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Weather

The Central European continental climate
consists of long, hot summers and cold,
snowy winters. The best time for cycling
tours is between April and October.
In the summer months it can get quite hot.
Bear in mind that it will be cooler on the
mountain tours at this time. May June and
September are generally good months to
take advantage of the cooler, but still warm
weather.

Dates 2017:


Self-guided tours:
Every day from April
to the end of October
Guided tours:

Version A:

June 10-17
(Includes The Festival of the Five-petalled Rose, Cesky Krumlov)
July 15-22
August 12-19
September 8-15
(Includes Palava Wine Festival, Mikulov) 
 
Version B: 
May 8-15
June 26 - July 3
August 7-14
September 11-18
(Includes Tabor meeting, Tabor) 
Send us an email for custom guided tours in different dates.

Crowds

It must be noted that, according to the tourism calendar, the
first two weeks in August are when most people go for their
holidays. Generally July and August are the busiest months.
We mention this with regard to seeing cultural monuments and
UNESCO protected areas with greater ease and with less
people around.

 

Cultural Events

You might wish to adjust the times of your tour to coincide
with the following festivals and cultural events:

Vienna

Vienna Spring Festival (March - October 2017)
http://www.musikverein.at

International Youth and Music Festivals (7 - 12 July 2017)

The 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.
http://www.festwochen.at/

Genussfestival (12-14 May, 2017)

World Choral Festival (25 - 30 July, 2017)

Vienna Popfest (27 - 30 July 2017)
http://popfest.at/

Jazz-Fest Wien (9 June - 10 July 2017)

Valtice

Valtice Wine Fair (12 - 13 May 2017) - Prestigious wine exhibition.
http://www.vinnetrhy.cz

Mikulov

Mikulov Wine Fare (20 May 2017) - prestigious wine tasting event, rich cultural programme,Czech championship in filling the wine pipette from the barrel

The 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, gastronomic specialities

The International Guitar Festival (9 - 15 July 2017) - Festival with master-classes of interpretation and concerts by world-class guitarists.

The 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 Podyji region
http://www.narodypodyji.cz/ (In Czech only)

Festival Of The Three Neighbors (18 - 19 August 2017) - Meeting of folklore ensembles.

Mikulov Beer Festival (12 August 2017) - tasting of different beer brands, attractive cultural programmes
http://www.mikulovskepivobrani.cz/ (only in Czech)

Eurotrialog Mikulov (25 - 27 August 2017) - Central-European Music Festival with pop,
rock, alternative and ethnic music
http://www.eurotrialog.cz/cs/english

Kampanila (1 - 3 September 2017) - International Choir Festival.

Pilgrimage to Holy Hill (3 September 2017) - Traditional pilgrimage to the Black Loretan Madonna on Holy Hill in Mikulov.

Palava 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 specialties.
http://www.palavske-vinobrani.cz/ (in Czech)

Days of Jewish Culture (22 - 24 September 2017)

Znojmo

Znojmo Wine Festival (15-17 September 2017) - One of the biggest wine harvest festivals in the Czech Republic. Try Burcak, young wine only weeks old.
http://www.znojemskevinobrani.cz

 

Telc

Holidays in Telc (28 July- 13 August 2017) - Folk festival, theatre, discussions, performances and exhibitions.
http://www.prazdninyvtelci.cz/index.php

Hot-air Balloons above Telc (24 - 27 August 2017) -
http://www.telc.balon.cz/

Telc Steam-Engine Summer (July-August 2017) - Historical train trips.

Historical celebration Zachariáš from Hradec and Kateřina from Valdštejn
(18 - 19 August 2017) - Historical celebration.

Jindrichuv Hradec

The Folk Rose Festival (July, 2017) - Folk groups from all over the world perform their music and dances.

Trebon

Trebon Cultural Summer (June-September 2017) - Concerts by various chamber ensembles in the Church of St.Mary Regina and St.Giles and in the chapel of Schwarzenberg Tomb.

Around Trebon Music Festival (29 June - 3 July 2017) - Around Trebon Festival is one of the longest-running, multigenre festivals in the Czech Republic. It was first organized in 1992.The festival offers a variety of musical genres, unusual combinations of concerts and theatre performances, street happenings, competitive and fun races, and other entertainment.
http://www.okolotrebone.cz/

Trebon´s nocturna (10 - 15 July, 2017)– a summer festival of classical music whose aim it is to bring top Czech and foreign performers to Třeboň and to offer visitors to the town music that at other times is only found on the most respected of Czech and world stages. Quality music played by well-known performers and the cosy atmosphere of the square or chateau in Třeboň combine to guarantee visitors to the festival an unforgettable, uplifting experience every year
http://www.trebonskanocturna.cz/home/

Krcin´s Trebon (July 2017) - Historical celebration.

Cesky Krumlov

The Festival of the Five-petalled Rose (16-18 June 2017) - Historical Renaissancefestival with parades of people in medieval clothes as well as music concerts.
http://www.ckrumlov.info/docs/en/slavnostipetilisteruze.xml

Festival of Chamber music (23 June- 2 July 2017) - Festival of the classical music with the longest tradition in Cesky Krumlov. Part of the festival comprises of ‘Music through the Ages’ where music can be hard on the tour route of Cesky Krumlov Castle http://www.ckrumlov.info/docs/en/festivalkomornihudby.xml

The International Music Festival (14 July– 5 August 2017) - Largest of Cesky Krumlov´s festivals. It has been going since 1992 and includes music of all periods with the participation of renowned instrumentalists, singers, chamber ensembles, choirs and symphony orchestras.
http://www.ckrumlov.info/docs/en/mezinarodnihudebnifestival.xml


Celebrations of St.Wenceslas (28 September - 1 October 2017) - Autumn fair, celebration of good food and drink, theatre pieces, and concerts for St.Wenceslas Day (Patron Saint of the Czech Lands).
http://www.ckrumlov.info/docs/en/atr512.xm

Tabor

Hussite Days (3 May - 8 June 2017) - Theatre presentations of the life of the 15th century Catholic reformer Jan Hus.

The Tabor Meeting (15 - 17 September 2019) - Medieval celebration with markets, fireworks, fencing and demonstrations of historical crafts
http://www.taborskasetkani.eu/en/

Summer of culture in Tabor (July–September 2017) - Open air concerts, historical evenings, exhibitions.

Prague

International Prague Spring Music Festival (11 May–2 June 2017) - International music festival featuring orchestral and theatre series, church concerts, recitals, morning concerts chamber music and symphony orchestras.
http://www.festival.cz/en/

Khamoro (28 May -3 June, 2017) - Roma Festival strives to show the richness and complexity of Roma culture and traditions. The festival is divided into 3 sections - professional, cultural and media. The festival strives on the one hand to present Roma culture, art and traditions as an integral part of Czech, European and world culture.
http://www.khamoro.cz

Beer Festival (11 - 27 May, 2017)

Prague Food Festival (26-28 May, 2017)

United Islands (22 - 25 June, 2017)- rock, pop, indie, electro, world, folk & jazz music

Bohemia Jazz Fest (11-12 July, 2017)

Prague Autumn (12 September - 1 October 2017) - International music festival.
http://www.strunypodzimu.cz/en

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