Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Prague
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 220 km / 136 mi
  • Distance per day:
    22-53 km / 17-33 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    Mostly flat, with a few steep inclines and descents.
  • Profile:
    Well built-out cycle paths, quiet side streets, some unpaved paths.

If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board. In the mornings, you will receive a hearty breakfast, in the evenings we serve three-course meals. For the bike tours we provide you with packed lunches.

Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike

Round trip from Prague aboard MS Florentina from EUR 749

The Tour

Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike - Prague

The starting and end point of this boat and bike tour along Vltava and Elbe is the golden city of Prague, the Czech Republic’s capital and the centre of Bohemia which was home to many kings and emperors in the past. You will see many cultural highlights surrounded by a historic and splendid countryside, paired with Bohemia’s excellent cuisine, great beer and rare Czech wines. This tour is suitable for both expert cyclists and beginners.
Here you can find further information on the MS Florentina.

Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike - MS Florentina
 

Day 1 Arrival in Prague
Embarkation at 4 pm. Get some first impressions of the golden city.

Day 2 Prague - Kralupy, approx. 27 km/17 mi
In the morning, you’ll have ample time to explore the city, after which you’ll be cycling alongside the Vltava.

Day 3 Kralupy - Litoměřice, approx. 28 km/17 mi, boat trip
Today’s stage features one of the most beautiful Renaissance castles in Bohemia and from Mělník onwards, you’ll be enjoying the tour from the comfort of the ship.

Day 4 Round trip to Ústí nad Labem, approx. 53 km/33 mi
Today you’ll be cycling through this beautiful countryside in the direction of the river Elbe, past Schreckenstein castle. Or, you can choose to explore the impressive Litoměřice.

Day 5 Litoměřice - Mlčechvosty, 40 km/25 mi, boat trip
First, the Florentina will take you to Roudnice, then you’ll be cycling alongside the Elbe to the town of Mělník. Before you get back on your bike, get some refreshments at the castle’s patisserie.

Day 6 Mlčechvosty - Prague, approx. 40 km/25 mi
You can choose between a gentle ride along the shores of the Vltava or enjoy the picturesque scenery from the ship.

Day 7 Round trip to Zbraslav Castle, approx. 30 km/19 mi
Today, you’ll be exploring the section of the Vltava to the north of Prague, with today’s final destination being the Zbraslav monastery site.

Day 8 Departure
After breakfast, your tour along Vltava and Elbe by boat & bike concludes.

 
 
Info/booking
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Info/booking

Here are the details on MS Florentina.

Included in your package "Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike":

  • 7 nights aboard in your chosen category
  • full board (7 x breakfast, 6 packed lunches, 7 x dinner)
  • daily coffee and cake after lunch 
  • cabins are cleaned daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • free welcome drink
  • on-board tour operators
  • bike tours are introduced and discussed daily
  • detailed travel documents in english
  • all passenger and harbour charges
  • GPS tracks
  • optional event tickets and guided tours, bookable aboard
  • optional rental bike

Accomodation:

  • outside cabins on the main deck, 8-10 sqm/86-108 sq ft, window can’t be opened
    front and after cabins: perceivable engine and generator noises
  • outside cabins on the upper deck, 8-10 sqm/86-108 sq ft, with balcony
  • level-access beds
  • air conditioning

Rental bicycles:

  • We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 7-speed gearboxes and coaster brakes or freewheel, equipped with a bike bag and a bike lock. We also offer e-bikes if desired.

Travel time 2021:

  • Arrival on fridays
    28.05. + 04.06. + 11.06. + 18.06. + 25.06.
    02.07. + 09.07. + 16.07. + 23.07. + 30.07.
    06.08. + 13.08.
  • Minimum number of participants: 70. This tour can be cancelled by the provider up to 21 days prior to its commencement. If this is the case, we will strive to supply our customers with an equivalent offer.

Prices:

All prices are per person.

  •   749 EUR twin cabin main deck, rear/back
  •   849 EUR twin cabin main deck
  • 1099 EUR twin cabin upper deck
  • 1149 EUR single cabin main deck
  • 1399 EUR single cabin upper deck
  • + 50% twin cabin, single occupancy
  •     75 EUR rental bike
  •   165 EUR e-bike

The booking process

The Tour
Info/arrival

Info/arrival

Arrival:

  • Where to find the MS Florentina:
    Čech Bridge/Čechův most
  • Arrival by car:
    Parking available, e.g. in the “Garage Spanelska” car park for 18 €/ day
    reservation: www.mrparkit.com/en
    Take the subway from “Muzeum” to “Staromestska”
  • Arrival by train:
    Prague Main station/Praha hlavní nádraží
    Take the subway from “Muzeum” to “Staromestska”
  • Arrival by plane:
    From Prague airport, take the bus to the main railway station, from where you can take the subway to “Staromestska” (1 change, at “Muzeum”)
    Embarkation from 4 pm

Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

Please note:

  • As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.
The Tour
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