Prague to Dresden Cycling Holidays
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Prague to Dresden Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £619 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Start in imposing Prague with its beautiful buildings and history.
• End in Dresden, the rebuilt city with much of its baroque splendour restored.
• Ride through the romantic river landscapes.
• See the impressive mountains of the Elbe Valley
• Follows river cycle paths and links two unique cities

Cycle Route Profile
Easy to medium level. From Prague to Melnik some climbs have to be managed, apart from that easy route along Elbe bike path. Some paths are unsurfaced in parts.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary

Day 1: Individual arrival to Prague

In the evening welcome briefing and distribution of rental bike (if booked) in Prague.

Day 2: Prague

In the “Golden City” there are a lot of sights to admire. Come and see the Hradschin with the royal palace, take a stroll over the famous “Karlsbrücke” (Charles Bridge) or enjoy the various nightlife of Prague. Overnight in Prague.

Day 3: Prague ‐ Melnik, approx. 55 km

Cycle tour leading along the river Moldau. Enjoy a beautiful view from the rock of the castle in Melnik on to the river junctions of Moldau and Elbe. Melnik is the city center of the bohemian wine‐growing region.

Day 4: Melnik ‐ Leitmeritz, approx. 50 km

Passing Roudnice you reach the fortress‐city Terezin (Theresienstadt). Only a few kilometres away you find the destination of today ‐ Litomerice (Leitmeritz) with beautiful domestic architecture.

Day 5: Leitmeritz ‐ Decin, approx. 50 km

After approx. 20 km you reach the city Usti nad Laben (Aussig). On your way you may visit the castle ruin Schreckenstein on the right riverside. You reach Decin in the afternoon (Tetschen).

Day 6: Decin ‐ Pirna, approx. 45 km

You pass the border of Germany and soon picturesque rocks get in sight. The course of the river Elbe leads you to the fortress “Königsstein”. Come and see the greatest fortifications and enjoy the beautiful view to the valley of the Elbe.

Day 7: Pirna ‐ Dresden, approx. 25 km

You cycle past the castle Pillnitz to Dresden. Enjoy the wonderful old town and the impressive buildings of Dresden.

Day 8: Departure

Individual departure or additional pleasant stay.

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
Easy to medium level. From Prague to Melnik some climbs have to be managed, apart from that easy route along Elbe bike path. Some paths are unsurfaced in parts.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

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Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Where you will stay...

The Prague to Dresden tour stays in Guesthouses, Inns and Leisure hotels carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.

Included services

- Accommodation in the mentioned category
– Breakfast buffet or extended breakfast
– Personal welcome briefing
– Detailed route description with maps
– Detailed travel documents (places of interest, important telephone numbers)
– Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
– Own signposting
– Service-hotline

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About the bikes...

On this tour, you will use the proven and tested quality of KTM bikes, a top Austrian brand.

Modern V-brakes, aluminium-rims, and almost indestructible tires ensure high durability. The heart of each bicycle is a modern, high-resistant aluminium frame. Each bike has a lighting system, carrier, mudguard and comfortable saddle.

Saddles from Selle Royal

The production of saddles takes place according to strict criteria in the matter of quality, functionality as well as a high level of environmental safety. You can also bring your own saddle incl. adapter with you (diameter of seat post from 27, 2 to 31, 4 mm).


You can bring your own SPD pedals and shoes. These will be fitted to the bike for you.


We recommend that you bring a helmet with you as these are often not supplied.

Gears from Shimano

Our 7-gears-bikes are equipped with Shimano NEXUS gear hub. Gears can be changed anytime – during standstill as well as during cycling.

Our 21-gears-bikes are equipped with Shimano ALIVIO derailleur. It excuses mistakes, is robust and easy to handle.

Frame sizes

The following frame sizes are available:

Unisex frame 21-gears with free wheel
Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 / 43 cm

Unisex 7-gears-bikes with back pedalling brake
Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 cm

Men’s speed bikes 21-gears with free wheel and crossbar
Sizes: 64 / 60 / 56 / 46 cm

To provide a bicycle of the right size we request your height when booking the tour.

Equipment supplied with your bike

Saddle bag (water-repellent)
Handlebar bag (water-repellent)
Repair kit (with extra bicycle tube)
Combination lock

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Your Prices

Prague to Dresden, 8 days, 7 nights
Prices are per person and include bike hire.

2019 Cycling Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands

Arrival on Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Season 1: 12.04.- 02.05.2019 | 16.09.- 22.09.2019
Season 2: 01.07.- 15.09.2019
Season 3: 03.05.- 30.06.2019

Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £619 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £659 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £699 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £169
Electric Bike Upgrade: £99

Extra Nights (Price Per Person)
Location | Price (DBL/BB) | Single Supplement (SGL/BB)
Dresden: £69 | £25
Prague: £59 | £30

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Hotel Category Descriptions
Chosen middle class hotels and guest houses ‐ all rooms en‐suite shower/toilet or bath/toilet.

Extra nights are available to book on this tour!
Prices are per person per night and based on two sharing. Single supplements apply.

For extra nights, you will stay in the same hotel. Please let us know if you wish to book extra nights at the start or at the end of the tour when completing your ‘Booking Request’.

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

Bike Insurance
This tour benefits from bike insurance against rental bike theft and damage in the holiday price! Please make sure you lock up the bike, leave it where told by the hotel and treat your hire bicycle as if the bike was your own. Any negligent treatment of the bike will exempt you from cover.

For help and queries regarding this tour…
Contact us | F.A.Qs

Holiday Price: £619
Single Supplement: £169

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Call: 0800 731 1631

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