TOUR PROGRAM "Czech Castles & Chateaus"
5 days /4 nights stay including:
- Transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport
- 4 overnights in one of the mentioned hotels in Prague
- Prague city tour (UNESCO site) – fascinating sightseeings the world biggest Prague Castle, czech culture and cuisine, cruise on the boat;
- Tour to Kutná Hora (UNESCO site), a medieval silver mining centre, that was once the second richest city in the Kingdom of Bohemia.
- Optional bus tours to: Konopistě chateau - the former seat of the successor to the Habsburg throne, /14th century;
- Optional bus tours to: Karlštejn Castle - one of the most visited castles in the Czech Republic from the middle of XIV century, with the museum of royal treasure and the Crown jewels
Price: from €219 per person.
Arrival in Prague (by plane/ train). Meeting & transfer to the hotel, check in.
14:00 – «GRAND SIGHTSEEING TOUR + PRAGUE CASTLE + BOAT TRIP» (Duration: 3,5 hours).
During this detailed sightseeing tour, we will introduce Prague (UNESCO) as the historical and architectural jewel of Central Europe. Our guide, will acquaint you with the history ofPragueand its quarters (OldTown, New Town, and Lesser Quarter) from the comfort of an air-conditioned bus. The second part of the tour will take you to the grounds of Prague Castle and the inside of Prague’s most dominant feature – Saint Vitus’ Cathedral. After a 75-minute walk (approx.) with our guide, you will return by bus to the banks of theVltavaRiver, where you will board a tour boat. Here you will have the chance to relax or enjoy refreshments while admiring the beauty and panorama ofPraguefrom a different perspective. From the deck, you will also see world-renownedCharlesBridge. Refreshed, you will continue your pleasant walk through the Jewish Quarter to Old Town Square (Astronomical Clock, Týn Church), where our tour ends.
10:15 - «KONOPIŠTĚ CHATEAU» - (Duration: 4 hours).
Come with us to visit the beautiful Konopistě chateau, the former seat of the successor to the Habsburg throne, Franz Ferdinand d´Este. Originally a castle from the 14th century, it was bought by F.F d’Este in 1887, who used it as his family’s seat until his assassination in Sarajevo, which launched World War I. The chateau contains not only Ferdinand’s extensive art collection, but also a countless number of hunting trophies, a collection of statues and paintings on the theme of St George, and much more. A visit to Konopiště is an ideal half-day trip, which you should not miss! Price for adults 37 EUR, for children 31 EUR, including lunch and entrance fee to Chateau tour 1
12:30 - KUTNÁ HORA – UNESCO site - (Duration: 5,5 hours).
Kutná Hora, a medieval silver mining centre, was once the second richest city in theKingdomofBohemia. The former wealth of the town is today reflected in the variety of architectural monuments and preserved structure of the town centre. The tour of Kutná Hora will not only take you to St Barbara’s Church and the Italian Court (Vlašský dvůr) – the former Royal (Central) Mint – but also to many beautiful gothic, renaissance and baroque townhouses and a unique stone fountain from the 15th century. You will also visit one of the most interesting burial grounds in the world: the Sedlec Ossuary. This chapel is decorated with more than 40 000 human bones, arranged into a chandelier, the Schwarzenberg Coat-of-Arms, and so on. Kutná Hora has been on the UNESCO list of heritage sites since 1995.
Includes entrance fees for: SAINT BARBARA’S CHURCH, ITALIAN COURT (VLAŠSKÝ DVŮR) AND THE ROYAL MINT SEDLEC OSSUARY
10:15- Optional: KARLŠTEJN – CHARLES IV TRESURY CASTLE - (Duration: 4 hours).
Karlštejn Castle is one of the most visited castles in the CzechRepublic. It was built by Charles IV between 1348 and 1355. It originally served to safeguard the imperial and royal treasure and the Crown jewels and as an archive of state documents. This gothic castle, which will enchant you with its monumental architecture, can be found about 38 km southwest of Prague. After climbing the hill, an hour-long tour of the interior awaits you. Your guide will acquaint you with the not only the history of the castle, but also with the life of Charles IV and art during his reign. Price for adults 37 EUR, for children 31 EUR, including entrance fees for Castle tour 1
19:00 - Optional: FOLKLORE EVENING - Czech folk music and dance inspired generations of artists because they are full of beauty and energy. Our folklore evening is intended for everyone who wants to have a good time in a traditional Czech restaurant, get to know something new, eat and drink well, and perhaps even sing and dance. A pleasant bus ride with our guide who will tell you something about the surrounding illuminated monuments as well as Czech history and traditions will start your evening off. In short, this evening will be unforgettable! Price for adults 57 EUR, for children 42 EUR. Dinner and unlimited beer or wine included in the price.
Hotel check out and Transfer to the airport
RATE per 1 person (F. I. T.) in EURO for AUTUMN 2016.
|PALACE HOTEL PRAGUE||€532||€476||€840||€728||€308||€284||€283||0-12|
|THE CHARLES HOTEL||€376||€320||€555||€443||€303||€303||€190||0-9|
|CENTRAL HOTEL PRAHA||€320||€242||€466||€298||€188||€178||€144||0-6|
|PRAGUE CENTER HOTELS||€281||€388||€167|
• Meeting & Transfers (airport-hotel-airport);
• Full transportation and English/Italian/Russian/German speaking guide services as in Program;
• Two tours: «GRAND SIGHTSEEING TOUR + PRAGUE CASTLE + BOAT TRIP», Bus tour to Kutná Hora (UNESCO site)
• Entrance fee for museums and sightseeing places as in program;
• 4 overnights in one of the above mentioned hotels in Prague;
• Breakfast and meal as in program;
• 1 bottle of mineral water per person during trips;
Prices exclude: Czech entry Visa and air tickets fees, Travel insurance, Alcoholic beverages, Tips and extras.
Supplements (is not applied, if 3 or more people arriving).
- for 1 person + €32 to the tour price
- for 2 person + €16 to the tour price