KARLSTEJN CASTLE

During your visit to Prague you should not miss the large Gothic castle founded in the 14th century by Charles IV, King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor. Karlštejn served as a place for safekeeping the Empire coronation jewels, holy relics and other royal treasures. Located about 35 km southwest of Prague in the Karlštejn village, it is one of the most famous and heavily visited castles in the Czech Republic. Guided, entrance fee are included. Winter closed 15.11. - 24.12., 10.01. - 28.02.

KARLOVY VARY (CARLSBAD)

Our minibus will take you out of Prague and through the picturesque West Bohemian countryside to the city of Karlovy Vary. This world-famous spa has become famous for its 12 natural medicinal mineral springs, from which you will have the opportunity to taste, but is best known for its “Vřidlo” (Geyser),expelling its curative water up to a height of 12 m. The city has also reached worldwide acclaim for the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival held annually. In town you can also enjoy a variety of historical and modern colonnades as well as admire locally manufactured Moser glass and Thun porcelain. We recommend trying our delicious local wafers and traditional “Becherovka” liqueur made from a wonderful blend of herbs and spices. Guide service and lunch are included.

KUTNA HORA

Kutna Hora, located about 65 km outside of Prague, owes its origin to its silver mines, the existence of which can be traced back to the beginning of the 13th century. It was second only to Prague as the most important town in Bohemia, having become the favourite temporary residence of several Czech kings as well as the mint for the “Prague Penny” (“Groš”). Kutna Hora was declared a world heritage, and since 1995 has been protected by UNESCO. On your tour, our guide will show you the most important buildings and places - the most fascinating and famous being the Ossuary (Bone Church),as well as St. Barbora’s Cathedral, and the Italian Court. Guide service and entrance fees are included.

KONOPISTE & KARLSTEJN

During this day-long tour you will visit two unique gems among the castles of the Czech Republic, both located just outside of Prague. First we will visit and tour the Konopiště Castle, situated some 45 km from Prague. The castle was founded in the 13th century and is well renowned for its fascinating collection of antique weaponry and furniture. After this stop, we will continue westwards to the historical Karlštejn Castle. In the 14th century Charles IV, King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor, had this gothic monument built as a depository for the Empire crown jewels and relics of saints. It boasts incomparable history and breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Guide service, lunch and entrance fees are included. Winter closed from 31.10. - 31.03.

TEREZIN

Terezin was founded at the end of the 18th century by Emperor Joseph II, originally as an ingenious military fortresses for the protection of the Bohemian Kingdom. During World War II, in 1940, the Gestapo took control of Terezin, and the town was turned into a Jewish ghetto. The Nazis tried to make it look from the outside as a model Jewish settlement, but in reality it was a concentration camp. Guide service and entrance fees are included.

CESKY KRUMLOV

We would like to invite you to a a town that seems lifted right out of a fairy tale. Česky Krumlov (located about 170 km from Prague), which has been part of the UNESCO cultural and natural heritage since 1992, is situated in Southern Bohemia, nestled in beautiful countryside with scattered ponds and lovely views along the Vltava river. In the historical centre of the town there are over 300 historical houses and the second largest castle in the Czech Republic with magnificent baroque gardens. The castle used to be a seat of important and famous noble families - Rosenbergs, Eggenbergs and Schwarzenbergs. It is there you will see a unique theatre with rotating auditorium. The oldest baroque theatre in the world is part of the castle as well. The historical city centre preserved its medieval atmosphere and picturesque narrow streets where you will find lovely little shops with handmade souvenirs. The price includes pick up at your hotel, trip guide, a visit with a local guide to the interior of the castle (inside you will see historical furniture, tapestries, weapons, paintings and the famous golden carriage) and lunch in a local tavern. We wish you an unforgettable adventure. Castle closed from 31.10. - 31.03.

DRESDEN

Dresden, originally a fisherman's’ village where merchants carried out their business, gradually became the kings’ residence. Today it is the political center of the Federal State, and the seat of the government, the senate, and other national institutions. It is set along the shores of the Labe River and, thanks to its natural location, it is often called “The Florence of the Polab province”. Dresden offers not only baroque architecture but also a number of other historical attractions, which are sure to capture your heart. Among the most famous are the Zwinger Albertinum Gallery, the Hofkirche and Frauenkir churches, and of course the Semperoper Opera House. The tour includes an entrance ticket to the famous Zwinger baroque palace, which is located in the center of the city, and today is a gallery that displays such works as the Sistine Madonna and some Rembrandt paintings as well as paintings of other renown artists. Please note: the visit to the Zwinger gallery does not include a guide. DON’T FORGET YOUR PASSPORTS!

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