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CZECHWALKS

Inspiration of sightseeing tours

Czech Republic • Central Europe

culture.nature.people.


CZECHWALKS

A part of touroperator HOŠKA TOUR

We are passionate about our nature and culture. Individual and group

tours with guide in all of Czechia. Self-guided walking tours in Bohemian

Paradise (UNESCO geopark) and Giant Mountains (Krkonoše). We

are locals and able to prepare creative itinerary with most interesting

experience, tasting gastronomy and see hidden gems.

Long-time relationships with DM, hotels and Czech tourist club.

Founder and owner is Mr Lubomír Hoška. As young he was cycling

across Czechoslovakia (and sometimes in some other countries of

Eastern block). Soon in the 80´s he started organising hiking tours for

friends. A private company was founded in 1991 when it was possible

for the first time. After showing West Europe to the Czechs, he decided

to show all the beauties of the Czech regions from the new millennium.

Our tour typologies:

Guided

sightseeing tour

Active tour in

nature or hiking

Guided or self-guided

cycling

Group size:

G

1-7 clients 8-20 clients 21+ clients

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uided or selfguided

cycling

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Pravčická Gate

PRAGUE + Most Beautiful

National Parks

Duration: Group size: Type:

8 days

Code: NP05

Giant Mountains (Krkonoše) national park – magic, varied and diverse nature in highest Czech

mountains. Located in borderland with Poland and its national park. We will show you the

unique nature of Bohemian Switzerland as well. Here in Narnia wonderland you will admire

sandstone rocks, wild gorges and breath-taking views. This national park is adjacent to the German

national park Saxon Switzerland. In this national park you will find the deep Elbe Valley

and the distinctive Table Mountains.

1.day: Transfer from Václav Havel Airport Prague to your hotel.

PRAGUE – capital. Evening downtown city tour. Having dinner in the stylish pub. Welcome drink.

Accommodation in Prague: hotel ****.

2. day: PRAGUE (UNESCO) – city walking tour. Old Town Square is the heart of historic town filled by

baroque buildings, gothic churches and mediaeval astronomical clocks. Famous Charles bridge is lined by

statues of catholic saints. You will also visit the extensive Prague castle area.

Accommodation in Prague: hotel ****.

3. day: Day tour to national park Giant Mountains (Krkonoše).

KRKONOŠE – by cable car to highest Czech mountain Sněžka. Easy walking without ascending from

Sněžka along national borders with Poland (you could cross borders free) to Špindlerova Bouda or Luční

Bouda. Here we could have a rest and lunch. Finishing route in Špindlerův Mlýn. Total walking – 12 to 15

kilometres. Steep glacial corries contrast with bare-stone ridges, large alpine meadows with timber cottages

down in the picturesque valleys, the murmur of waterfalls with the mysterious silence of peat bogs will

enchant you. Breath-taking views along all route. Evening return to Prague.

4. day: PRAGUE (UNESCO) – individual visit of town and museums according to own interests.

Accommodation in Prague: hotel ****.

Options:

4

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel***

Hotel****/*****

Cozy guest house

MEAL

Breakfast

Half board

+ stops in local restaurants and pubs


5. day: Transfer to national park Czech Switzerland.

CZECH SWITZERLAND – easy ascent to the unique rock bridge Pravčická brána and further along the

sandstone rocks to Mezní Louka (possibility of refreshments) and down to the wild gorges with the river

Kamenice. You will ride a rowboat twice with a cheerful story of a ferryman. In total you can walk 15 km.

Accommodation in Hřensko, hotel***.

6. day: Transfer through national park Sachsen Switzerland to Dresden.

SACHSEN SWITZERLAND (Sächsische Schweiz) – BASTEI – national park symbol. View of the Elbe

canyon with a stone bridge and a rock castle. LILIENSTEIN - hiking to the most famous table mountain

with a restaurant. Variety of viewpoints. KÖNIGSTEIN - the largest rock fortress in Europe lies on top of

Table Mountain.

Accommodation in Dresden, hotel****.

7. day: DRESDEN – city is also called “Florence on the Elbe, mainly due to the beautiful Baroque buildings

that are unparalleled in Germany. World-famous Zwinger with the gallery.

Accommodation in Dresden, hotel****.

8. day: Transfer to Dresden airport during the day.

Alternatively:

7. day: Transfer to Prague.

TISA ROCKS – peculiar rock city. Easy walk. DĚČÍNSKÝ SNĚŽNÍK - table mountain with a lookout

tower and a tourist cottage.

Accommodation in Prague: hotel ****.

8. day: Transfer to international Václav Havel airport Prague during the day.

Bastei

Sněžka

CZECH

SWITZERLAND

GIANT

MOUTAINS

PRAGUE

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Kroměříž

Vienna to Prague

Culture and Nature Tour

Code: VP61

Duration: Group size: Type:

8 days

Rambling through the southern Moravia, the southern Bohemia and the Šumava region to

Prague in a group with own driver-guide by a car/bus. The programme will be tailored to the

interests of the participants. According to the interest, it is possible to pay an attention ether

to historical monuments or natural beauties.

1.day: From Vienna to South Moravia

Arrival at the airport or at the train station in Vienna or Prague during the day. In these cities, we can

optionally provide accommodation. Transfer to South of Moravia. First you will walk in a small limestone

mountain region of PÁLAVA, where you will have nice views to the surroundings. There are many romantic

castles, an interesting UNESCO biosphere reserve with a unique flora and fauna and several historical

towns, e.g. MIKULOV, where you will see the castle, one of which attractions is a giant wine barrel. If

there is enough time, you will also visit the castles of Lednice and Valtice. Accommodation.

2. day: Lednicko-Valtický Area and Wine Cellars Plže

You will visit the castles of LEDNICE and VALTICE (UNESCO) in the morning. The area of these two

wonderful castles is full of many other romantic buildings. Then you will go to the region of Slovakia. You

will visit a unique set of wine cellars Plze from the 18th century. Here you will have the oportunity to taste

local wines. This area is known for its folklore and very special and typical folk traditions.

3. day: Velehrad, Kroměříž and Brno

In the morning you will stop in one of the most important pilgrimage sites of the Czech Republic in VE-

LEHRAD. Then you will go to BUCHLOVICE. There’s a beautiful park and a castle here. The interior

of the castle is very interesting. You will go to town of KROMĚŘÍŽ (UNESCO), where the Archbishop’s

Palace with wine cellars and beautiful gardens are worth of seeing. Then you will continue to BRNO to

look at the historical city center and climb the ancient fortifications in Špilberk.

Options:

6

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel***

Hotel****/*****

Cozy guest house

MEAL

Breakfast

Half board

+ stops in local restaurants and pubs


4. day: Natural Park Podyjí, Castle Vranov nad Dyjí and Telč

You will stop in the town of ZNOJMO with the historic city centre and the rotunda of St. Catherine. Not

far from here there is a national park of PODYJÍ, where you will have a walk in the beautiful and very well

preserved nature. After you will visit a baroque castle of Vranov nad Dyjí. It is built on a cliff above the river

of Dyje (Thaya). Afternoon you will visit the beautiful Renaissance city of SLAVONICE and at the end of

the day, you will look at the town of TELČ (UNESCO).

5. day: Třeboň, Hluboká nad Vltavou and Český Krumlov

You will discover the historical heart of the city of TŘEBOŇ in the morning. The surroundings of Třeboň

is a natural reservation with an extensive network of ponds originating from the 15th century. You will

spend the afternoon in the pearl of southern Bohemia – in ČESKÝ KRUMLOV (UNESCO). Its medieval

heart of the city and the vast castle is the second largest (after Prague Castle) in the Czech Republic.

6. day: Šumava Mountains

In the morning you will see the Cistercian monastery of VYŠŠÍ BROD, which is the spiritual and cultural

centre of southern Bohemia for more than 750 years. During the day you will drive through the beautiful

mountain range of ŠUMAVA with very well preserved flora and fauna. For forty years, during the communist

era, this region was closed to the public.

7. day: Holašovice, Písek and Prague

We will drive through the historic village of HOLAŠOVICE (UNESCO) and the town of PÍSEK.

PRAGUE is a beautiful city of golden towers and domes of churches, bridges, cathedrals, but also a modern

European metropolis, which is reflected in the surface of the Vltava River for more than ten centuries.

In Prague, you can find various architectural styles and romantic streets.

Telč

Šumava

PRAGUE

PÍSEK

ŠUMAVA

ČESKÝ

KRUMLOV

TŘEBOŇ TELČ

LEDNICE-

VALTICE

VIENNA

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Moravia

Wine Lovers Tour

+ PRAGUE

Code: WL12

Duration: Group size: Type:

8 days

Let´s come to discover fairy-tale Prague and taste high-quality wine from local South Moravian

producers. Important Czech monuments await you same like a glass of beer in stylish pubs or

glass of wine in Moravian wine cellars. You will enjoy Czech cuisine as well. Is possible to finish

tour in Prague or Vienna and depart from VIE.

1. day: Transfer from Václav Havel Airport Prague to hotel. PRAGUE – the capital of Czechia. Evening city

tour. Dinner in the stylish pub, welcome drink.

Accommodation in Prague, hotel ****.

2. day: PRAGUE (UNESCO) – guided city tour through historic city centrum. Old Town Square is the

heart of historic town filled by baroque buildings, gothic churches and mediaeval astronomical clocks. Famous

Charles bridge is lined by statues of catholic saints. You will also visit the extensive Prague castle area.

Accommodation in Prague, hotel ****.

3. day: PRAGUE (UNESCO) – individual visit of town and museums according to own interests.

Accommodation in Prague, hotel ****.

4. day: Transfer to Moravia. KUTNÁ HORA (UNESCO) – historic city centrum, a jewel of European

significance. Gothic church of St. Barbara and other sights. Telč (UNESCO) – renaissance chateau, several

Renaissance and Baroque houses on the square.

Accommodation in Brno, hotel****.

5. day: LEDNICE - VALTICE AREA (UNESCO) – the largest park landscape in Europe with many monuments.

Chateaus, mansions, minaret, temples, chapels, belvedere, etc. Evening local wine tasting and dinner

in original Moravia wine cellar.

Accommodation in Brno, hotel****.

Options:

8

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel***

Hotel****/*****

Cozy guest house

MEAL

Breakfast

Half board

+ stops in local restaurants and pubs


6. day: SLOVÁCKO – beautiful wine region. Tupesy - museum of ceramics. Velehrad - the most Christian

place in the Czech Republic. BLATNICE – Christian complex with a view to wine cellars. STRÁŽNICE -

open-air museum. Visit the Blueprint Workshop (special clothing material inscribed on the UNESCO World

Heritage List). PLŽE – a collection of unique baroque cellars. In one of them a break with tasting and an

interesting conversation of a winemaker.

Accommodation in Brno, hotel****.

7. day: Transfer to Vienna. VIENNA – noble capital of Austria. City centrum tour.

Accommodation in Vienna, hotel****.

8. day: Transfer to Vienna international airport during the day.

Alternatively:

7. day: Transfer to Prague.

TŘEBÍČ (UNESCO) – Jewish Quarter and Romanesque-Gothic Basilica of St. Prokop.

Accommodation in Prague, hotel ****.

8.day: Transfer to international Václav Havel Airport Prague during the day.

Vienna Plže Slovácko

Plže

Moravia

Lednice - Valtice Area

PRAGUE

KUTNÁ

HORA

MORAVIA

SLOVÁCKO

VIENNA

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Plakánek

BOHEMIAN PARADISE

Nature and Culture Tour

Duration: Group size: Type:

6 days

Code: BP54

The Bohemian Paradise is an excellent opportunity how to spend your holiday discovering

beautiful nature and history – you will pass through narrow corridors of rock cities, labyrinths

and splendid viewpoints and you will also visit the little rock castles ruins. Discover region

marked also by baroque include ponds.

1. day: Transfer from Václav Havel airport Prague to Bohemian Paradise.

2. day: PRACHOV ROCKS – the most visited rock labyrinth of the Bohemian Paradise. The picturesque

rock formations, many narrow rock corridors. Many marked tourist paths are leading through the most

beautiful parts and passing by the magical viewpoints. Clients choose a walk according to their fitness level.

Possibility to have lunch in a local very raw medieval tavern. NOVÁ PAKA – the museum of precious

stones.

3. day: SOBOTKA – the town is guarded by the hunting castle of Humprecht, the possibility to visit this

castle. DĚTENICE – a baroque castle with historical interiors, stucco decorations, collections of weapons

and hunting trophies. The excursion to a castle brewery. Possibility to have lunch in a medieval tavern in the

village of Dětenice.

4. day: The sightseeing tour by bus/car to the southern part of the Bohemian Paradise with stops at interesting

places. TROSKY – a huge ruin of a castle standing on two rocks with beautiful viewpoints to the

surroundings, a symbol of the Bohemian Paradise. HRUBÁ SKÁLA ROCK CITY – another very visited

and romantic area with gorgeous sandstone labyrinth of rock towers and formations nearly 60 metres high.

Well-known Mariánská viewpoint - one of the most beautiful places situated nearby symbolic cemetery of

mountaineers. The clients can choose the walk in their efficiency. Later they will pass by the Valdštejn castle

ruin. KOST – one of the most preserved and the most beautiful gothic castles of the Czech Republic.

PLAKÁNEK – a picturesque rock valley bordered with pine forest – a possibility to walk here. VESEC

– a small village with the folk architecture of wooden-timbered houses, typical two-storey houses. A lot of

Options:

10

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel*** in Bohemian Paradise

Hotel**** in Bohemian Paradise

Cozy guest house

MEAL

Breakfast

Half board

+ stops in local restaurants and pubs


Czech and foreign fairy-tales and stories were shot here.

5. day: The sightseeing tour by bus along the northern part of the Bohemian Paradise with stops at interesting

places. SYCHROV – a baroque castle with an English park. TURNOV – the excursion to a producer

of the Czech garnet jewellery. THE BOHEMIAN PARADISE MUSEUM – interesting expositions.

DOLÁNKY – folk architecture, typical wooden timbered farm. FRÝDŠTEJN – a romantic ruin of a rock

castle. MALÁ SKÁLA – a wooden-timbered cottage with an interesting painting gallery. There is an attractive

rock formation of Suché skály.

6. day: Transfer to the hotel in Prague.

Hrubá Skála Rocks

Humprecht

Prachov Rocks

Jičín

Hrubá Skála Rocks

BOHEMIAN

PARADISE

PRAGUE

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Český Krumlov

PRAGUE

+ Czech Heritage Grand Tour

Duration: Group size: Type:

8 days

Code: GT29

Let´s come to explore the best sights listed in the cultural heritage of UNESCO. Their number,

given the size of the country, is unparalleled in the world. We prepared a guided tour across the

country to visit the most important sights. After a day full of exploring we will invite you for

dinner to typical local Czech pub or original Moravian wine cellar. You will taste Czech cuisine,

beer and Moravian wine.

1. day: Transfer from Václav Havel Airport Prague to your hotel. PRAGUE – capital. Evening downtown

city tour. Having dinner in the stylish pub. Welcome drink.

Accommodation in Prague: hotel ****.

2. day: PRAGUE (UNESCO) – city walking tour. Old Town Square is the heart of historic town filled by

baroque buildings, gothic churches and mediaeval astronomical clocks. Famous Charles bridge is lined by

statues of catholic saints. You will also visit the extensive Prague castle area.

Accommodation in Prague: hotel ****.

3. day: Transfer to South Bohemia.

HOLAŠOVICE (UNESCO) – „South Bohemian rural baroque “, well-preserved medieval village.

HLUBOKÁ NAD VLTAVOU – chateau, an important area with a large park of European importance.

ČESKÝ KRUMLOV (UNESCO) – second largest castle area in Czechia. The medieval city centre is surrounded

by the meander of the Vltava River.

Accommodation in Český Krumlov, hotel***.

4. day: Transfer to Moravia

TELČ (UNESCO) – renaissance chateau, several Renaissance and Baroque houses on the square.

TŘEBÍČ (UNESCO) – Jewish Quarter and Romanesque-Gothic Basilica of St. Prokop.

Accommodation in Brno, hotel****.

Options:

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ACCOMMODATION

Hotel***

Hotel****/*****

Cozy guest house

MEAL

Breakfast

Half board

+ stops in local restaurants and pubs


5. day: Circuit through South Moravia with a return to Brno.

LEDNICE - VALTICE AREA (UNESCO) – the largest park landscape in Europe with many monuments.

Chateaus, mansions, minaret, temples, chapels, belvedere, etc. Evening local wine tasting and dinner in original

Moravia wine cellar.

Return to the hotel in Brno during the evening.

6. day: Transfer to Central Moravia.

KROMĚŘÍŽ (UNESCO) – chateau, an exceptionally well-preserved example of a Central European Baroque

residence, the Baroque Flower Garden.

OLOMOUC (UNESCO) – historic city centrum. The Holy Trinity Column decorating with many statues.

Accommodation in Olomouc, hotel****.

7. day: Transfer to Prague.

LITOMYŠL (UNESCO) – renaissance chateau with unique sgraffito decoration. KLADRUBY NAD

LABEM (newly in UNESCO) – one of the oldest stud farms in the world. Home of Kladruber. KUTNÁ

HORA (UNESCO) – historic city centrum, a jewel of European significance. Gothic church of St. Barbara

and many other sights. Dinner in the stylish pub, farewell drink.

Accommodation in Český Krumlov, hotel***.

8. day: Transfer to international Václav Havel airport Prague during the day.

Olomouc Lednice Olomouc

PRAGUE

KUTNÁ

HORA

TŘEBÍČ

LITOMYŠL

OLOMOUC

ČESKÝ

KRUMLOV

LEDNICE-

VALTICE

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Dachstein

Grand Tour of

Prague and Alps

Code: PA18

Duration: Group size: Type:

9 days

After arrival in Prague, you will enjoy a city tour. Farther awaits a unique tour of the largest

Alpine pearls. An incredible combination of visiting monuments and alpine peaks, which can be

reached by cable cars. Departure is from Munich airport.

1.day: Transfer from Václav Havel Airport Prague to your hotel. PRAGUE – capital. Evening downtown city

tour. Having dinner in the stylish pub. Welcome drink.

Accommodation in Prague: hotel ****.

2. day: PRAGUE (UNESCO) – city walking tour. Old Town Square is the heart of historic town filled by

baroque buildings, gothic churches and mediaeval astronomical clocks. Famous Charles bridge is lined by

statues of catholic saints. You will also visit the extensive Prague castle area.

Accommodation in Prague: hotel ****.

3. day: Transfer to South Bohemia.

HOLAŠOVICE (UNESCO) – „South Bohemian rural baroque “, well-preserved medieval village.

HLUBOKÁ NAD VLTAVOU – chateau, an important area with a large park of European importance.

ČESKÝ KRUMLOV (UNESCO) – second largest castle area in Czechia. The medieval city centre is surrounded

by the meander of the Vltava River.

Accommodation in Český Krumlov, hotel***.

4. day: Transfer to Schladming (Austria).

DACHSTEIN – by cable car to Schladming glacier up to 2694 MSL. Easy walking across the glacier to

tourist chalet Dachsteinwarte 2741 MSL. Is located directly by the foot of the top Hoher Dachstein. Close

to the upper station of the cable car, there is the possibility of visiting the glacier cave or crossing the air

rope bridge.

Accommodation in Schladming, hotel***.

Options:

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ACCOMMODATION

Hotel***

14

Hotel****/*****

Cozy guest house

MEAL

Breakfast

Half board

+ stops in local restaurants and pubs


5. day: Transfer to Berchtesgaden (Germany).

BERCHTESGADEN – the area is famous for its extraordinary natural beauty. Königssee - a lake in the

middle of a national park is surrounded by high mountains. By boat across the Royal Lake to the Church of

St. Bartholomew. Walk to the mountain hut, refreshments with local specialities. Kehlstein - a bus trip to the

Eagle’s Nest (Hitler’s teahouse), nowadays a restaurant with a nice circular view.

Accommodation in Berchtesgaden, hotel***.

6. day: Transfer to Kaprun – Zell am See (Austria).

ZELL AM SEE - KAPRUN – one of the most famous alpine holiday resorts. The cable car takes you to

the area of eternal snow.

Accommodation in Zell am See, hotel***.

7. day: Transfer to Innsbruck (Austria).

INNSBRUCK – the capital of Tyrol. Visit to the historic centre of this city. The most famous landmark and

symbol of the city is the Golden Roof, which is decorated with 2,657 gilded copper tiles. Other points of

interest include the Hofburg Imperial Castle and the Hofkirche Church with over life-size bronze statues

from the Renaissance.

Accommodation in Innsbruck, hotel***.

8. day: Transfer to Munich (Germany).

MUNICH – the capital of Old Town Hall - a neo-Gothic building with a characteristic tower. New Town

Hall - an interesting facade with a carillon. Residences - an extensive museum, coronation jewels and many

other rare exhibits. Frauenkirche - one of the largest Gothic buildings with towers and many other monuments.

Hofbräuhaus - the most popular Munich beer hall with the possibility of tasting. We can also visit the

Olympic Park and the “World of BMW”.

Accommodation in Munich, hotel***.

9. day: Transfer to Munich airport during the day.

Hluboká Munich Zell am See

PRAGUE

ČESKÝ

KRUMLOV

MUNICH

BERCHTES-

GADEN

INNSBRUCK

DACHSTEIN

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Vltava

Bedřich Smetana´s

“My Homeland Tour”

Code: GT29

Duration: Group size: Type:

8 days

Má Vlast (My Homeland) is a cycle of six symphonic poems by the Czech composer Bedřich

Smetana inspired by Czech history, legends and the landscape. This is the composer’s masterpiece,

which was created in the second half nineteen century. The author finished his work deaf.

1. day: Transfer from Prague to Šumava.

Overstay in some town/village in Šumava mountains

2. day:

1.option – full-day tour to spring of Vltava river

2. option – few shorter walking trips along Vltava river

ŠUMAVA is a national park, romantic mountain countryside with peat bogs and nice views. (symphonic

poem Vltava)

Transfer for overnight to Český Krumlov.

3. day:

VYŠŠÍ BROD - ČERTOVA STĚNA – viewpoint.

VÍTKŮV KÁMEN – ruins with a view to the east part of Šumava, walking trip.

ČESKÝ KRUMLOV (UNESCO) – the largest chateau complex after Prague Castle. The medieval city

centre that it surrounds the meander of the Vltava, is a city monument reserve and is inscribed on the

world heritage list UNESCO. (symphonic poem Vltava)

Accomodation in Český Krumlov.

4. day:

HLUBOKÁ NAD VLTAVOU – castle, very nice area with a large park of European importance.

TÁBOR – a town with a rich history and many monuments. Walk along the river Lužnice.

Accommodation in Tábor.

Options:

16

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel***

Hotel****/*****

Cozy guest house

MEAL

Breakfast

Half board

+ stops in local restaurants and pubs


5. day:

VELKÝ BLANÍK – The legendary hill. The legend of the Knights of Blanice is connected with Blaník. Easy

hike. (symphonic poem Blaník) VLTAVA – viepoits - Šemíkův skok – walk to viepoint high up to Slapy dam.

SMETANOVA VYHLÍDKA – walk to viepoint. A walk to the view of the meander of the Štěchovice

dam. Favourite place of Bedřich Smetana. (symphonic poems Z českých luhů a hájů and Vltava)

Accommodation in Prague.

6. day:

VYŠEHRAD – The history of Vyšehrad is connected with the development of Prague and the history of

the Czech nation. (symphonic poem Vyšehrad)

Accommodation in Prague.

7. day:

PRAGUE (UNESCO) - the capital of the Czech Republic offers a number of historical monuments, Old

Town Square is the heart of the historic city with Baroque buildings, Gothic churches and a medieval astronomical

clock. The famous Charles Bridge is lined with statues of Catholic saints and the extensive Prague

Castle.

Accommodation in Prague.

8. day: Transfer to international Václav Havel airport Prague during the day.

Český Krumlov

Vítkův Kámen

PRAGUE

VYŠEHRAD

VELKÝ

BLANÍK

ŠUMAVA

ČESKÝ

KRUMLOV

HLUBOKÁ

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Bohemian Paradise


Czech Republic

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Samples of selected sightseeing tours in

the Czech Republic and Central Europe.

The tours listed here are for inspiration only.

Upon request, we will prepare programs

completely tailored to our experience.

We will send net prices on request.

Get in touch with

Petr Hoška

petr.hoska@hoska-tour.cz

+420 603 824 497

WhatsApp +420 605 366 805

www.czechwalks.com

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