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From Prague: Karlovy Vary with Watchtower and Funicular

1. From Prague: Karlovy Vary with Watchtower and Funicular

Karlovy Vary is the best known spa town in the Czech Republic, and its history dates to the 14th century and the reign of Charles IV. The healing powers of the local springs enticed notables such as the Russian Tsar Peter the Great and the German poet Goethe. The spa town is also known for the production of world-renowned Moser crystal, Carlsbad porcelain, and the traditional Czech herb liqueur, Becherovka. On this full-day excursion from Prague you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the town center and marvel at the most famous geyser, Vřídlo Sprudel, gushing its mineral waters to a height of nearly 12 meters! After this you’ll be free to explore the town on your own.

From Prague: Day Trip to Karlovy Vary with Spa House Visit

2. From Prague: Day Trip to Karlovy Vary with Spa House Visit

On this 9.5-hour excursion, you’ll be picked up at your Prague hotel (depending on the option selected) and head off on a drive to the largest and most popular spa town in the Czech Republic. The history of this Bohemian town dates back to the 14th century. Today, Karlovy Vary is also well known for its film festival, which takes place every year. Enjoy a walk along the colonnade through the historic center, where you’ll find the thermal springs. The most famous of the springs, Vřídlo, spurts boiling hot water to a height of 12 meters. The tour includes a visit traditional spa house where you can enjoy 2 hours of relaxation by the pool, whirlpool or sauna. At the end of the tour, you’ll head back to Prague and the driver will then drop you off in the city center or at your hotel. (depending on the option selected)

Daytrip from Prague to Karlovy Vary (Hot Springs Area)

3. Daytrip from Prague to Karlovy Vary (Hot Springs Area)

- Hotel pick up & Transportation Your guide will meet you at your Prague hotel early in the morning. From that moment, our goal is to equip you with everything necessary for you to fully enjoy the day trip. As we journey to the Hot Springs Area in our comfortable van (2 hours), we'll share insights about the Hot Springs Area and details about the Karlovy Vary city tour. - Karlovy Vary City tour Explore the charm of Karlovy Vary: > Thermal Springs & Colonnades: Begin your journey at the famous thermal springs. Stroll along charming colonnades and learn about the healing properties of the mineral-rich waters. > Historical Beauty: Admire the elegance of Art Nouveau architecture at landmarks like Grandhotel Pupp. Feel the city's history through its iconic structures. > Diana Observation Tower: Get panoramic views from the Diana Observation Tower. Capture stunning vistas of the Teplá River and surrounding hills. > Jan Becher Museum: Discover the story behind Becherovka at the Jan Becher Museum. Enjoy a tasting session of this famous Czech herbal liqueur. >Local Delights: Taste spa wafers, sip local mineral water and savour Czech cuisine at cosy cafes. Shop for crystal glassware and unique souvenirs. - Lunch at a local restaurant After enjoying the morning in nature, we'll provide a tasty lunch at a local restaurant in Karlovy Vary, included in your tour. - Glass factory MOSER Moser Glass Factory: Peek into the artistry of glassmaking at the Moser Glass Factory. Witness craftsmen shaping exquisite glass creations. - Loket Castle Tour Explore Loket Castle's medieval wonders! Walk through old halls, grand rooms, and lovely courtyards. Learn tales of knights and kings in this charming Czech spot. Dive into history at Loket Castle. - Transportation & Hotel drop off Drive back to Your preferred drop-off location in Prague.

Karlovy Vary: Private Walking Tour

4. Karlovy Vary: Private Walking Tour

The name of this famous bathing town means "Charles Bath", given to it by the King of Bohemia Charles IV. who was convinced by the curative power of this place’s hot springs. According to the legend, Karlovy Vary was built around this miraculous spring. Another highlight of this city is the colonnades and the already mentioned hot springs, built under beautifully designed shelters. Let's travel through time and be blown away by its impressive architecture, mostly featuring Baroque and Art Nouveau mansions and multiple monuments. Don't forget to try the health-restoring hot spring waters, drunk from traditionally shaped porcelain cups.

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The truth is that the excursion was phenomenal. Our guide Eva was with us the entire time and the driver Antonio was very friendly and attentive.

Ability to take our own guided tour with the app. Our guide was amazing and had a great sense of humor as well!

Interesting excursion to see this town and learn about its history. Carolina how pleasant and enjoyable.

Very nice excursion to Karlovy Vary!! We were impressed with the landscape and the buildings!

our guide carolina was super, thanks for evrything and the present