Meet your guide in central Prague, travel by comfortable coach to Prague Castle, the UNESCO-listed fortified complex that gazes across the Vltava River to Prague Old Town.
Head inside and set off on your walking tour of this architectural tour-de-force. Hear from your guide how it began to take shape in the 10th century, growing into a mighty power base for Bohemia’s kings and Holy Roman Emperors.
Stroll through the courtyards past palaces and monuments and visit the castle showing, St Vitus Cathedral, the seat of the Archbishop of Prague.
Ogle the stunning Gothic building and its interior, and learn how it remained incomplete until 1929.
Move on to the Old Royal Palace, the residence of Bohemia’s princes and kings for more than 700 years; admire the Basilica of St George; and continue to Golden Lane tucked under the walls.
This postcard-worthy cobbled lane is famous for its brightly painted 15th-century cottages that served as dwellings for castle artisans, servants, alchemists and goldsmiths.
Head inside some of the houses to see their replica scenes of medieval life and browse the cottages converted into arty shops.
Afterward, leave the castle and end your tour at the Charles Bridge.