PRAGUE AND ITS SURROUNDINGS – STUDENTS

Sample programme with 2 night drives by bus and 3 nights on the spot:

DAY 1

We arrive in the morning at the hotel and are welcomed with a breakfast.
The hotels we use guarantee that teacher’s rooms are situated amongst the rooms for students, we can’t guarantee however that all rooms are available at arrival in the morning.

After the welcome we start immediately with the “Discover Prague” game for which the group is divided into smaller subgroups of 4-6 people… For this activity a certain number of information cards have to be linked with one another in order to come to a solution. A pleasant and challenging way to get acquainted with the city (also using public transport) during which several facts about monuments and the culture, history and people of the country are immediately presented. Teachers can accompany the individual subgroups or make their own group and compete with the students. The game ends in the city center and gives time to have lunch on the go.

After the conclusion of the game, a short guided walk around the area of the Old Town Square.

Return to the hotel for check in and dinner

Possible bowling or swimming evening for the whole group at or nearby the hotel.

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DAY 2

After breakfast departure to Terezin for a guided visit of this former concentration camp from the Second World War. Return to Prague and lunch at own leisure. In the afternoon guided visit of the Prague Castle area with the St Vitus cathedral, Old Royal Palace and famous Golden Lane. Also a visit at Strahov Monastery historical library is possible.

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The day ends with a buffet dinner cruise on the river Moldau at about 8 PM and lasting for 2 hours.
Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 3

After breakfast we plan a visit to the unique Jewish museum and quarter of Prague. Accompanied by local expert guides we have a look at the cemetery and several synagogues. www.jewishmuseum.cz
Free time for lunch.
In the afternoon it’s time to have a break from the city, this can be done in several ways:

maybe a sports challenge for instance at the village of Týnec nad Sazavou… you have a choice here between canoeing/rafting, mountain biking and a high ropes course. Also lunch is possible on the spot in the form of pizzas and a drink.

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or otherwise a choice between hiking and biking in the Karst natural reserve around the famous Karlstein medieval castle. praag_stu_04

or simply a beautiful hike on over and through the rock tower region of the “Czech Paradise” natural reserve;

Return to the hotel for a shower and change of clothes; Dinner and afterwards evening out in town (concert, opera or theater, disco, just a drink…)

DAY 4

Check out and loading of the luggage into the bus.
However, we still have a full day to complete our stay in Prague in a pleasant way. We like to leave this up to the students for them to choose, according to their own interests, how they want to fill in this last morning cultural activity. This could be guided tour of “Nove Mesto” with special attention to the Art – Nouveau and a subsequent visit to the Mucha museum, or this could be any other museum of interest (Music museum, Museum of communism, the National Gallery of Contemporary Art, Franz Kafka museum, National Technical museum, the old water treatment plant of Prague and part of the underground tunnels and sewers, the Zoo, etc….
Free time for lunch at own leisure and afternoon shopping :-).

After a last dinner in the center of Prague and then departure from the Czech Republic.