Day Trips from Prague

Karlovy Vary is a leading spa destination of Europe and, with 81, has the largest concentration of hot therapeutic mineral springs in the world. With your English-speaking guide explore the city sprinkled with delightful colonnades, the largest and most famous being the pseudo-Renaissance style Mlynska Colonnade with dense columns, numerous scriptures and six healing springs. Other must visit are springs in the Vridelni Colonnade, Trzni Colonnade and Sadova Colonnade. The Emperor Spa made famous in the James Bond movie Casino Royale cannot be missed. Take a break from exploring and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Continue the tour and visit one of the museums - Moser Museum of Glass and Glassworks offering a unique look at the history of the glassworks. The newly designed, modern exposition offers an absorbing tour, which maps over 150 years of the glassworks’ history. The tour presents famous owners of luxury Moser crystal products, together with pieces ranging from the oldest examples of glass work to contemporary collections, with more than 1,000 exhibits on display. Another museum to consider is the Jan Becher Museum to witness how the world-famous liqueur Becherovka is made. During the tour, you will understand the basics on the history, manufacturing, or storage of the liqueur. End your tour by taking a funicular to the Diana Tower to enjoy stunning views of the town and visit the butterfly garden. ADD THE BELOW TO MAKE THE TOUR MORE EXCITING: Loket Castle: A visit to Karlovy Vary is incomplete without exploring the stunning Loket castle. The castle is 15mins drive from Karlovy Vary and is one of the oldest (12th century) stone castles in the country. The castle is associated with the life of King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV and is a small medieval town surrounded by the Ohre river. FULL DAY TRIP TO KARLOVY VARY Karlovy Vary city panorama