Trip Type : Small Group Tour
Prague to Dresden Guided Cycle tour
Dresden Prague Prague to Dresden Guided Cycle Trip
Cycling Cycling Prague to Dresden Guided Cycle package

Prague to Dresden Guided Cycle

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Travel Style: You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level: Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. Moderate
Lodging Level: You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic - 2 star
7 days
From: $ 1,699 $ 243 / day
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  • Cycling through Bohemia along the Elbe River with a group of fellow cyclists
  • Exploring the elegant city of Prague
  • Discovering the beautifully restored sights of Dresden
  • Experiencing the timelessness of the river landscape

Short Description

A guided cycle through the Bohemian countryside from the fairytale city of Prague to Dresden on the Elbe River

Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
Trip Type Small Group Tour
Spend most of the time outdoors. Common trip themes and activities include cycling, hiking, kayaking, whitewater rafting.
Itinerary Focus Active
You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Lodging Level Basic - 2 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
Start City N/A
End City N/A

Travel Theme

Cycling & Biking


Germany Czech Republic

Cities & Attractions

Dresden Prague

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Day 1 Arrive Prague

On arrival in Prague check into the hotel where you will receive your travel documents. The remainder of the day is free to begin your exploration of this historical city.

Day 2 Cycle to Melnik in the heart of the Bohemian wine growing area (58-70km / 35-42mi)

This morning you will meet with your guide and group. Today you will start cycling from your hotel in Prague. Despite the first small ascent, today's stage follows a nice trail to the heart of the Czech wine region - the town of Melnik. Just before you leave Prague, you pass the Troja Baroque Castle and then continue north following the bank of the Vltava River. You will cycle past some very interesting rock formations and deep valleys with the castles in Nelahozeves and Veltrusy en route. Overnight in Melnik, an old wine town at the confluence of the Vltava and Elbe Rivers. After the cycle you can relax with a glass of good wine.

meals : B,D

Day 3 Cycle via the Terezin fortress to Litomerice (50km/31mi)

Following the Elbe River (or in Czech "Labe River"), the cycle route leads out of Melnik past the Libechov Castle to the historic town of Roudnice. Continuing on the bend of the river to the fortress of Terezin. Named after Empress Maria Theresa, the vast fortress was built in the late 18th century covering an area of 3.89 square km / 2.5mi and during WW II was used as a concentration camp. After a visit to the fortress, continue a few kilometres to Litomerice with its beautiful houses. Take time to visit the underground cellars linked by tunnels, a section of which are open to the public.

meals : B,D

Day 4 Cycle to Decin via Strekov Castle (52km/31.7mi)

Today's cycle will lead you mostly along the River Elbe surrounded by hills with old ruins. En route you will pass the ruin of an old fortress Schreckenstein or Strekov Castle (literally meaning "horror castle") situated on the right bank of the river perched on top of a 100m / 328ft high steep rock. Further along you reach the city of Usti nad Labem Aussig in the Bohemian Highlands (Ceské stredohorí). Continue cycling to the town of Decin, whose two cities straddle the river with the old town on the right bank. The main attraction of Decin is the town castle which has an incredible history, as fort during the Seven Years’ War and more recently used as a base for Soviet troops until 1991. It has also inspired artists and musicians including Chopin who wrote his Valse in A flat major there. In 2005 a full restoration of the castle was completed, bringing back its former glory, and a museum is now open to the public.

meals : B,D

Day 5 Cycle across the German border to Bad Schandau (25km / 15.5mi)

Today you can decide whether you prefer to travel by bike or by boat to Hrensko. This border town is situated in the heart of the Czech-Saxon Switzerland National Park and offers many attractive activities. It is a wonderful region especially for those who love hiking. It offers many touristic trails leading through the scenery of the rocky towns, the mesas, the passes, deep gorges and hillsides. If you choose to hike, Pravcická Gate, the biggest natural rock bridge in Europe is not to be missed. You can then continue cycling on one of the many marked bike trails through this wonderful country, or combine a boat trip with ride through a romantic valley on a historical tram in Bad Schandau. In the afternoon you will cross the border to Germany, and stay overnight in the historic spa town of Bad Schandau.

meals : B,D

Day 6 Cycle past many historic and impressive sights to Dresden (50km / 30mi)

This day is packed with historical sights! Shortly after leaving Bad Schandau you will see the haunting Königstein Fortress and just past the curve a beautiful rock formation with a romantic rock bridge and Bastei Ruin. If you have time, stop for a sightseeing tour of the town with its magnificent panoramic views. Later today you will cycle by the town of Pirna, where you will enter the region of the Dresden Valley. There are several beautiful castles and museums of music masters, such as Karl Maria Weber or Richard Wagner, both of whom used to compose in this area. At the end of the day you will reach the city of Dresden - make sure you visit the famous sights such as Zwinger Palace and take a stroll through town. Today will be your last day with the guide.

meals : B

Day 7 Trip concludes Dresden

Trip concludes after breakfast around 9am, say goodbye to the group and head off on your individual departure.

meals : B


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I've done 3 trips with UTracks and I'm constantly dreaming of which one I'll choose next! They have all been excellent - fantastically interesting and well planned.
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Most memorable moment? Cycling through the beautiful countryside and small villages of Holland

Seeing so many residents on bikes, young and old, and admiring the beautiful neat and tidy Dutch homes and gardens.


Flights & Transport

Only ground transport

Additional Information:

6 nights hotel

Physical Requirements

This trip involves 5 days cycling between 25 and 70km / 15.5 to 43.5mi per day usually along paved cycle paths. The section of the route from Prague to Melnik does involve some hilly stretches. Once on the Elbe section the route is generally across flat terrain along the Elbe cycle path. In and out of the cities there will be some traffic. You need only carry your camera/rain gear and water bottle. Your luggage is transported for you between hotels / inns. The trip is graded introductory to moderate and is considered suitable for beginners and children who have a good level of fitness. A limited number of electric are available on request and a supplement applies. *For safety reasons, we insist that cycle helmets be included as a compulsory item on your equipment list.

Rules & Other Requirements

Bike helmet, wet weather gear, sunscreen, jogging shoes and sun hat. (A comprehensive gear list is included in the pre-departure information provided on booking).

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