Sample Itinerary 4:
Hanukkah in the Old Town
Christmas in the Old Town
I suggest the EXPLORATION TOUR on first two days to see the finest of Prague, relaxing trip to KUTNA HORA on Day 3 and visiting fairytale CESKY KRUMLOV on Day 4.
New Town (Nove Mesto) - Wenceslas Square and Velvet Revolution, hidden passages and gardens, church of Our Lady of Snows.
Old Town (Stare Mesto) - Havel market and St Havel church, oldest university building Karolinum and the Estates Theatre, Art Nouveau Municipal House, medieval merchant's courtyard Tyn/Ungelt, ornate St James Basilica, Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock.
Jewish Quarter (Josefov) - visit of the Jewish Museum consisting of four historical synagogues, Old Jewish Cemetery, the Ceremonial Hall and the Old-New Synagogue which is the oldest functional synagogue in Europe.
Charles Bridge (Karluv most) spectacular Gothic bridge and its open-air gallery of Baroque statuary.
Lesser Town (Mala Strana) - romantic Kampa Island, John Lennon's Wall, Maltese Knights complex, church of Infant Jesus of Prague, lovely Vrtba Garden (in summer) and the spectacular Baroque St Nicolas church.
Prague Castle District (Hradcany) interiors of of Strahov Monastery or Loreto Pilgrimage, Prague Castle and St Vitus cathedral, Palace Gardens, Waldstein Garden.
Depending on location of your hotel (starting point) and pace some sights might be skipped and some might be added. We will stop for lunch in a traditional restaurant and taste an excellent beer and a typical Czech meal!
Duration of the Exploration Tour: 7 hours each day including one hour for lunch. It is a walking tour. Public transport can be used if needed. This tour includes 10% discount.
KUTNA HORA is a small medieval town renown for its medieval silver wealth inscribed on UNESCO list. We will visit St Barbara cathedral, medieval mint and the bone church decorated by human bones. Wine tasting can be included on request. The tour takes 6 hours including one hour for lunch. 1 hour 15 minutes drive from Prague.
CESKY KRUMLOV this Renaissance gem in Southern Bohemia will take you back in time to the 16th century. Aristocratic castle dominates the enchanting town and its narrow streets surrounded by Vltava river. If you have more time, I recommend staying overnight. You can also continue to Vienna.
Trip duration 10 hours. 3 hours driving from Prague
Total price for 4-day tour for a group of 2-4 people 27 500 CZK (approx. US$1146). It includes a car, driver and guide. Entrance fees are not included.
You can split the Exploration Tour into four half-day walking tours.
SUGGESTION for the evening:
- Enjoy Medieval Show in the authentic tavern presenting live show of medieval music, dancers, fencers, fire spitter and juggler.
- Visit Folklore Show with traditional music and dinner
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