Duration: 9 days / 8 nights
Distance: 392 km / 244 miles
Daily avg.: 49 km / 30 miles
Self-guided / semi-guided / guided tour
Suitable also for road bikes
This superb trail leads you along the largest Czech river, the Elbe and begins close to its source in the mighty Giant Mountains (Krkonose in Czech). The route is nice and easy as it goes downhill and offers beautiful views of the river. Each overnight towns is interesting for its sights including Gothic churches, Renaissance palaces and Baroque chateux. You will also pass medieval castles and buildings of Art Nouveau and Art Deco style. Apart from the rich architectural heritage the top highlight is the Bohemian-Saxon Switzerland National Park. Its imposing sandstones formations are worth a walking trip at the end of your tour in Hrensko.