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Cycling around PragueVisit the most frequented or  the lesser known sites of Prague as well as the places that foreigners rarely if ever see. With your own private guide you can experience the city looking inside out, away from the tourist crowds and the supermarket of group tour travel. Above all, our guides  focus on showing you much more of Prague than any group or packaged tour ever will. This way you can get a great overview of what is what and where and then you can come back another day to tour sites of your interest in a greater depth and at your own leisure. If you are short on time or patience to join a conventional tour, walk or bike Prague with a private guide!

 

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If you'd like to visit medieval towns, castles and chateaux in Bohemia, see Day Tours From Prague

 

Prague Tours with a Private Guide:

Prague Castle Tour

Prague castle

The national culture monument is symbol of more then one thousand years long development of the Czech state. It is the biggest castle complex in the world.

St. Vitus Cathedral

The gothic cathedral was found in 1344 on the place of the original Romanesque rotunda by John Luxembourq and his son Charles according to the plans of Matthias of Arras and later on by Petr Parler. The construction lasted almost 600 years and it was definitively completed as late as in 1929. In the underground is located Crypt of Bohemian Kings, Chapel of St.Wenceslas and crown jewels are deposited here as well.

 

Program:

Meeting with English speaking guide for Prague castle tour
Visit of Prague Castle - St. Vitus Cathedral, Golden lane, Old Royal palace, Mihulka Tower
Walk thru Palace garden
Walk thru Nerudova street and Malostranske square to Charles bridge
Transfer from Malostranske square to the hotel
Duration: 4 hrs

 

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Jewish Ghetto And Old Town Square

Jewish Quarter – Josefov

Jewish quarter in Prague represents the best preserved complex of Jewish relics in Europe. It was found in the 13th century.

Old-New Synagogue

It is the oldest preserved synagogue in the Central Europe. The early Gothic structure from the late 13th century with a rich decorative stonework’s and ancient interiors equipment (chandeliers). Up to the present day, it serves as a meetinghouse and the main synagogue of the Prague Jewish community.

Old Town square

The most important square of the historical Prague. It was found in the 12th century and witnessed any historical events.

Old Town hall with Astronomical clock

It was established in 1338 as the seat of the self-administration of the Old town. The oldest Gothic part of the complex with tower, bay chapel and rich emblem decoration date back to the second half of the 14th century. In upper part of Astronomical clock appears each full hour twelve apostles and in lower part, there is a calendar board with zodiac signs by Josef Manes (1856).

 

Program:

Meeting with English speaking guide for Jewish quarter tour
Start of visit Jewish quarter (Jewish museum, Old Jewish cemetery and Pinkas,
Klaus, Spanish, Maisel synagogues and Ceremonial hall)
Entry to Old New synagogue
Walk thru Parizska street to Old town square
Visit of Old town square
Transfer from Marianske square to the hotel
Duration: 3 hrs

 

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Lesser Town And Charles Bridge

Lesser town

"Mala strana" started life in the 8th and 9th century as a market settlement and was nearly destroyed twice – during the Husitte war in 1419 and in the Great fire of 1541. In the 17th and 18th centuries the baroque churches and palaces that stud lesser town were constructed. This historical reserve is surprisingly quiet and is now favorite movie set and commercial centre.


Charles Bridge

The oldest Prague Bridge was founded in 1357 by Charles IV and completed by Petr Parler in 1402. The bridge is fortified with two towers on both bridgeheads. From 1683-1928, 30 statues and sculptural groups of saint were fixed on its pillars (M. Braun and F.M. Brokoff) The length of the bridge is 515 meters and its width is 10 meters.

 

Program:

Meeting with English speaking guide for the tour
Visit of Church of our Lady Victorious where we can find world know Infant of Prague
Visit of St Nicholas church
Walk thru Lesser town
Cross the Charles Bridge
Walk to the Marianske square
Transfer from Marianske square to the hotel
Duration: 3 hrs

 

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Art Nouveau Prague

Wenceslas square

A horse market in medieval times, Wenceslas square got its present name during the nationalist upheavals of the mid-19th century. It is most important square in Prague. There is placed many shops, café’s, cinemas, hotels etc.

 

Mucha museum
The world’s first Mucha Museum, dedicated to the life and work of the world-acclaimed Czech ART NOUVEAU artist Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939), is housed in the Baroque Kaunický Palace in the very heart of Prague. A selection of over 100 exhibits comprising paintings, photographs, charcoal drawings, pastels, lithographs and personal memorabilia provides a privileged view into the universe of the artist who is most widely known for the posters he executed for Sarah Bernhardt in the fashionable world of fin-de-siécle Paris.

 

Municipal house

It is the one of the Prague’s most beautiful buildings. Hundreds of notable social and cultural events, concerts, exhibitions, conferences, receptions and balls, take place every year in its heterogeneous halls decorated with a unique collection of art. A part of the tour is also Smetana Hall-a famous concert hall with a seating capacity of 1200 seats and original organ from the high art-nouveau period-where many concerts of the Prague Spring , Organ Summer, Prague Autumn festivals take place. The Mayor's Hall, decorated by Alfons Mucha, is an unforgettable part of the tour. Mucha's work here is uniquely preserved as a whole.

 

Program:

Meeting with English speaking guide for the tour
Visit of Wenceslas square with hotel Evropa
Walk to Mucha museum and visit
Walk to Republic square to Municipal house
Guided tour thru interiors of Municipal house
Transfer from Republic square to the hotel
Duration: 3 hrs

 

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Boat Trip Under Prague Bridges

Waterway of Certovka - lagoon near Old Town Bridge Tower - water tunnel under the zero span of the Charles Bridge and Krizovnickeho Square and under the last span of the original Roman Judith's Bridge - Charles Bridge - panorama of Prague Castle.

 

Program:

Meeting with English speaking guide for the tour
Walk to the river
Boat trip under the bridges - it takes 45 min
Transfer from Marianske square to the hotel or city center
Duration: 2,5 hrs

 

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May to September

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