ORIENTATION WEEK TRIPS
Join us for a one-day trip to Karlštejn - a medieval castle from the 14th century, one of the most famous and most frequently visited castles in Czech Republic. We will leave at 10 AM and will be back before 8 PM. Our trip will begin with Karlštejn guided tour held in English. Later on, after lunch break, we will explore the magnificent nature around and to Big America „Czech Grand Canyon“. Take comfortable shoes and waterproof clothes in case of bad weather conditions.
2. Kutná Hora
Join us and explore an old mining town Kutná Hora, belonging to UNESCO World Heritage Site. Taking the train at 8 am, we will start with a short tour around the city while walking towards our first guided tour – St. Barbara’s Church. After the tour, we will have a delicious lunch at Dačický beerhouse. After this short break, we will continue in exploring the city and we’ll visit an old mint. We will finish our tour in the former city centre, visiting the Sedlec Ossuary, located beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints. It contains skeletons of 40 000 to 70 000 people and it’s one of the most visited tourist attractions in the Czech Republic. We will return to Prague around 6 pm.
3. Hradec Králové
Hradec Králové is not the most touristic city, but it is definitely worth visiting! It is a lovely ancient city with an urbanistic element from last century. Exact translation of the city name means “the castle of the queen” as it was a gift for our queen Elisabeth from her husband in 14th century. In the beginning of last century it was nicknamed as a Saloon of the Republic thanks to some great architecture projects and high class meetups. Still not decided if it is worth going? Well there will be a game prepared for you to get to know the Czech culture and the city better. And that means fun, getting to know your trip buddies better and great memories.
Price: 250 CZK (including transportation and entrance fee to the white tower)
4. Karlovy Vary
If you want to enjoy a day in one of the most beautiful spa towns in the Czech Republic, do not miss the opportunity to go to Karlovy Vary! This amazing city in the western part of our country is full of beautiful architecture and collonades, also has several mineral springs to drink. It is the place of origin of our most famous alcoholic drink Becherovka! You will have a chance to see most of the city, including Museum of Becherovka and the tower with scenic view of the city. Great lunch of your selection is included in the price!
The main dominance of Pilsen is the watchtower situated in the middle of the main square. The museum of the wraiths and the Museum of puppets are also considered as interesting places which are worth visiting. Moreover, we won´t miss the chance to eat some of the best dishes of the Czech cuisine for lunch which will taste even better with a pint of Pilsner! Do not forget to bring your ISIC card and money for beer tasting and lunch!
Join us for a trip to Olomouc, an university city and historical center of Moravia. Our first stop will be at Fort Science, an interactive science centre – trust me, it’s fun! Afterwards, we will explore the city, seeing the best things Olomouc has to offer (such as Holy Trinity Column, St. Wenceslas‘ Cathedral or Astronomical Clock). Don’t worry, we will stop for a delicious lunch in a local restaurant and brewery. where you can choose from 7 types of beer. The trip starts at 7 am and estimated return is around 8 pm. The train trip takes almost three hours, but it is
rewarded with a beautiful scenery of our country.
Price: 450 CZK (including transportation and entrance fees)
8. Bohemian Paradise (Český ráj)
A trip through the cliff town of the Prachov rocks. Approximate length is 16 km. The trip will take us from Jičín to Prachov, our starting point to discover Prachov rocks. After reaching it, we’ll take the big circuit through the rock city offering plentiful viewpoints and breathtaking panoramas. On the way back, we’ll stop by in Jičín in order to have small refreshment. Motivated people are welcome to visit the synagogue of Jičín or just stroll around the old town.
Jičín is an ancient city, said to be one of the most beautiful cities in Czechia, which is well known for its numerous historical sites and for fearsome bandit named Rumcajs. As for the Prachov rocks, this iconic area is characterized by impressive rock towers and steep canyons. The relatively low resistance of the sandstone has caused a wealth of shapes to be created in the cliff walls.
Price: 200 CZK (includes transportation)
Weekend trip to Austria
Take your Erasmus friends on the weekend and let us take you to our beautiful neighbor country - Austria. We will leave Prague on Friday morning, exploring the city of Linz later that day. On Saturday we will move to Spa city Bad Ischl, famous as very favorite residence of Sissi and later to city of Gmunden, where we will visit the manufacture of ceramics. Sunday we will spend in Linz and leave in the early afternoon.
Price: 5600CZK (215EUR) (included: transportation, tickets to attractions, breakfast on Saturday+Sunday, accommodation in a hostel)