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Tickets for 1-Hour River Cruise + Audio Guide (Prague)

Learn about Prague’s history from the water

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.
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Overview
Duration
50 minutes
Highlights
  • Spot the magnificent Prague Castle in the distance
  • Experience the very grand and historic Charles Bridge from below
  • View one of the world’s most astonishing gothic-style buildings
Description

An historic city of fluctuating fortunes, the era that has most left its mark on Prague is that of the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles IV. It has given the city an old-timey, storybook feel and this river cruise is a gloriously charming way to bask in its ambience.

The 50-minute cruise begins with a reminder of Prague’s cosmopolitan heritage. It sets off from Čech Bridge, which is the country’s only large Art Nouveau bridge. After that is the Mánes Bridge which owes its form to the Czech Cubist movement of the 1910s. It’s not all rarefied art though, if you pay attention you might spot a gargoyle or two on the Prague coat of arms.

You’ll bask in the atmosphere of the entire city and take in sites such as the Rudolfinum, a neo-Renaissance building from 1885 that is home to the Czech Philharmonic. You’ll pass the Franz Kafka Museum and of course you’ll spot Prague Castle in the distance. It would be hard to miss – it’s the largest castle in the world.

The highlight, though, is the Charles Bridge. Built by Charles IV in the 1300s, it’s one of Europe’s grand bridges. 621 meters long and 10 meters wide, it sits on 16 stone arches. Its Old Town bridge tower is considered to be one of the most striking gothic-style buildings in the world.

It has been the staging ground for many historic events and is where the city finds its grand and stately self: Bohemian kings proceeded along it on the Royal Route as they went to be crowned.

So, allow yourself to glide along the Vltava river and take in Prague in all its glory. Should you desire it (and you will) you’ll find a nice draught of pilsner to be had onboard!

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
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Instructions
  • Show your smartphone ticket at Dvořákovo nábřeží, right at Čechův most, at the end of Pařížská Street (pier #5)
  • The boats depart from pier #2
Cancellation

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Venue
Address
Cruises Vltava
Dvořákovo nábřeží, 110 00, Prague
Key info
Audio guide
English, Czech, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian, French and Polish
Additional info

Departure Times

  • 16 March - 4 November: every half hour between 10:00 & 18:00, plus extra hourly departures from 19:00 to 21:00
  • 1 June - 30 September: every half hour between 10:00 & 18:00, plus extra hourly departures from 19:00 to 22:00
  • 5 November - 14 March: every hour between 11:00 & 19:00
Reviews
Aug 1, 2018
Very bad and boring experience....
Jul 22, 2018
Relaxing cruise.
Apr 20, 2018
This cruise was lovely, and such a nice surprise to be able to order a snack and a drink (not free) while taking in the beautiful views. Highly recommend it!
Apr 11, 2018
The cruise was very nice. The app of tiqets are easy to operate and comfortable.
Dec 15, 2017
Worth every penny!
Aug 2, 2017
Nice quick river cruise experience with refreshments available to buy on board
Nov 3, 2018
Abbiamo scelto il giro a battello la sera di arrivo a Praga, la città la sera è molto suggestiva anche
Oct 31, 2018
Il aurait ete mieux d avoir des audioguides individuels pour mieeux entendre
Sep 20, 2018
Divertido y bueno si has visto Praga antes y estas informado con anterioridad sobre sus edificios
Aug 13, 2018
Todo correcto, el cruceuro son 50 minutos con otra perspectiva de la Ciudad
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