Bohemian Czechia... Marienbad, Prague, Plzen and Krumlov
Bohemia was a kingdom of the Holy Roman Empire covering most of today's Czech territory. It is a land strewn with lakes, criss-crossed by rivers and dotted with historic towns and cities that sit amidst undulating hills and highlands. See Ceský Krumlov, a town on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the capital Prague, prosperous Plzen and the tranquil historic spa town of Marianske Lazne.
Ceský Krumlov • Ceske Budejovice • Prague • Bohemian Countryside • Marianske Lazne • Plzen
Day 1 Channel crossing and overnight near Metz.
Day 2 Through Germany before crossing into Czechia and on to Ceský Krumlov for a 3 night stay.
Day 3 An included morning guided sightseeing tour of historic Ceský Krumlov. Explore the narrow cobbled streets in this UNESCO town, overlooked by its castle. In the afternoon we include coffee and cake at the hotel.
Day 4 An excursion to nearby Ceske Budejovice. See the beautiful Namesti Square and the 18th Century town hall. A trip to the famous Budvar Brewery can be arranged upon request.
Day 5 Travel north and spend some time in Prague. Main sites include Prague Castle, Wenceslas Square and Charles Bridge. In the afternoon continue through the Bohemian countryside to Marianske Lazne (or Marienbad) for a 3 night stay.
Day 6 A day to relax. See the spa gardens, stroll along the stately colonnade and taste the spa waters that have drawn Europe' great and good. Past visitors have included Goethe, Chopin, Kafka and our own King Edward VII,
Day 7 Standing at the confluence of 4 rivers the historic city of Plzen is waiting to be discovered. See the Renaissance Town Hall, the Gothic Cathedral, the Great Synagogue and be sure to reserve time for a glass of the very best Pilsner Beer.
Day 8 Leave Marienbad and pass into Germany, travelling on to Aachen for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 9 Channel crossing to Dover and home.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
The Old Inn, Ceský Krumlov
A historic hotel, centrally located on the main square. Rooms are quirky and comfortable, varying in size and style. Coaches are parked a short walk away and we include luggage transportation.
• 4 star • 52 bedrooms • Lift
• Nearby coach parking
Villa Butterfly, Marianske Lazne
A 4 star hotel found in the town centre close to the Colonnade and spa gardens. Rooms are well equipped.
• 4 star • 95 bedrooms • Lift
• Spa • Indoor swimming pool
• Nearby coach parking
Your tour includes:
• Return Short Channel ferry crossings
• 1 night half board on the outbound journey
• 3 nights half board in Ceský Krumlov with:
Porter service and welcome drink
2 x 3 course dinner with choice from night 2
1 x special Czech dinner
Tea/coffee and cake on day 3
• Guided tour of Ceský Krumlov
• 3 nights half board in Marianske Lazne with:
Hot buffet breakfast
3 course dinners with choice from
• 1 night half board on inbound journey
While we offer a very wide range of destinations it is impossible to feature everything here. If you cannot see what you are looking for please contact us to discuss your requirements.