Walking Czech Greenways
What makes our Czech Greenways tour special, is the unique experience of freedom in the area that was cut off by the Iron Curtain for 40 long years and exploring countless charming castles, fairytale chateaux and cosy medieval towns as well as a varied landscape.
Add the best beer in the world, great Moravian wine, safe trails and precisely marked routes, and there is no wonder this is our flagship tour.
(Vienna) Valtice - Cesky Krumlov (Prague)
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Distance: 80 km / 50 miles
Daily avg.: 13 km / 8 miles
Since the entire length of the Czech Greenways corridor is over 250 miles (400 km), this hiking trip covers a selection of only the best foot trails and hiking spots along the Vienna - Prague Greenway. These walks match the density of tourist destinations and points of interest with the attractiveness of the well-signed hiking trails. Read more...
Czech Republic is a perfect country for walking
With the largest density of castles and chateaux per square kilometer in Europe and incredible, unspoilt mountain, forest, river and wetland landscapes, there is so much to see.
The variety of landscapes is really refreshing, so you can go past vineyards, forests, meadows, rocks and fishponds in one tour, sometimes even in one day.
Detailed tourist maps
Hikers can benefit from precise topographic maps issued by Czech Tourist Club. They come in 1:50 000 scale and are based on military maps kept top secret until 1989, yet they are updated frequently. These maps cover the entire area of the Czech Republic.
Czech walking trails
The foundations of walking in the Czech Republic were laid down by the Czech Tourist Club over 100 years ago. At this time an extensive network of hiking trails was created and marked out by hundreds of club members. An excellent web of 38,500 km well-marked, well-connected, Czech hiking trails is the legacy of their work. Today the hiking trails are still maintained by Czech Tourist Club members on a purely voluntary basis.
The marking system is very easy to follow and you will see painted signs on posts, rocks and trees along the way. Sign posts at main hiking route junctions detail kilometers to the nearest destinations.