• Duration: 6 hours
  • Moderate
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Description

Join this 6-hour city tour of Prague including a river cruise and a traditional Czech meal for lunch and see what the city has to offer before exploring Prague on your own. Your knowledgeable and friendly guide will take you to the major sights and will make sure you don’t miss any of the main attractions in the city.

Beginning in the UNESCO protected Old Town Square, you’ll explore the Old Town with its cobbled lanes, beautiful architecture and fascinating history. Explore the historic synagogues and the famous Jewish Cemetery, the largest of its kind in Europe. Then you can try traditional Czech food and drink (included in the price of your tour) at a restaurant.

Visit the nearby Clementinum, a former Jesuit college and the largest complex of buildings after Prague Castle full of baroque churches and libraries. You’ll join „Prague Venice“ tours for a cruise with complimentary drinks and snacks and commentary, where you can relax and enjoy the views of the city from the river.

After your cruise, your guide will take you to Charles Bridge and explain its fascinating story, before taking you to the Mala Strana (Lesser Town) with its beautiful terracotta roofs and Baroque architecture, and Kampa Island, one of Prague’s hidden gems, where you can visit the famous Lennon Wall.

From the Mala Strana, take one of Prague’s trams to the top of the hill where Prague Castle keeps watch on the city.

You’ll see the palaces and churches that make up this vast, historic complex, including the amazing St Vitus Cathedral. You’ll finish your tour at the castle, at the oldest vineyard in the city, where you’ll find stunning views across Prague.

Itinerary

Start of the tour

Starting point of the tour is at Prague Trips & Tickets, Tynska 7, Praha 1

Stop at: Church of Our Lady before Tyn

A brief introduction into the Czech history.

Stop at: Stone Bell House

One of the most important Gothic buildings in Prague - exterior view. Presumably, Charles IV. - the biggest Czech ruler - was born here.

Stop at: Jan Hus Monument

One of the most famous Czech monuments and brief history of Jan Hus - Czech Martin Luther - who was reforming the Catholic Church which led to his execution in the end.

Stop at: Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock

Hear the history of the famous Astronomical Clock - a medieval miracle, and a fascinating game of three-time measurement systems being shown at once. Moreover showing the position of stars, Moon and Sun.

Stop at: Karolinum & Charles University

Admire the exterior of the historical building of the 1st university in Central Europe.

Stop at: The Estates Theatre

See the beautiful theater and hear something about its history - Mozart´s Don Giovanni was premiered here.

Stop at: House of the Black Madonna

The only pure cubistic building in Prague. The flagship of cubism - architectural style found only in the Czech lands.

Stop at: Church of St.James

Founded in the Gothic style, burnt out and rebuilt in the baroque style. Amazing interiors and a hand hung up from the ceiling on the right side of the main entrance reflecting the famous Prague legend.

Stop at: Maisel Synagogue

Enjoy exterior view of the neo-gothic synagogue. Learn the most important facts from fascinating Jewish history in the Czech lands.

Stop at: Pinkas Synagogue

The Pinkas Synagogue is the second oldest preserved synagogue in Prague which was turned into a memorial to the nearly 80,000 Jewish victims of the Shoah from the Czech lands.

Stop at: Spanish Synagogue, Jewish Museum

The history and exterior view of the most recent synagogue in the Prague Jewish Town with its impressive Moorish interior design, influenced by the famous Alhambra.

Stop at: Franz Kafka

The monument built in a memory of the worldwide famous writer Franz Kafka. Do you want to suffer from a depression? Read his books.

Stop at: Klementinum Complex

You will pass through the 2nd largest Prague complex with the National Library and the Astronomical Tower where weather measurements were taken on from 1770´s.

Prague Venice River Cruise

You will take a 45 min. river cruise around the Charles Bridge. You will see the romantic Devil´s channel and enjoy the view of the Prague Castle from the river.

Stop at: Charles Bridge

When crossing the Charles Bridge, you can admire the statue of Charles IV., the Bridge Towers and baroque statues. You will have time to make a wish at St. John of Nepomuk statue - one of the country´s patron.

Stop at: Lesser Town

You will walk through fascinating streets of Kampa Island, Mala Strana and its aristocratic palaces.

Stop at: John Lennon Wall

Take a photo at the famous Lennon Wall - symbol of liberty and freedom.

Stop at: Malostranske namesti & St. Nicolas Church

Enjoy the view of barouque buildings and churches while waiting for a tram up to the Prague Castle.

Stop at: Prague Castle

It is the biggest Castle complex in the world and one of the most important sites in Bohemia. It has taken 1000 years to build. 

The Castle was a seat for kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors and presidents of Czechoslovakia. 

The Bohemian Crown Jewels are kept within a hidden room inside the St. Vitus Cathedral. Learn the history of the Prague Castle. Pass by the Chapel of Holy Cross in the 2nd Courtyard. Visit the romanesque Golden Lane.

Stop at: Mihulka Powder Tower

Famous Prague tower where the gun powder was stored.

Stop at: St. Vitus Cathedral

You will see the monumental St. Vitus Cathedral which is also the burial place of Charles IV.

End of the tour: St. Venceslas Vineyard

Supposedly the oldest vineyard in Prague. Fantastic panoramatic views.

What's included

Traditional Czech lunch in a typical Czech restaurant
River cruise with refreshments and on-board commentary
Tram ticket
Knowledgeable guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off on request (city center)

What's excluded

  • Hotel pick up/drop off.
  • Any personal expenses.

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended 
  • Please arrive to the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour departure time  
  • Bottle of water  

Important information

  • The tour runs with minimum of 2 people. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough customers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund   
  • Tour operated in English or German; please specify at time of booking   
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult  

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure

Categories

  • SAILING OR BOAT TOUR
  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • WALKING TOUR
  • EDUCATIONAL TOUR
  • SIGHTSEEING

Guided Language

  • Deutsch
  • English

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