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From Prague: Křivoklát Castle & Glassworks Visit with Lunch

Product ID: 375751
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Discover the oldest Czech royal castle with more than 800 years of history, situated in the beautiful landscape of forests and hills. Admire the art and skill of glassmakers in the famous glass factory. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the local restaurant.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Booklets
Spanish, English, German, Italian, Russian, French

Pickup optional

Your hotel in Prague. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about Czech history at the Royal Castle in Central Bohemia
  • Admire the art and skills of Czech glassmakers in the historic factory
  • Buy beautiful Czech crystal glass at the outlet store for bargain prices
  • Enjoy lunch in a traditional local restaurant with Czech beer or Moravian wine
Full description
Start the tour by departing from Prague in the morning, choosing to include hotel pickup by selecting the relevant option when booking. Then, travel through the beautiful landscape of Central Bohemia for approximately 1 hour in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus with refreshments and WiFi available onboard.

Arrive at Křivoklát Castle, one of the oldest Czech royal castles, established in 1230. First, visit the amazing Gothic Chapel, the infamous Dungeon and Torture Chambers full of gruesome instruments, the monumental tower, and the King's Palace. Spend about 1.5 hours discovering the most important parts of the castle. After the guided tour, have the option to visit another castle tower where the famous medieval alchemist Edward Kelly was imprisoned in the 16th century. Also, check out the beautiful shop filled with traditional Czech products.

Then, continue the tour with a 1.5-hour drive to the stunning glasswork factories in Nižbor. Here, you can admire the art of traditional Czech crystal glass-blowing and discover the skills of the craftspeople which have been passed down through the generations. During the English guided tour, see some glass in production and find out about the entire process from blowing and breaking to grinding and polishing. Enjoy the opportunity to purchase amazing glass products in the shop at discounted prices. 

After this, savor a tasty lunch in a cozy local restaurant. Enjoy fantastic traditional Bohemian-style food with a modern twist. Also, enjoy the chance to taste some local beer or wine. Finally, return to Prague by about 4 PM. Include hotel drop-off by selecting the relevant option when booking
Includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Admission fee to Křivoklát Castle
  • 3-course tasting lunch with a beer or non-alcoholic beverage
  • Entrance fee to glassworks
  • Light refreshment during the journey
  • Complimentary WiFi on board
What’s Not Included
  • Extra drinks during lunch
  • Tips for the guide
  • Pickup at your hotel (€8 per person; paid in cash to the guides or at the checkout)
  • Drop-off at your hotel (€8 per person; paid in cash to the guides or at the checkout)
Not suitable for
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Anglická 21, 120 00 Praha 2-Vinohrady, Czechia

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Important information
Know before you go
• The glassworks are closed on Sundays year-round and on Saturdays from January to end of March; on these days the excursion to the glassworks is replaced by a visit to a brewery with a tasting of locally-made beers; price and schedule of the trip remain the same
• Unfortunately, Křivoklát Castle does not have tours in English, however you will receive a translation of the tour text in English or your mother language, or you can follow the Czech-speaking guide
• You must have a moderate to good mobility level to join the tour
• Please be aware that vegetarian or no-cheese requirements cannot be accommodated
• Trip, tour stops, and places for tastings are liable to change slightly to reflect the season, vendorsʼ opening hours, and availability

From £71.43 per person

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FOOD AND FUN TOURS PRAGUE

Product ID: 375751