Prague Castle and Castle District Walking Tour

Delve into the treasures of Prague Castle and Castle District on this 3-hour walking tour with an expert guide. Stroll across the Vltava River and roam the delightful Malá Strana district beneath the castle before entering the walled complex, the seat of Czech rulers from early medieval times. See the stately gardens, courtyards, palaces and churches such as St George’s Basilica; visit magnificent St Vitus Cathedral; and explore Golden Lane, home to tiny, colorful cottages that were once homes to the castle's archers and goldsmiths.

per adult from

$19

NZD

Duration

3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • One-way tram ticket (approx. 24 CZK). We kindly ask you to purchase it in advance to ensure that the tour runs smoothly. Tickets are sold through yellow vending machines at metro stations, at ticket offices located at some metro stations, at some newsstands and at tourist information centres.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Palach Square, 625 00 Brno-Starý Lískovec, Czechia

    Meet your guide in central Prague and set out on your 3-hour walking tour of Prague’s Castle and Castle District. Perched above the Vltava River, this vast complex is the world’s largest ancient castle and was once the seat of Bohemia’s kings, Holy Roman Emperors and Czechoslovakia’s presidents.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Vltava River, Melnik Czech Republic

    First, stroll across the Vltava River and absorb the views of its bridges as your guide gives you a fascinating rundown of Prague’s history and major landmarks.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: St Nicholas Church, Malostranske Namesti, Prague 118 00 Czech Republic

    Across the river, make your way into Malá Strana, the Baroque district set below the castle walls. Amble down the cobbled streets and stop for photos at Malá’s 18th-century St Nicholas Church and World War II memorial.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Hradcany, Prague Czech Republic

    Next, ride a tram up to the castle and enter via the North Gate, crossing the Royal Gardens and Powder Bridge into stately Hradčany Square

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Schwarzenberg Palace, Hradcanske Namesti, 2, Prague Czech Republic

    . Admire the Schwarzenberg Palace and statue to Czechoslovakia’s first president, Tomas Masaryks, in the square, and then walk into the Second Courtyard. Feel the power of the former Hapsburg Empire in this neoclassical courtyard, and then enter the stunning Third Courtyard, home to the mighty St Vitus Cathedral.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: St. Vitus Cathedral, III. nádvoří 48/2, 119 01 Praha 1-Hradčany, Czechia

    Head inside with your guide to see the majestic interior of the cathedral, one of Europe’s largest

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: St. George's Basilica, Prazsky hrad, Prague 119 08 Czech Republic

    Continue past the Golden Gate, Vladislav Hall and St George’s Basilica to Golden Lane, a cobbled street of cottages that once housed castle archers, artisans and goldsmiths.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Golden Lane, Daliborky 30/38, Prague 119 00 Czech Republic

    Dip inside some of the 11 cottages, some converted into tiny boutique shops, and some styled to recreate medieval life, and hear how Czech writer Franz Kafka lived here between 1916 and 1917.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Prague Castle, Hradcany, Prague 11908 Czech Republic

    Leave the castle near the Eastern Black Tower and admire the city views from the hillside.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Charles Bridge, Karluv Most, Prague 11000 Czech Republic

    Your tour then ends here or at Charles Bridge when you bid farewell to your guide.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Jan Palach Square, nám. J. Palacha, 110 00 Praha 1-Staré Město, Czechia
    Return Detail :
    Prague Castle, 119 08 Prague 1, Czechia
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children up to 13 years old are welcome to join this tour for free but they will also need a transportation ticket. We reserve the right to ask for a valid ID for children joining our tours.
    • Near public transportation
    • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 3 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group.
    • Unfortunately, we do not recommend this tour for wheelchair users.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please note that we won't visit St. Vitus's Cathedral during the tour as exhibitions and indoor areas at Prague Castle are closed due to coronavirus. Thanks for your understanding.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • - Guides will wear masks and gloves when required - Guests are encouraged to bring their own masks - Guests will be required to provide personal details (name, phone number) - Smaller groups to ensure appropriate social distance - Tour group pictures will no longer be taken
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Prague

Activity ID: V-48593P2

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