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Vltava River Cruise

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Undoubtedly the most delightful way to experience the fascinating city of Prague, a romantic cruise on the waters of the Vltava is a must-do for anyone exploring the city’s historic attractions. There are few things that are as beautiful as a surreal cruise on the Vltava river with a special someone or friends and family beside you.


Watch the exquisite architectural marvel of the Prague Castle as you float along the calm waters of the Vltava.

Float under the oldest stone bridge in Prague, the Charles Bridge showcases the splendor of Gothic and Baroque architectural styles.

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Why you shouldn’t miss this

The longest river in Prague, Vltava is around 430 km long. It spans more than half of the Bohemian region and around a third of of the Czech Republic. This magnificent river flows past 18 bridges including the Charles Bridge that will be sighted on the cruise.

The Charles Bridge is one of the most popular sites to visit in all of Czech Republic. Rich in architectural heritage, it makes for a stunning sight.

The cruise lets you take in the splendour of the Prague Castle. The St. Vitus Cathedral, which is home to the world-renowned Bohemian Crown Jewels, is also one of the primary attractions within the castle walls. Hidden in a secret chamber that is inaccessible to the public, the jewels are seldom displayed in the open. It weighs around 2.5 kilograms and is made up of a hundred-and-twenty jewels.

This cruise is as informative as it is splendid. It presents interesting facts about both the historical and contemporary uses of the structures and buildings inside the castle complex.

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Your Experience

This tour is one of a kind. It won’t tire you out because it lasts for little above an hour while still managing to present the quintessential beauty of Prague. Unlike several other tours, this one is highly comprehensive, giving you a feel for what the city of Prague is all about. Be a part of the jolly atmosphere with the on-board restaurant and bar that serves top-notch food and drink. The boat crosses Manes bridge, the Czech bridge, Stefanik bridge and of course, the highly anticipated Charles bridge.

The Prague Castle is an enchanting confluence of intricate architecture across a millennium. Ranging from Roman styles in the 10th century to 14th century Gothic modifications, these walls encapsulate savoury architectural flavours from several hundreds of years. Anyone who loves history and architecture is sure to fall in love with this monument as you pass it by on the cruise. The cruise itself is tailored to suit everyone’s needs. You can listen to exciting descriptions of several monuments and historic sites in eight different languages, and never feel like you missed anything as you soak in the beautiful culture, architecture, and history of the city.

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  • Cruise ticket
  • Onboard audio commentary in Czech, English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Polish, and Russian
  • Optional refreshments
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Know Before You Go


The tour is 50 minutes long and is available on an hourly basis between 11 AM to 7 PM every day from 30th October 2017 to 15th March 2018. From the 16th of March, 2018 to 11th April, 2018, the tour is available every half hour from 10 AM to 6 PM, and every hour from 6 PM to 10 PM, on a daily basis.


During the next step of the booking, you will be able to choose amongst several variants. These are:

1 Hour Cruise: The cruise will be 60 minutes long with onboard commentary in one of the languages offered.

1 Hour Cruise with Pastries: You will get to enjoy a 60-minute cruise with onboard commentary, along with coffee and cake.

2 Hour Cruise: The cruise will be 120 minutes long with onboard commentary in one of the languages offered.

2 Hour Cruise with Pastries: You will get to enjoy a 120-minute cruise with onboard commentary, along with coffee and cake.

Please choose whichever options suits you best in order to proceed with the reservation.

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Strict Cancellation Policy

Canceling the cruise more than 48 hours prior to the event will make you eligible for a 50% refund, post which the tickets are nonrefundable.

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Thson Little
Reviewed in April, 2018

The sights of Prague from the Vltava are nothing short of staggering. If you haven't seen them from the water, what are you waiting for?

Troy Harvey
Reviewed in April, 2018

We booked the 2 hour cruise with pasteries from Headout, and I must say the experience was nothing short of magical. The best time to experience this would be around sunset. Highly recommended!

Zion Romero
Reviewed in April, 2018

Found out these ticket variants on Headout and I booked the 1 hour cruise. The onboard commentary is definitely spot-on and engaging. Definitely booking the two-hour cruise next time.

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How to Use Your Tickets
You will receive your mobile voucher instantly after your booking is confirmed. There is no need to print the ticket. Please display it on your mobile phone, with a valid photo ID, to the representative at the meeting point.

The meeting point is located at the Dvořák Embankment, right at the Čech Bridge and the mouth of the river at Pařížská Street. The boat departs from the dock at pier No. 5.


Your tickets are only valid for the date and time that you've chosen.

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Cech Bridge, Pier No. 5, Prague

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