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Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

1. Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

See the best of Prague from an open-top bus, and enjoy panoramic views of all the most famous sights. Depart from near the Old Town Square, where you can admire the Astronomical Clock. Continue through the oldest part of the city, admiring the cobblestone streets that radiate in all directions. Highlights of the Old Town include the Municipal House on the site of the old Royal Court. Marvel at the mosaics on its façade, considered by many to be the most beautiful building in the city. See the sights of the Josefov district, the former Jewish Ghetto of Prague. Completely surrounded by the Old Town, its landmark monuments include the Old-New Synagogue and 19th-century Spanish Synagogue with its Moor-inspired exterior. Pass Prague’s oldest surviving Gothic building at the St. Agnes Monastery. See national monuments, such as the State Opera House and New Town Hall. Admire the bridges over the Vltava River, including the famous Charles Bridge. Upon arrival in the Prague Castle district, enjoy a 30 or 40-minute break for a short stroll around the famous landmarks. Go to the Loreta pilgrimage site. Marvel at the extraordinary architecture of the Dancing House. Other landmarks you will pass on the tour include the National Museum, Rudolfinum Music Hall, and Powder Tower. Along the way, you will learn the history of the city and its famous landmarks from a pre-recorded commentary in your native language, available in 26 different languages (Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Vietnamese).

Prague: Guided Electric Trike City Highlights Tour

2. Prague: Guided Electric Trike City Highlights Tour

Journey through Prague on a Harley trike — ideal for travelers with limited time. Cover all the must-sees on this panoramic sightseeing tour with a local guide. Meet your guide in Prague and set off through Letna Park, the castle area, Lesser Town, the Jewish Quarter, and Old and New Town. Ride along the riverbank of the Vltava and see the best parks. Pass by the city's iconic monuments, like Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, and Strahov Monastery. On your trikes, you'll effortlessly climb up to the highest points of the city, Letna and Petrin Hills, and observe Prague from the best viewpoints.  Then, see the famous Dancing House and National Theatre, and leave your signature on John Lennon Wall. Finally, ride under Charles Bridge, an ancient icon of the city.

Prague: E-Bike Small Group or Private Highlights Tour

3. Prague: E-Bike Small Group or Private Highlights Tour

See the top sights of amazing Prague in just few hours on an electric bike tour that starts out in the city center. Choose to travel on a public tour or opt for a private tour for just you and your group. Quality e-bikes featuring above-standard equipment are on offer. The route includes the most famous Prague sights as: • Prague castle complex • Loreta • John Lennon Wall • Strahov Monastery • Petrin Tower • Kampa Island • view of Charles bridge • Astronomical clock • Old Town Square • Church of st. Nicholas • National Theatre • Wenceslas Square • Stvanice Island • The Prague Metronome Meet your guide in the city center, where you will have the chance to try out the bike before the tour. The guide will briefly explain the tour program and then you'll start. During the tour, your guide will provide you with information about visited sights during each stop. There are approximately 10-20 stops for historical information or taking pictures.

Prague: City Tour and Dinner Cruise with Hotel Pickup

4. Prague: City Tour and Dinner Cruise with Hotel Pickup

Experience Prague by night on a 4-hour combined city tour and dinner cruise down the Vltava River to see the riverside attractions floodlit for the evening. You will start with a 45-minute minibus tour of the Old Town, Jewish Quarter, and New Town, passing noted sites such as the Spanish Synagogue and Old-New Synagogue. Learn about the Jewish heritage of Prague in the former Jewish Ghetto, and continue to Republic Square to see a beautiful example of Art Nouveau architecture at Municipal House. See the original Old Town fortifications and Gothic Powder Tower, before a quick tour of the New Town, including Wenceslas Square, the State Opera, former Czechoslovak Parliament, and National Museum. Cross the Nusle Bridge for breathtaking views over several quarters of Prague. Then, board a luxury boat on the Vltava River, where a welcome drink awaits before you set sail on a 3-hour-cruise. Sit back and enjoy views of Prague Castle against the night sky. Cruise past Strahov Monastery, St. Nicholas Church, and Petrin Tower, and go beyond the city center limits to Vysehrad Castle and the Dancing House. All the while, you will be feasting on a buffet spread of hot and cold food, served in air-conditioned comfort. If you prefer to feel the breeze in your hair as you cruise past the Charles Bridge, Rudolfinum, or National Theatre, there is even an exterior viewing deck.

Prague: Highlights Tour on e-Scooters

5. Prague: Highlights Tour on e-Scooters

Start the journey from the Lesser Quarter, after meeting your well-experienced guide and a brief introduction to your e-Scooter. Set-off on your journey throughout the city.  Your tour will start by riding along the river bank of Vltava, before climbing up to Letna Hill to see the best view of Prague and the metronome where the biggest Stalin monument was erected in`55 and blew up in `62. Continue on your E-Bike to the largest castle complex in the world, Prague Castle. The complex has a thousand-year history and is currently the residence of The President of Czechia. Here you can visit St. Vitus Cathedral or watch the guards changing. Whilst here, you can also visit the Roman Catholic Monastery, built in the 12th-century and home to a brewery as of the 15th-century. This place allows you to reach the highest viewpoint of Prague. Also, get to taste some of the delicious Monastic beer.  During your Prague adventure, you will also get to leave your signature on the famous John Lennon Wall, a must-see whilst in Prague. Take a trip to see the Babies Monument and the peeing statues in the Franz Kafka muzeum, made by Czech Artist David Cerny. Ride on your e-Scooters until you reach the famous Charles and Manes bridge before arriving at Rudolfinium, passing by the old Jewish cemetery and Staranova Synagogue which is the oldest synagogue of Europe. Before you finish your tour, be sure to grab some photos of Old Town Square and its surroundings such as Tyn Church, Jan Hus Monument, and The Clock Tower.

Prague: Private Electric Bike Tour with Hotel Pickup Service

6. Prague: Private Electric Bike Tour with Hotel Pickup Service

See the highlights of amazing Prague on a guided e-bike tour. You’ll take in iconic sights such as Prague Castle, Petrin Tower, Wenceslas Square, Charles Bridge, and many others. Choose from a 2-hour tour or a longer 3-hour tour. Before the tour benefit from a taxi pickup arranged for you just in front of your accommodation. The main advantage of a private e-bike tour is that your guide will prepare the tour according to your interests. Choose your preferred route, and decide which places you want to see. You’ll only visit the sites that appeal to you most. Here are some examples of possible sights for you to visit: • Prague castle complex  • Loreta  • John Lennon Wall  • Strahov Monastery  • view Petrin Tower  • Kampa Island  • view of Charles bridge  • Astronomical clock  • Old Town Square  • Church of st. Nicholas  • National Theatre  • Wenceslas Square  • Stvanice Island  • The Prague Metronome  Feel free to pick any day or time for your tour. On this private tour it will be just you and your party with the guide, and no one else. After the pickup, your guide will briefly explain the tour program and then you'll start. During the tour, your guide will provide you information about visited sights during each stop. There are approximately 10-20 stops for historical information or taking pictures.

Prague: Small Group or Private E-Scooter Tour with Pickup

7. Prague: Small Group or Private E-Scooter Tour with Pickup

See the top sights of Prague on a 1.5-, 2- or 3-hour tour on the completely effortless and electric e-scooter with comfortable seats. Choose between a small group tour of no more than 8 travelers or a private tour, to customize the tour's itinerary to your preferences. After an easy taxi pickup from your accommodation, meet your guide in Prague city center. During the tour, your guide will provide you with information about visited sights during each stop, and will be happy to share recommendations for further places to visit and restaurants.  See some of the following sights: • Prague castle complex • Loreta • John Lennon Wall • Strahov Monastery • View of Petrin Tower • Kampa Island • View of Charles bridge • Astronomical clock • Old Town Square • Church of st. Nicholas • National Theater • Wenceslas Square • Stvanice Island • The Prague Metronome .

Prague: Highlights Small-Group Bike Tour with Private Option

8. Prague: Highlights Small-Group Bike Tour with Private Option

See the top sights of amazing Prague in a few hours with a tour that starts in the city center. Join a public tour, opt for a private tour, or hire a bike and ride without a guide. Quality bikes with above-standard equipment are available. During the tour you will see the following sights: • Stvanice Island • Metronome • Prague Castle • Loreta • Strahov Cloister • Petrin Tower • Kampa Island • National Theatre • Wenceslas Square • Estates Theatre • Old Town Square Meet your guide in the city center, where you will have the chance to try and prepare the bike before the tour. The guide will briefly explain the tour program and then you'll begin. During the tour, your guide will provide you with information about visited sights during each stop. There are approximately 10-20 stops for historical information or taking pictures.

Prague Segway Tour: Off The Beaten Path with Taxi Transfer

9. Prague Segway Tour: Off The Beaten Path with Taxi Transfer

Choose from a 1.5-hour, 3-hour, or private tour and see some of Prague's most famous landmarks, historical sites, and favorite local hangouts along the way on a small-group guide segway tour. Meet your guide at the local office just steps from the Charles Bridge and get a free taxi ride to where your adventure begins. Get a short orientation session on your self-balancing Segway to ensure you feel comfortable and confident before gliding down the city sidewalks. See the massive Strahov Stadion overlooking the Vltava River, built in the 1920s for extraordinary displays of synchronized gymnastics. Discover some of the hidden jewels of Prague and learn where the best entertainment spots are.  Admire one of the largest athletic stadiums in the world and the famous “Bellavista” panorama viewpoint with a breath-taking view of Prague’s Old Town church towers, Castle cathedral, and iconic red rooftops. Choose to upgrade to a private tour option and enjoy a more personalized adventure and see the sights that interest you most as your guide tells fascinating stories about the city.

Prague E-scooter Hugo Bike Grand City Tour

10. Prague E-scooter Hugo Bike Grand City Tour

Discover the most beautiful sights of Prague on a 1, 2, or 3-hour tour by a unique Hugo bike E-scooter. After meeting your guide and receiving a brief training session, set off to explore the charming streets and mounments such as the famous Charles Bridge, Wenceslas Square, Kampa Park, the John Lennon Wall, St. Nicholas’ Church and Prague Castle. This part of the tour ends at the Strahov Monastery, where you can enjoy stunning views of the city. After a short break, continue through Petrin Hill. Go around Royal gardens behind the Castle, where you will have the most stunning views over Prague from Letná Park. Passing Metronome, Expo 58 and St. Agnes Church, ride through the Jewish quarter, visiting Rudolfinum and the Franz Kafka museum.  Drift through the Jewish Quarter of Josefov, across the ancient cobblestones of Nerudova Street, past the extraordinary crooked “Dancing House” of the Nationale-Nederlanden building and through the rose scented gardens of Petrin Hill. See stunning neo-Renaissance and Romanesque architecture, such as the Rudolfínum Concert Hall, Žofín Palace and Gardens on Slovanský Island and the iconic Church of St. Nicholas. Other highlights include the lively fruit market of Ovocný trh and the awe-inspiring 12th-centuty Strahov Monastery, completely restored to its former glory after the Velvet Revolution.

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based on 525 reviews

A great evening from beginning to the end. Picked up from hotel, short tour in minibus, which we enjoyed then taken to the boat, which was very modern. The food was delicious, the entertainment was brilliant, staff friendly. I would highly recommend. Great value for money.

We loved, loved our tour Guide Leah! She was very pleasant, friendly & very knowledgeable about the history of Prague! We would highly recommend this company & tour!!!!

What a perfect way to see the city! AND the trikes are super fun. Our guide was amazing…..funny, knowledgeable and friendly. What more could you want?! DO IT

Tippy was an excellent guide. Went for a two hour ride and it went by so quickly. So informative and such a fun ride! This is a must when visiting Prague!

Great experience! Nick was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.