Experience the Christmas magic of Golden Prague and the spa town of Karlovy Vary on a 2-overnight festive adventure. Both cities will be dressed up in their holiday best offering amazing sight-seeing opportunities and great shopping for almost anything imaginable. During the month of December, the city centers are transformed into Christmas wonderlands offering lavishly decorated Markets. Both Prague and Karlovy Vary are known for great bargains on Bohemian crystal, porcelain, garnet jewelry, Russian folklore items, and more. The relaxed pace of this tour affords plenty of free time for exploring Prague’s many sights and getting some last minute Christmas shopping done!
Day 1: An early morning departure from Ramstein takes us to Karlovy Vary, where you are free to explore, shop or and see the many architectural gems found throughout the city. There are 13 main hot springs throughout the city, all draining into the cold waters of the Tepla river creating huge jets of water and steam, and giving the city a romantic, misty ambiance making the town one of Europe’s premiere wellness destinations. A December-day in Karlovy Vary would not be complete without a stroll through the Christmas Market set up in Smetana Park, right at the end of our walking tour. We invite you to indulge in Karlovy Vary’s finest culinary delights, browse through an assortment of decorated stalls filled with handmade bohemian style decorations of wood & Crystal. After an early evening check in to our 4-star Hotel in Prague, the evening is yours for free time and dinner.
Day 2: After breakfast we join our local guide for a walking tour that will bring the city to life, starting at Prague Castle, before descending into the Old Town. The Castle of Prague is the largest preserved fortress from the middle ages in all of Europe. From atop the castle hill we’ll take in the panoramic view of 500 church spires and the silvery winding ribbon of the Vltava (Moldau) River. The rest of the afternoon is yours to explore the city at your own leisure. We recommend visiting the famous Christmas Markets in the center of Prague, lighting up the city in a very festive glow creating a charming winter wonderland. Browse through the many stalls filled with handmade bohemian crafts, seasonal decorations, crystal and culinary delights.
Day 3: After breakfast at the hotel, the morning offers free time to continue your exploration of Prague. Shop, see the sights or enjoy some more time at the Christmas Market before our early-afternoon departure. Transfer from hotel to Prague Center provided by RTT.