Full Day Tour of Karlovy Vary with Access to Moser Glassworks factory
Enjoy a laid-back tour of the city of Karlovy Vary, the best known spa town in the Czech Republic. Explore the glassblowing secrets at the legendary Moser Factory and see one of the spectacles of the town, the famous geyser Vřídlo!
- Relish a guided tour of the world-famous Moser glass factory and witness firsthand the finesse of some of the best glass makers in the country
- Explore the town at your own pace and bask in the multicolored and multifaceted town of Karlovy Vary
- The guides are available in several popular languages including Czech, Spanish, Russian, Italian and English
- Savor local delicacies for lunch before you set off to explore the town
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
Karlovy Vary, also known as Carlsbad is a town situated in western Bohemia, in the Czech Republic. Founded by the eminent King Charles IV, it is a spa town that is well-known for its hot springs. An astounding 300 small springs and 13 main springs are located in this town. These hot springs are widely acclaimed for their mysterious healing and curative properties and are visited by several well-known celebrities across the world.
Apart from the hot springs, several famous churches are present in this town. They include the Catholic Church of St. Mary Magdalene, the Orthodox Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral, the Church of St. Anne and many more.
One of the highlights in the town is the Moser glass factory. The Moser factory in Karlovy Vary is renowned around the world for their unique Moser handmade glassworks. Some of the most skilled glassmakers in the country work at this factory, and the artistry and dexterity required to handle objects at such high temperatures will leave anyone enthralled!
The town is also famous for its unique herb liqueur Becherovka. Having a distinctive gingery or cinnamon flavour, it has 38% alcohol by volume. The entire recipe and production process is known to just two people. It is one of the must-tries at this picturesque location.
On the day of the tour, you will be picked up at your hotel room. Show your mobile voucher with a valid photo ID. The trip begins from the Parking Na Příkopě 23, Prague 1 at 9 AM. The entire tour will be for about 9.5 hours. An approximately 2 hour journey through splendid farmlands and forests will follow, allowing you to experience the beauty of the Bohemian countryside and landscape.
Once you arrive at Karlovy Vary, you will visit the famed Moser factory. Here you can see what makes the Moser glassworks so highly praised. Witness the shaping and blowing of the products as they slowly form appealing shapes, as a strong smell of burnt wooden moulds floods the room. A museum showcasing some of the eye-catching glassworks is also present inside.
After visiting the factory, you will be taken to the centre of the town, where a 12 metre geyser, Vřídlo can be seen. It is the source of the town’s thermal water. Shooting water that is nearly 72 degrees Centigrade, you can feel the warmth standing a few feet away. 2000 litres are shot up in the span of a minute and make for a spectacular sight. You can purchase various souvenirs that are available here, which claim to have several medicinal properties. Next on the itinerary is a savoury lunch at a local restaurant. Once your hunger is satisfied and your energy replenished, you are free to explore the town on your own. Karlovy Vary is known for brewing a special type of liqueur known as Becherovka, made from a secret recipe of herbs and spices, and anyone looking for unique experiences must try it out.
Thermal baths and spa treatments abound in this region. You can experience a relaxing treatment that is sure to wash away all those niggles and pains. Should you have a more historic itinerary in mind, the Orthodox Church of St. Peter and Paul is a fine example of medieval architecture that is famous throughout the Czech Republic. Several Colonnades can be seen throughout the city. Adorned with statues and made of various materials such as wood, cast iron, glass and concrete, they serve as an unusual attraction to a colourful town.
- Pick up and drop service
- Ticket price includes entrance fee to Moser factory
- Guided tour of the Moser factory and city centre
Know Before You Go
Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 9 AM
Duration: 9.5 hours
Super Flexible Cancellation Policy
You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
How to Use Your Tickets
You will receive an email with your mobile voucher instantly after your purchase. There is no need to print. Please display the tickets on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point at Parking Na Příkopě 23, Prague 1.
By metro: Take the metro-line B to Republic Square. Walk on Na Příkopě for about 400m. You will see your destination on the right.
Take the metro-line A to Mustek. Walk around 450m north to reach Na Příkopě. The destination will be on your left.
By tram: Take tram 6,8,15 or 26 upto Republic Square. Walk on Na Příkopě for about 400m. Your destination should be on the right.
Only valid for the same day and time chosen at the time of booking.
Na Příkopě 23, Prague 1, Prague