FAIRYTALE DAY

HRUBÁ SKÁLA CHATEAU AND FAMOUS ROCK TOWN HRUBÁ SKÁLA, RUINS OF FRÝDŠTEJN CASTLE, LOCAL RESTAURANT KOVÁRNA (“THE SMITHY”), SYCHROV CHATEAU

Escape the crowded Prague city centre on this exclusive private tour. The Bohemian Paradise  - Český Ráj acquired its name for a reason. It is a genuine paradise for those who enjoy walks between high stone walls, sweeping views of a wonderful landscape and getting acquainted with elegant chateaux.

You will be picked up in your hotel and driven to the Bohemian Paradise, situated about 100 km northeast from Prague. The journey takes approx. 1 - 1.5 hours. On the way you will see the rock fortress DRÁBSKÉ SVĚTNIČKY, VALDŠTEJN castle, whose ruins in the Bohemian Paradise remain an impressive testament to its former glory, when the ancestral seat of the Lords of Wallenstein stood on this site, and KOZÁKOV hill – the highest point of the Bohemian Paradise. We will pass the town TURNOV to reach the HRUBÁ SKÁLA chateau.

We will start at the courtyard of the chateau and will walk to the rock town. The path will lead us through a 65 m long narrow rock corridor called the Mouse Hole to the sandstone town. From the Mariánská Lookout you will enjoy an amazing view of the Hrubá Skála chateau, ruins of the Trosky castle and countryside of the Bohemian Paradise.

After finishing the circuit through the rock town you will be driven to the Frýdštejn castle ruin. During the trip you will have the opportunity to see Kozákov Hill – the guardian of the Bohemian Paradise, Hrubá Skála chateau, Vyskeř Hill, ruins of the Trosky castle, Vranov Castle, Pantheon lookout, valley of the Jizera, Suché Rocks and, if the visibility is good, you will be able to see the weird and wonderful Ještěd tower in the Jizera Mountains. The Frýdštejn castle ruin is a typical rock castle. It lies on the upper end of a long sandstone rock ridge, above the village of Frýdštejn. The castle dominates the nearby Jizera river valley and the old trade route from Turnov to the north.

You will spend lunchtime in the stylish historical restaurant Kovárna (“The Smithy”), which offers traditional Czech cuisine. From here you will be driven to the Gothic Revival-style Sychrov chateau, where you can see many rare collections, including French portrait paintings and etched and painted Bohemian glass from the 18th and 19th centuries. You can also admire the chateau’s English park and Orangery.

Price list

 

Price for 6 travelers - 69 € / Person

Price for 5 travelers - 82 € / Person

Price for 4 travelers - 103 € / Person

Price for 3 travelers - 138 € / Person

Price for 2 travelers - 199 € / Person

Price for 1 travelers - 420 € / Person

Price includes:

  • transport in a comfortable van from/to Prague (customized pic-up point)
  • private english-speaking local guide

Price list

 

Price for 6 travelers - 140 € / Person

Price for 5 travelers - 173 € / Person

Price for 4 travelers - 220 € / Person

Price for 3 travelers - 330 € / Person

Price for 2 travelers - 390 € / Person

Price for 1 travelers - 680 € / Person

PRICE - ALL INCLUSIVE SERVICES:

  •  transport in a comfortable van from/to Prague (customized pic-up point)
  •  private english-speaking local guide
  •  entrance fees to all attractions
  •  picnic basket with local food and wine
  •  lunch in a traditional Czech restaurant
More information: departure: early morning, Arrival: late afternoon, Duration: 11 - 12 hours, for max 7 people per group, walking distance: 4 - 5 km, walking shoes recommended

7:30 | Departure from Prague

This tour will take you to the heart of the Bohemian Paradise. You will be picked up in your hotel and driven to the Bohemian Paradise, situated about 100 km northeast from Prague. The journey takes approx. 1 - 1.5 hours.

Hrubá Skála Chateau

The Hruboskalsko is one of the best-known rock formations. It is characterised by impressive towers reaching up to 55 m and also by steep canyons.

More information: Hrubá Skála Chateau

PICNIC

Ruined castle Frýdštejn

Frýdštejn castle ruins _ A typical rock castle, it lies on the upper end of a long sandstone rock ridge, next to the village of Frýdštejn. The castle dominates the nearby Jizera river valley and the old trade route from Turnov to the north. We will enjoy a pleasant walking through wood from Frýdštejn, along Vranov Castle, to the Pantheon view – place with a beautiful view on the valley of the Jizera and Suché rocks.

More informaionRuined castle Frýdštejn

Restaurant Kovárna „the Smithy“

Sychrov Chateau

The original Baroque chateau of Sychrov was renovated in the neo-classic and neo-gothic style. Its romantic look comes in particular from Josef Pruvota, royal architect

More informaion: SYCHROV CHATEAU

18:30 | Arrival in Prague

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