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Brno: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

1. Brno: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Stroll through the historic center of Brno, capital of Moravia, and admire rich architectural treasures by day or in the evening. Visit top attractions such as the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. Follow your guide to piazzas such as Liberty Square (the main market square from the Middle Ages), Freedom Square and Capuchin Square (Kapucínské náměstí), where the crypt of the Capuchin Monastery holds the mummified remains of city noblemen. Go to the Vegetable Market, situated over a labyrinth of underground corridors that were used to store food, brew beer and mature wine. Look at the allegorical carvings of the Parnassus Fountain and admire the Renaissance facade of the Reduta Theatre, where Mozart once played. Hear the legend of the dragon and the wheel at the Old Town Hall, and see the New Town Hall, House of the Noblemen of Leipa, and Church of St. James before heading back along Joseph Street (Josefska). During festive holidays, such as Christmas and Easter, visit traditional markets and get to know more about the Czech traditions and customs.

From Vienna: Full-Day Trip to Prague

2. From Vienna: Full-Day Trip to Prague

Take a full-day trip to the Czech Republic while you are in Vienna. Explore the culture and history of the Golden City of Prague. Discover the main highlights like Charles Bridge, Jewish Cemetery, and more. The tour starts with pickup from your central hotel in Vienna at the pre-arranged time. As you travel through Moravia on your 4-hour trip to the Czech Republic, enjoy the scenery of the historical Czech lands. Visit Prague's most famous sights such as the National Theater, Charles Bridge, the elegant residences lining the river, Parisian Street, the Jewish Cemetery, Wenceslas Square, and the Old Town Square. For all beer lovers, don't miss an opportunity to taste the best beer in the world by sampling a Czech brew. Your tour concludes with transportation back to Vienna.

3-Hour Brno Themed Walking Tours

3. 3-Hour Brno Themed Walking Tours

Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Rebublic. The city can be proud of its numerous landmarks, which are proof of its rich 800-year history. The city became historically important during the Thirty Year War, as it was the only town in Central Europe able to defend itself against the siege by the Swedish army. Functionalist architecture contributed to giving the city its modernist metropolis appearance.  You can choose from these three thematic walking tours: Functionalism in Brno with Villa Tugendhat Garden entrance:  Brno is known for its functionalist buildings with minimalist design. Take a closer look at the architecture with your expert guide. Visit the gardens of Villa Tugendhat and see buildings see buildings by Ludwig Mies van den Rohe, Bohuslav Fuchs, Ernst Wiesner and others. History and Architecture: This tour is designed for lovers of history. It is led by a historian guide who will introduce the history of Brno from the Middle Ages to the present day and the most important architectural buildings. Legends of Brno: On this tour you will get to know the old Brno in a fun way by learning more about the city's most famous old legends. Learn about the Brno dragon, the stone virgin, Baron Trenck, Capuchin mummies, and much more.

Strahov Monastery and Library Private Walking Tour in Prague

4. Strahov Monastery and Library Private Walking Tour in Prague

Join us on a guided tour of the mighty Strahov Monastery of the Order of Canons Regular of Prémontré in Hradcany, Prague. Learn about its tumultuous history and how it withstanded numerous religious conflicts over the centuries, including two world wars and th communist regime. Discover the treasures of one of the most important places of worship in Prague. Choose the 3-hour option to visit the Strahov Monastery. You will meet your Private Guide by the Column of the Holy Trinity in front of St Nicholas Church in the heart of the Lesser Town. From there you will head to Hradcany Square, the ‘front yard’ of the Prague Castle with many architecturally interesting buildings, such as the Schwarzenberg Palace, the Hradcany Town Hall, and Archbishop’s Palace. You will also see Lorento, a historic pilgrimage destination with a church, a cloister and a clock tower, as well as the Czernin Palace, which is the largest baroque palace in Prague. Finally, you will reach the Strahov Monastery. Sitting high above Prague on the Petřín Hill, the mediaeval monastery offers commanding views of the Lesser Town and Prague Castle. The live commentary from your Expert Guide will introduce you to its history and role as “the guarding place”. Inside the monastery you will admire several impressive halls, the frescoes of St Norbert in the Church of the Assumption of Our Lady, and the Strahov Picture Gallery, which houses an important collection of European art from the 14th to 19th century. The art collection includes Bohemian, Rudolphian, Gothic and Rococo paintings, as well as sculptures and graphic and arts-and-crafts objects, mostly liturgical. There is also the MIRO Gallery situated in St Roch Church, which displays classical masters such as Dali or Chagall. Choose the 4-hour option to enrich your experience with a visit to the world-famous Strahov Library. The monastery’s library occupies two magnificent baroque halls with beautifully curved ceilings. The two story Philosophy Hall is decorated with a wonderful fresco depicting "the spiritual development of humankind". Next to it is the Theology Hall, decorated by stucco and painted ornaments from the 1820. Both halls have walnut shelving to contain the thousands of valuable books. It is a must-see if you’re a library lover!

WWII and Communism History in Prague's Old Town Private Tour

5. WWII and Communism History in Prague's Old Town Private Tour

On this WWII and Communism-themed tour you will discover the turbulent events of the German occupation of Czechoslovakia, the Operation Anthropoid, the 1945 Uprising, the Salinization and the Velvet Revolution. Get to know the events and personalities of Prague’s occupation and liberation. The 2-hours walking tour will start with a walk through Josefov, which is one of the best preserved Jewish Ghettos in Europe. You will see the Maisel Synagogue and the Spanish Synagogue and hear about the horrors of the transportation of Czech Jews to the Theresienstadt concentration camp and Hitler’s horrific plan to create the “museum of the extinct race”. Prague played an important part in defeating the Nazi regime. Your Private Guide will give you the details of the Prague Uprising at the Old Town Square. You will see the iconic Astronomical Clock on the facade of the Old Town Hall, which suffered heavy damage during the bloody battles of May 5-9, 1945. The involvement of the Red Army in the liberalization of the city was later used by the Czechoslovak Communist Party to increase the support for communism. Next, you will walk to the Petschek Palace, the former seat of the Gestapo headquarters. On the corner of the building you will find a memorial plaque dedicated to the Czech resistance and you will hear of their efforts, interrogations and tortures. The tour will end on the historic Wenceslas Square, which was used by the Nazis for mass demonstrations and where the mass demonstrations of the 1989 Velvet Revolution took place. Choose the extended 4-hours option to visit the Museum of Communism to get an insight into the life in Communist-era Czechoslovakia. The museum covers the events from the four decades of communist rule in the country, including the Cold War, Prague Spring, Soviet Invasion of 1968, suicide of student Jan Palach, and the Velvet Revolution. You will hear the stories of the totalitarian regime, propaganda, censorship, political trials and executions. This is a must-see to gain a true understanding of Praguers heroic efforts to gain independence and democracy.

Vienna: Scavenger Hunt and City Centre Walking Tour

6. Vienna: Scavenger Hunt and City Centre Walking Tour

This tour is only available in German. Get to know Vienna in a fun way. Start the interactive scavenger hunt walking tour with your smartphone whenever you like and spend a varied and enjoyable time in this beautifull city. The tour starts at St Charles' Church, takes you to the Vienna State Opera and the Capuchin Crypt, the final resting place of 149 Habsburgs, before passing St Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna's landmark. The Hofburg, the former residence of the Habsburgs, which now houses the Sisi Museum, is then on your route before the tour ends in the Imperial Garden. Along the way, you will solve riddles and learn interesting and funny stories about Vienna. This tour is a unique way to discover Vienna in a new and exciting way. You can start the tour at any time and as often as you like in the browser of a smartphone. On site or even from the comfort of your sofa. Enjoy your time in Vienna! *** Good to know *** You will receive the link to start the tour in an email directly after booking.

The Painted Ladies of Telč: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

7. The Painted Ladies of Telč: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Immerse yourself in the unusual history, culture, and architecture of Telč. On this walking tour, you’ll take in the colorful pastel Baroque and Renaissance homes, known as the “painted ladies,” flanking its gorgeous medieval town square. We’ll pause and hear the backstory behind several of these striking examples of sgraffito architecture before venturing beyond the square. This medieval town has plenty of intriguing nooks and crannies to explore, and we’ll wander down a few of its alleyways too. Telč’s historic centre was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 and, recently, National Geographic recognized the town as one of the top 25 destinations in the world. On this walk, you’ll hear about the town’s overlooked history and forgotten stories, see jaw-dropping architecture, and visit several off-the-beaten path places, as well as iconic sites. Bring your camera – you’ll need it to photograph the beautifully preserved sgraffito architecture! Whether it’s your first time in Telč or you’re a curious history buff eager to uncover the town’s hidden corners, this 90-minute walk will keep you captivated and have you yearning for more intriguing tales.

Private sightseeing transfer Prague - Vienna

8. Private sightseeing transfer Prague - Vienna

Traveling from Prague to Austria? Join me on an exclusive private sightseeing transfer. I speak English and am a local. Turn your wasted travel day into the highlight of your trip! I'll safely drive you from the Czech capital Prague to the city of Vienna (Wien) in Austria, and along the way, we'll visit several spots. Available stops: (2 included, additional stop $40 USD/EUR each) Local Czech Town Znojmo Local Czech Town Mikulov National Park Podyji and castle Vranov Cold War bunkers on Czech-Austrian border Chateau Valtice Kutna Hora (extra driving, 30 USD/EUR extra)

Unveiling Brno: History, Culture & Architectural Delights

9. Unveiling Brno: History, Culture & Architectural Delights

Unveil the captivating city of Brno on this immersive walking tour! Journey through time, admiring the architectural marvel of the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul. Explore the rich Moravian history at the Moravian Museum and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of Zelný Trh. Witness the architectural grandeur of the Old Town Hall and delve into the Capuchin Monastery’s serenity. Stroll down the bustling Masarykova Street and stand at the heart of the city in Náměstí Svobody. Descend into the historic Brno Ossuary beneath St. James’ Church and ascend the mighty Špilberk Castle, offering panoramic city views and a glimpse into Brno’s past as a formidable fortress. This tour unveils Brno’s hidden wonders and leaves you with a lasting impression.

Telč: Painted Ladies Historic Center Self-Guided Audio Tour

10. Telč: Painted Ladies Historic Center Self-Guided Audio Tour

Immerse yourself in the unusual history, culture, and architecture of Telč. On this walking tour, you’ll take in the colorful pastel Baroque and Renaissance homes, known as the “painted ladies,” flanking its gorgeous medieval town square. We’ll pause and hear the backstory behind several of these striking examples of sgraffito architecture before venturing beyond the square. This medieval town has plenty of intriguing nooks and crannies to explore, and we’ll wander down a few of its alleyways too. Telč’s historic centre was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 and, recently, National Geographic recognized the town as one of the top 25 destinations in the world. On this walk, you’ll hear about the town’s overlooked history and forgotten stories, see jaw-dropping architecture, and visit several off-the-beaten path places, as well as iconic sites. Bring your camera – you’ll need it to photograph the beautifully preserved sgraffito architecture! Whether it’s your first time in Telč or you’re a curious history buff eager to uncover the town’s hidden corners, this 90-minute walk will keep you captivated and have you yearning for more intriguing tales.

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based on 117 reviews

Prepared and professional guide, excellent experience that I would recommend to a friend. The guide will accompany you along the streets of the old city and inside the monastery with extensive explanations and available for curiosities. Excellent

Prague itself was beautiful. I wish our guide Luka would have given us more information. He sounded like he just wanted to rush through it.

It was an interesting tour, the guide was really professional, explaining every detail relating the history of Brno and Moravia region.

The tour was very entertaining and we really enjoyed it.

Great tour with a very knowlegeable and friendly guide.