Our ship has silently made its way up the Danube and, early this morning we reach Vienna. Enjoy one last breakfast on board before disembarking at 9.00 a.m. and say goodbye to Vienna as we make our way to Prague, the bustling and exciting capital of the Czech Republic. Known as the “City of a Hundred Spires,” Prague is one of the most photogenic cities in Europe.
After we arrive and check in, you are free to explore this city on your own. One of the best ways to discover Prague is by taking a walk. You may want to wander along Mala Strana, home to Prague Castle, a must-see attraction, and the St Nicholas Church; or you may want to get off the beaten path with a visit the Vinohrady neighborhood boasting hip cafes and eateries. Another option is to explore Prague’s Old Town Square, which has been the heart of the city and its main market square since the 11th century.
Prague’s Market Square, one of the most enchanting in Europe, is the main setting for the Christmas Market. Old Town Square where almost every building is a work of art; includes several masterpieces like the majestic medieval Old Town Hall, the ancient Gothic Spires of the Church of Our Lady Before Tym, the Stone Bell House, the Kinsky Palace, and the famous 15th century Astronomical Clock and Tower. Nearby, you may want to stroll along the cobbled Charles Bridge to the Hradcany District dominated by Prague’s ancient castle. For a bird’s eye view of the city climb the Old Town Hall Tower. (B)