Munich to Prague

This bicyle tour from the Bavarian capital to the golden city Prague promises many new experiences. Along the way, you will pass through diverse landscapes and explore idyllic river valleys. Discover the  magnificent views across the hills and unmissable cities, which will entice one to explore their many castles and picturesque market places – fair rewards for a few uphill sections on this trip. Aside from Munich, Regensburg and Prague, countless cultural highlights are just waiting to be discovered.  These include the picturesque market places of Domazlice and the “Drachenstich” city of Furth im Wald, famed for its dragon-themed folk theatre piece. The widely known Karlštejn castle and of course Pilsen, with its tradition-steeped brewery and the imposing Cathedral of St. Bartholomew. There are plenty more discoveries to make as the Danube breakthrough at Weltbenburg abbey will impress you. This bicycle tour is simply guaranteed to astonish and delight!

Calender 10 days

Difficulty: Moderate

From £1735.00 P/P

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Itinerary

Individual arrival in the Bavarian capital. Here, you should take some time to visit the numerous attractions such as the English Garden or the townhall, or just enjoy the hustle and bustle of the capital pass by with a delicious beer at the Hofbräuhaus.

For the first part of your journey, you will follow the course of the Isar river. Dreamy flooded forests and the calming rush of the river will ride alongside you for the whole day. The goal is to reach the old diocesan town of Freising. Explore the 1300 years of history it has to offer amongst the impressive monuments and historic buildings.

You will leave the Isar behind to join the Abens bicycle path. This leg of the journey is characterised by rolling hills, lush meadows and idyllic villages. You will pass through Hallertau, the world’s largest continuous hop-growing region. You will quickly reach the health and spa resort of Bad Gögging on the Danube, via Abensberg.

Following the course of the Danube, you will cycle to reach Kelheim. Here you can marvel at the magnificent view of the Danube gorge between Weltenburg and Kelheim. At the Weltenburg Abbey, you can hop on a ship and observe the cliffs up close from the water (not included; price: approx. €11  per person with bike ticket included). The UNESCO World Heritage Site Regensburg is your finishing point of the day, make sure to visit the esteemed constructions such as the cathedral and the Stone Bridge.

Take long stroll through the city and then cycle on to follow the beautiful course of the river Regen and pass by gorgeous deciduous forests, floodplains and natural landscapes. Take a well-deserved midday break in Roding, known far and wide as the gate to the Bavarian Forest. Meander along the twist and winds of  of the river Regen, to reach Cham, your final destination of the day.

A tour of the over 1000-year-old Cham will fascinate you before you hop onto your bike for the next part of the journey. To start, you will follow the banks of the river Chamb, which will quickly lead you to the “Drachenstich” town Furth im Wald. The “Drachenstich” is Germany’s oldest folk theatre piece that re-enacts ‘the slaying of a dragon’, drawing tens of thousands of visitors each year. On a tour through the dragon caves, you will allow you find out all there is to know about the story of the Furth im Wald dragon, the theatre piece as well as the technology behind the world’s largest 4-legged walking robot! The Czech border is just a few kilometres away from Furth. Once you have cycled across the border and on the Bohemian side, the road will lead you straight to Domazlice.

Be charmed by the lively folklore traditions of Domazlice, nestled in untouched nature, the centre is home to numerous colourful Renaissance houses with pergolas. You will then continue on to pass through beautiful landscapes and visit lots of small villages on your ride. A good Pils is the perfect end to the day and makes up for any tiring sections along the way.

In large parts of today’s route, you will pedal your way through tranquil landscapes and nature parks with small, idyllic villages like Dobřív scattered along the way. Beroun, your final destination, invites one to linger a while, and explore its mediaeval city walls!

The last stage of the journey will start off to follow the river Berounka. You will then reach Karlštejn. The High Gothic castle was built in 1348 and is known far and wide. The Berounka joins the Vltava shortly before Prague,  this river will then lead you right into the city centre of Prague. The Czech metropolis is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. End your bike tour with a perfect evening stroll through the Czech City.

Your tour ends after a delicious breakfast. Make use of our comfortable transfer service with the bicycle transport van or take the opportunity to explore Prague further and extend your trip for a few more days.

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Route overview

Self-guided

10 Days │ 9 Nights

Approx. 485 kilometres

Level of difficulty: Moderate

The road quality varies widely. The route follows both well-paved cycle paths and bumpy, unsurfaced dirt tracks and forest trails. For the most part, you will cycle along separate cycle paths and secondary roads, with only a few sections featuring heavier traffic. Please note that the Czech part of the route includes some steep climbs and requires a good level of fitness. The signposting of the route is generally good.

What’s included

  • 9 overnight stays in the mentioned category
  • Standard Bike Hire
  • Daily breakfast from buffet
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel

(No limit in pieces of luggage; each piece with a maximum of 20 kg)

  • 7-day service hotline
  • Well elaborated route
  • Detailed travel documents incl. GPS-Tracks (1 package each room)
  • Entrance museum brewery Pilsen including 1 glass of beer
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