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Bohemia and Saxon Switzerland Full-Day Tour from Prague

1. Bohemia and Saxon Switzerland Full-Day Tour from Prague

See the best of Bohemia and the Saxon Switzerland National Park on a full-day guided tour from Prague. Transfer to the heart of Bohemia and the Saxon Switzerland National Park, the youngest national park in the Czech Republic. Stop at Bastei Bridge, perched high above the River Elbe. Enjoy stunning views as you walk across the bridge. Then, continue to Pravcika Gate on the Czech Republic side of the park. Admire Europe’s largest natural sandstone gate. Pause for lunch (included), before transferring to Kamenice Gorge. Here, you will board a small dinghy for a scenic journey through a canyon carved deep in the sandstone cliffs. Arrive at the colorful village of Hrensko at the confluence of the Kamenice and Labe rivers. Stroll around the former 15th-century trading post, before your return transfer to Prague.

Half-Day Tour to Kutná Hora and Ossuary from Prague

2. Half-Day Tour to Kutná Hora and Ossuary from Prague

Get picked up at your hotel by an air-conditioned bus and drive to the historic UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kutná Hora. Visit the late Gothic jewel of St. Barbara’s Church and discover one of the town's symbols and the pride of its miners. Take a guided walk through the historic town center. Next, travel to the Ossuary beneath the Roman Catholic Cemetery Church of All Saints. Built in the 14th century, the 2-story building is the site of an underground chapel decorated with more than 40,000 human bones. Return to Prague and get dropped off in the city center.

Prague: Fat Tire E-Bike Guided Tour

3. Prague: Fat Tire E-Bike Guided Tour

Explore the incredible city of Prague on a unique e-bike, the Scrooser. View some of the most famous sights in the city, without getting stuck in traffic. Relax in complete safety, as the high quality e-bike is built with a durable frame and hydraulic brakes. Begin your tour right next to the historic Charles Bridge. Ride along the river bank and make your way to the most popular parks in the city. Familiarize yourself with the capital of the Czech Republic, as you discover its natural beauty. Journey to breathtaking viewpoints and take the chance to snap some photos. Visit Prague Castle and ask your expert, local guide any questions you have about the city. 

From Prague: Český Krumlov Full-Day Trip with Tavern Lunch

4. From Prague: Český Krumlov Full-Day Trip with Tavern Lunch

Travel by modern air-conditioned bus from Prague to Český Krumlov. During the tour, your guide will tell you about the history of the town as you take in the top monuments and attractions. Stop to enjoy lunch at a tavern (depending on option selected), with a vegetarian option available. After lunch, you’ll have free time to explore the city and browse the gift shops before visiting the second largest chateau in the Czech Republic. Admire the chateau’s stunning Baroque gardens and its unique revolving auditorium. After the tour, you can sit back and enjoy the scenic countryside on your way back to Prague. The driver will drop you off at your hotel or in the city center.

From Prague: Kutná Hora & Bone Church Excursion with Lunch

5. From Prague: Kutná Hora & Bone Church Excursion with Lunch

Head out of Prague on a guided day trip to Kutná Hora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the gothic cathedral of St. Barbara and the nearby Sedlec Ossuary which is adorned with human skeletons. Savor a traditional Czech lunch at a tavern to round off your experience. Start your excursion with a 1-hour ride through the countryside via an air-conditioned minibus. Arrive in the city known for its silver mines and architectural gems. Once in Kutná Hora, visit the key medieval and Baroque monuments, including the former central royal mint, the interior of St. Barbara’s Cathedral, and the nearby Ossuary which is renowned for its elaborate decorations made of more than 40,000 human bones. Along the way, learn more about Bohemia's vibrant history, gorgeous landscapes, and architectural wonders. Afterward, stop at a famous Old Bohemian tavern where a 3-course traditional Czech lunch will be served.

Prague: E-Bike/E-Scooter Viewpoint Tour

6. Prague: E-Bike/E-Scooter Viewpoint Tour

Head out on an easy riding trip with great photo opportunities. After your induction, set off towards the Lennon Wall and go on to discover the most beautiful spots in the Lesser Town. Continue up the Petřín Hill to explore the royal gardens and take some amazing photos of the tower's forest and spires of Prague, known as the City of a Hundred Spires. To regain your energy, take a short break at the Prague Castle complex. Move on to Letná Park with the amazing views over the Vltava River, panoramas of Prague's bridges, and famous sights of the Old Town. You will pass the monument known as Metronom, where one of the biggest statues of Josef Stalin stood. Explore the Jewish Quarter to see the neo-renaissance Rudolfinum concert hall and the Convent of Saint Agnes on the right bank of the Vltava River, and then head back to the Lesser Town.

Tandem Skydiving Adventure in Prague

7. Tandem Skydiving Adventure in Prague

Get an adrenaline rush like never before on this tandem skydiving adventure from Prague. Tandem jumps are available for guests of any age, from 10-100, and no special training is required, or special medical needed. All it takes is a quick 10-minute briefing before the jump, and the professional tandem pilots will take care of the rest. First your plane will climb to an altitude of about 15,000 feet (4,576 meters). This takes about 15 minutes, so enjoy the views of the beautiful Czech countryside as you fly. Then, a green light flashes, the plane door opens, your heart stops for a while, and off you go. Jump! Flying like a bird, freefall for about a minute at a speed of more than 120mph (200 km/h). Your shoot will finally open, you can put your heart back in your chest, and cruise like a bird for another 6 minutes. Landings are safe with the help of your tandem pilot. Back on firm ground, pick-up your skydive certificate and complimentary sky diving T-shirt, and make your way back to Prague.

From Prague: Bohemian and Saxon Switzerland Day Trip

8. From Prague: Bohemian and Saxon Switzerland Day Trip

Choose from a hiking tour, a fantasy highlights tour and a winter tour, and discover Prague in a unique way. Visit National Parks, ancient castles, or snow-covered landscapes. Learn about your surroundings from your local expert guide. Your guide will pick you up from your Prague accommodation early in the morning. Enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle while learning about Czech culture, history, and the main highlights on your way to the national park. Taste snacks and enjoy beverages throughout the entire day.  Enjoy an abundance of time to admire the filming sites of the 'Chronicles of Narnia' movie in a group of a maximum of 10 persons. Spend an unforgettable day in the Bohemian and Saxon Switzerland National Park, one of the unique natural reserves in Europe, by choosing one of the following Tour options:  Hiking Tour Choose this tour if you want to see the main highlights of both National Parks. Visit two countries in one day. The first destination is the magnificent Bastei Bridge. Feast on the breathtaking views of the Elbe river canyon, surrounded by unique sandstone rock formations. Then enjoy the rolling landscape full of tiny German villages and famous table mountains. The following hike brings you near the main symbol of Bohemian Switzerland — the Pravcicka Gate — the largest sandstone arch in Europe. After tasting the rich local cuisine (lunch included), sail on gondola-style boats through the soothing Kamenice river gorge (a 12-hour, 10-kilometer active hike). Fantasy Highlights Tour This tour brings together the two main fantasy filming sites of the region. Visit Saxon Switzerland and walk across the magnificent Bastei bridge and visit Neurathen Castle ruins. Cross to Bohemian Switzerland and adore the amazing views from the Sneznik lookout tower. Enjoy a tasty lunch (included) in a local restaurant and continue to experience Narnia while hiking through the sandstone labyrinth of Tyssa Walls (a 10-hour, 9-kilometer moderate hike).  Winter Tour Go on this tour for an active winter visit to the region. Marvel at the beauty of snow-covered sandstone towers. Stroll across the Bastei Bridge to reach the medieval ruins of Neurathen Castle. Enjoy the Pravcicka Gate during the season pictured in Narnia. Hot beverages and lunch in a local restaurant (included) will help you regain all your energy (10-hour, 7-kilometer moderate hike).

From Prague: Kutná Hora Half-Day Tour with Entry Fees

9. From Prague: Kutná Hora Half-Day Tour with Entry Fees

Depart Prague and travel east to the historical silver mining town of Kutná Hora, the second most important town in Bohemia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995. Travel back in time to the 13th century, and hear how a former settlement of Benedictine monks went on to become a favorite temporary residence of several Czech kings through the ages. Get details about historical events of importance to the history of Central Europe. Visit the impressive Saint Barbara's Church to marvel at the Gothic details of the cathedral-style building. See a unique stone fountain from the 15th century, and go to the amazing Sedlec Ossuary, decorated with more than 40,000 human bones.

Prague: 2-Hour Paddle Boarding in the City Centre

10. Prague: 2-Hour Paddle Boarding in the City Centre

Explore Prague from a different angle and learn a new skill at the same time on this fun paddle board tour of the city. Start the tour on the river Vltava, which flows through the very heart of Prague, and meet your friendly guide for the day. Admire the very best of Prague’s beautiful buildings, riverfront, and bridges from the unique water point perspective and enjoy the cityscape while listening to stories and anecdotes told by your guide. Watch your guide show you the tips and tricks to perfecting the paddle board, and learn everything you need to know for a fun and safe ride on the river.

5 best day trips from Prague

Day trip to Kutná Hora

1. Day trip to Kutná Hora

Take a trip from Prague to Kutná Hora get to know one of the most fascinating towns in the Czech Republic. Kutná Hora was an economic powerhouse in the Middle Ages due to its local silver mines. Today, the town is rich in history and culture. The most popular sights in town are the incredible Gothic Church of St. Barbara, the Cathedral of Our Lady, and the delightfully creepy bone-lined chapel of Sedlec Ossuary. The town’s Silver Museum is also a great place to visit and learn about the town’s glittering history.

How far is Kutná Hora from Prague

The 78-kilometer (48 miles) journey south from Prague to Kutná Hora takes around 90 minutes by car or bus. By train, the trip is a bit quicker, taking about an hour.

Day trip to Český Krumlov

2. Day trip to Český Krumlov

Once you set your eyes on Český Krumlov, you’ll see why this picturesque town on the Vltava River is one of the most popular day trips from Prague. The best-known landmark in town is the grand cliffside Český Krumlov Castle, the second largest in the country. Take in the views of the town’s red-tiled roofs from the castle’s gardens or tower, and tour its ornate Baroque theater. Apart from the castle, other points of interest include the Cathedral of St. Vitus and the Minorite Monastery. During the summer, you’ll catch people floating down the city’s river.

How far is Český Krumlov from Prague?

You’ll want to plan ahead to travel the 171 kilometers (106 miles) south to Český Krumlov. On the train or the bus, the trip takes around three hours, while a private vehicle can reach the town in just two and a half hours.

Day trip to Karlovy Vary

3. Day trip to Karlovy Vary

For some rest and relaxation, escape the crowds of Prague with an excursion to the glamorous Karlovy Vary. With more than 300 natural hot springs, over the centuries Karlovy Vary has grown into the Czech Republic’s premier spa town. Get to the source of all that hot water at the Vridlo geyser, which shoots water up to 12 meters (39 feet) high. The city is also well known for its Moser glass, whose factory is a can’t-miss destination. Finally, don’t forget to take in the full splendor of the town with a panoramic view from the Diana Observation Tower.

How far is Karlovy Vary from Prague?

Located about 130 kilometers (80 miles) west of Prague, heading to Karlovy Vary by car can take as little as 90 minutes. By bus, expect it to be closer to two hours, while the train takes even longer at three hours.

4. Day trip to Telč

Take a day to visit the little town of Telč — a popular Moravian getaway. The main attraction here is the architecture of the UNESCO-protected main square, lined with colorful facades and pleasant gabled rooftops. Telč Chateau is also a must-see sight, with its intricate frescoes and porticoed courtyard. Finally, stop by the Technical Museum to check out the vintage machines, ranging from telephones to antique vehicles.

How far is Telč from Prague?

The 158-kilometer (98 miles) journey to Telč is just as beautiful as the destination. Drive time by car averages about two hours, while the bus takes two and a half to three hours. With a travel time of up to four and a half hours, taking the train may not be an efficient option.

Day trip to Brno

5. Day trip to Brno

As the second-largest city in the Czech Republic, Brno offers many things to do and see on a day trip. The charming city has far fewer tourists than Prague, making it a great place to explore without the crowds. Travelers should check out the massive collection at the Moravian Museum, the hilltop Spilberk Castle which now contains the Brno City Museum, and the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul.

How far is Brno from Prague?

By car, the 205 kilometers (127 miles) to Brno take just about two hours to cover. Public transportation is only a little bit slower, taking around two and a half hours by bus or by train.

Prague day trip FAQ

What transportation options are best for my day trip?

If you’re trying to figure out how to get to your destination, it can be a bit difficult to decide what is the best method of transportation.
  • • Prague day trips by train

    The Czech train schedules can sometimes be hard to decipher. Getting between main cities and places close to Prague are the best times to take the train. Often, taking the train longer distances in the Czech Republic can involve one or more transfers and many stops, so it is not always the most efficient option.

  • • Prague day trips by bus

    There are many buses that depart from Prague for most common day trip destinations. These buses are frequently the best option for getting from place to place, being both the most affordable as well as the most convenient.

  • • Prague day trips by car

    Taking your trip by car is one of the best choices for flexibility and efficiency. With your own vehicle, you can reach destinations around the Czech Republic that have little or no public transportation, as well as make spontaneous stops throughout your adventure.


Should I take a guided tour for my day trip?

A guided tour is one of your best options for a day trip from Prague. Taking a tour provides you with tons of history and information, making your time in each place you visit more meaningful. Other convenient perks of most guided tours include saving you the work of arranging transportation and entry to attractions.


What should I pack for my day trip?

What to bring really depends on what you do and where you go from Prague. Plenty of guided tours will already equip you with everything you need for the day. Warm clothes and rain gear are recommended if traveling during the winter months.


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What people are saying about Prague

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 4,030 reviews

This trip was the absolute highlight of my 4 day stay in Prague, the group was international, small, active, polite, and friendly. The tour guide was absolutely fantastic!! Jan is from the area and was able to tell us lots about the different places, very helpful taking photos, polite and funny. I totally recommend this trip, especially if you are traveling solo!! Would definitely do it all over again!! Oh, the lunch was excellent!!

The communication with this company was awesome. When we arrived to Prague it was POURING rain. The company offered for us to go in the rain OR reschedule, which we did. Our guide was laid back, kind and super informative! We have three kids ages 11, 13 and 15. They loved it. Highly recommend.

We are from Singapore n this is our first "hiking trip" in Prague. We were sceptical initially but the whole trip expectations surpassed our doubts. We had a very good hike n certainty a memorable trip. No regrets, thks to our guide Lenka n Jacob the driver for this wonderful holiday

We had a great experience with Uniline Tours. The guides we're very nice, helpful, and friendly, and we got to enjoy and learn about these two parks with them. The tour was everything we hoped for and we got to see some of the country from Prague.

Despite extreme rain conditions, we had a fantastic time with an excellent tour guide Sebastian. Highly recommended.