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Prague: Karlstejn Castle & Glass Factory Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 368466
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Escape the busy city of Prague and visit Karlstejn Castle. Admire the castle’s impressive architecture, then visit a traditional glass factory to learn about this craft. The tour also includes a delicious three-course meal at an authentic restaurant.
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Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian
Spanish, German, Italian, Russian

Pickup optional

Please wait in your hotel lobby 10 minutes before the scheduled pickup time.

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  • Discover the rich-history of Karlstejn Castle, which dates back to the 14th century
  • Enjoy a guided tour of a local glass factory and learn about this fascinating craft
  • Dine on a three-course lunch and taste traditional dishes and delicacies
Full description
The tour begins with pickup from your hotel in Prague or from the meeting point, then heads out towards Karlstejn Castle just an hour outside the city. Admire the castle’s impressive architecture and learn about its rich-history, which dates back to the 14th century. Retrace the steps of powerful Czech kings as you explore the castle grounds and imagine what life was like here throughout the ages.

Continue the tour to the next stop of the day, stopping for a photo at the stunning Velka Amerika along the way. Arrive at one of the country’s oldest and most famous glassworks, which has been operating since 1846, and embark on a guided tour. Discover the process of crystal glass art and meet local glassmakers hard at work. Before leaving, stop at the factory’s outlet to shop for a crystal glass souvenir.

At the end of an insightful and memorable tour, enjoy a relaxing lunch at a local Czech restaurant. Dine on a delicious three-course meal with a selection of traditional dishes accompanied by regional beer. The tour returns to Prague at around 4:00 PM.
  • Pickup and drop-off to the meeting point or your hotel (depending on the option selected)
  • English-speaking guide
  • Karlstejn Castle admission fee
  • Glassworks admission fee
  • Lunch with beer or a non-alcoholic beverage
  • Light refreshments during the journey
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
What’s Not Included
  • Additional drinks during lunch
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with high blood pressure

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at Bistro Hezky Česky, Anglická 21, Vinohrady, Prague. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour begins and look for your guide with the local partner’s logo.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • High-heeled shoes
  • Flash photography
Know before you go
• Please note, this tour cannot accommodate solo travelers. The minimum number required per booking is two people
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• Please be aware that to reach the castle, you will need to climb about 150 steps, which can be physically challenging
• In exceptional circumstances, the live guide at the castle will be replaced by an audioguide

From US$ 92.12 per person

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Product ID: 368466