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Czech Greenways
Vienna - Cesky Krumlov - Prague

80 km / 50 miles
8 days / 7 nights
Self-guided € 1790 / person
Semi-guided
Guided tour € 2820 / person

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  • Bohemian Trail - Gallery
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Bohemian Trail
Prague - Cesky Krumlov

104 km / 65 miles
8 days / 7 nights
Self-guided € 1790 / person
Semi-guided
Guided tour € 2820 / person

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  • Salzburg Lakes - Gallery
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Salzburg Lakes
Salzburg - Hallstatt

90 km / 56 miles
8 days / 7 nights
Self-guided € 1790 / person
Semi-guided
Guided tour € 2820 / person

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  • Danube Trail - Gallery
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Danube Trail
Melk - Wachau - Vienna

90 km / 56 miles
8 days / 7 nights
Self-guided € 1790 / person
Semi-guided
Guided tour € 2820 / person

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  • Amber Trail I - Gallery
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Amber Trail I
Budapest - Krakow

110 km / 69 miles
10 days / 9 nights
Self-guided € 2290 / person
Semi-guided
Guided tour € 3590 / person

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  • Amber Trail II - Gallery
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Amber Trail II
Vienna - Krakow

100 km / 63 miles
8 days / 7 nights
Self-guided € 1790 / person
Semi-guided
Guided tour € 2820 / person

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  • Elbe River Trail - Gallery
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Elbe River Trail
Prague - Dresden

95 km / 60 miles
8 days / 7 nights
Self-guided € 1790 / person
Semi-guided
Guided tour € 2820 / person

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Czech Gothic Trail
Brno to Prague Highlands Tour

106 km / 66 miles
8 days / 7 nights
Self-guided € 1790 / person
Semi-guided
Guided tour € 2820 / person

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Czech Greenways

Vienna - Cesky Krumlov - Prague

General info
Duration
8 days / 7 nights

Distance
80 km / 50 miles

Daily average
13 km / 9 miles

Prices
Self-guided tour
€ 1790 / person

Guided tour
€ 2820 / person

Dates
Self-guided tours Every day from April to the end of October

Guided tours September 10-17, 2024

Send us an email for a custom guided tour in different dates.

Tour detail

Our most popular walking tour will take you through the varied countryside hiding a host of architectural gems, fairy-tale castles and the bygone Iron Curtain. Since the entire length of the Czech Greenways corridor is over 350 miles (500 km), this trip covers a selection of the best foot trails with the density of tourist destinations including many UNESCO World Heritage sites. Going from wine-making South Moravia to beer-making South Bohemia, each day you will a get a transfer to cover the extra distances between the charming Renaissance towns you will stay in. Add the best beer in the world, safe paths and well-marked trails, and you have all the ingredients for our most popular tour.

Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Vienna (Prague) - Valtice

    Arrive by train from Vienna or Prague to Breclav. On the platform meet our representative/guide who will drive you to Valtice where you get the tour briefing, information materials and navigation tools.
    From Valtice you can take a short walking loop (4 km) towards the Czech-Austrian border to see the former “no man’s land“ of the Iron Curtain.

    Overnight in Valtice.

  • Day 2
    Valtice - Lednice - Mikulov (11 km / 7 miles, elevation gain 50 m)

    Start your trip at Valtice Chateau, the former Liechtenstein family seat. Take an easy level walk through the designed landscape graced with numerous romantic ‘follies’ set in a harmonious way into the surrounding countryside enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage. Wrap up your day in Neo-Gothic Lednice Chateau, one of the most ornate examples of this historical architectural style. Short car transfer from Lednice will take you to Mikulov with its imposing castle and the Jewish cemetery where the oldest tombstones date back to 1605.

    Overnight in Mikulov.

  • Day 3
    Mikulov - Pavlov - Mikulov (13 km / 8 miles, elevation gain 520 m)

    Get a short transfer to Pavlov Archeopark, the archaeological site of Stone Age mammoth hunters. Today’s hike takes you up and down the Palava Hills past the ruins of two medieval castles.  The top of Stolova Hill plateau will reward you with a fine round view of the region including Austria. Descending past the Turold Hill, a former quarry with limestone caves, get back to Mikulov. This lively ancient town might lure you to taste great Moravian wines or take a pilgrimage path up the Holy Hill.

    Overnight in Mikulov.

  • Day 4
    Mikulov - Cizov - Vranov - Telc (16 km / 10 miles, elevation gain 380 m)

    Morning car transfer takes you to Cizov, the site of the last Iron Curtain remnant. Passing the barbed wire take in the unspoiled beauty of Podyji National Park going down and up across the border to the smallest Austrian town of Hardegg with its ancient castle and a sweeping view of the Dyje River valley. Hike back over the hills to Vranov nad Dyji descending to the steep-sided river canyon once again. You can wrap up your day with the tour of the magnificent Baroque chateau, perched atop a cliff over the Dyje River.
    Then you will get transferred to Telc listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its perfectly preserved Renaissance and Baroque town center.

    Overnight in Telc.

  • Day 5
    Telc - Slavonice - Landstejn - Jindrichuv Hradec (12 km / 7.5 miles, elevation gain 240 m)

    Beginning with a car transfer to Slavonice, a forgotten Renaissance jewel with sgraffito houses, this day promises an easy walk past an interesting outdoor museum of the 1930s bunkers built against the Third Reich invasion. Then make your way to majestic Landstejn Castle, a 13th century fortress amidst the woods. After a short car transfer from Landstejn to Nova Bystrice you will take a local train to Jindrichuv Hradec. Running since 1897, the quaint narrow-gauge railroad winds its way through the sparsely inhabited region nicknamed “Czech Canada“ for its cool climate and mosaic of forests, meadows and ponds. Finish the day in Jindrichuv Hradec, where you can see the world’s largest mechanical nativity scene.

    Overnight in Jindrichuv Hradec.

  • Day 6
    Jindrichuv Hradec - Trebon - Kojakovice - Cesky Krumlov (12 km / 7.5 miles, elevation gain 50 m)

    First, take in the historic town and castle of Jindrichuv Hradec, then get a car transfer to the heart of Bohemia Lake District, the town of Trebon, where you can taste beer in Regent brewery founded in 1379. Walking past a unique water regulation system interconnecting fishponds full of carps – the traditional Czech fish, come to a Neo-Gothic family tomb of once mighty Schwarzenberg noble family. The easy walk through the RAMSAR protected wetland ends at an interesting village museum in Kojakovice, from where you will be transferred to Cesky Krumlov.

    Overnight in Cesky Krumlov.

  • Day 7
    Cesky Krumlov - Zlata Koruna - Klet - Cesky Krumlov (16 km / 10 miles, elevation gain 630 m)

    Morning transfer by car takes you to Zlata Koruna famous for its 13th century monastery at the Vltava River bank. From there hike up to the Klet Mountain (1,084 m / 3,556 ft) rewarding you with a restaurant, lookout tower and astronomical observatory on its top. Then go through the Blansky Forest descending back to Cesky Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage Site recognized not only for its majestic castle compound, the second largest in the country.

    Overnight in Cesky Krumlov.

  • Day 8
    Cesky Krumlov - Prague

    Enjoy the magic of Cesky Krumlov, the gem of South Bohemia with virtually intact ensemble of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque structures including the oldest working Baroque theatre in Europe.
    Get a car transfer from your hotel to the bus station and take a comfortable coach (ticket included) to Prague, the Czech capital.

Best time to go

The Central European continental climate consists of hot summers and cold winters. The best time for walking tours is between April and October. In the summer months it can get quite hot. May, June and September are generally good months to take advantage of the cooler, but still warm weather. September is also the wine harvest time in South Moravia.

Events calendar

  • Cesky Krumlov
    The International Music Festival

    A cultural event with 18-year old tradition and the largest festival in Cesky Krumlov which includes music of all periods with the participation of renowned instrumentalists, singers, chamber ensembles, choirs and symphony orchestras.

    Festival of Chamber Music

    The classical music festival with the longest tradition in Cesky Krumlov which includes ‘Music through the Ages’ where music can be heard on the tour route of Cesky Krumlov Castle. The Baroque opera performance takes place in the exceptional authentic atmosphere of famous and well-preserved Baroque Theatre.

    St. Wenceslas Celebrations

    Event full of local folk costumes, traditional folk music and dance by groups from South Bohemia with food stalls selling traditional Bohemian specialties and the excellent beer.

    The Five-petalled Rose Celebrations

    Historical Renaissance festival with parades of people in medieval clothes as well as music concerts.

  • Jindrichuv Hradec
    The Folk Rose Festival

    Popular event features folk groups from all over the world performing their music and dances.

  • Mikulov
    Days of Jewish Culture

    The festival offers the opportunity to see Jewish theatre, concerts of Jewish music or taste typical Jewish cuisine.

    Kampanila

    An international choir festival with a long tradition.

    Mikulov Beer Festival

    Popular event for beer lovers that offers tasting of various beer brands and attractive cultural programmes.

    Narody Podyji The Festival of the Nations from the Podyji

    The Festival of the Nations from the Podyji presents the original cultural and culinary specialties of the nations living in the Dyje River region.

    The International Guitar Festival

    Master-classes of interpretation and concerts by world-class guitarists, seminars, lectures, workshops and exhibitions.

    The town of Mikulov Festival

    Festival popular with locals that includes scenes from the traditional life in Mikulov, opening of sights to the public with complementary events, performances of local ensembles and schools, wine tasting and gastronomic specialities.

    Mikulov Wine Fare

    Prestigious wine tasting event with rich cultural programme and Czech championship in filling a wine pipette from a barrel.

    Palava Vintage – Wine Harvest Festival

    Popular festival with lots of activities and varied program with lots of stalls selling local products, parades, a fun fair, public wine tastings and music performances.

  • Prague
    Strings of Autumn

    One of the Czech Republic´s major music festival that brings together Czech and international artists.

    Bohemia Jazz Fest

    Experience one of the largest summer music festival in Europe featuring world-class jazz performances in spectacular medieval settings.

    United Islands

    Enjoy the music weekend in Prague – six open air stages, more than 100 bands of various genres (rock, pop, indie, electro, world, folk & jazz music), movies, exhibitions, workshops, street art, gastronomic experiences.

     

     
    Khamoro

    A Roma festival which strives to show the richness of Roma culture and traditions as an integral part of Czech, European and world culture.

    International Prague Spring Music Festival

    An international music festival featuring orchestral and theatre series, church concerts, recitals, morning concerts, chamber music and symphony orchestras.

    Prague Spring Festival

    International music festival featuring orchestral and theatre series, church concerts, recitals, morning concerts, chamber music and symphony orchestras.

  • Telc
    Holidays in Telc

    Enjoy summer in Telc with folk festival, theatre, discussions, performances and exhibitions.

  • Trebon
    Krcin´s Trebon

    A medieval celebration of Jakub Krcin, the local fishponds builder.

    Trebonska Nocturna

    A summer festival of classical music featuring top Czech and foreign performers, at other times only found on the most respected world stages, combined with the cosy atmosphere of Trebon square or chateau to guarantee its visitors an unforgettable, uplifting experience.

    Around Trebon Music Festival

    One of the longest-running, multigenre festivals in the Czech Republic since 1992 offers a variety of musical genres, unusual combinations of concerts and theatre performances, street happenings, competitive and fun races, and other entertainment.

    Trebon Cultural Summer

    Take the opportunity to enjoy concerts by various chamber ensembles in the town churches and the chapel of Schwarzenberg Tomb.

  • Valtice
    Valtice Wine Fair

    Prestigious wine exhibition has a long tradition that dates back to the 19th century.

    Valtice Wine Fair

    Since 1858 Valtice Chateau has been hosting a prestigious wine tasting exhibition.

  • Vienna
    Jazz Fest Wien

    A modern, urbane festival with an international reputation and one of the most popular Jazz festivals in the world.

    Genuss Festival

    Food festival presents culinary specialties from Austria.

    Vienna Popfest

    Multi-day festival with open-air and indoor stages showcases the latest Austrian pop music.

    The Vienna Festival

    Festival is renowned for its superb international theatrical performances, it invites musical ensembles and opera companies from all over the world, in addition of staging many Austrian musical productions.

  • Znojmo
    Znojmo Wine Festival

    One of the biggest wine harvest festivals in the Czech Republic with wine tastings, music programmes and performances, unique opportunity to taste burcak – young wine only a few weeks old.

Prices

Self-guided tour
€ 1790 / person
(based on double occupancy)
Group 10+ people: 10% discount on the tour
15% solo traveller supplement (why is this?)
Guided tour
€ 2820 / person
(based on double occupancy)
Group 4-7 people
€ 2570 / person
(based on double occupancy)
Group 8+ people

Supplements

Single room supplement: € 490

15% solo traveler supplement on a self-guided tour

Discounts

10% discount for joining two full tours (if booked directly with us)

10% discount for repeated customers (must have booked directly with us)