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self-guided bicycle tours in Central
• Accommodation in selected hotels and pensions
• Buffet breakfast
• Luggage transfer
• English route descriptions
• Detailed cycling maps
• Town maps
• Global Positioning System (GPS) console
• Transportation by car according to program
• Welcome briefing upon arrival
• Quality Trek or Scott bike
• Stand-by support (cellphone and contact person)
you prefer to cycle alone or
people you know?
You decide what
start in the morning, what pace
you want to travel at, and where and when
you take a
in our self-guided tours,
where you will not miss our professional
detailed maps, route descrip-tions and GPS show
you the way. Your
be waiting for you at your next
stop. Do not be worried about
being on your
a different country. We
a mobile phone and provide a
contact person to
help you in emergencies,
and in case of language barriers.
The average daily distance is 35 miles (56 km): the longest segment
is 45 miles (72 km).
This distance is dependent on the distance
between accommodation facilities and the
difficulty of the given
segment. This distance can be changed by modifying the
of the program to suit either more demanding cyclists, or those
shorter daily trips.
Contact person and communication
When on the tour route, communication between you and us is done
assistance service, whereby a member of Topbicycle
will act as a contact person for you.
We will lend out a mobile
phone so you can call us. The contact person can help you in
case of emergencies, unexpected situations or the language
barrier as well as contact you
with news to improve your tour
along the way. Expect a prompt response if you call us.
offer assistance in English, German or Czech.
Navigating your way along the route – How not to get lost!
We use three different methods on our self guided tours to ensure
that you find your way
along the route without difficulties.
Each participant obtains a written description of the route,
with distances provided
between important points along the
trail, enabling one to keep track of kilometers
the end, etc. The itinerary contains further information (points
refreshments, etc.), so the participant can plan
for each segment.
Cycling route maps
Each person gets a set of maps with their route highlighted
in by us. The scale
these maps is
1:50 000 (2 cm on map = 1 km of terrain) or occasionally
and are the best
in terms of accuracy and detail.
Each person also gets maps of the towns they will be staying
in with the
of their accommodation marked in by us.
Contact details to the hotels
pensions are provided.
couple or group doing a self-guided tour also get a GPS console
with their route. We use American-made
Garmin Dakota and eTrex consoles, which are the smallest
and lightest waterproof GPS consoles available. Their small
hinder their capacity. During navigation, it can
tell you of upcoming turns, show speed during trip,
and give other statistical data.