KARLSTEJN CASTLE BIKE TOUR
This outdoor trip will bring you by bicycle to this Gothic castle founded in 1348, built by Czech King and Roman Emperor Charles IV as a place for safekeeping of the royal treasures, especially Charles's collection of holy relics and the coronation jewels of the Roman Empire, these remained almost all the time for 200 years in Karlstejn castle. Reconstructed in Gothis style after 1480 and then in Renaissance style during the end of the 16th century, it now reflects an appearance from it`s last reconstruction carried out in the puristic neo-Gothic style by architect Josef Mocker at the end of the 19th century.
This Karlstejn Castle bike tour trek from Prague is approximately a 38km ride, with the return journey by train (we include the train tickets in the price and there is a guide with you the full way). The tour starts in Prague centre from which it proceeds along the banks of the Vltava river, then this leads to join the Berounka river in the very picturesque Cesky Kras area of the Czech Republic, you will pass forests and lush green fields en route, the guide will explain some of the history of the surrounding countryside and villages, the cycle trip on the way to Karlstejn will last about 3.5 hours, you will then have lunch in Karlstejn (inclusive) and also a visit to the famous 650 year old Karlstejn Castle, built between 1348 - 1355 by King Charles IV, the Castle housed the Royal Jewels as well as very important state documents.
Your guide will explain the history of the Castle and it`s time of great importance. Karlstejn Castle sits perched high on top of a hill above the town of Karlstejn which has numerous stylish pubs and restaurants. Once inside the impressive Castle your guide for the Karlstejn Castle bike tour will introduce you to the history of this enchanting castle. Once the tour is complete you will be taken back to Prague by train, the ticket for the train is also included in the price. The Karlstejn Castle bike tour is a great tour with a difference and suitable for the more experienced riders. Please note : each person will be required to sign a disclaimer form at the office meeting point before starting. We also have a full list of other City bike tours at Bike Tours in Prague and we can also offer a normal guided Tour To Karlstejn Castle
Minimum group size - 1 person
Start time and length of tour - Only available from April 15th to October 15th, start at 09.30am, it lasts 8 hours.
Price per person - Adults 1340 CZK / 50 Euro.
Transfers and guide included - Yes there is a guide, transport by train coming back is provided for the Karlstejn Castle bike tour, you should meet at the downtown office which we will provide the full address upon booking.
Karlstejn Castle Bike Tour - Prague Tours Direct