Elbe Cycle Route

Bohemian Switzerland


Via Ferrata Děčín

Bohemian Midlands

Active holidays: Experience nature, culture, and gastronomy in the Czech Republic

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Enthusia Active Tours
Labské nábřeží 33,
405 02 Děčín 4

+420 724 006 865


The best hiking trails in the National Park Bohemian Switzerland, 8 days, guided

Hit the trail through the fairytale nature of the National Park Bohemian Switzerland and the Lusatian Mountains. This piece of a land had been admired for its uniqueness alredy in the 19th century and haven´t changed since those times. You will enjoy the wild woods, sandstone rock towers, deep dells and countless lookout places and views as well as the beauty of the folk architecture. Same as the first pilgrims you will travel with the historical transport. First of all a steam locomotive from 1890 will take you on the narrow gauge rails to the heart of the Lusatian Mountains. Further you will travel by a historical bus and in the end of the tour you will experience a boat trip on a boat which serves to the tourist since 120 years. We are looking forward to showing you the beauties through the eyes of a local guide. 


Day 1: Individual arrival to Děčín
Arrival Děčín - flight to Prague or Dresden; personal transportation to Děčín on demand.

Day 2:From the lookout tower to the central town of the National Park - Krásná Lípa, 14 km
After the breakfast we transfer you to Lusatian Mountains for your first hiking. The tour starts with conquering of the castle ruin Tolštejn. Then you continue to Jedlová hora with a lookout tower with beautiful views. By descending from the hill Jedlová you will visit a pilgrim chapel on the top of the Křížová hora (Cross hill) with the calvary. Then you leave the Lusatian mountains and slowely you will slip in the National Park Bohemian Switzerland. You will stay overnight in a cosy heart of the park -  the town Krásná Lípa with national park museum, local brewery and chocolate manufacture.

Day 3: From Krásná Lípa over hills´ peaks and through the Kyjov dell to wooden statues in the Doubice village, 18 km
First of all you will make you familiar with the history of the town Krásná Lípa on the nature educational trail Köglerova naučná stezka. Further on the way the fairy Kyjov dell with many sand stone towers awaits your approach. At the end of the day you will com to Doubice village world of wooden statues.

Day 4: From Doubice village through the deep forest to the Rynartice village, 22 km
This hiking day wonderful silent forest trails will follow your on you trip. You will come round to Kinsky nobel family swiss alps style build chalets. By Rynartice village you will admire one of the most stunnig panoramic views of the Bohemian Switzerland.

Day 5: Hike and conquer the robber castle Schaunstein, 17 km
Unawaited you will descent to the Pavlino údolí dell, where you will meet the Kamenice creek for the first time. This cold stream takes you to the traditional heart of the national park. Hierfrom you will continue a breathtaking ridge trip on the sandstone towers. You will discover the bird´s eye perspective views of the Bohemian Switzerland. Already the emotions same as of the first pilgrims will make you happy.

Day 6: 5-star hiking trip to the biggest sandstone arch of the Europe Pravčice gate followed by a descend into the deep Edmunds´gorge, 11 km / 19 km
Let you make impressed with the bizzare world of the sandstone towers. You will reach the Pravčice gate where e.g. H. CH. Andersen his fairy tales composed or where the Chronicles of Narnia had been filmed. The path is situated over the hills and provides you with stunning views. Together with the ride by a historical bus and some minutes later with the boat trip in the narrow gorge it will become the highlight of the tour. Short ride by a historical saxonian-bohemian Nationalpark-Express to Mezní Louka village. Continuation of the tour with the descent on the natural stairs into the Edmunds´gorge and further boat trip. Short ride by a historical saxonian-bohemian Nationalpark-Express to Mezní Louka village.

Day 7: Through the  river Elbe Valley and to the oldest man-made viewpoint in Bohemian Switzerland Belvedere 
In the morning pick you up with your luggage and transfer you to the start of the last hiking near Hřensko. You will climb up to the top of the sand stone rocks surrounded by the deepest river canyon in Europe. The whole day will be full of great romantic views from several natural and historical man-made viewpoints. The day tour ends in the city of Děčín in the same hotel, where you have started.

Day 8: Optional sightseeing in Děčín and departure
Breakfast and individual departure 

Dates and prices:

Departure: 01.04. - 30.10. on request

All prices are per person. 

Special prices for early booking min. 60 days prior to arrival


    Accomodation  Kat. B+     
    Double bedroom    805 €
    Single bedroom    920 €

Prices for booking less than 60 days prior to arrival


    Accomodation  Kat. B+     
    Double bedroom    895 €
    Single bedroom  1020 €



  • Welcome drink with the local tour operator
  • Personaltransportation to Tolštejn on 2nd day
  • 7 x accomodation B+
  • half board
  • 6 x luggage transportation
  • 1 x a comprehensive information package with insider tips and sights that should not be missed, including detailed maps. incl. GPS mit tour tracks
  • services of a guide1x boat trip in Edmund´s gorge
  • 1x entrance Pravčice gate
  •  Personal transportation to Děčín on the last hiking day


  • Profi-hiking poles - 3 EUR/day



Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Tour category: Hiking tour
Days: 8 Tage
Stage lenght: 15 km
Difficulty: 3 of 5 
Accomodation: kat. B
Board: Breakfast


from 805 €


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