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Prague: 3–Hour Castle Grounds Walking Tour and River Cruise

Product ID: 97785
Enjoy a leisurely afternoon excursion to some of the most historic sites in Prague, including a 45-minute river cruise and a tour of the Prague Castle complex.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a scenic boat trip on the River Vltava and venture up the Devils Stream
  • Stroll within the walls of the largest castle complex in the world
  • Learn the unusual history of Kampa Island
Full description
Start your tour with a short walk from the Old Town Square to the Clementinum. Head to Charles Bridge, and step onto a boat for a relaxing cruise along the river, complete with refreshments. Cruise past many important sites on a voyage up the legendary Devil’s Stream. Visit the Charles Bridge Museum to complete this leg of your tour.

Follow your guide across Charles Bridge and learn about its intriguing history. From there, head to Malá Strana (Lesser Town), a part of Prague renowned for its red clay-tiled roofs and beautiful Baroque buildings. See Kampa Island, one of Prague’s secret jewels, where the beloved Lennon Wall is located.

From Lesser Town, ride one of Prague’s trams to the top of Castle Hill where Prague Castle overlooks the entire city. Take the opportunity to walk around the many buildings that make up this expansive and historic castle. Discover the awe-inspiring St. Vitus Cathedral and the Romanesque St. George Basilica, known for its classical music concerts and numerous cultural displays. Finish your tour in the castle grounds in the city's oldest vineyard to capture stunning panoramic photographs of Prague. The journey on foot provides plenty of time for an entertaining and informative talk about Prague's famous sites throughout the tour.
Includes
  • River cruise with refreshments
  • Tour guide for duration of the tour
  • Tram ticket
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Admission ticket to Prague Castle

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Local supplier's office, Týnska 7, Prague 1. Directions from the Astronomical Clock: Cross the Old Town Square towards Tyn Cathedral, facing the Tyn Cathedral take a narrow lane (Týnská) between the Cathedral and a pink baroque building – Kinsky palace, once you get behind Tyn Cathedral turn to left and you should see the local supplier's sign.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please note that a minimum of 2 participants is required to run this tour
• Please note that this tour does not visit the interior of Prague Castle
• Not wheelchair accessible
• The maximum group size for this tour is 15 people
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 28 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Informative and Personable A*

We were lucky enough to have a private tour, as we were the only ones booked on it!! Our guide, Aneta, was great. She was honest, friendly, informative and took good care of us. Would highly recommend this tour as it gives a good overview of the beautiful city of Prague. The canal trip proved insightful as they mentioned the funicular up to Petrin Tower. So, this is where we spent the following day taking in the sites and visiting the Observatory.

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July 23, 2019

Well worth my time of 3 hours!

Tomas was a very good guide. Easy going, smart, knowledgeable, considerate. We had a good experience on the boat (better than the bigger boats); great outer castle tour and very good info and conversations about the area, the castle and some general things. Tomas encouraged us to ask ‘anything,’ which we appreciated. Would highly recommend this personal touch versus the audio versions of learning. We had 1 language, not 8-10 to listen to before we continued hearing about the area. And, it was nice having g a small group (under 6) vs the larger crowd/group. Plus, it was very affordable! Would highly recommend.

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June 25, 2019

Peter was a very good guide, knowledgeable and helpful

December 13, 2019

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Product ID: 97785