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Český Krumlov

Whole day private trip to this charming town in South Bohemia, UNESCO World Heritage Site, will take you through a scenic country side. Český Krumlov, being frequently described as a fairy tale town, was established at the end of 13th century at the ford of Vltava River and crossroads of trading routs. It has become important opposition to the royal power for being the seat of Lords of Rosenberg. Dominated by a Castle stretching over the meandering Vltava River, Český Krumlov's narrow cobblestone streets wind along romantic nooks between patrician houses where you'll find  cosy inns, coffee shops, and ancient taverns entertaining a diverse international crowd. Tour itinerary: After hotel pick up you will enjoy the scenic ride to the south parts of Czech Republic. The ride takes about 2 hours, and you will enjoy traditional villages as well as the views of landscape. After arrival we will leave the car at the city borders and will continue to explore this unique city on foot. We will be walking through the premises of the castle, enjoy views of the city and enjoy the medieval character of the city. In order to show you as much of the country we will take a different route back to Prague .   Tour duration: 10 hours Available: April to October, daily except Monday Inclusive: guide services, car/minivan with driver Exclusive: entrance fees, lunch, souvenirs   Number of participants 1-2 3-7 Price in CZK/EURO 9800,-/410,-   11000,-/460,- BOOK THIS TOUR larger groups upon request pick up at hotel without surcharge Note: The prices include transportation in standard sedan/minivan. Contact us for upgrade with luxurious cars from the Mercedes Benz brand. [gallery link="file" ids="1021,1017,1020,1019,1016,1018" orderby="rand"] ... more

Terezín

former concentration camp, originally built as military fortress, changed by Nazis to a "Gift of a Town" where Jews were forced to live under horrible conditions. This small, rather unappealing  town located about 60 km north of Prague was originally built as a military fortress by the Emperor Joseph II., and named after his mother  Maria Theresa as " the city of Theresia" (therefore Theresienstadt in German), in order to protect the boundary from possible Prussian military attack. Its military purpose was never utilized, however already in the times of Austrian Empire one of its parts - so called "Small Fortress" was used as prison for political prisoners. During WW II, the city  - so called "Main Fortress" was converted into a Jewish Ghetto, where Jews from all over the continent were transported.  You will learn about the life conditions during the infamous period. Part of the exhibition of the Ghetto Museum is also unique  collection of art created by the prisoners. Tour itinerary: You will be picked up at hotel by your guide and driver. The ride from Prague to Terezin takes about an hour and takes you on highway through the agricultural landscape to the north of Prague. After arrival to Terezin, we will first explore the Small Fortress where you will be taken around by local guide. After that we will transfer to the actual town, which served as a Jewish Ghetto during the WWII. Here we will visit the Museum of Ghetto, where we will also have a chance to watch parts of the "propaganda" movie shot by Nazis.  Further we will visit so called Magdeburg Barracks, which houses a special exhibition on artwork created by Jewish inmates of the Terezin Ghetto. Tour duration: 5 Hours Available: All year around Inclusive: Guide services, car/minivan with driver Exclusive: Entrance fees, souvenirs   Number of participants 1-2 3-7 Price in CZK/EURO 5900,-/245,-   6600,-/280,- BOOK THIS TOUR larger groups upon request pick up at hotel without surcharge Note: The prices include transportation in standard sedan/minivan. Contact us for upgrade with luxurious cars from the Mercedes Benz brand. [gallery columns="9" link="file" ids="1025"] ... more

Konopiště

Half a day trip to chateau located some 40 km from Prague will reveal both medieval as well as recent history of this country.. Contruction of the original castle on this site dates back to the 13th century, when it was build as a water fortress. The most interesting history for us is connected with late 19th century, when it was bought by the successor to an Austrian throne, Franz Ferdinand d´Este who started unique reconstruction which changed this castle into a chateau equipped according to the latest hits for eg: personal electrical elevator, hot and cold running water, flush toilet... As a part of the chateau tour you will also see an enormous collection of hunting trophies. The chateau is also surrounded by beautiful landscape with rose garden. Tour itinerary: You will be picked up by guide and driver in your hotel. It takes about 50 minutes to drive to Konopiste, located  souteast from Prague. As many of the medieval places, it is located on the hill, so in order to reach the place you have to walk through the park area for about 20 minutes or you can enjoy a ride by a special train which brings you from the parking lot to the gates of castle. Once you reach the site, you can choose from different guided tours in the chateau, which you will be shown by the on site local guides. Available: April to October, daily except Mondays November weekends only Tour duration: 5 hours Inclusive: guide services, car/minivan with driver Exclusive: entrance fees,  souvenirs                   Number of participants 1-2 3-7 Price of tour in CZK/EURO 4500-/ 185,- 5500,-/ 215- BOOK THIS TOUR larger groups upon request pick up at hotel without surcharge Note: The prices include transportation in standard sedan/minivan. Contact us for upgrade with luxurious cars from the Mercedes Benz brand. [gallery link="file" ids="1051,1049,1048"] ... more

Karlovy Vary

Famous Czech spa town, located in beautiful countryside, gives you perfect chance for a relaxing day  trip in Czech Republic Also known as Carlsbad, is the oldest and at the same time the largest spa in Czech Republic. It was founded by Charles IV, in a beautiful deep valley of two rivers junction. This worlds´ famous spa has been known for its curing mineral hot springs, which you can taste yourself. The traditional  herb liquor Becherovka, which is also produced here, as well as crystal  glass by famous company Moser. All this waits to be explored during your strolls through the famous colonnades. Surprisingly, you can even visit a hotel, where one of the  James Bond movies was shot. Tour duration: 9 hours Available: All year around Inclusive: guide services, car/minivan with driver Exclusive: entrance fees, lunch, souvenirs   Number of participants 1-2 3-7 Price of tour in CZK/Euro    8200-/ 345,- 8950,-/ 375- BOOK THIS TOUR price for lager groups upon request Pickup in hotel without surcharge Note: The prices include transportation in standard sedan/minivan. Contact us for upgrade with luxurious cars from the Mercedes Benz brand. ... more

Kutná Hora

Beautiful medieval town, thanks to its silver mines once the biggest rival to Prague, nowadays  pleasant UNESCO  site visited by locals, tourists and  film makers..... This important royal city developed from the 14th century, as a result of the exploitation of silver mines, after Prague it was the second largest and most important City in Czech Kingdom. The late Gothic Saint Barbara church and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec are the highlights of this tour. Since 1995 the city centre has been declared a world heritage and is protected by UNESCO. Lately, it has become quite a popular site for different movie productions. Tour itinerary: Despite the vicinity to Prague, it takes about 1,5 hour to reach this speciall town. Once we will reach the city centre it continues as a walking tour of the preserved medieval town, exploring the famous sites such as the St. Barbara Church, the Welsh house or the stone well. After a short brake we will transfer the the unique church, which decoration is created of human bones only. The tour finnishes back in youf hotel. Tour duration: 6 hours Available: all year around Inclusive: guide services, car/minivan with driver Exclusive: entrance fees,  souvenirs   Number of participants 1-2 3-7 Price of tour in CZK/EURO       6100,-/ 255,-      6700,-/ 280,- BOOK THIS TOUR larger groups upon request pick up at hotel without surcharge Note: The prices include transportation in standard sedan/minivan. Contact us for upgrade with luxurious cars from the Mercedes Benz brand. [gallery link="file" ids="1044,1040,1042,1043,1041"]   ... more

Karlštejn

Medieval castle build in the 14th century, located about 45 kilometers in the south - west direction from Prague, makes it a wonderful half day trip from  Prague Karlštejn - castle named after its builder, by then the most powerful Emperor of Christian Europe - Charles IV, was build originally as a stronghold and a treasury of imperial crown jewels. This trip takes you to Prague picturesque suburbs, and you will enjoy  a little walk through the village and an interesting view of reconstructed gothic architecture. Itinerary: You will be picked up by guide and driver in your hotel. It takes about 50 minutes to drive to Karlštejn, located  southwest from Prague. As many of the medieval places, it is located on the hill, so in order to reach the place you have to walk up the hill through the little town with many souvenir stands  for about 20 minutes or you can enjoy a ride by a horse carriage  which brings you from the parking lot to the gates of castle. Once you reach the site, you can choose from different guided tours in the castle, which you will be shown by the on site local guides. Available: March to October - daily except Mondays February, November - weekends only Tour duration: 5 hours Inclusive:  guide services, car/minivan with driver Exclusive: entrance fees,  souvenirs                    Number of participants 1-2 3-7 Price of tour in CZK/EURO         4500,-/ 188,-        5500,-/ 230,- BOOK THIS TOUR larger groups upon request pick up at hotel without surcharge Note: The prices include transportation in standard sedan/minivan. Contact us for upgrade with luxurious cars from the Mercedes Benz brand. ... more

Hradec Králové & Pardubice

This tour will take you to two rarely visited areas of Czech Republic which definitely deserve some attention. It is a medieval town of Hradec Kralove, once a "dowry" city of Czech queens, which was turned into 18th century fortress and during the between the wars period called "First republic" - experienced an enormous upswing of top level architecture conducted by the most important Czech architects. The tour the continues to a rival city of Pardubice, once an important medieval town with a picturesque main square and chateaux. Itinerary: We will start our tour with about 2 hour drive to Hradec Kralove, city located in the eastern parts of Czech Republic. We will explore the medieval as well as the modern part of the city. After lunch break we will continue to Pardubice - about half an hour drive away located town, where we will enjoy the medieval square and the visit of local chateaux. Tour duration: 8 hours Available: daily except Mondays Inclusive: guide services, car/minivan with driver Exclusive: entrance fees, lunch, souvenirs   Number of participants 1-2 3-7 Price in CZK/EURO 8200,-/ 345,-   8950,-/ 375- BOOK THIS TOUR larger groups upon request pick up at hotel without surcharge Note: The prices include transportation in standard sedan/minivan. Contact us for upgrade with luxurious cars from the Mercedes Benz brand. [gallery link="file" ids="380,379,377,376,375"]   ... more

Prague Highlights Tour

The best of Prague such as Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and Old Town square in one tour. This private walk is a perfect way to get the best impression of this beautiful city. You will be shown the most important sights of Prague in one tour. Tour itinerary: In order to make the tour pleasant, we will travel by  public transportation from your hotel to the Strahov monastery. From this point onwards, we  will  walk down the hill past Prague Loreto to the Prague Castle complex. We are going to adore its exteriors and see  St. Vitus Cathedral. Further we will continue to the area of Lesser Town and the famous Charles Bridge. This will be another beautiful "photo op". After crossing the Charles Bridge, our private walk continues through the picturesque streets of Old Town to the Old Town square with its famous Astronomical clock. Tour duration: 4 Hours Available: Daily, all year around Entrance fees: None, just exteriors Number of participants 1-3 4-9 10-15 Price in CZK/ Euro 3000,-/120,- 3300,-/130,- 3800,-/ 150,- BOOK THIS TOUR larger groups upon request pick up at hotel without surcharge [gallery link="file" ids="995,994,979,1102,1061,1065"] ... more

Prague Castle Tour

Prague Castle complex, the most important historical and cultural venue of Prague. We will visit  its interiours including St Vitus cathedral, as well as enjoy the beautiful views. Tour description: Let´s explore the largest collection of wonders in the city. Prague Castle is an amazing mixture of architecture from different periods connecting the thriving history of Czech lands with breathtaking views of the  Hundred Spires. This tour will take you to the spacious courtyards and interiors including the famous gothic gem of St. Vitus Cathedral, the magical Golden Lane and a place of historical importance - The Old Royal Palace. As part of our tour we can visit the famous Lobkowicz palace with its princely art collections featuring such masterpieces as Pieter Bruegel´s Hey Harvest or Canaletto´s views of London. Or, alternatively, you can visit on your own. If possible, we can schedule this tour to allow you to enjoy the midday classical concert held in the Lobkowicz palace. Tour duration: 3 Hours Available: Daily except  Sundays   Number of participants 1-3 4-9 10-15 Price in CZK/ Euro 2100-/85,- 2500,-/100,- 3000,-/120,- BOOK THIS TOUR Entrance fees are to be paid separately Prague Castle CZK 250,- (includes entry to St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. Geord Basilica, Golden Lane) Lobkowicz palace tour CZK 310,- [gallery link="file" ids="1097,1078,1057,1015,1068,1075,1036"]   ... more

Jewish Quarter

The oldest still serving synagogue in Europe, unique cemetary, and special collection of judaicas - This is Prague´s Josefov. Prague is often called "Jerusalem of the West", although a very limited percentage of the original buildings have been preserved. This collection of historic and cultural items in the Jewish Museum, as well as visit to the Old Jewish Cemetery and the Old-New Synagogue, are true highlights of Prague. Tour description: This is walking tour of a  small area of Prague. We are going to visit the Jewish Museum of Prague, which is located in four of the preserved synagogues. Your entrance ticket to the  Jewish Museum includes a visit to the famous Old Jewish Cemetery. We will also visit the memorial dedicated to the victims of the Holocaust in Pinkas Synagogue, which also houses the exhibition of children's drawings from the Terezin Ghetto. Depending upon your interests, we can  visit the oldest active Synagogue in Europe,  the Old-New Synagogue. Tour duration: 3 Hours Available: Daily except Saturdays and Jewish holidays. Number of participants 1-3 4-9 10-15 Price in CZK/ Euro 2500,-/100,- 2800,-/110,- 3300,-/130,- BOOK THIS TOUR Larger groups upon request. Pick up at the hotel in Prague without surcharge. Entrance fees are to be paid separately. Jewish Museum  CZK 350,- (this includes: the Old Jewish Cemetery, Pinkas, Klausen and Maisel  Synagogues) Entrance fee to Old-New Synagogue is CZK 200,- Combined ticket price is CZK 500,- [gallery columns="9" link="file" ids="1024,1084,1023,1047,1028,1083,983"] ... more