MS Florentina
Prague, Charles Bridge
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The River Elbe and Prague, the Golden City, MS Florentina

Experience the Czech Republic by bike and boat

Pure romance in Prague, natural idyll in the river landscapes of the Vltava and Elbe, historic castles and palaces: all this awaits you on a bike and boat trip in the Czech Republic. There are also beautiful views of the river bank. You are in good company with Eurobike anyway, because like-minded people make active holidays are even more fun.

Details about bike and boat holidays in the Czech Republic

Follow the Vltava, which already inspired Friedrich Smetana to create his composition of the same name, to the mouth of the Elba and beyond. On the cycle tour from Eurobike and the comfortable deck of the MS Florentina. During the boat trip you have enough time to explore the Czech Republic, after all, there are bike trips every day. The royal city of Mêlník, the Gothic Litomêrice or the northern Bohemian Ustí are at your feet – take your time to explore these places at your own pace.

The highlights of the bike and boat trip to Prague at a glance:

  • Original river landscapes: In the Czech Republic, the landscape around the rivers Elbe and Moldau are particularly scenic.
  • Romantic Prague: The start and the end of your trip is the ‘Golden City’ of Prague. Do not miss a tour of the romantic city and explore Prague Castle or Charles Bridge on your own.
  • Your hotel ship the MS Florentina: Completely renovated in 2014, the MS Florentina shines in a new splendour. The comfortable ship is your home on the Vltava and Elbe for eight days. In has a restaurant with bar and lounge, a sundeck and spacious cabins.

Useful information about holidays by bike and boat in the Czech Republic

After embarking the boat in Prague you still have enough time to discover the city for yourself. Prague’s Old Town in particular is a popular place for a stroll before going on a bike for the next few days. You cycle between Moldau and Elbe between 25 and 55 kilometres per day, mostly on developed cycle paths, agricultural paths as well as field and forest paths. A certain basic level of fitness is required for some steep climbs and descents.

Complement your next cycling holiday with daily boat trips and make yourself comfortable in the cabin. The Eurobike team will be happy to advise you on your travel options.

 

Note: Due to the current situation, this tour cannot be booked for 2020.

 

 

Medium
Medium
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
  • Minimum number of participants: 70 persons
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Itinerary

Individual arrival in Prague. Embarkation from 4 pm. After dinner, you should take a stroll over the Charles Bridge, particularly beautiful in the dark, and enjoy the stunning view of the illuminated Prague Castel.

You will be handed out your bike and start for your first cycle tour. You will cycle along the Vltava River via Troja (Baroque castle – National Art Gallery) to the village of Klecánky and then over the tread of the Vltava via Drasty, Vodochody back to the river bank to today`s destination Kralupy. Arrival of the ship at around 5 pm.

After breakfast, around 9 am, we will take out the bike again. You will cycle – almost always along the Vltava River – to Nelahozeves. You can visit the birth house of Antonin Dvořák and one of the most famous Renaissance castles of Bohemia, also known as the “little Louvre of Czechia”. The tour takes you through the Veltrusý Park, with numerous sculptures and gazebos in an extensive terrain, up to the royal town of Mělník. Around about 1.30 pm, return back to the ship and enjoy the boat trip on the Elbe River to Litoměřice.

A day at leisure. Discover one of the most beautiful Czech towns, the royal town of Litoměřice. The colourful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings in the town centre, which for the most part is encircled by well-preserved Gothic fortifications, will enchant you. Well-worth seeing: Baroque Cathedral of St Stephen atop the dome hill, the historic underground (extensive tunnel system) or the Bishop’s residence. You might also be interested in an individual visit to the Terezín Memorial (Theresienstadt) in the village of Terezìn. The concentration camp memorial is located only 5 km away. The more advanced cyclists may feel to cycle to Ustí - idyllically situated in the narrow valley of the Elbe river – You will come by the Bohemian Gate and by the old castle ruin Schreckenstein. The MS FLORENTINA will moor overnight in Litoměřice.ce.

Early in the morning, the ship will take you to Roudnice. Your cycle tour starts at around 09:00 am. Almost always alongside the Elbe, via Dobřín, Račice and Vliněves, you cycle back again to the lovely village of Mělník. Enjoy the splendid panoramic view of the confluence of the Vlatwa and Elbe River from the top of the castle hill. You continue cycling to today’s destination Mlčechvosty. Arrival of the ship at around 4:30 pm.

Today you can go for a last bike tour via Nelahozeves, Kralupy, Vodochody, Drasty and Klecánky to Prague or you relax on the sun deck. You will arrive at Prage at ca. 3:30 pm. The rest of the day is reserved for Prague.

Today you have enough time to discover the right bank of the Vltava River, the highlights of the Old Town, the New Town and the Jewish Quarter. Or just meander along the streets or watch the lively goings-on sitting in one of the cafes on the Old Town Square. There are countless possibilities! In case you feel like cycling, make a tour upstream along Vltava River to Zbraslav and back. A trip to Vyṧehrad Castle is worthwile. It was built, probably in the 10th century, on a hill over the Vltava River. Local legend holds that Vyṧehrad was the location of the first settlement which later became Prague.

After breakfast, till 09:30am disembarkation and individual departure.

Tour character

You will cycle between 25 and 45km each day. All of the distances are approximations for the indicated cycle tours. The cycle tour is suitable for people with an average level of fitness. You will cycle on paved or asphalted cycle paths, on very quiet agricultural roads as well as on tracks leading through forests or fields. There will also be short sections along busier roads. The terrain is mostly flat, though there are some slopes to cope with.

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Prag
  Season 1
28.05.2021 | 04.06.2021 | 11.06.2021 | 18.06.2021 | 25.06.2021 | 02.07.2021 | 09.07.2021 | 16.07.2021 | 23.07.2021 | 30.07.2021 | 06.08.2021 | 13.08.2021 |
Friday
Bike & Boat the River Elbe and Prague, the Golden City - MS Florentina - main deck, 8 days, CZ-MLSPP-08I-H
Base price
849.00
1-bed-cabin 300.00
Discount 2-bed-cabin front/back -100.00
Bike & Boat the River Elbe and Prague, the Golden City - Ms Florentina - upper deck, 8 days, CZ-MLSPP-08I-O
Base price
1,099.00
1-bed-cabin french balcony 300.00
Season 1
May 28, 2021 | Jun 4, 2021 | Jun 11, 2021 | Jun 18, 2021 | Jun 25, 2021 | Jul 2, 2021 | Jul 9, 2021 | Jul 16, 2021 | Jul 23, 2021 | Jul 30, 2021 | Aug 6, 2021 | Aug 13, 2021 |
Friday
Bike & Boat the River Elbe and Prague, the Golden City - MS Florentina - main deck, 8 days, CZ-MLSPP-08I-H
Base price
1-bed-cabin
Discount 2-bed-cabin front/back
Bike & Boat the River Elbe and Prague, the Golden City - Ms Florentina - upper deck, 8 days, CZ-MLSPP-08I-O
Base price
1-bed-cabin french balcony
849.00
300.00
-100.00
1,099.00
300.00
Filter
Rental bike 7-gear with pedal break
Rental bike 7-gear with freewheel
Electric bike with freewheel
E-Bike with back brake
75.00
75.00
165.00
165.00

Services and infos

Services

Included:

  • 7 nights staying in an outside cabin with en-suite shower and WC facilities in the booked category
  • Programme according  to itinerary from/to Brandys nad Labem
  • Full board: 7x breakfast buffet, 6x packed lunch for cycle tours or snack, 6x coffee and cake in the afternoon, 7x three course dinner
  • Welcome drink
  • Daily cabin cleaning
  • Bedding and towels

 

  • All port, bridge and lock fees
  • Briefing for the respective cycle tour 
  • 1 set of maps and information per cabin
  • Tour guide on board
  • GPS tracks
  • Rental bike insurance
Infos

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • One option could be Garage Spanelska, near Wenceslas Square, CZK 440, - (approx. € 18,- per day) onwards (price is based upon capacity), about 4.5 km from the mooring place (booking via internet https://www.mrparkit.com/en). From there, take the metro from the station Muzeum to the station Staroměstská, or take a taxi (only with licensed companies) to the mooring place (ca. € 19,-). Another option would be the car park of Rudolfinum near the mooring place, about € 26, - per day, about 15 minutes’ walk away

Number of participants:

  • Minimum of 70 people until 21 days before arrival

Notes:

  • Further important information according to the package travel law and additional information about your bike and boat trip can be found here!

Accommodation

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