Your Best Czechia Tour with Aquarius International


















Tour Program 10 (6-days-5-nights)

DAY 1

Meeting at the airport. Transfer to the hotel in Prague. Check-in.
Due to the time of arrival, an Evening Prague Tour may be offered. Dinner and overnight in Prague.

DAY 2

City tour: New Town. National Museum, Central Railway station, parish church of St. Anthony of Padua (1908-1911) with twin towers on Strossmayer Square, the fascinating building of Rudolfinum (1876-1886) – the seat of the Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Bridge, National Theater, the famous Dancing House (1994-1996) by Frank Gehry. Arrival at Vyshehrad Castle for a 2-hour excursion: the Roman-style rotund of St. Martin (11th c.), the neo-Gothic Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul (1080), the 15-19th century cemetery and vaults of the most deserving men and women of the nation - Slavin Mauseleum (1893). Lunch in Vyshehrad. Return to the hotel Evening at leisure. Overnight in Prague.

DAY 3

Walking along the central boulevard of Prague, Wenceslas Square, towards the Powder Tower (Prasna brana) and the Municipal House (Obecni dum) from the historic building of the National Museum. Old Town Square with Gothic spires of the Týn Church (14-16th cc.) towering over the square and the statue of reformer Jan Hus, and the Astronomical Clock (15th c.) on the Old Town Hall. St. Nicholas Church (1732-1737). Jewish Quarter (Josefov): Old New Synagogue (13th c.), Pinkas Synagogue (15th c.), Meisel Synagogue (16th c.), Klaus Synagogue (17th c.), High Synagogue (16th c.), Ceremonial Hall (16th c.) and the Old Jewish cemetery. Evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Prague.

DAY 4

Excursion to the Prague Castle and the Lesser Town. the Royal Palace (11th c), presently the residence of Czech presidents; St. Vitus Cathedral (14th c); Art gallery of the Prague Castle; St. George’s Convent and Basilica (10th c). Daliborka Tower (the town prison since 15th c.) and the Golden Lane (Zlata Ulochka). Walking through the Garden on Ramparts (Zahrada na Valech) we go out on the Hradchanska Square. Schwarzenberg Palace (1569) with the Museum of Military History. Tuscan Palace (1691), Sternberg Palace (17th c.). Passing to the Lesser Town Square via Nerudova Street. St. Nicholas Cathedral (1756), the Church of Our Lady of Victory (1613) where the world-famous Infant Jesus of Prague is kept. Lunch. Continuing the tour to the Square of the Knights of the Cross (Krizovnicke namesti) via Charles Bridge (14th c.), a symbol of Prague. Evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Prague.

DAY 5

Arrival in Kutna Hora (14-16th cc.), a medieval town in central Bohemia, the second richest town due to its silver mines, a UNESCO Heritage Site since 1995. Gothic Cathedral St. Barbara (1388) and the Italian Court, formerly the royal mint. Stone Fountain of 15th century. The famous Sedlec Ossuary and the Cemetery Chapel. Lunch.

Arrival at the beautiful Sternberg Castle (Český Šternberk), the fort of the Counts of Sternberg, Bohemian nobility, since mid 13th century. Visiting the 15 richly furnished rooms: Knights Hall, the ornamented Chapel of St. Sebastian, the library, the dining room, the study of Jiři Sternberg with its illustrated family tree of 6 generations, the Hunting Chamber. The Sternberg print collection is absolutely unique with 545 copperplate engravings. An interesting collection is that of historical weapons. Return to Prague. Dinner and overnight in Prague

DAY 6

Check-out of the hotel. Transfer to the airport (railway station, bus station etc.). Departure