This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday. We offer a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Keep in mind that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. Airfare options for this program may not include checked luggage nor advance seat assignments, in which case checked luggage fees will apply and seat assignments will only be available at check-in. Adjacent seats may not be available. Higher airfares including checked luggage and/or advanced seat assignments are available, or you may choose to travel with carry-on luggage only. This is an Independent program.
Option for Day 3: Prague Hop On/Hop Off Tour - 2 Day Pass
See Prague in a relaxing way with the Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour. Explore at your own pace for 48 hours, getting on and off at any of the 25 stops as often as you wish. Shop, see the sights, and have fun creating your very own itinerary. Headphones are provided and an audio guide is available in 13 languages. Tour also includes a one-hour panoramic river cruise.
Departs every 15-20 minutes from Na Prikope 23. Apr-Oct: First tour departs 9:00 am, last tour departs 6:00 pm. Nov-Mar: First tour departs 9:30 am, last tour departs 5:00 pm. Times are approximate & subject to change.
Option for Day 4: Grand City Tour with Cruise (#1) 10:00 AM
This morning, travel by coach while learning the history of Prague and its famous neighborhoods (Old Town, New Town, Lesser Town). Continue by foot to view the Prague Castle complex and the many historical buildings therein. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxing boat tour that views Charles Bridge, St. Vitus Cathedral, Petrin Hill and the National Theatre, Prague's main cultural attractions. Continue with a pleasant walk through the Jewish town to the Old Town Square where the tour ends.
Departs 10:00 a.m. from Na Príkope, 23. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. Drop-off at Old Town Square. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours.
Option for Day 5: Kutna Hora (#18) PM
This afternoon depart for Kutná Hora, a medieval center of silver-mining. The variety of Kutná Hora architectural monuments and its well preserved town center structure reflect its ancient fame and wealth. Begin with a stroll around Kutná Hora to visit the Gothic cathedral of St. Barbara and Italian Court. Admire the beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque burgher houses within the city center. Continue to Sedlec, where legend has it that a handful of earth from Christ's grave was brought to and scattered over the Ossuary, thus turning it into a pilgrimage site for believers from all over Central Europe. Visit the Ossuary chapel decorated by more than 40,000 human bones, including a chandelier and a crest of noble family Schwarzenberg.
Departs at 1:00 p.m. Apr - Oct, 12:30 p.m. Nov - Mar from Na Príkope, 23. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. Drop-off at Na Prikope 23. Approximate tour duration is 5.5 hours.
Option for Day 6: Cesky Krumlov (#9)
This morning, travel through the picturesque landscape of Southern Bohemia to Cesky Krumlov, a fairy-tale town with a maze of narrow cobbled streets. Declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site in 1992, Cesky Krumlov has earned an international reputation for its State Castle* and Chateau, one of the largest in Central Europe equipped with historical furniture, art, tapestries and richly decorated weapons. Admire the world's oldest preserved baroque theatre in the castle garden. Enjoy a guided walk through the town and its Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance houses that originated as mansions of noblemen families - the Rožmberks, the Schwarzenbergs and the Eggenbergs
Departs at 8:45 am Apr - Oct, 9:00 am Nov - Mar from Na Príkope, 23. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. Drop-off at hotel or as close as bus can reach. Approximate tour duration is 10 hours.
*The castle is closed from November to March, and on Mondays.