The Central European continental climate
consists of long, hot summers and
winters. The best time for cycling
tours is between April and October.
summer months it can get quite hot.
Bear in mind that it will be cooler on
tours at this time. May June and
September are generally good months to
of the cooler, but still warm
It must be noted that, according to the
tourism calendar, the first two weeks
are when most people go for their
holidays. Generally July and August are the
months. We mention this with regard
to seeing cultural monuments and UNESCO
areas with greater ease and with less people around.
day from April
to the end of October
us an email for custom guided tours in different
You might wish to adjust the times of your tour to coincide with
the following festivals and
Spring Festival (March - October 2017)
Youth and Music Festivals (7 - 12 July 2017)
Vienna Festival (May- June 2017) - Renowned
for its superb international theatrical performances,
also invites musical ensembles and opera companies
from all over the world, in addition to staging many
Austrian musical productions.
(12-14 May, 2017)
Choral Festival (25 - 30 July, 2017)
Popfest (27 - 30 July 2017)
Wien (9 June - 10 July 2017)
Wine Fare (20 May 2017) - prestigious wine
tasting event, rich cultural programme,Czech championship
in filling the wine pipette from the barrel
Town of Mikulov Festival (29 - 21 May 2017)
- scenes from the traditional life in Mikulov, opening
of sights to the public with complementary events,
performances of local ensembles and schools, wine tasting,
International Guitar Festival (9 - 15 July
2017) - Festival with master-classes of interpretation
and concerts by world-class guitarists.
Festival of the Nations from the Podyji (21
- 23 July, 2017) - presentation of the original cultural
and culinary specialties of the nations living in the
Of The Three Neighbors (18 - 19 August 2017)
- Meeting of folklore ensembles.
Beer Festival (12 August 2017) - tasting of
different beer brands, attractive cultural programmes
Mikulov (25 - 27 August 2017) - Central-European
Music Festival with pop,
rock, alternative and ethnic music
- 3 September 2017) - International Choir Festival.
to Holy Hill (3 September 2017) - Traditional
pilgrimage to the Black Loretan Madonna on Holy Hill
Wine Harvest Festival (8 - 10 September 2017)-a
grand event with a historical fair and wine market,
historical and folk costume parades, wine tasting,
a program of events for all ages and local culinary
of Jewish Culture (22 - 24 September 2017)
Festival of Sacred Music (9 - 23.4.2017)-international
music festival. Six concerts at Easter time devoted
solely to sacred music.
Brno (April, May and September 2017) http://www.jazzfestbrno.cz/en/
- City in the Center of Europe (May-June 2017)
- Festival of fun under Spilberk and Veveri Castles
in Brno. Includes: International fireworks competition IGNIS
BRUNENSIS (26 May- 25 June 2017); MUSEUM
NIGHT (20 May 2017) presentation of Brno Museums
and galleries. CHURCH NIGHT (9 June
Moraviae (3-29 June 2017) This international
music festival offers the opportunity to travel around
the various châteaux and churches of South Moravia
and the Highlands listening to music. The programme
is subtitled “Shakespeare, Beethoven and the Czech
Quartet Tradition”, and includes about thirty concert
at The Old City Hall (June-September 2017)
The Old City Hall comes alive with culture in the summer.
Its rich and colourful programme consisting of concerts,
theatre, a literary programme, (video) art and open-air
cinema takes place outdoors in its courtyard
Guitar Festival (August 2017) 25th Annual
International Guitar Festival which is considered to
be one of the most important festivals of its genre
in Central Europe
International Music Festival Spilberk (13-27
August 2017) - Music Festival in the grounds of Spilberk
castle in Brno.
Brno (October, 2017) - International Music
and Theatre Festival – 5th prestigious biennale dedicated
to Leoš Janáček
May,2017) - International classic music festival. A
tribute to one of the most famous Czech composers,
Antonin Dvorak, of New World Symphony fame
Olomouc (25 - 27 May, 2017)
Summer of Culture (June-September 2017) -
Series of open air shows, concerts, exhibitions, literary
evenings, theatre performances in the historical city
Festival of Sacred Music (September-October
2017) - First class concerts and performances of sacred
music in Olomouc churches.
Organ Festival (4 - 18 September 2017) - Organ
Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival (1
- 14 April 2017) - Dozens of famous performers and ensembles
play the music of this great composer as well as other
famous composers of the time.
Krakow International Film Festival (28
May -4 June 2017)
City of Krakow Festival incorporating
many smaller festivals is a huge musical, theatrical,
exhibition, historical event that takes place throughout
Krakow and the surrounding area.
Culture Festival (24 June - 2 July, 2017)The
Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow is one of the most
important and largest events of its kind in the world.
The First Festival took place in 1988 and its program
focused on a scholarly conference on the encounter betweentwo
cultures, Jewish and Polish. It was a modest occasion
but it turned out to have enormous significance, considering
the boldness of the subject matter, upon which the communist
authorities of the day looked askance.