van we were able to divide on most days, as part of the group was habitually late. It was also an issue for lunches since a group of 15 slows things down for restaurant service. Our lunch stops often approached two hours. In addition, there were times that we were down one guide apparently due to overbooking issues, plus one unexpected issue with the overnight bike storage that caused a huge delay in the start the second day. That was the Terezin day, and while we got into town, the sites were already closed.
    But now for the positive, this is a great ride on mostly good bike paths. If you are in any way concerned about hills, weather, trail conditions or stamina, I highly recommend an ebike. Read more… This will mitigate almost all issues and still offers all the benefits of biking. 30-35 miles a day is a lot to cover with the drawbacks of being in a group, so most of the riding was at a pretty quick pace.
    Our guides, Richard and Jana, were outstanding. Richard is a veteran guide and a wealth of knowledge. He read the group well and let us divide into two whenever possible. This was Jana's first time on this tour, but she was cheerful and helpful at all times.
    The hotels and restaurants were all enjoyable, especially the chateau in Liblice/Melnik. We did enjoy our fellow riders and even with not ideal weather for a couple days, it was a fun time. The positives far outweighed the negatives and made for a memorable, thoroughly enjoyable trip.

  • Lindsay Z. 2 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    Biking the "Prague to Dresden - Tale of Two Rivers" trip was a very enjoyable experience. We enjoyed the lovely scenery and our hotels along the way. We liked biking at our own pace with our detailed route instructions. I have been highly recommending this trip since we returned home, and I can't wait to do another cycling adventure in the future.

  • Brad C. 2 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    The Prague to Dresden bike ride was an amazing vacation. Everyday there were beautiful sites and scenery that made the journey a really memorable trip. Each night we lodged in picturesque towns along the route and always near the city square where we enjoyed great dining and sightseeing. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a really unique biking vacation in the heart of Europe.

  • Josephine S. 2 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    I have just returned from a most pleasant bike trip Prague - Dresden. The well paved and mostly flat bike paths made the cycling quite easy and enabled us to enjoy the wonderful scenery of the countryside. The hotel rooms were clean and spacious, especially the Chateau Liblice, which was a real treat. We were well fed and got plenty of drinks. The Czech and german beers are excellent, the wines are not bad either. Our guide Vitek made every possible effort to meet all our expectations.His stories helped me enrich the knowledge about the country, its history, people, traditions. But above all Vitek is a very nice, kind and friendly person.
    Thank you Vitek for all the fun we had and for making me enjoy every minute of the trip.

  • Barbara 2 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    Just returned from five days of cycling through the Czech and German countryside from Prague to Dresden: A Tale of Two Rivers. A wonderful experience - beautiful countryside, quaint accommodations, good food and excellent service. Lukas and company of Europe Bike Tours do all they can to please and support their riders. Try it - you'll love it!

  • Dianne W. 2 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    Vienna to Budapest was superb - easy to follow instructions (only got lost once) scenery good for the soul, countryside ducks in flight, historic buildings & bridges, food & wine a delight, accommodation excellent (and 1 unique hotel with a bowling alley in reception) comfortable bikes =easy ride (we are 60+) would be great for family with kids-Yet another Tripsite success (used before will use again)

  • Ileana G. 2 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    Visiting Strekov Castle was a highlight. First day is the most challenging with a couple of big hills.

  • Patricia M. 2 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    This was a wonderful vacation (from Prague to Dresden via Bohemia). Being a solo traveler I welcomed the guidance and support offered by this tour. Lucas and Vitek provided historical and cultural info along the route; the hotels, meals, and excursions all combined to make this an easy, active and memorable holiday. Can't wait for the next adventure!

  • Ileana G. 3 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    The visit to Strekov castle was one of the more memorable moments. We had time to explore the ruins. Otherwise, we did not stop anywhere for long. The other spot where we stopped for a while was Terezin, site of a Nazi concentration camp. At Pillnitz castle near Dresden, we were given 15 or 20 minutes to tour the gardens if we wished. Overall, the pace was fast and the trip felt a little rushed. The description of the ride as easy is a little inaccurate. There were some hills to contend with, especially on the first day. I would have liked a little more free time in the pretty towns of Melnik and Litomerice. Most accommodations had no air conditioning, and it was very hot when I made the trip in late July-early August.

  • Csop G. 3 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    Most memorable part: The scenery. The varied landscape. The entire trip was an adventure. Definitely tack on an extra day or two in Prague and Dresden. It will make for a perfect holiday.

  • Ana Karla Oliveira 3 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    We loved the whole trip from Prague to Dresden ... Beautiful places to visit and spend a few hours admiring ... All the cities that we slept were special ... We chose premium option to stay in 4 star hotels, really Prague and Dresden were But the rest can be considered 1 or 2 stars ... The level of difficulty of the route is really easy even, very few climbs and are short ... The bikes were excellent, the maps very well elaborated ... I would just like to Suggesting that you take a closer look at Pravcicka Gate, because it was a very long walk, about 5 hours (round trip) to visit it ... It is beautiful, unique, wonderful landscapes, worth visiting , But you have to prepare for long distances ... This was the third time we hired the tripsite and it was great! As of other times, the pedaling was AMAZING! We recommend! We are already dreaming of the next! :))

  • Csop Glew 3 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    As our first self guided cycling trip, we can not see how this experiene could be better. The scenery was extraordinary, the accommodations were excellent and the trip coordinator was superb! We highly recommend this trip. Can't wait to do another trip!

  • Alan G. 3 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    The most memorable part was the biking along the rivers.

  • Cheryl W. 3 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    Mostly we enjoyed the country side. We did not have the greatest weather but we made the most of it.

  • Carolyn Gammel 3 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    This trip was FANTASTIC! As first time bike travellers, we elected to book the guided tour and it exceeded our expectations. Lukas and Honza were knowledgeable guides who attended to our every need. Cycling through the Czech and German Countryside was breathtaking and we learned so much about the history of the countries/regions. Cycling was broken up with other activities - hikes, boat rides, sight seeing excursions/activities. Our hotels and meals were spectacular -( we stayed one night in an 18th Century Chateau), the wine and beer - second to none, and the laughter and companionship was memorable. Would HIGHLY recommend this tour and this tour company.

  • Amanda Uthe 4 years ago     Verified Reviewer

    Wonderful experience! We opted not to use the GPS and stuck to the maps. This allowed us ample opportunities to chat with locals and ask them for directions when we went off track to visit different areas of the towns on the route. Beautiful views and welcoming people made for a memorable trip!

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