Day Trips from Prague

Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, is bisected by the Vltava River. Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires” Prague is one of the few European cities preserved in its original state since the medieval times. In our tour you will first drive to the Prague Castle, where you will start the tour. Built in the 9th century, Prague Castle is a castle complex which holds the official office of the President of the Czech Republic. The castle was a seat of power for kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia. Apart from the castle complex you will be able to visit the Castle's interiors: St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, exhibition "The Story of Prague Castle", St. George's Basilica, Golden Lane with Daliborka Tower, Rosenberg Palace (Entrance to Circuit A). Walk down towards Mala Strana (Lesser Town) a hillside area with views across the Vltava river to the old town. Hotels, casual eateries and traditional pubs line its narrow streets, and visitors scribble messages to the late Beatle on the John Lennon Wall. The riverside Kampa area offers fine dining, and exhibits of photos and letters at the Franz Kafka Museum. Peacocks roam freely at Wallenstein Garden. Enjoy some free time for lunch and exploring the Lesser Town on your own. Meet again with your guide and walk towards Charles Bridge, lined with statues of catholic saints. Its construction started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV, and finished in the beginning of the 15th century. Continue to the Old Town square. The historic heart of Prague, with colourful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show. After the show, drive towards Vyšehrad. The massive rock looming high over the Vltava River has its origins dating back to the 10th century. Vyšehrad was a tempting location for settlements since the most ancient times and became a subject of many legends. Today, Vyšehrad is a popular destination for walks with breath- taking views of the city and a number of major monuments. Explore the “birth place’ of Prague and learn about the legends of the knights and how Prague was settled. After the tour finishes, enjoy the free time in one of Prague numerous breweries and explore the city on your own. ADD THE BELOW TO MAKE THE TRIP MORE INTERESTING: - Church of Our Lady Victorious (Baby Jesus) - Loreto Sanctuary (net to castle complex) - Strahov Monastery - Kampa riverside - Clementinum - Letna Park with Metronome - Wallenstein Garden - Strelecky Ostrov (Strelecky Island - Zofin Palac - Petrin hill and tower - Eiffel tower replica FULL DAY PRAGUE SIGHTSEEING