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Prague: 2-Hour Lunch Cruise on the Vltava River

1. Prague: 2-Hour Lunch Cruise on the Vltava River

This 2-hour cruise through the heart of Prague combines a sightseeing tour with a buffet lunch. You’ll be welcomed on board with a traditional Czech aperitif to help you relax for the journey ahead. The boat will sail along the Vltava River through the city’s historic center, passing landmarks such as Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, the Rudolfinum, the National Theater, the Dancing House, the Emmaus Monastery, Vyšehrad, the Podolí Waterworks and the historic Štvanice Power Station. Charles Bridge is the most iconic of the landmarks. Built in the 14th century by Charles IV, it connects the city’s Lesser Quarter to the Old Town. Along the edge of the bridge on both sides you’ll see carved statues of saints important to the Czech lands. The lunch buffet is open throughout the cruise and a live band on the boat plays for the duration of the cruise as well.

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Prague Castle 2.5-Hour Tour Including Admission Ticket

2. Prague Castle 2.5-Hour Tour Including Admission Ticket

Discover Prague Castle and its remarkable history on a guided walking tour with a local guide. Walk over the Charles Bridge, visit St. Vitus Cathedral, and see Golden Lane, marveling at the stunning architecture and rich history behind each landmark. Your 2.5-hour guided tour begins at the Charles Bridge, where your guide will provide a short historical overview of the history of Prague Castle. Cross Charles Bridge and make your way to Lesser Town Square, where a tram will take you to the Castle. When you enter St. Vitus Cathedral, hear stories about princes, kings, and emperors, and the ceremonial history of the site. Tour the old castle, Vladislav Hall, and then head to St. George's Basilica, where your guide will tell you about Czech saints. Visit the area known Golden Lane, where your guide will tell you about the lives of the local residents.

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Prague: 24 or 48-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus

3. Prague: 24 or 48-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus

Avoid the hassle of organized group tours and explore Prague at your own pace with a combined 24 or 48-hour ticket to the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus.  Once on board the bus, you will be provided with headphones and an audio guide (available in 23 languages), while a stewardess is available at all times to lend assistance. Listen to the fascinating history of Prague.

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

4. Prague: City Tour By Bus, Boat, and on Foot

Visit some of Prague’s most fascinating monuments and neighborhoods as your knowledgeable guide teaches you the city’s history on this 4-hour tour. The famous Old Town makes up the first part of your tour, as an air-conditioned minibus takes you on 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. The grounds occupy 70,000 square meters of space and enjoy some of the best vantage points of the city — perfect for snapping photos. Next up is a relaxing river cruise along the Vltava River. Here you can simply 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. The final part involves a walking tour around the solemn beauty of the Jewish Quarter, the location of some of the city's finest architecture. From there you'll head to Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock. Here your guide will explain its history and the meaning of its moving sculptures.

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Prague: Electric Trike Private Tour with a Guide

5. Prague: Electric Trike Private Tour with a Guide

This private journey through Prague on Harley Trikes is ideal for travelers with limited time — you'll cover all the must-sees on this comprehensive tour. Meet your professional tour guide in Prague and set off on an exclusive panoramic sightseeing journey.  With your private guide, ride through Letna Park, Castle area, Lesser Town, the Jewish Quarter, and Old and New Town. Ride along on the riverbank of the Vltava and see the best parks. You'll pass by the city's iconic monuments, like Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, and Strahov Monastery. On your trikes, you'll effortlessly climb up to the highest points of the city, Letna and Petrin Hills, and observe Prague from the best viewpoints.  Then, see the famous Dancing House and National Theatre, and leave your signature on John Lennon Wall.  Finally, ride under Charles Bridge, an ancient icon of the city.

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Prague: 45-Minute Sightseeing Cruise to Devil's Channel

6. Prague: 45-Minute Sightseeing Cruise to Devil's Channel

Make your way to the dock at Čech Bridge (Čechův most) in Prague and go to pier 5 to board your boat to the Devil's Channel (Čertovka). The Devil's Channel is said to have been named in the 19th century after a woman of devilish character. Originally built as a millrace, today it divides Malá Strana from Kampa Island. You will cruise along the Vltava River to the Devil's Channel, enjoying views of Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge along the way. See medieval houses that seem to grow out of the water and listen to the clatter of the mill wheel as in days gone by. Admire the Grand Priory Mill, one of the most famous of Prague's preserved mills and explore the mysterious Devil's Channel up close.

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Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

7. Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

See the best of Prague from an open-top bus, and enjoy panoramic views of all the most famous sights. Depart from near the Old Town Square, where you can admire the Astronomical Clock. Continue through the oldest part of the city, admiring the cobblestone streets that radiate in all directions. Highlights of the Old Town include the Municipal House on the site of the old Royal Court. Marvel at the mosaics on its façade, considered by many to be the most beautiful building in the city. See the sights of the Josefov district, the former Jewish Ghetto of Prague. Completely surrounded by the Old Town, its landmark monuments include the Old-New Synagogue and 19th-century Spanish Synagogue with its Moor-inspired exterior. Pass Prague’s oldest surviving Gothic building at the St. Agnes Monastery. See national monuments, such as the State Opera House and New Town Hall. Admire the bridges over the Vltava River, including the famous Charles Bridge. Upon arrival in the Prague Castle district, enjoy a 30 or 40-minute break for a short stroll around the famous landmarks. Go to the Loreta pilgrimage site. Marvel at the extraordinary architecture of the Dancing House. Other landmarks you will pass on the tour include the National Museum, Rudolfinum Music Hall, and Powder Tower. Along the way, you will learn the history of the city and its famous landmarks from a pre-recorded commentary in your native language, available in 26 different languages (Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Vietnamese).

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Best of Prague: Tour by Bus, Walking Tour, & River Cruise

8. Best of Prague: Tour by Bus, Walking Tour, & River Cruise

The tour begins at your hotel, where you’ll board an air-conditioned bus for a drive to see the most significant sites in Prague. See the National Museum and the Dancing House, and eventually reach Prague Castle, the most dominating site in the city. From the castle area, continue on foot down to the Lesser Town, Kampa Island, Charles Bridge, the quaint Old Town with the famous Astronomical Clock, and the Jewish Quarter. Afterward, take in the views of Hradcany, the National Theater, and other Prague gems during a 1-hour boat cruise along the Vltava River. Enjoy some coffee and cake as you admire the sights from the water. The tour ends at the Dvorak Riverside in the vicinity of the Czech Bridge.

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Best of Prague: Castle, Jewish Quarter, Cruise & Lunch

9. Best of Prague: Castle, Jewish Quarter, Cruise & Lunch

Discover the main monuments of Prague on a half-day tour, with lunch and a relaxing boat trip down the River Vltava, and marvel at landmark attractions by land and water. Enjoy the perfect tour for those who want to explore the heart of Europe and get a picture of Prague’s rich history. Hear fascinating stories from an experienced guide as you stop at the Charles Bridge and explore the streets of Lesser Town. Take the picturesque tram to Prague Castle to discover Europe’s largest castle complex. After a short coffee break, go to the Jewish Quarter and Old Town to wander down small alleys and cobblestone streets. Lunch will be served at a typical Czech restaurant, washed down with some of the country's legendary beer. Then, take a relaxing boat trip down the River Vltava (drink included), and see icons such as the Charles Bridge and Prague Castle from a different perspective.

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Prague: River Boat Cruise and Guided Tour with Drink

10. Prague: River Boat Cruise and Guided Tour with Drink

Be picked up from the Tourist Information Center and walk for 45 minutes to the port with your guide. See Charles Bridge, the National Theatre, and Kampa Island while listening to stories about Prague Castle, Lesser Town, and Old Town. Hop aboard a river boat and cruise through Prague's Little Venice on a tour of the waterways of the Čertovka district. Learn the history of the city and its main monuments. Snap photos of Old Town landmarks and listen to your audio guide. Depart from below the Charles Bridge and get an unbeatable view of Prague Castle. Enter the Devil’s Channel which is thought to have been built in the 12th century by the Knights of Malta. Sip on water, juice, mulled wine, tea or a small beer. Get an entry ticket to the Charles Bridge Museum and learn more about the Gothic structure of Prague's oldest river crossing as a bonus.

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What people are saying about Prague Lesser Town

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4.5 / 5

based on 7,610 reviews

Fantastic game! Gave a rich historical background together with a fun treasure hunt activity. A fun way to tour Prague!

Staying for a short period in Prague? Care for a good quick all around overview? this trip is the way to go.

+ Well planned. + Clear speaking guide with a lot of details. - Need to be very quick when taking pictures

12/10 recommend for your first day in Prague to get orientated. Our guide was very knowledgeable and handy!

This was my daytime Birthday treat and it was wonderful.