Rather than taking a bus tour, with a guide pointing out the sights, or a river cruise, many people opt to take control of their own vehicle to see the Czech Republic.
Motorcycle enthusiasts can rejoice in having several motorcycle tours of the country to choose from, including the following.
This Slovenian company provides guided and self-guided tours of Central and Eastern Europe. The Czech Hungary tour takes in Prague, Kraków (with a possible side trip to the infamous Auschwitz), Budapest, Ljubljana, Salzburg, and more. Harley Davidson, Suzuki, BMW, and other motorcycles are available for rent. Motorcycles can be rented for one day, or for more than two weeks. 24-hour support service is provided. A van will carry all the luggage, and riders will stay in boutique hotels. The website is in English only.
Harley-Davidson, Honda, BMW, Ducati, Suzuki, and Vespa are among the vehicles for rent from this multinational company. The Kings and Castles tour takes visitors to Vienna, Budapest, Český Krumlov, Kraków, Dresden, and other cities. The tour lasts for 15 days. Luggage is transported in a van. The website is in German and English.
“The Jewels of Czech Republic” tour takes in Prague, Český Krumlov, Lednice, Karlovy Vary, and more, with part of the tour running along the German side of the Czech border. It lasts for 8 days. The cost includes motorcycle rental, breakfast and dinner, and a support vehicle (if more than four riders are on the tour). The website is in English only.
Motorcycles can be reserved by telephone, as well as in person. The motorcycles are all Honda brand. Go to “Tips for Trips” to see their recommendations for self-guided tours not only in the Czech Republic, but also in the Swiss, Austrian, French, and Italian Alps, the Balkan Peninsula, Slovakia, and the Pyrenees. The website is in Czech, English, and Slovak.
Prices range from CZK 1,990 to 3,490 per day. The website’s app (Android and iPhone) shows a wide range of routes to take, all over the world. A route planner is also available, with icons indicating tourist sights, ATM locations, campsites, filling stations, hospitals, bars, cafes, police stations, and much more. The website is in Czech and English.
Among the motorcycles rented by this company are Honda, Suzuki, and Yamaha. The English-only website contains a map with recommended cities to visit marked in red.