Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 216 km / 134 mi
  • Distance per day:
    25-47 km / 16-29 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    Mostly flat, with a few steep inclines and descents
  • Profile:
    Well built-out cycle paths, quiet side streets, some unpaved paths

If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board. In the mornings you will receive a hearty breakfast, in the evenings we serve three-course meals. For the bike tours we provide you with packed lunches.

Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike

Round trip from Prague aboard MS Florentina from 999 €

The Tour

Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike - MS Florentina

The starting and end point of this tour along Vltava and Elbe by boat and bike is the golden city of Prague, the Czech Republic’s capital and the centre of Bohemia which was home to many kings and emperors in the past. You will see many cultural highlights surrounded by a historic and splendid countryside, paired with Bohemia’s excellent cuisine, great beer and rare Czech wines. This tour is suitable for both expert cyclists and beginners.
Here you can find further information on the MS Florentina.

Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike - Prague

Day 1 Arrival in Prague
Embarkation at 4 pm. Get some first impressions of the golden city.

Day 2 Prague - Kralupy, approx. 28 km/17 mi
In the morning, you’ll have ample time to explore the city, after which you’ll be cycling alongside the Vltava.

Day 3 Kralupy - Mělník, approx. 25 km/16 mi, boat trip
Today’s stage features one of the most beautiful Renaissance castles in Bohemia and from Mělník onwards, you’ll be enjoying the tour from the comfort of the ship.

Day 4 Round trip to Ústí nad Labem, approx. 47 km/29 mi
Today you’ll be cycling through this beautiful countryside in the direction of the river Elbe, past Schreckenstein castle. Or, you can choose to explore the impressive Litoměřice.

Day 5 Litoměřice - Roudnice, 43 km/27 mi, boat trip
First, the Florentina will take you to Roudnice, then you’ll be cycling alongside the Elbe to the town of Mělník. Before you get back on your bike, get some refreshments at the castle’s patisserie.

Day 6 Mlčechvosty - Prague, approx. 42 km/26 mi
You can choose between a gentle ride along the shores of the Vltava or enjoy the picturesque scenery from the ship.

Day 7 Round trip to Zbraslav Castle, approx. 30 km/19 mi
Today, you’ll be exploring the section of the Vltava to the north of Prague, with today’s final destination being the Zbraslav monastery site.

Day 8 Departure
After breakfast, your tour along Vltava and Elbe by boat & bike concludes.

Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike - Coffee
Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike - beer
Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Here are the details on MS Florentina.

Included in your package "Vltava & Elbe by boat & bike":

  • 7 nights aboard in your chosen category
  • full board (7 x breakfast, 6 packed lunches, 7 x dinner)
  • complimentary coffee/cake
  • cabins are cleaned daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • free welcome drink
  • on-board tour operators
  • bike tours are introduced and discussed daily
  • detailed travel documents in english
  • GPS tracks
  • passenger-, harbour- and lock dutie
  • optional event tickets and guided tours, bookable on board
  • optional rental bike


  • outside cabins, approx. 8-10 sqm (86-108 sq ft), with ensuite WC and shower
  • level-access beds
  • air conditioning
  • upper deck cabins with french balcony
  • main deck cabins with non opening windows
  • ECO cabins: during sailing and manoeuvres the engine sounds can be more audible here

Rental bicycles:

  • We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 7-speed gearboxes and coaster brakes or freewheel, equipped with a bike bag and a bike lock. We also offer e-bikes if desired.
  • If you choose to wear a helmet, we recommend using your own due to the variety of head sizes and shapes and for hygienic reasons.

Travel time 2024:

  • Arrival on saturdays
    29.06. + 06.07. + 13.07.
    20.07. + 27.07. + 03.08.
  • Minimum number of participants: 70. This tour can be cancelled by the provider up to 21 days prior to its commencement. If this is the case, we will strive to supply our customers with an equivalent offer.


All prices are per person.

  •   999 € 2-bed cabin main deck, ECO
  • 1099 € 2-bed cabin main deck
  • 1349 € 2-bed cabin upper deck
  • 1399 € single cabin main deck
  • 1649 € single cabin upper deck
  •     90 € rental bike
  •   195 € e-bike
  •     30 € private bike/e-bike

The booking process

The Tour



  • Where to find the MS Florentina:
    Čech Bridge/Čechův most
  • Arrival by car:
    - Parking garage "Spanelska", approx. 4 km from the berth, approx. 25 €/ day
      Reservation: www.mrparkit.com/en
      Subway from “Muzeum” to "Vltavská"
    - Parking garage "Rudolfinum", approx. 1,5 km from the berth, approx. 29 €/ day
      Not reservable in advance
  • Arrival by train:
    Prague Main station/Praha hlavní nádraží
    Subway from “Muzeum” to "Vltavská"
  • Arrival by plane:
    From Prague airport, take the bus to the main railway station, from where you can take the subway to "Vltavská" (1 change, at “Muzeum”)
    Embarkation from 4 pm

Personal bikes:
In principle, you can bring your own bike along. However, please note that your bike will be loaded on and off the boat twice a day along with several others and therefore slight cosmetic damage to individual bikes cannot be ruled out, which is why we do not take responsibility or liability for such damage. We recommend reserving one the excellent rental bikes we offer.

Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

Please note:

  • As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.
The Tour
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