Prague Tours and Excursions You Can't Afford to Miss

Prague is a very popular short break holiday destination. Its compact size makes it ideal for walking but this takes up time. That's why sightseeing tours are very popular. Hop-on Hop-off bus is an attractive way to see the city's main sights in one day. Listen to the narrated comment in your language, twenty-two to choose from,  hop off any time to get a closer view of some of the sights. Be sure to stop at Prague Castle and pedestrian-only Charles Bridge.

Prague's Stare Mesto quarter is a maze of winding streets and it's easy to lose your bearings. A guided walking tour is a fun way to explore this part of the city. The bonus is that this tour is free of charge. Vltava River Cruises are becoming increasingly popular. Sit on the deck in summer or in the heated area inside in winter. The panorama windows offer full view of St Vitus Cathedral and the castle complex perched on a hill top. If you feel more active try to see the city while pedaling around on a bicycle or take a Segway tour. It is amazing how quickly you will get the hang of moving through Prague on wheels.

The most popular day trip from Prague is a visit to the city of Kutna Hora, only seventy kilometers away. Do it under your own steam or join a guided tour. Here are some suggestions for day trips and excursions so that you can start exploring Prague straight away.



Vintage Car Tour
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Tour Prague in an unusual way; board a vintage car. Take a step back in time and see the Prague in a chauffeur driven open-top classic car. All cars are Czech made and manufactured between 1928 and 1935. Let your driver choose the itinerary or...  Read More

Segway Experience
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Tour Prague on a Segway and discover picturesque alleys, wide boulevards and intimate squares. You will ride mainly on bike paths and through pedestrian areas. No previous experience is needed because a training session is included in the trip....  Read More



Jump on historic tram 91 for a nostalgic trip through Prague. These vintage cars trundled through city at the beginning of the twentieth century. The wooden interior looks beautifully old-fashioned. The seats are made of wood and quite...  Read More

Communism Tour
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This tour highlights Prague's darkest days during the period of Communist rule; from the Soviet invasion in 1968, Prague Spring, death of Jan Palach to the Velvet Revolution which in 1989 brought an end to the Communist regime. Watch the...  Read More

Kutna Hora Day Trip
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On UNESCO World heritage list, Kutna Hora is a popular day trip from Prague. This small town, seventy kilometers from Prague, has an amazing number of historic buildings. Gothic Cathedral St Barbara, has a truly original design. The roof...  Read More

Vltava River Cruise
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The Vltava River bisects Prague and flows like a silver ribbon through the heart of the city. What better way to enjoy the sight at leisure than on a river cruise. You will sail under Charles Bridge, past Kampa island and the old mill that is...  Read More



Look out for yellow. All guides of the free walking tour wear canary yellow T-shirts and have yellow umbrellas. Tours start at 11 am and 2 pm, no need to book, just turn up on Old Town Square in front of the Astronomical clock. You will visit...  Read More



Monument-hopping was never so easy. Jump on the hop-on-hop-off bus and see the sights of Prague at your convenience. Sit back and listen to the narrated tour in English or any of the other 22 languages. Get off at Prague Castle and walk around...  Read More

Baja Bike Tour
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Don a safety helmet and mount one of the canary yellow bikes for a two-hour Baja Bike cycling tour through Prague. An English speaking guide will lead you through broad avenues and winding alleys, showing you famous and secret beauty spots of...  Read More

Beer Tours
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All beer lovers should join at least once a Beer Tasting Tour. Czech beer is cheap; it is cheaper than bottled water. Beer is extremely popular. The Czech Republic beats Germany in drinking beer by 132 liters per person to 107 in Germany. You...  Read More


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Marianne Crone divides her time between her home in the Netherlands and an apartment in Prague, the city where her son, daughter-in-law and grandson live.

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