T2 - Jewels of South Bohemia


Day 01

Arrival to Prague, transfer to hotel.

Day 02

OrlikAfter breakfast board the coach and depart for Cesky Krumlov. A stop will be made en route in Pribram, a town with more than 700 years old history of mining and processing of silver. Visit to the "Holy Mountain" - a well known pilgrimage site built by Jesuit order in the 17th century. Re-board your coach and continue to Orlik Castle - this fairy-tale castle is located on a 60-meter high cliff above the Orlik dam. The castle houses a hunting hall with trophies, a large collection of hunting weapons and a museum of history.
After the tour board a ship for a trip to Zvikov Castle. Meet the coach and transfer to Cesky Krumlov. Overnight.

Day 03

Vyssi BrodBegin the day with a visit to Cesky Krumlov. Above the meanders of the river Vltava a unique complex of municipal housing developed, mainly in the 16th century along with an extensive castle and chateau complex, the second largest in the country after the Prague Castle. After lunch board the coach and depart for Vyssi Brod, the cistercian monastery, founded by the Czech magnate Peter Vok in the 13th century. The most valuable part and its dominant is the Church of the Assumption of Our Lady. Transfer back to Cesky Krumlov and overnight. In the evening cruise on a wooden raft through Cesky Krumlov.

Day 04

Ceske BudejoviceAfter breakfast board the coach and depart for Holasovice. This South-Bohemian village from the 13th century is considered a true pearl of the rustic Baroque style. Its 22 farmhouses with painted Baroque gables in the front are situated around a central pond. The village is a living monument to the rustic traditions, such as those we know from the Bartered Bride, perhaps the most famous Czech opera. After short visit re-board the coach and depart to Ceske Budejovice with a stop en route in Hluboka Chateau, a monumental Romantic chateau remodeled in the English Windsor-style. The official seat of the Schwarzenberg dynasty. Late in the afternoon arrive Ceske Budejovice. This town was founded in 1265. The town is dominated by the Black Tower which offers breathtaking views of the city and its surroundings. The square-shaped central plaza is home to one of the largest fountains in the country, the Samson fountain. It is also famous for its Budweiser brewery. Overnight in Ceske Budejovice.

Day 05

SlavoniceOption 1
After breakfast board your coach and depart for a full day trip to Slavonice. This town has a traditional medieval Renaissance city centre with Sgraffito covered buildings dating from the 14th to 16th centuries. Some of the buildings contain remarkable interiors. The nearby village of Mariz is famous for its original ceramics. After the short tour re-board the coach and depart for Trebon – a small spa town with a well-preserved historic centre. The history of Trebon is closely connected with a long tradition of fish-farming. Trebon is surrounded by a unique system of fishponds and artificial canals. The Trebon Region offers excellent conditions for cycling. We can also enjoy the cycling trip along the Svet Pond. Return to Ceské Budejovice.
Option 2
After breakfast board your coach for a full day trip to Vienna or Salzburg. Overnight in Ceské Budejovice

Day 06

KonopisteBegin the day with a visit to famous Budweiser Brewery in Ceske Budejovice. Following the tour you will depart to Prague with a stop en route to visit the Konopiste Chateau. The chateau was built in the 13th century and it was the property of the successor to the Austrian throne, Ferdinand d'Este, prior to the First World War. It boasts splendidly furnished interiors and large hunting grounds. Overnight in Prague.

Day 07

Full day city tour in Prague including all major sights - Prague Castle, Old Town, Jewish Ghetto, Charles Bridge, Little Quarter.

Day 08

Transfer to airport.