Holidays in the Czech Republic

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South Bohemia is a lovely area with varied landscapes and many historic towns and villages. The most popular towns for visitors are Cesky Krumlov, Ceske Budejovice, Tabor, Trebon and Jindrichuv Hradec. The River Vltava runs through the region from the Sumava National Park to the south.

Sights to see in South Bohemia

  • The lakes around Ceske Budejovice, Trebon and Jindrichuv Hradec with their birdlife
  • The many walks and cycle routes in the area 
  • Cesky Krumlov - UNESCO World Heritage town
  • The River Vltava
  • The wooded hills of Blansky Les
  • The many castles, abbeys & old towns 
  • Holasovice - UNESCO-listed village.

Some holidays we offer in South Bohemia

Festival of the 5-Petalled Rose & UNESCO Treasures

16th - 28th June 2016

Three days of guided trips around some of the best small towns and villages in South Bohemia (including 4 UNESCO listed sites) are integrated into this holiday package which includes two major festivals in Cesky Krumlov.

The Festival of the 5-Petalled Rose is the highpoint of the Cesky Krumlov year. For three days the whole town is filled with music, activities, processions, buskers and people in historical costumes. Accommodation sells out  a year in advance, but we have a room reserved for you!

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April - September

Historic South Bohemia A La Carte

Stay in Cesky Krumlov or Cesky Krumlov and choose from a selection of guided trips to create your own personal guided tour.

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Self-guided April - Sept

South Bohemia Walking Holiday

This is a flexible holiday which allows you to explore South Bohemia. You can walk as much or as little as you wish and you don't have to decide in advance. 

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Self-guided Family Holiday

Land of Fairytales (7 nights)

A holiday for families with children based in a self-catering apartment or cottage near the fairytale town of Cesky Krumlov.

We have links with a local craftswoman who makes puppets and traditional easter eggs. We can arrange workshops with her.

We come up with a suggested programme of activities for you and your family.  

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Self-guided Tours

April - September

In the Footsteps of the Alchemists 

This tour for adults follows the travels of two Tudor alchemists in Bohemia - Elizabeth I's achemist Dr John Dee and the less reputable Edward Kelly.   

For more information email admin@czechtours.co.uk

In Search of the Philosopher's Stone

This family holiday for older children is based on the Footsteps of Alchemists tour. It combines a stay in Prague with one in South Bohemia

Ghosts, magic, alchemy - all are to be found on this holiday. Plus a lot more besides.

For more information email admin@czechtours.co.uk

Guided and Self-guided April - Sept

Cycle Tours

The following cycle tours are available. For more information click on the Tour Title or contact us on admin@czechtours.co.uk.

Prague - Vienna Greenways Cycle Tour  

This cycling tour takes you through  South Bohemia, and South Moravia to Austria. Moderate ability.

Bohemian UNESCO Cycle Tour

The route of this cycle tour takes in three of the loveliest UNESCO listed towns of the Czech Republic.

Cesky Krumlov to Prague along the Vltava Bike Tour

A bicycle tour along the Vltava river, visiting the castles of Cesky Krumlov, Hluboka nad Vltavou, Karlstejn and Prague. 

Please note the links takes you to our dedicated Czech Tours website.



April - September

Rock Towns, Silver Mines, Gems and Caves 

Spectacular scenery, fascinating geology and history combine in this holiday package. 

This holiday has the option of a stay in Cesky Krumlov with its graphite mines and Moldavite Museum.

Contact admin@czechtours.co.uk for more information