AVE Bike Tours    Karlstejn



Guided group tour or self-guided individual tour
About 3 hours long ride
Length 32 km
Grade of difficulty: Easy

• pick up from your Prague hotel (usually at 9:30 am, depending on the request)
• welcome briefing
• rental of a 21-speed bicycle
• water bottles and safety helmets provided
• a brief bicycle training course
• friendly English-speaking guide
• emergency service on the route
• train ticket for your return to Prague


1.390 CZK / 56 EUR standard bike
1.740 CZK / 69 EUR e-bike. Available for up to 2 people

You will pick you up at your hotel in Prague. The driver takes you to the tour starting point where you meet our guide and for an overview of the day trip ahead of you. Your guide will also assist you in adjusting your bike.

The ride is an easy 32km long trip. You will cycle to one of the most important and famous Gothic Karlstejn castle in the Czech Republic. After the first two kilometers, you will take a special path leading you along the beautiful banks of Vltava and later on the Berounka river. Cycling through the Czech countryside with picturesque villages. There will be plenty of great photo opportunities along the way as well as stops for refreshments. A must-see is Dobrichovice Castle.

The organized part of the tour ends in village Karlstejn. We leave the bike next to the restaurant where you can have lunch. You will have a free afternoon to explore the splendid village of Karlstejn with many shops and entertainment possibilities as well as to enjoy a visit to the famous Gothic Karlstejn Castle. Karlstejn is surrounded by many hiking tracks, which also make for a great afternoon activity after your bike ride. Spend as much time as you like in Karlstejn village and return to Prague by train when you are ready.

The train to Prague leaves every 30 minutes.
You will be handed a train ticket by your guide for your return trip to Prague by train. The train ticket is open and you can take any train from Karlstejn -- trains to Prague are leaving each 30 minutes. Enjoy the flexibility of this bike tour to Karlstejn and spend as much time in this picturesque village as you like before returning to Prague.

Bicycles: City or modern touring bikes with front suspension and at last 21 speeds, equipped with a front bag, mud-guards, etc.)

Departure: Daily from 1st March till 31st October.

Please note that Karlstejn castle is closed on Mondays!

Program of the guided trip: We pick you up at your hotel reception at an appointed time. We start the ride from the bike rental garage in Prague 5, Pod Barvířkou 6, at approximately 10:00 am. The tour is mostly on cycle tracks with virtually no traffic. Since the whole route follows rivers, there are almost no hills. There are several typical small Czech pubs on the way to Karlštejn Castle. We usually stop for a beer and other refreshments at one or more of them. You have a free afternoon to explore the shops in the village and take an optional tour of the castle.

Return: You will return back to Prague by train, which leaves every 30 minutes which takes about 35 min. to Prague Main train station.

Reservations: Can be made no later than 8 pm the day before the tour starts. Tours can be booked at your hotel reception or reservation system down bellow. For any questions, you can call the AVE travel reservation center on phone: +420 724 011 083 or e-mail us to karlstejn@avetravel.cz

Free cancellation: 24 hours in advance

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