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Top Prague Attractions

The first time you visit Prague, or any new destination, the question asked isn’t usually what attractions should be scene but what attraction to see first, what to expect, how to get there, and how much time is needed. We’ve provided tips, advice, and other information about the top tourist attractions in Prague to help with your itinerary planning.

Dinner River Cruise Dinner River Cruise
Hot Air Balloon Ride Hot Air Balloon Ride
Czech Folk Night Czech Folk Night

Prague Dinner River Cruise

 Dress code From jeans to suits and evening dresses
 Dates All year long
 Times Daily from 7:00pm
 Duration 3 hours
 Boarding point River Embankment in the center of Prague.

Spend a lovely evening enjoying the skyline from a cruise ship sailing along the Vltava River. At dusk, you will journey up stream to see Prague’s most beautiful landmarks from a different position: the water. You will enjoy breathtaking views of the city contrasted against the dark night. These attractions include the Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, the Prague Parliament and the National Theater. Not only will you have some beautiful photos to take, your stomach will be delighted too. Enjoy a hot and cold 3 course buffet dinner taken either inside the boat or on deck if weather permits. The ship also has an on-board bar selling beer, wine and soft drinks. Your ears will find enjoyment with live music to entertain you as you sail back to shore. This river dinner cruise is extremely popular and is a relaxing way to end a long day of sightseeing.


Hot Air Balloon Ride

 Dress code Casual dress, no extra clothing is generally required.
 No. of people 2-50 (only 6/balloon)
 Times Flights operate daily, all year round in good weather conditions. Can choose either early morning or early evening flights
 Duration 4 hours
 Location Prague outskirts
 Address Hot Air Balloon Flight

For something unforgettable, romantic and perhaps adventurous, take a hot air balloon ride over Prague. You will see the city in a way no one else will. This is the perfect way to view a city known as the “City of Hundred Spires,” as you’ll see these spires in a completely new way. Prague’s interesting landmarks and amazing monuments are perfect for this type of experience.

Choose from two flights:

  1. Prague Center Balloon Flight. This glides over the main sights and attractions of Prague. You will experience incredible views that will create lasting memories.
  2. Prague Outskirts Balloon Flight. This flight is a journey over the countryside surrounding Prague, including either the Karlstejn Castle or Konopiste Castle. What a way to see something new!

Flights are operated by experienced professionals and competent pilots with up to 20 years of experience. So don’t be nervous! You are in good hands. The company has 18 balloons in a variety of sizes and colors. Each can hold up to 2-6 people, so it is definitely ideal for someone looking for something a little romance on their European vacation!

However, keep in mind that flights will only occur when weather is permittable for safety reasons.

After your flight, you will enjoy some nice refreshments and a traditional ceremony to welcome you to the balloon fraternity.

A taxi can be arranged to pick you up from your hotel and take you to the launch site.


Traditional Czech Folk Night

 Dress code Jeans are fine, something comfortable
 Live music An entire evening of live music and entertainment
 Booking Friday and Saturday at 7:00pm in the winter (beginning November 1); Daily in the summertime (beginning April 1)
 Duration 3.5 hours

To make it easier on yourself, take a company tour. You will not have to fuss with lots of maps or asking for directions. Let the guide take you and you can just simply relax and follow. There are many sightseeing tours to choose from, but one popular option is the Traditional Czech Folk Night, giving tourists an inside look at the life of customary Czechs. The tour company will pick you up from your hotel or you can join the group at the starting point: close to Wenceslas Square. The evening will begin with a short drive, in which the guide will point out interesting features and monuments of Prague. You will also pass Prague Castle before arriving at the Prague tavern.

This is where the evening really begins. Enjoy a hearty meal, unlimited wine and experience traditional song and dance. A glass of Bohemia Sekt (Czech champagne) and Moravian wine will be served constantly.

If you are vegetarian, don’t worry. You will be taken care of as well, just be sure to mark this on your booking form.

At the end, you will be dropped off at Powder Gate in the city center to spend the rest of your evening enjoying the beauty of an illuminated city.


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