Step into the pages of a fairy tale in this enchanting city! Wander past pastel buildings in Old Town Square, along the winding river, and up to the hilltop castle. Stroll through bustling Wenceslas Square, leave your name on the colorfully graffitied John Lennon Wall, and dance the night away in Prague’s legendary nightlife.
Please note: The trip meets in Prague at the Czech Inn Hostel anytime after 16:00 Thursday afternoon. Transportation to this destination is not included. Please plan your arrival accordingly.
Airport to Fly Into: Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
Check-in: After 16:00 on Thursday
Check-out: Before 10:00 on Sunday
The trip meets in Prague at your accommodation anytime after 16:00, after which you will be able to check into your rooms. Your trip leader will be in the lobby from 16:00-22:00. If your flight arrives early Thursday morning or late Thursday night, please inform your trip leader ahead of time. They will coordinate with the front desk to give you your room key and weekend information.
Friday morning, following breakfast, we'll depart for our walking tour of the city. Our three hour tour will cover all the main sites and stories of Prague’s fascinating history while we explore Old Town, New Town, and the Jewish Quarter. Following the walking tour, your trip leader will bring you to the top of Prague’s renowned Astronomical Clock for amazing views of Old Town Square. The rest of the day is yours to explore Prague at your own pace. Options are endless: shopping sprees, monuments and museums, sipping on the local brew, and heaps more! If you’re looking for a great meal, your trip leader can point you in the direction of some local spots to try traditional Czech cuisine at a really cheap price.
Friday night we take you out to Lucerna for an 80’s & 90’s pop video dance party. A great atmosphere and cheap drinks, Lucerna is the place to be every Friday night. The venue is packed with Czechs of all ages dancing on the huge dance floor and up on the stage.
Saturday morning your Trip Leader will take you on a customized walking tour of Prague. You will go across the the river to Mala Strana and get up close and personal with Petrin Hill, Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, and the John Lennon Wall. Petrin Hill and Prague castle boast the best views of the city, and the metaphorical John Lennon Wall is a piece of art in itself, so don’t forget your camera.
During the lunch break of the walking tour, we will partake in a meal of traditional Czech meal at U Fleku Brewery & Restaurant. The walking tour wraps up in the late afternoon and you have the rest of the day to explore the fairytale city. Saturday night, you can either sign up for an optional pub crawl, or have the night free to yourself to explore even more of Prague's nightlife.
Sunday breakfast will be served prior to check-out. If your flight is in the afternoon, you must check-out prior to 11:00.