Beyond the Danube: Why Prague is the Perfect Extension to Your River Cruise

As you drift along the gentle currents of the Danube River, you're treated to a tapestry of European charm, from the medieval towns of Germany to the romantic landscapes of Austria. But what if your journey didn't have to end when you docked?

Imagine extending your European adventure to a city that seems plucked from the pages of a fairy tale. Welcome to Prague, the City of a Hundred Spires, where history, culture, and stunning architecture converge to create an unforgettable post-cruise experience.

Experience the captivating culture of Prague, a city bursting with history and charm. From its enchanting architecture to renowned cuisine, there is something for everyone in one of Europe's most beautiful cities!

Prague Castle, Czech Republic
Prague Castle, Czech Republic

1. Take a Beer Bath

If you are looking for a truly unique travel experience, Bernard's acclaimed beer is the answer. Take a break from your usual sightseeing and go soothe your mind and senses with a luxurious indulgence. Your journey will begin with an unlimited tap of Bernards's signature Czech specialty, allowing you to relax while quenching your thirst. Then you can dip into a private bubbling tub adorned with heated beds, ensuring that you fully enjoy this special treat. And if that isn't enough, there is still the option to book a massage for extra pampering. With all these choices, Bernard's beer is sure to provide an unforgettable travel experience!

2. Enjoy a Medieval Dinner & Entertainment

A three or five-course medieval meal, coupled with unlimited drinks, provides an unforgettable evening for every travel enthusiast. Adding to it is an extravagant entertainment show that includes talented swordsmen, jugglers, belly dancers and acoustic music making the evening one to remember forever. What makes this experience truly special is that it grants travel adventurers a chance to step back in time when knights and princesses ruled the world. It totally redefines travel experiences and is an offer no travel enthusiast should refuse!

3. Old Town Gastronomy Tour

Pilsen (located just an hour from Prague) is the perfect travel destination if you're looking for a mix of culture and cuisine. As you explore the city, you'll get to see first-hand how it serves as a regional hub of gastronomy, industry, religion, education, sport, and culture. On your tour, you'll have the chance to indulge in some delicious local food while getting a real sense of what Pilsen is all about. Get ready for an unforgettable travel experience and discover why this Czech city has been such an important historic site for centuries!



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4. Koneprusy Caves & Karlstejn Castle

Are you an adventurous and curious traveler looking to explore the best of Bohemian Nature and Culture? Join a small-group tour that includes a visit to the Koněprusy Caves, Karlštejn Castle, and Big Amerika flooded quarry. 

The Koněprusy Caves are among the oldest caves in Central Europe where you will be able to admire its amazing rock formations and crystal clear underground lakes. 

Take a short trek up to the 15th century Karlštejn Castle, one of the most impressive palaces in Czech Republic built by King Charles IV. 

And lastly, take your breath away with stunning views at Big Amerika flooded quarry.

5. Prague: Classical Concert in the Spanish Synagogue

If travel and the performing arts thrill you, then experiencing a classical, modern, and Jewish music concert at the beautiful Spanish Synagogue in Prague ought to be on your bucket list! 

This incredible synagogue was built in 1868, offering stunning architecture and intricate designs that lend an unforgettable atmosphere. Going to one of its concerts is like stepping into history with chamber ensembles or solo performers playing pieces from some of the most renowned composers of all time. 

What’s more, a ticket to the Spanish Synagogue gives you access to all other concerts occurring throughout this Prague landmark for 3 days. If you have an appreciation for fine arts, do not miss out on visiting this historic gem.

6. Prague Castle: Tour with Local Guide

Prague Castle is a must-see historical site that provides stunning views of the city. With a guided tour, travelers will be able to appreciate Prague's centuries of history and culture as their expert guide leads them through the castle grounds, taking advantage of security line and ticket line benefits exclusive to their tour. 

As they explore the grand architecture and walk in the footsteps of past kings and emperors, visitors can marvel at the intricate detail and fine craftsmanship featured within some of its most celebrated areas including St. Vitus Cathedral, Golden Lane, and Daliborka Tower — all in the company of knowledgeable guides to explain and tell captivating stories about the monuments along their route. 

With such a perfect combination of conveniently quick access points and a wealth of fascinating information that only a well-versed tour guide can provide, it's easy to see why so many people find themselves wanting more out of every trip when visiting Prague Castle.

Prague is not just a city; it's a mesmerizing journey through time and culture. Extending your Danube River cruise to this enchanting destination allows you to immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant spirit of the Czech capital. With its captivating landmarks, delectable cuisine, and welcoming atmosphere, Prague promises an experience that will linger in your heart long after you've left its cobblestone streets.

So, when you plan your next European adventure, remember that the beauty of Prague is just a stone's throw away from the Danube River. Let this fairytale city be the perfect encore to your river cruise, and let its charm and magic leave an indelible mark on your travel memories. Prague awaits, ready to captivate your senses and transport you to a world of wonder.