Sedlec, Kutná Hora, and Žďár nad Sázavou from Prague
- Private group
- Duration: 10 hours
Depart Prague and head to Telč, a fairy tale town situated in the Moravia. The town center was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992, and represents a great architectural jewel. The history of this laid-back town dates back to the 12th century, but after the big fire which hit the town in the 16th century, the whole city center had to be renovated. Lunch will be served at the second UNESCO-listed town of Třebíč. This town has been shaped by multiple cultural and religious influences. Begin by visiting the famous Jewish Quarter which began to be developed in the 14th century. Later, visit the nearby Basilica of St. Procopius. The Basilica dates back to the 13th century and is the first example of western architecture in central Europe. The main door has incredibly detailed stone carvings, and there are wonderful golden artworks inside. Both of these monuments are recognized b...
Kick-off your day off with an 8:30 pick-up at your hotel in Prague and embark on a lovely trip through the Czech countryside. First of all visit the Třebíč town which is dated back to the 11th and 12th century, when the princes of Moravia founded a Benedictine monastery here. Třebíč was an important center of the Jewish culture in Moravia and the uniquely preserved Jewish ghetto is a silent memento to the coexistence of Jews and Christians. After Jerusalem, the Jewish monuments in Třebíč are the only ones inscribed independently on the UNESCO Heritage List, in 2003. Afterwards, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant where you can try a typical Czech cuisine. After lunch, visit the town Telč where a legend says that the town was founded after the victory of the Prince of Moravia - Otto II., against the Prince of Bohemia - Břetislav, in 1099. The historical center, enclosed with ponds and gate...
Discover the historic towns of Central Bohemia on a full-day tour from Prague. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer by minivan to the Sedlec Ossuary, one of 12 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Czech Republic. Marvel at the walls made of human bones beneath the oldest Cistercian cathedral in Bohemia. Then, continue to Kutná Hora to visit St. Barbara’s Cathedral and the Church of St. Jacob. Admire the façade of one of Central Europe's most famous Gothic cathedrals, and enjoy a lunch of typical Czech cuisine. Next, transfer to Zelená Hora to learn how the Church of St. Jan of Nepomuk became a site of pilgrimage. Go to Ždár nad Sázavou, popular with locals for both summer and winter sports, and learn about the extraordinary architect, Jan Blažej Santini-Aichel, whose major works represent the unique Baroque Gothic style Get to know the life of the Cistercian monks as you enter ...
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