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Prague Castle and Castle District Walking Tour

  • Explore the must-see Prague Castle district on foot with a guide
  • Learn more than you would on your own about the area’s history from your guide
  • Exploring on foot gives you a ground-up perspective on the area
Prague Castle and Castle District Walking Tour
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Tour in English
3-hour walking your with an English speaking guide
Tour in Spanish
3-hour walking tour with a Spanish speaking guide

Get to know Prague Castle and the Castle District on foot during this half-day walking tour. Book this guided tour, and check a major must-see off your to-do list. Learn about the ancient history of the area through your guide's in-depth commentary as you explore Mala Strana, the Golden Lane, and views of St. Vitus Cathedral.

What to Expect

Meet your guide and group in central Prague, and set off on your walking tour. You won't have to worry about fussing with a map or planning a route because your guide has planned out a comprehensive Prague Castle itinerary for you.

Cross the Vltava River and catch your first views of the castle as your guide provides an orientation. Then climb the hillside and enter the baroque Mala Strana district. Pause to snap photos of the World War II memorial and St. Nicholas Church, and then take the tram up to the castle.

Enter through the North Gate, passing the Powder Bridge and the Royal Gardens on the way to Hradčany Square. See the Scwarzenberg Palace, the Second and Third Courtyards, and the enormous St. Vitus Cathedral. After checking out the church's interior, head for the Golden Lane, where your guide sheds light on the past inhabitants, including Franz Kafka, goldsmiths, and fusiliers. Get much more information on this history-rich area from your guide than you would exploring on your own.

End up at a spot on the hillside that looks out over the city, a perfect vantage point for a last photo. Alternatively, walk back to the Charles Bridge together, where your guided tour ends.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Prague Castle (and Kutná Hora) with Terry

Terry was a trooper on both the castle tour and the day trip to Kutná Hora! Five months pregnant and walking up hills, on cobblestone, and in the heat; I give her props. She was very sweet and informative. Even when asked about the current...More

Thank Jaclyn L
Reviewed 3 days ago
Two amazing tours in Prague!

We took two SANDEMANs tours in Prague: the free walking tour and the castle tour. Both were fantastic. Our free walking tour guide, Ian, was laid back and very knowledgeable about the city. We asked him for restaurant recommendations as we wanted to try traditional...More

1  Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 4 days ago
Great way to spend a day in Prague

Andrea really knew her stuff about the castle district and castle itself. It was a lot of information, she made it very interesting, great personality and very personable.

1  Thank Hanna H
Reviewed 1 week ago
Prague Castle

Nice tour, enjoyed, and learned a lot about Prague. Lasted about three hours. Don't forget the tram ticket !.

Thank eamonmull
Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephan is a very good guide!

We started the tour with someone else, but switched after 5 minutes, because we heared Stephan had a nice accent. For tourist is nice to hear a native speaker, and Stephan sounds native, although he is a czech.

Thank Kasper M
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25 May 2018|
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Response from Franz M | Reviewed this property |
The tour starts with a 30 minute walk from the city centre to eventually a tram stop that takes you uphill to outside the entrance of the Castle gardens. From there we walked for about 2 hours. There was a break of about 20... More
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14 May 2018|
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Response from Susan P | Reviewed this property |
The walking tour was free, we saw the guide the day before and gave him our names
Corinna R
26 April 2018|
Response from A_Winter_12 | Reviewed this property |
No...but I think it may be on an "off the beaten path tour" which is listed on this trip advisor site. It's only US$12.85 for a 2.5 hour tour...(less than what you might give as a tip on a "free" tour). But you should write... More