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 (guided group tours only, usually at 9:30 am, depending on the request)
• welcome briefing
• rental of a 21-speed bicycle
• helmet
• water bottles
• a brief bicycle training course
• friendly English-speaking guide (guided group tours only)
• emergency service on the route
• train ticket for your return to Prague (guided group tours only)
• a repair kit (Self Guide option only)
• a cycling map (Self Guide option only)
• the GPS console with the pre-recorded route (Self Guide option only)


Price of Guided Group option:
1.490 CZK / 60 EUR standard bike
1.840 CZK / 75 EUR e-bike. Available for up to 2 people

Price of Self-Guided option:
600 CZK / 25 EUR standard bike
900 CZK / 38 EUR e-bike
+ 300 CZK / 15 Euro per booking (for GPS, maps,....)

We will pick you up at your hotel in Prague (Guided Group option). You will meet the guide at our office where will be a welcome briefing.

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 chateau.

The organized part of the tour ends in Karlstejn village. 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.

You will be handed an open train ticket by your guide. You can take any train from Karlstejn to Prague. The train leaves each 30 minutes.

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.

Karlštejn Castle - OPENING HOURS
May, June: Thu-Sun: 9.00–17.30
July, August: Mo-Sun: 9.00–18.00
September, October: Thu-Sun: 9.30–16.30

Please find up-to-date information for visitors to the castle at OPENING HOURS

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 paths. Since the whole route follows rivers, the path is pretty flat. We usually stop for a beer and other refreshments. You will 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. It takes about 45 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 below. 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


picturepicture picturepicture picturepicture

Recommended multi-day tours

AVE Travel - bicycle tours
Tvorba www stránek People For Net a.s.