Social programme


Sightseeing tours outside Prague
17 May

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Trip 1 Pilsen and Křivoklát

09.00

Meeting in the lobby of Lindner Hotel ( Strahovská 128, Prague 1, 118 00) with the CzechTourism representative Martin Slavík and the guide.

09.10

Departure to Pilsen (95 kms)

Pilsen - the fourth largest city in the Czech Republic, which is world known for the beer production. The city was founded in 1295 and already from this time is develod the tradition of brewing.
www.pilsen.eu

10.30

Tour of the Pilsner Urquell brewery - the brewery has opened a new exhibition that shows the manufacturing process and raw materials used to brew Pilsner Urquell beer. The exhibition extends the current visitor´s tour of the brewery and takes place in the pemises of the historic brewhouse, renovated to its original appearance in the first half of the 20th century.
www.prazdroj.cz/en

12.00

Lunch in the restaurant Na Parkánu, which is furnished in the style of golden age of Pilsen hospitality (30´s of the last century)
www.naparkanu.com

13.30

Departure to Křivoklát (70 kms)

15.00

The castle of Křivoklát – visit of the monumental castle, which belongs to the oldest and most important castles of the Czech princes and kings. The history of its constructions starts in the 12th century
www.krivoklat.cz/en

16.30

Departure to Prague (60 kms)

 

 

Trip 2 Velké Popovice and Kutná Hora

09.15

Meeting in the lobby of Lindner Hotel ( Strahovská 128, Prague 1, 118 00) with the CzechTourism representative Jana Soukalová and the guide.

09.25

Departure to Velké Popovice (30 kms)

10.15

Tour of the Velké Popovice brewery - let’s take a peek under the Velké Popovice brewmasters' lid during the production of Velkopopovický Kozel beer. The tour includes visit of a new exhibition of the production process and a non-traditional presentation of the brewery's history and beer tasting in the original brewhouse from 1928.
http://pivovar.kozel.cz/en/homepage.html

11.30

Lunch in the restaurant Velkopopovická Kozlovna - tradicional Czech cuisine and the local beer taped directly from the beer tanks.
http://www.velkopopovickakozlovna.cz/

13.00

Departure to Kutná Hora (54 kms)

14.30

Walking tour of Kutná Hora, the UNESCO heritage sight - thanks to a rich silver ore vein discovered under the town in medieval times, it became the second most important settlement in the Czech lands after Prague. Today the mines lie deserted, but evidence of a once thriving royal town can be found in the well-preserved historical centre.
http://en.czech-unesco.org/kutna-hora/introduction/

Visit of late Gothic Cathedral of St. Barbara - this unique work of high and late Gothic architecture symbolises the power and importance of the mining city. The cathedral is consecrated to none other than the patron saint of all miners, St. Barbara. Construction of this architectural gem took five hundred long years

Ossuary in Sedlec - a small Roman Catholic chapel, located beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints in Sedlec, a suburb of Kutná Hora. The ossuary is estimated to contain the skeletons of between 40,000 and 70,000 people, whose bones have in many cases been artistically arranged to form decorations and furnishings for the chapel.
http://ossuary.eu/index.php/en/ossuary

17.00

Departure to Prague (88 kms)