Guide was good and helpful. The glass factory tour and the brewery tour were informative and nice. I feel the lunch needs improvement, but overall a good experience.
This was an excellent day trip from Prague. Our tour guide and driver, Jan, was knowledgeable and proficient. We first visited the Ruckl crystal factory in Nizbor. It was really neat to see how these crystal pieces are made and gives one a true appreciation for the work that goes into one. At the end of the tour there was the opportunity to buy some crystal, but there was absolutely no pressure to do so. The prices appeared to be very good!! We then headed off to Pilzen. We were given a 1/2 hour to tour the town on our own before heading off to lunch. Lunch was traditional Czech food in a restaurant in Pilzen. It was very good. Then we headed over to the Pilsner brewery where we had an excellent tour. It was an excellent day tour out of Prague.
Very interesting to learn how the glass was formed. I love the brewery tour too.Enjoyed fresh beer at the storage site. After Prague, touring the country side was a refresh.
Great tour and knowledgable guide, our group of 10 loved it!
We really enjoyed both tours. Truly very educational for us. Now we know why the Bohemian Chrystal is so expensive and why the Czech beer tastes so good!
Excellent guide. A fun day learning about beer and crystal.
This was one of the highlights of our trip to Prague. Our driver was fantastic and quite knowledgeable and taught us about the history of the region the entire way. The brewery was outstanding I even was able to purchase glass mugs with my name etched on them and the Ruckl factory was great, with even greater prices in their factory store.
Really enjoyed our day trip to the Bohemian Glass Factory and Pilsner Brewery. Our guide, Peter, was very knowledgeable and very friendly. Really comfortable van that transported us from Prague to each of our tours. Enjoyed both tours and seeing some of the local countryside. Also really great way to buy the bohemian glassware and crystal. Much much cheaper buying it from the factory shop than from the stores in Prague. The price for the trip also included a nice two course meal at one of the local restaurants.
Driver was great. The gas factory was very interesting and had some great pieces for sale in the shop at very good prices. The beer tour was also very interesting, and worth the day trip.
Our guide picked us up at the hotel and was an excellent driver. Czech traffic is difficult to navigate and there was a lot of road/tram construction taking place. The glass factory was most interesting because we were able to be on the floor where the glass cutting/etching was taking place. The tour included the complete cycle from beginning to finished product. We had lunch in Plzen included and then toured the brewery. The tour was well organized and there was tasting at the end. Everyone said the beer was really good.
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