Things to do in Central Bohemian Region

Our most recommended things to do in Central Bohemian Region

Prague Castle: Tour with Local Guide and Entry Ticket

1. Prague Castle: Tour with Local Guide and Entry Ticket

Visiting Prague Castle is like walking into a fairy tale. See the highlights of the castle complex including St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica, and the Golden Lane. The Castle contains an overwhelming amount of history and art, but thanks to your local expert guide, you'll navigate the castle grounds with ease. Meet your guide in front of the Malostranská metro station near the Mánes Bridge. From there, take the tram up to Prague Castle. Once inside, your guide will give you headphones so that you can easily hear their commentary throughout the tour. Marvel at St. Vitus’ Gothic architecture. Spot the gargoyles that adorn the exterior of the church. Be dazzled by the Art-Nouveau stained glass window made by Czech artist Alfons Mucha. Admire the 14th-century mosaic of the last judgment. See the tombs of St. Wenceslas and Charles IV, the baroque tomb of St. John of Nepomuk, and the Chapel of St. Wenceslas. Next, enter the Old Royal Palace. Stand under the massive vaulted ceiling of the Vladislav Hall. Enter the chamber where the Defenestration of Prague occurred. Here the Czech Protestant aristocrats threw the Catholic governors of the Habsburg emperor and their secretary out the window, starting the Thirty Years War. Visit the Basilica of St. George. The stone walls and design of the basilica offer a counterpoint to the grandiosity of the castle. See the fragments of 12th-century frescoes and then walk up the double staircase where the remains of St. Ludmila lie.  Walk along the Golden Lane. The cottages in this alley were originally built for the castle’s sharpshooters, but later housed goldsmiths. In later centuries artists like Franz Kafka lived there. Examine the reconstructed workshops and homes of the Golden alley. See how the working people of Prague lived in the shadow of the castle.

Prague: City Highlights By Bus, Boat, and on Foot

2. Prague: City Highlights By Bus, Boat, and on Foot

Visit some of Prague’s most fascinating monuments and neighborhoods on a guided tour by boat, bus, and on foot. Learn more about the history of the city and its famous landmarks with your knowledgeable guide. For the first part of the tour, explore the charming Old Town on an air-conditioned minibus. Take a 30-minute journey past landmarks including the Dancing House, Wenceslas Square, and the National Gallery. You’ll then be dropped at Prague Castle for a 75-minute walking tour of the largest ancient castle in the world. Walk through the grounds that occupy 70,000 square meters of space. Enjoy some of the best vantage points of the city, perfect for snapping excellent photos. From there, head back to the Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock. Here your guide will explain its history and the meaning of its moving sculptures. You will then take a walking tour to enjoy the solemn beauty of the Jewish Quarter, the location of some of the city's finest architecture. Finally, embark on a relaxing river cruise along the Vltava River. Sit back and unwind on an approximately 60-minute trip along the water, or head up to the upper deck and enjoy views of the city and the famous Charles Bridge.

Prague: Skip-The-Line Entry Ticket to Prague Castle

3. Prague: Skip-The-Line Entry Ticket to Prague Castle

Crown your Prague visit with a skip-the-line ticket to Prague Castle. Explore the Old Royal Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral, St. Georges Basilica, and Golden Lane on a self-guided tour. Enjoy the history of the castle as you walk through its many halls. From the castle's vantage points, you'll have a magnificent view of the city of Prague. The tour of the preserved architecture will take you back in time and show how the goldsmiths and archers used to live. The ticket is valid for 2 consecutive days and entitles you to a single entry into each building inside the castle during the castle's opening hours. With this ticket, you will bypass other queues inside the castle.

Prague: Medieval Dinner with Unlimited Drinks

4. Prague: Medieval Dinner with Unlimited Drinks

Welcome back to medieval times! This fun and unique experience brings the past to life in the atmosphere of a medieval tavern. No detail has been left out, and there’s plenty to enjoy during the medieval show that accompanies the evening. See swordsmen, jugglers, and belly dancers, all performing to music. While enjoying the show, feast on a delicious 3 or 5-course meal, from your choice of 6 different menus. The 3-course meal occurs at an earlier time. Drink your fill from the unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks available. This is a truly different and entertaining way to spend an evening in Prague, and one’s that is guaranteed to take you back in time and satisfy your palate.

Prague: 50-Minute Sightseeing Evening Cruise

5. Prague: 50-Minute Sightseeing Evening Cruise

Enjoy breathtaking views from the Vltava River and discover the beauty of one of the most famous cities in the world during this evening cruise with an audio guide. See majestic sights such as Charles Bridge, and the Dancing House. Hop aboard a comfortable and spacious boat and begin your river cruise. Capture pictures as you sail past sights like the Petřín Tower, and the historic fort of Vyšehrad. Admire the neo-Renaissance concert hall of the Rudolfinum and the biggest castle complex in the world, Prague Castle.  Relax on an air-conditioned boat with a roof over the sundeck. Learn about the main sights with audio commentary that is available in 8 different languages or use the printed guide onboard available in 16 languages.

Prague: Vltava River Night Cruise with Buffet

6. Prague: Vltava River Night Cruise with Buffet

See the beauty of Prague at night on this dinner cruise along the Vltava River. Marvel at historic monuments such as the Prague Castle and Dancing House, and enjoy a wide variety of Czech cuisine. Start your evening cruise along the Vltava River in Prague from the Čechův Bridge in the Old Town. Get a welcome drink on boarding and then glide gently down the river towards the Charles Bridge (Karlův most). Pass the hill at Petřín, see the historic fort of Vyšehrad and admire the neo-Renaissance concert hall of the Rudolfinum. Continue past the famous Dancing House on the Rašínovo nábřeží (Rašínovo embankment), and get panoramic views of Prague Castle while being serenaded by live music on board the boat. Enjoy a deluxe buffet dinner (cold buffet, warm buffet and desserts) as you cruise, and purchase drinks from a tempting selection of alcoholic or non-alcoholic options.  Buffet Menu: • Cold Buffet: Rich selection of breads and butter, Grana Padano, Duck pâté with cranberry sauce, Caprese, Selection of domestic cheeses, ham and salami, Chopped salad, Greek salad, Fresh coleslaw •  Soup: Chicken soup with noodles •  Warm Buffet: Whole ham with bone, Beef goulash, Chicken schnitzels, Spaghetti with cherry tomatoes and basil (vegan), Paella, Baked potatoes with zucchini • Side Dishes: Bacon Dumplings, Jasmin Rice, Mashed Potatoes •  Desert: Homemade Gingerbread, Apple Strudel, Fresh Fruit Salad

Prague: Black Light Theater Show Experience

7. Prague: Black Light Theater Show Experience

Enjoy a fascinating spectacle which will absorb you from the very beginning, wake up your inner child, and let you look into the depths of your soul. This performance is the tale of a man who is searching for his own self, and manages to defeat his fear with the help of magical beings. When watching the story, each viewer will start dreaming and looking into the corners of their own heart. The visually rich presentation will open a magical dream world before you. You can be witness to a spectacle during which the hero saves a child imprisoned in a spiderweb of fear. He overcomes the traps thanks to the power of the gifts he receives during his journey. But don't worry, not even your children will be afraid, they will be enthused and amazed. The visually attractive theater show is designed for the entire family, children will particularly enjoy the magical effect of the black light theater and the interactivity of the performance, while adults will surely appreciate the beautiful music, 4D effects and interesting insight into the human mind. You will remember the ideas from this performance for a long time, and they may have a positive effect on the everyday reality of your life. The story which you will see performed is truly a story about each and every one of us.

Prague: Old Town Hall & Astronomical Clock Entrance Ticket

8. Prague: Old Town Hall & Astronomical Clock Entrance Ticket

The Old Town Hall is located on the Old Town Square and was established in 1338 as the seat of the Old Town administration. The complex consists of 5 buildings. The dominant part of the building is a Gothic tower with a chapel and a unique astronomical clock, where every hour between 9:00 AM and 11:00 PM, the twelve apostles rotate. Start your tour on the first floor, where the state rooms are located. Continue to the Gothic chapel of the Virgin Mary and the ceremonial halls. Afterwards, use the staircase leading to the third floor to the viewing gallery of the 70-meter tall tower and enjoy the most amazing views of Prague. A guided visit of the Old Town Hall medieval underground is included in your entrance ticket, so make sure not to miss out!

Prague: The Nutcracker Ballet Tickets

9. Prague: The Nutcracker Ballet Tickets

Enjoy a performance of The Nutcracker ballet at the recently refurbished Hybernia Theatre in Prague. The two-act ballet was originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The libretto is adapted from E.T.A. Hoffmann's story, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, by way of Alexander Dumas' adapted story The Nutcracker. The first performance of the ballet was held as a double premiere together with Tchaikovsky's last opera, Iolanta, in December 1892, at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia. Directory, Choreography: Monika a Alexander Kysil according to the draft by M. Petipa Music: P.I. Tchaikovsky Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes (15-minute intermission) Ballet soloists Nutcracker: Slava Burlac, Ondrej Novotny (Karel Audy, Miroslav Hradil) Klara: Magdalena Matejkova, Andrea Kramesova Uncle Drosselmayer: Milan Bocek, Radek Vratil (Michal Holanek)

Prague: 2, 3, or 4-Day Prague Card

10. Prague: 2, 3, or 4-Day Prague Card

Save time and money in Prague, and discover the city’s sights and attractions at your own pace with a 2-day, 3-day, or 4-day Prague Card. Treat the card like your own personal passport to the city, with free entrance to more than 60 attractions and 50% discounts on tours and shows. Cruise along the Vltava River, and enjoy panoramic views on a bus tour. Learn more about the imperial city at the Prague Castle complex and the world-class Jewish Museum. Prague Card Benefits: • Free entry to Prague Castle - St. Vitus Cathedral, Royal Palace, Golden Lane, and St. George's Basilica • Free entry to the Jewish Museum - synagogues and Old Jewish Cemetery (7 sites) • Free entry to the National Gallery (7 sites) • Free entry to the National Museum (9 sites) • Free entry to Prague Zoo (the 4th best zoo in the world) • Free entry to Prague City Gallery (5 sites) • Free entry to Prague City Museum• Free entry to Illusion Art Museum • Free entry to Vyšehrad Fortress (4 sites) • Free entry to Petřín View Tower and Petřín Mirror Maze • Free entry to the Observatory, Powder Tower, Pedagogical Museum, and Police Museum • Free entry to the castles and chateaux of Troja, Ctěnice, Roztoky, and Nelahozeves • Old-New Synagogue • Loreto Prague • Lobkowicz Palace • Charles Bridge Museum • Free Sightseeing Tour • Free River Boat Cruise • Discounted entry to another 40+ attractions • Up to 50% discounts on tours, cruises, concerts, and restaurants • Detailed printed map and mobile app - Prague Cool Pass - your free interactive guide around the city

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Sebastian was awesome and clearly takes pride in making sure his guests are entertained, educated and never bored. He is knowledgeable of the city and also safety conscious. Friendly and professional, I highly recommend anyone who wants a closer look at the city from a local guide to sign up for a scooter tour.

I did not hear much of what was being announced because I went with friends and they talked throughout the boat ride. However the ride was slow so that we enjoyed literally a million photos

This was a wonderful tour! Martina was extremely knowledgeable and covered an enormous amount of history on the tour. The view from the castle is amazing!

Amazing attraction for discovering Prada. Great view from the tower.

Briliant place with food and everyting thanks a lot from Lithuania