The trail of the Vltava river

The trail of the Vltava river

Tourist destination along the Vltava river

The trail of the Vltava river is 40 kilometres long waterway from center of České Budějovice (Lann's shipyard) via Hluboká nad Vltavou to Týn nad Vltavou. Lock on Hněvkovice dam was built in 2017. Lock enabled sailing form České Budějovice to Týn nad Vltavou and next to Orlík dam. Small ships can sail to Hamburg.

Sightseeing cruises

Several sightseeing cruises that are provided by different size ships.

Offer of ways:

  • České Budějovice - Hluboká nad Vltavou - Purkarec
  • Hluboká nad Vltavou - Týn nad Vltavou
  • Týn nad Vltavou - VD Kořensko
  • Týn nad Vltavou - VD Hněvkovice

Online reservation

  • Public

Online reservation of experience is offered for customers. You can be captain of the ship, member of sightseeing cruise, you can rent a bike or enjoy picnic by the river.

  • Companies

We can prepare teambuilding for your company. Teambuilding can be on the ship or on the land.

  • School trips

We offered cruises or walking trips for children. Children can use tourist train on some trips.

Online reservation is enabled on web The trail of the Vltava river

Boat rental

For private purposes you can rent smaller vessel (small boats, rafts, kayaks, paddleboards) and enjoy your adventure. Captain license is not necessary. For more people you can rent bigger boat. 


Operating time of locks is here

Fun on the riverside 

Along the river is almost 60 kilometres long cycle path and 10 kilometres path for in-line. You can use the rental of bike and sport equipment where you can rent:

  • bikes, tandem bikes, electric bikes
  • in-line
  • scooters
  • nordic-walking sticks
  • paddle boards

Accomodation on the boat

You can spend your holiday on the river. Excellent experience is houseboat accomodation. You can travel on the river and every night sleep on different place.

Information on the trail

Infopoints are on the trail (INFOPOINT České Budějovice - kavárna LANNA, INFOPOINT České Vrbné, INFOPOINT Hluboká). You can there buy tickets, rent sport equipment, read more informations about trail or buy something to eat and drink.

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