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Prague Bike Tour

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Highlights

  • Easy bike ride suitable for all ages – no hills!
  • See much more than you ever would on foot
  • Spectacular photo-opportunities
  • Fun for the family
  • Free soft drink and map
  • Free storage of your bags while you take the tour

Overview

Pedal around picture-perfect Prague on this fun sightseeing tour with a knowledgeable guide.

Ride through the enchanting town center and see beautiful Baroque churches, Gothic towers, 18th century theaters, Art Nouveau masterpieces and much more. Cycle through leafy parks and along the lovely Vltava River.

Discover amazing and unusual sights like the John Lennon Wall with its brightly painted graffiti, and the incredible Dancing House. See the famous Astronomical Clock with its hourly procession of Christ and the Apostles.

There will be plenty of picture stops and on the way your guide will tell you entertaining stories about the places you see.

The route is easy and there are no hills, so the tour is fine for all levels of fitness.

Itinerary

At the start of your Prague Bike Tour you should make your way to Dlouha 24, Praha 1 where you will meet your guide. On this easy-paced bike ride you will see all the highlights of Prague without having to go uphill. Plus you will learn fascinating facts and legends about the city along the way.

Highlights of the tour include the following:

Municipal House: Built in the early1900s, this has been described as the most beautiful art nouveau building in Prague. It is one of the venues for the Prague Spring International Music Festival.

Powder Gate: This Gothic Tower was put up in the 15th century on the site of one of the 11th century entrances to Prague’s Old Town. It became known as the Powder Gate in the 17th century when it was used to store gunpowder.

Theater of the Estates: One of the most beautiful historic theaters in Europe. It was constructed in the 18th century by the aristocrat Count Nostitz Rieneck to promote culture and enhance the city.

National Theater: Built by public subscription in the late 1800s because people wanted to put on plays and operas in their own Czech language instead of German – language of the ruling Austrian Empire.

The Dancing House: When you see this extraordinary 1990s building you will at once understand how it gets its name. It looks like a pair of dancers and provides a marked contrast to the Baroque, Gothic and Art Nouveau buildings for which Prague is famous.

Panoramic views: Your route gives you splendid panoramic views over the Vltava river that runs through the city.

Small Quarter (Lesser Town): This historic district lies close to the castle and is the part of town that has been least affected by modern developments. One of its most important buildings is the Baroque St Nicholas Cathedral.

John Lennon Wall: A wall full of John Lennon-inspired graffiti and lyrics from Beatles’ songs. Before the Velvet Revolution of 1989 young Czechs expressed grievances by writing on this wall. The wall is owned by the Knights of the Maltese Cross, who allowed the graffiti to remain.

Kampa Park: A famous restaurant patronized by the rich and famous located on a small peninsula jutting out into the Vltava River.

Charles Bridge: This famous Bridge is adorned with 30 statues and statuaries. As one of Prague’s most famous landmarks, Charles Bridge is a lively place by day when it is full of craft stalls, street artists, buskers and pedestrians.

Rudolfinum: This music auditorium is one of the most important neo-renaissance buildings in the city. For many years it has been the home of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and it is one of the main venues for the Prague Spring Festival.

Josefov: Formerly the Jewish ghetto, this area contains Europe's oldest surviving Jewish cemetery, in use from the 15th to 18th century. During Nazi occupation, the ghetto was preserved to provide a site for Hitler’s grisly plan for a museum featuring the soon- to-be- exterminated Jewish race.

Old Town Square: In the 12th century this was Prague’s central marketplace. Through the centuries many beautiful buildings in Romanesque, Baroque and Gothic styles were erected here by wealthy merchants.

Astronomical Clock: Located in Old Town Square and one of Prague’s most popular attractions. On the hour, every hour, a small trap door opens and Christ marches out ahead of his disciples, while the skeleton of death tolls the bell.

The 2- hour tour ends at the starting point.

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Reviews

This was a great way to see Prague! Our guide took as through most of the city (which is easier to cover by bike than on foot!) making stops along the way to tell us about the... Olga Altshuler

Excellent Tour. Small group so the presentations were all easily heard. Very safe, little traffic to negotiate. Jus wish we had Marker Pens to leave a message on the John Lennon... Mr SW Flannery

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Mar - 01 Nov: Daily

Duration

2 hours

Start time

Start time: 01 Mar - 30 Apr: 2:30pm
01 May - 01 Oct: 11:30am, 2:30pm & 5:30pm
02 Oct - 01 Nov: 2:30pm
Duration: 2 hours

Meeting point

The tour departs from Dlouha 24, Praha 1.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point

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Inclusions

  • Mountain Bike or Cruiser Bike Rental
  • Insurance
  • Safety helmets, baskets & bungee cords
  • Free City map, Rain poncho & storage of your bags
  • Free water bottle on the bike
  • Service of friendly English Speaking tour guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food

Do/Dont's

Wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes and don’t forget the camera

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 72 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
Clients are required exchange the voucher at Narodni Street 38 in advance and activity operator explain the departure point
Suitable weather conditions are required for the tour.
Customers will be asked to adhere to safety procedures and sign a waiver prior to tour departure.
If you require a seat for a small child please request this in advance

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • The activity operator can arrange storage of your bags while you are on the bike tour.
  • This tour is recommended for children aged 12 and over. For really small children (up to 24 kg in weight) the tour operator can provide child seats upon prior request
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Cancellation policy

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