The most popular bike and boat tours in Eastern Europe
Bike and boat in the Czech Republic
The friendly Czech Republic is also worth a visit by bike and boat! The golden city of Prague, the colourful forests and the beautiful landscape make the Czech Republic a paradise for cyclists. The extremely friendly population and the wonderfully tasty cuisine completely convinced us of the qualities of the Czech Republic as a bike and boat destination.
- Here you can find more information about the bike & boat tour from Prague along the Vltava and Elbe rivers on the MS Florentina.
- You can discover more cycle tours in the Czech Republic here.
Useful information about your bike and boat tour in Eastern Europe
The Eastern European climate
Eastern Europe is predominately characterised by a continental climate. The temperature differences between summer and winter are very large and get bigger as you head further east. The Eastern European countries warm up very quickly in the spring, but cool off just as quickly in the autumn. You can expect warm temperatures in summer, but you should also be prepared for colder days. In general, the weather in Eastern Europe has proven to be ideal cycling weather.
The Eastern European cuisine
You’ll certainly be excited by this chapter. What can cyclists and guests expect from a culinary point of view in Eastern Europe? The national dish in the Czech Republic is roast pork. In general, Czech or Bohemian cuisine is similar to that in Austria. Goulash, meatloaf, dumplings are all well-known dishes. The Roman national dish, for example, is a very firm corn porridge. Other important components of the local cuisine are sheep’s milk and mutton. Polish cuisine is widely known for bigos - a stew made from sauerkraut and various types of meat, pierogi – dumplings with various fillings and Barszcz – a beetroot soup. Look forward to a varied choice of dishes and new flavours!