A tour longer than 90 km, that's Labe trail
A trip longer than 90 km can be done on Labe trail in region of Ústí. Labe trail or bicycle route no. 2 begins in Štětí, runs through Roudnice nad Labem, Terezín, Litoměřice, Velké Žernoseky, Ústí nad Labem, Děčín and ends in Dolní Žleb, from where it continues further to Germany. It offers attractive leisure activities suitable for families with children.
"The starting point is Roudnice nad Labem, a picturesque town with a strong historical tradition dating back to the 12th century. Dominant feature of the area is the mountain Říp (456 m), which can be reached by the marked red or blue tourist route. Recently here at Podřipsko area there is a significant development of tourism in the form of opening sights (e.g. Hláska tower, which offers a magnificent view of the Podřipsko and part of the České středohoří, Lobkowiczký chateau which invites you to regular tours, Romanesque castle offering tours and brings to you the atmosphere of Roudnice wine tradition and many other attractions).
During this tour you can visit gallery of Kraslice or the church St. Kateřina in Libotenice (ferry Nučničky – Nučnice, with refreshment). In Nučničky the alternative is to cross with the ferry to the right bank and to Litoměřice, but we go further along the left bank, up to Terezín.
In Terezín you can see primarily remarkably preserved military fortifications - Malá and Velká pevnost and Ghetto Museum. Furthermore, various events are held here in the form of tours through the underground tunnels. Also visit new car museum (Automuzeum) with exhibits dating from the 50s to the end of 80s of the 20th century. Or maybe you just want to enjoy golf center in Kotlina Terezín.
From Terezín it's just imaginary step into the last stop of our tour - Litoměřice. Town Litoměřice is also called royal city or as the Garden of Bohemia. Worth mentioning is certainly a gothic castle, reconstructed in the years 2007 - 2011 within the project Tabernacle of the Czech viticulture, offering exposure of winery and multifunctional spaces.
Its historic charm will also offer central Mírové square, where we find the baroque Church of All Saints, historic houses Kalich, Black Eagle, The Five Virgins or town hall in Saxon renaissance style, which today houses the Ethnographic Museum. Litoměřice boasts the largest underground in Bohemia, from which 366 m long section is accessible, and the Regional lapidary museum is located there. The view provides a small tower Mostka (276 m) or nearby Kočka (271 m).
From Litoměřice you can also use the previously mentioned cyclobus even for hikers, or historic trains transport – lines Středohorský and Švestková.
The most beautiful section starts in Porta Bohemica valley, in Velké Žernoseky known for winery tradition, as well as Malé Žernoseky on the left bank. Both villages are connected by a ferry with Oparenské valley. For a trip through Oparno you can also take advantage of cyclobus at the foot of Kletečná mountain. Thanks to the ferry, it is possible to connect to Labská trail also using bicycle route from Lovosice.
From the city of Ústí nad Labem a chair lift leads to the castle Větruše. In Krásné Březno we recommend a visit to the ZOO. Cycling trail continues along the right bank through the Velké Březno, where you can visit the brewery or the chateau and take a ferry. In Malé Březno turns Zubrnice Museum Railroad and leads to the collection of folk architecture Zubrnice, which is located under the Buková Mountain. The trip can be realized also by taking cyclobus from Litoměřice to Mukařov.
The trail leads further to the southeast. In Těchlovice you can turn to the castle Vrabinec. In Děčín-Podmokly is located ZOO at the Pastýřské walls. Cyclobuses form Děčín can be used, especially to the mountain Děčínský sněžník, from where we continue to the forests of Saxony. We return to the river Labe behind the state borders.