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Prague: 50-Minute Sightseeing Evening Cruise

Prague: 50-Minute Sightseeing Evening Cruise

Enjoy breathtaking views from the Vltava River and discover the beauty of one of the most famous cities in the world during this evening cruise with an audio guide. See majestic sights such as Charles Bridge, and the Dancing House. Hop aboard a comfortable and spacious boat and begin your river cruise. Capture pictures as you sail past sights like the Petřín Tower, and the historic fort of Vyšehrad. Admire the neo-Renaissance concert hall of the Rudolfinum and the biggest castle complex in the world, Prague Castle.  Relax on an air-conditioned boat with a roof over the sundeck. Learn about the main sights with audio commentary that is available in 3 different languages or use the printed guide onboard available in 16 languages. You can also use a mobile app.

Prague: Skip-the-line Castle Ticket and Optional Audio Guide

Prague: Skip-the-line Castle Ticket and Optional Audio Guide

Pre-book your tickets to Prague Castle and avoid wasting time in the ticket line. Get a short (15-20 minute) introductory overview of the castle complex before exploring it at your own pace. Meet our representative for an introduction to Prague Castle. After that, our representative will exchange your voucher for your ticket, which covers the best there is to see at Prague Castle. Skip the ticket line and begin your visit right in front of the St. Vitus Cathedral, where you’ll get guidelines and a map of the best way to explore the sprawling grounds at your own pace. Admire the architecture and stories of St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica, Golden Lane, and Daliborka Tower. Learn about the castle’s purpose as a home of the Kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, dating way back to the 9th century. Your ticket is valid for 2 days and allows you one entry to each building in the castle interiors during this whole period. Please note that in order for the online audio guide to work properly, you must have an internet connection.

Prague: Castle Tour with Local Guide and Entry Ticket

Prague: Castle Tour with Local Guide and Entry Ticket

Visiting Prague Castle is like walking into a fairy tale. See the highlights of the castle complex including St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica, and the Golden Lane. The Castle contains an overwhelming amount of history and art, but thanks to your local expert guide, you'll navigate the castle grounds with ease. Meet your guide in front of the Malostranská metro station near the Mánes Bridge. From there, take the tram up to Prague Castle. Once inside, your guide will give you headphones so that you can easily hear their commentary throughout the tour. Marvel at St. Vitus’ Gothic architecture. Spot the gargoyles that adorn the exterior of the church. Be dazzled by the Art-Nouveau stained glass window made by Czech artist Alfons Mucha. Admire the 14th-century mosaic of the last judgment. See the tombs of St. Wenceslas and Charles IV, the baroque tomb of St. John of Nepomuk, and the Chapel of St. Wenceslas. Next, enter the Old Royal Palace. Stand under the massive vaulted ceiling of the Vladislav Hall. Enter the chamber where the Defenestration of Prague occurred. Here the Czech Protestant aristocrats threw the Catholic governors of the Habsburg emperor and their secretary out the window, starting the Thirty Years War. Visit the Basilica of St. George. The stone walls and design of the basilica offer a counterpoint to the grandiosity of the castle. See the fragments of 12th-century frescoes and then walk up the double staircase where the remains of St. Ludmila lie.  Walk along the Golden Lane. The cottages in this alley were originally built for the castle’s sharpshooters, but later housed goldsmiths. In later centuries artists like Franz Kafka lived there. Examine the reconstructed workshops and homes of the Golden alley. See how the working people of Prague lived in the shadow of the castle.

Prague: Panoramic Vltava River Cruise

Prague: Panoramic Vltava River Cruise

Discover Prague from a different perspective: from the water on a river cruise. Take in stunning panoramic views of Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, and the skyline of the City of a Thousand Spires from the comfort of a boat on the Vltava River. Embark on a relaxing cruise perfect for families with small children or anyone who wants to enjoy an unforgettable experience in a short space of time. Eat light snacks and sip coffee or cold drinks at your own expense on the upper deck as you sail so you don't miss a moment of the action. Head indoors in Winter for a cozy and heated seating experience or air-conditioned in Summer.

Prague: 45-Minute Historical River Cruise and Refreshments

Prague: 45-Minute Historical River Cruise and Refreshments

See Prague from a different perspective and go on a 45-minute historical boat tour along the Vltava river. Embark a traditional canal boat and explore the waterways of old Prague while listening to an audio commentary. Admire the charming views and listen to the history of Prague. To deepen your knowledge even further you can go to the Charles Bridge museum after the river cruise tour.  Your tour will depart from the Charles Bridge. Enjoy stunning views of Prague Castle and take some great photos. Cruise through The Devil’s Channel (Čertovka) and find out why this area is called the Venice of Prague.

Prague: Klementinum Library & Astronomical Tower Guided Tour

Prague: Klementinum Library & Astronomical Tower Guided Tour

Discover a spectacular Baroque Library and take in sweeping views of Prague on a guided tour of the Klementinum. Meet your guide and set out to explore one of the largest building complexes in Europe. Construction of the property dates back to 1653 and today, the buildings are mostly occupied by the Czech National Library. See the Baroque Library Hall from behind the fence. Marvel at the ornate frescoes, gilded carvings, and large globes that decorate this space. Then, follow your guide to the Astronomical Tower. On your way there, make a stop at the Meridian Hall. View the collection of instruments housed here and learn about how this space was used to determine the exact time of noon thanks to a small beam of sunlight shining through a hole in the wall. Finally, end your tour on a high note as you climb to the top of the Astronomical Tower. Admire sweeping views of the center of Prague and the Prague Castle from 68 meters above the ground.  The operator reserves the right to change the programme. Due to unexpected circumstances, the guide may not be available.

Prague: Sightseeing Dinner Cruise on Open-Top Glass Boat

Prague: Sightseeing Dinner Cruise on Open-Top Glass Boat

Discover Prague by night on a luxurious open-top boat as you feast on a delicious selection of traditional Czech and international dishes from the onboard buffet. See Prague’s iconic structures along the Vltava River and get amazing views of the illuminated Prague Castle on this round-trip cruise. Travel on a unique glass boat with a specially insulated deck that prevents noise and vibrations and a section that has retractable glass walls and ceilings. Enhance your experience by upgrading to the window seat option to be guaranteed being seated in this section. Sip a welcome drink as you board and then glide down the river to the Charles Bridge and admire the neo-Renaissance Rudolfinum. Benefit from free Wi-Fi, listen to informative multi-lingual audio commentary, and follow your route by paper or online map as you go. Continue past the famous Dancing House and admire the panoramic views of Petrin Hill and Old Town Prague while being serenaded by live music on board. Enjoy a buffet dinner, which includes a wide selection of Czech and international dishes. After dinner, explore the open decks that allow you to feel the cooling river breeze and see the city from many vantage points that provide perfect photo opportunities.  Dinner buffet selections: • Mozzarella with tomatoes and fresh basil pesto • Selection of domestic cheeses, ham, and salami • Duck pâté with cranberry sauce • Gran Moravia cheese • Greek salad • Fresh coleslaw • Chopped salad • Selection of bread and butter • Gluten-free pastries • Chicken noodle soup • Whole ham with bone • Beef goulash • Chicken schnitzels • Baked potatoes with zucchini • Spaghetti with cherry tomatoes and basil (vegan) • Paella with roasted vegetables and seafood • Steamed vegetables • Dumplings • Jasmine rice • Mashed potatoes • Homemade gingerbread • Apple strudel • Fresh fruit salad

Prague: Prague Castle and Lobkowicz Palace Entry Tickets

Prague: Prague Castle and Lobkowicz Palace Entry Tickets

Explore the majestic Lobkowicz Palace at Prague Castle on an informative and entertaining tour. The audio guide is narrated by members of the Lobkowicz family. Wander around the 22 art-laden rooms at your own leisure gawking at the world-famous art and historical artifacts. Marvel at paintings by Canaletto and Velázquez, see musical scores written by Mozart and Beethoven, and take delight in centuries-old decorative arts.  Discover the highlights at Prague Castle. Visit St. Vitus Cathedral, the biggest church in Prague. See the Old Royal Palace, the original seat of the Czech kingdom. Explore St. George´s Basilica and Golden Lane, the picture-perfect alleyway of cottages that once housed the Castle´s servants, goldsmiths, and soldiers.

Prague: Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tour and Vltava River Cruise

Prague: Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tour and Vltava River Cruise

Avoid the hassle of organized group tours and explore Prague at your own pace with a combined 1 hour, 24-hour or 48-hour ticket to the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus.  Once onboard the bus, you will be provided with headphones and an audio guide (available in 24 languages), with onboard staff available at all times to lend assistance. Listen to the fascinating history of Prague and see its famous landmarks. Explore the Red and Green line routes of the city. Green line stops include: • Na Františku (near Ministry of Industry and Trade), • Old Town Square, • Malostranské náměstí (next to Holy Trinity Column)• Jiráskovo náměstí (beside the Dancing House), • Václavské náměstí (at corner of Jindřišská street at Duplex club)• Hlavní nádraží (in front of Main Train Station) Red line stops include: • Prague Castle • Dlabačov• Náměstí Kinských• Jiráskovo náměstí (beside the Dancing House), • I.P. Pavlova (at corner of Sokolská street)• Karlov (B. Němcové street)• Hlavní nádraží (in front of Main Train Station)

Prague: Sightseeing Boat Cruise with Buffet Dinner

Prague: Sightseeing Boat Cruise with Buffet Dinner

Climb aboard for a romantic evening cruise through the heart of Prague, and see all the city’s famous monuments from the Vltava River. Arrive at your boat between the Čech and Štefánik bridges and be welcomed by your host. Then, sail through the center of Prague, and see the sights lining the banks of the Vltava River under the magic of their evening illuminations. As you cruise, a tasty buffet dinner will be served, while a full bar is available to purchase alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Staff will be available to attend to your needs. Enjoy incredible views of the Charles Bridge and the baroque churches of Old and New Town. Seats are provided on the open upper deck, or inside the climate-controlled lower salon (heated in winter and air-conditioned in summer). After the tour, be returned to the starting point.

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What people are saying about Prague Castle

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Our guide knew the ins and outs of the castle. There may of been crowds but I didn’t even notice. This is definitely the way to see the castle.

Hanna was an excellent tour guide, she knows a lot, explains everything great and is very patient

It was a great way to see the city if you’re only there for a day. Our guide David was great!

Amazing tour and fantastic tour guide. Would highly recommend

It was so nice and relaxing! The view was incredible !