This guided 4-hour walking tour of Prague, free of cost (usually 450 CZK per person) for those who have used Prague Airport Transfers before, takes place every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, starting at 11:00 am. Regardless of the day being a holiday or having unpleasant weather – cold, warm or stormy – you can enjoy the walking tour no matter what. The guide who will accompany you is professional, licensed and will commentate throughout the whole tour in English.
During the 4-hour walking tour of Prague, you will be introduced to the most interesting and significant historical sites in Prague, such as the Jewish Quarter, the historical buildings of the Old Town and the renowned Charles Bridge, before finishing off at the Prague Castle.
Don’t worry – you won’t have to walk continuously for the whole 4-hour tour! There will be a 30-minute break to mark the end of the first half of the tour, when you can sit and rest, with the option of some snacks and drinks as well. If you think that the whole tour is too tiresome for you, you can easily stop the tour at this point and come back the next day to resume your tour from the second half!
Free Tour Description
T he first part of the tour will start in the Old Town Square, and give you a general introduction of the beautiful city of Prague. You will be left with no choice but to admire and commend the composition of the aged and ancient buildings and churches while at the same time also becoming familiar with the life of the Czech reformer Jan Hus.
S mall and labyrinthine lanes will take you back to Prague’s past: Mozart‘s Don Giovanni in the Estates Theatre, Karolinum – the Charles University since 1348, the cubist house of the Black Madonna and the medieval courtyard of Ungelt. If time permits, you can also visit the Powder Gate and the majestic art nouveau building of the Municipal House.
N ext stop: the Jewish Quarter, where you can experience its tragic history. Here you will learn about the destiny of the Jews in Prague, who lived behind the walls of the former ghetto. You will also visit the Old-New-Synagogue, the Old Jewish Cemetery and the Jewish Museum; visit the birthplace of the infamous Golem and retrace the footsteps of the famous Jewish writer Franz Kafka.
A fterwards you will go to the Marianske Square, which will mark the end of the first half of the walking tour. You will have a 30-minute break from 12:45 to 1:15 pm, during which you can sit down and relax and decide if you want to continue the tour or come back for the second half the next day.
T he second half of the tour starts with the beautiful baroque library of the Klementinum. Then, crossing the Charles Bridge, you will get to the real "open gallery under the sky" and be awed by the peaceful, tiny Kampa Island. Then you will set your sights upon the graffiti on Lennon Wall before finally arriving at the Lesser Town Square, which the great St. Nicholas Church highlights. A brief visit to St. Nicholas Church will be followed by a 200-step climb to the Hradcanske Square. It is here that you will reach Prague Castle, which is one of the biggest fortresses in all of Europe. Here you will find the Schwarzenberg Palace, Archbishop’s Palace, Old Royal Palace, the Basilica of St. George, and the greatest architectural treasure of all – St. Vitus Cathedral – all in this ‘city within the city’. The tour will finally conclude next to the Old Royal Palace, where you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the beautiful city of Prague – the city of a hundred spires.
How to Be Eligible to Participate in the Free Walking Tour of Prague
All you need to do is purchase a single or return transfer from the airport or the train station, and you qualify to join the walking tour of Prague for free.
The walking tour is free for all passengers in the transfer group.
How to Claim the Free Walking Tour of Prague
Upon using transportation from Prague Airport Transfers, your driver will provide you with a transport voucher, proofing that you purchased a Prague Airport Transfer.
Just show this voucher to the tour guide, and you are all set to join in the walking tour of Prague!
You can also choose to have a transfer to the meeting point. In that case, simply email us in advance, and we will arrange for transportation to take you to the meeting point.
Starting and Finishing Points of the Walking Tour of Prague
All the tourists meet up with the guide at the Old Town Square in central Prague before the start of the tour. The details of where to meet the tour guide are printed on the transport voucher the driver will give you. You can also check the meeting details by clicking here.
The walking tour will finish near the Prague Castle complex close to the Lesser Town metro station ‘Malostranska’, from where you can get back to your hotel by metro or tram. If you want, you can also book a transfer from Prague Airport Transfers to get back to your hotel. Furthermore, the tour guide will also gladly show you back to the centre or any other place you might want to go.
Is Pre-Booking Needed for the Free Walking Tour?
No pre-booking is necessary for the free walking tour of Prague; all you have to do is turn up.
Let us know if you want transportation to or from the meeting point beforehand. Each way cost for this transfer service is CZK 300. This is the price per vehicle, and each car can carry up to four passengers. For example, if three passengers book a car for a return transfer to and from the tour from any Prague hotel, the price will be CZK 600.