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Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.
Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
Two capitals with endless charms
Two must-see European capitals on one magnificent trip—why not? Start: Prague—a boho-chic playground where resplendence is the rule, not the exception. End: Vienna—Austria’s handsome jewel along the Danube. In between, Czech hospitality; mile after mile of great riverside rides past vineyards; hilltop monasteries and crumbling castles; a hearty bowl of goulash and a pint of Pilsner enjoyed over candlelight in a private library; a leisurely float down the river and the grandest of all finales. Getting there really is half the fun.
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Day by Day
Start the day with a ride into the rolling landscape of the Moravian highlands. Enjoy the scenery along the Sazava River before making our way to Lipnice Castle for a local feast at the home of Jaroslav Hasek.
Explore rural Czech life with an adventurous ride through the Vysocina highlands. After a catered lunch at a privately restored chateau, spend the afternoon cycling or enjoying the hotel spa.
Embark on a scenic drive to Austria and embark on a bike ride high in the picturesque Waldviertal region. Ride through sun-dappled forests and fields before venturing into the thousand-year old riverside towns of the Kamptal wine region.
Cycle the delightfully flat paths along the Danube, surrounded by vineyards. Wander the hallowed halls of the baroque Melk monastery before a tasting at a nearby wine cellar.
Pedal into the vineyards for lunch hosted by a local family at a traditional Heuriger. Take a guided walk around Vienna, then celebrate the trip in style at one of the city’s best locales.
Enjoy a farewell breakfast at the hotel and bis speda in magnificent Vienna.
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Chateau Heralec, Heralec
A luxury 5 star boutique property opened to great acclaim in 2010, this former national heritage site and re-imagined 17th century chateau is the brainchild of Alexandra Casparova. Surrounded by a stately 18th century English park and outfitted with an over the top spa, this is the perfect Czech getaway. View hotel website »
Hotel Richard Lowenherz, Wachau
Founded on the site of a 700-year-old Clarissinian Abbey, the Richard Löwenherz is now a hotel filled with Renaissance sculpture, elegant chandeliers and stone vaulting. Frau Theiry and her staff quickly make us feel at home whether we’re lounging with an after-dinner schnapps, lazing in the garden, or enjoying breakfast on the arbour-covered terrace overlooking the Danube. View hotel website »
Hotel Sacher Wien, Vienna
Established in 1876 in the centre of the city, Hotel Sacher Wien blends traditional décor and modern amenities, and is conveniently located across from the Opera House, the Kärntner Straße, and a mere five-minute walk from the Hofburg Imperial Palace. But it’s this Leading Hotels of the World’s famed eponymous chocolate dessert that may leave the most enduring impression! View hotel website »
We never wanted to be the biggest travel company in the world, just the best.
— George Butterfield
The ride along the Danube and the stop to taste a great apricot tart, the last morning ride through the vineyards and the lunch at the winery... The ride in horse carriage to the restaurant in Vienna...the whole experience was memorable!— Maria Gonzalez
The riding in the Czech Republic and Austria offers much variety in landscape. Heading east of Prague and through the forested area around Chateau Heralec, we encounter some moderately hilly terrain. The bike paths along the Danube are virtually flat and hassle-free. Long options are also available.
“I ride my bike once or twice a month and am comfortable on two wheels.”
Relatively flat but will include inclines and the occasional climb or two.Read more on our Activity Levels
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- All breakfasts, four lunches and all dinners, including wine
- Services of B&R guide(s) and support van
- All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees
- Use of a customized hybrid or a racing bike with drop bars, equipped with handlebar bag and helmet
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
- Downloadable GPS routes, provided via RideWithGPS (app available for Apple or Android)
You can’t enjoy a great biking trip without a really great bike. On this trip you’ll be riding a customized hybrid or a racing bike with drop bars. We also equip you with handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle.
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