Set in Bohemia’s deep south, Prague stands as one of Europe’s most picturesque cities. Strategically banked on the Vlatva River, the city is an outstanding example of a medieval European town packed with architectural heritage that dates back centuries. Prague is a city unlike any other; a place packed with architectural wonders and musical and culinary delights that will keep you coming back for more. But this ideal location presents the best opportunity to venture out and explore some of the best places nearby as day trips.
Hailed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this quaint little historic town is beauty personified. As you saunter through winding alleyways amidst buildings that stem right out of the renaissance era, get prepared to be lost in a time warp. The Baroque styled buildings, cobblestoned pathways and impressive castles are harmoniously interwoven with the pastoral countryside making it seem like a fairy tale city. A tour around this impeccable town will transport you through an era of awe inspiring experiences.
The ideal way to get to this town is by boarding a train or a bus which takes a few hours to reach.
Set in the heart of the forested valley is the world famous Bohemian spa triangle. A 20-minute train journey from Prague will take you through some of the most scenic train routes in the country to this lowly town. The town is strategically built so that a comfortable walk on foot is sufficient to cover its nooks and corners. Take a stroll around the exquisite colonnades and Baroque styled buildings, taste the water from hot mineral springs or catch a glimpse of Bohemian crystal in the making. After all of this, you will still find time to enjoy a traditional Czech lunch.
Terezin Concentration Camp
Embark on an educational and historic journey to the tumulus past. Once served as a Jewish ghetto, the park is now converted into a memorial park which is the only institution of its kind in Czech Republic. Begin your tour by retracing the stories of the Jewish prisoners. The exhibits at the memorial also give an insight into the experiences of the past. To beat the heat, an early day tour is recommended. A 50-minute bus ride will get you here.
Famously known as the ‘Silver City’, Kutna Hora is a city in central Bohemia that is a stunning example of Czech Heritage. Endowed with monuments that are structured with exquisite craftsmanship, the city best reflects the prosperity of Czech culture. It is home to some of the best architectural masterpieces that are worth witnessing. The famous gothic style St. Barbara Church and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec are forms of human craftsmanship personified. Apart from these grandiose structures, there are many other exquisite features worth exploring. A 1-hour journey by car will take you to this location.
Glass and Brewery day trip
Pilsner beer and bohemian glassware is something the Czechs take pride in. The famous Pilsner Urquell Brewery takes pride in brewing age old, lip-smacking Pilsner Beer that will keep you wanting more. A tour around the museum will also give you insight into the history of the art of traditional brewing. Similarly, on the banks of the river Berounka, lies the famous Nizbor glass factory, which will offer you a journey of exploring typical Bohemian culture. The best way to visit the brewery is to sign up for a tour; all your needs will be taken care of!
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