8 DAY NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS IN PRAGUE
End the year with a bang in the charming city of Prague
VISITING: PRAGUE, HRADČANY, DRESDEN, PILSEN, ČESKÝ KRUMLOV, KARLOVY VARYA.
DAY 1 – MALTA - PRAGUE
Meet your tour manager at the Malta International Airport for your flight to Prague. Upon arrival in the city, check-in at the 5* Corinthia Hotel, Prague.
DAY 2 – PRAGUE
After breakfast, we will explore the city of Prague. Our tour will commence at Wenceslas Square, one of the central squares known for its business activities, cultural events, and Christmas market. As we continue our journey, we’ll leisurely walk along the main shopping streets, eventually reaching the Powder Gate, a Gothic tower that once served as one of the original city gates leading to the Royal Route, historically used by the king on his way to the castle. As you pass by the city’s elegant boutiques and souvenir shops, you’ll reach The Old Town Square. Here, you can immerse yourself in an abundance of captivating sights, including the renowned Astronomical Clock, the Town Hall, St. Nicholas Church, the Jan Hus Monument, and the charming Týn Church. Additionally, The Old Town Square hosts a traditional Christmas market for you to enjoy. We continue our stroll through the streets until we reach Charles Bridge, a medieval stone bridge that spans the Vltava River and stands as one of Prague’s primary tourist attractions. Our walk then leads us to Maltese Square, where the Knights of Malta constructed a church. Our final stop would be at the Church of Our Lady of Victories. Here we find the Shrine of the Infant Jesus of Prague. This church was given to the Knights of Malta before it returned to the Carmelite. A visit to the church and museum, housing various vestments used to dress the statue. Free time to relax and prepare for the evening celebrations. New Year’s Eve in Prague is party night. People gather in the city centre to welcome the new year, plenty of food, drinks, and fireworks.
DAY 3 - PRAGUE
Breakfast and time of leisure. A day to relax and enjoy a walk in Prague (transfers not included).
DAY 4 - HRADČANY
After breakfast, we will explore Hradčany, Prague’s Castle complex, providing stunning city views. En route, we pass the Loretto Church, and upon entering the Castle (ticket not included), you can explore its major attractions. We traverse the castle’s courtyards to reach the grand St. Vitus Cathedral, a pivotal place for Czech kings and queens’ coronations, as well as the final resting place for saints, sovereigns, nobles, and archbishops. Inside, you can admire the beautifully adorned St. Wenceslas Chapel, the royal crypt, and the Crown Chamber with its exquisite stained glass and more. We also tour the historic Royal Palace, housing the Gothic Vladislav Hall, known for its remarkable rib vaulted ceiling and current use for state ceremonies. Our next stop is the Romanesque Basilica of St. George, the castle’s second-oldest building, where Princess Ludmilla, a martyr and St. Vaclav’s grandmother, rests. We explore the charming Golden Lane, once inhabited by goldsmiths in its miniature houses, before descending the palace steps to enjoy further city vistas. You’ll have free time to unwind at the hotel before an optional visit to the night market in Old Town Square in the evening.
DAY 5 - DRESDEN
After breakfast, we’ll drive to Dresden, a significant cultural centre with a poignant history, largely destroyed during World War II but painstakingly rebuilt to its former splendour. We’ll pass by the Zwinger Palace, home to world-renowned museums like the Porcelain Collections and Old Masters Picture Gallery. Explore more of the city’s historic sites during our walking tour, with free time for personal visits and shopping in nearby department stores.
DAY 6 – PILSEN
Today, we have an easy day by visiting Pilsen, a town famous for its beer production. A visit to the biggest brewery in the country (entrance ticket not included) producer of Pilsner beer, the most popular in the country. The process of beer production, bottling and also get a chance to taste. A visit to the city centre for free time, plenty of typical Czech restaurants to choose from.
DAY 7 - ČESKÝ KRUMLOV
After breakfast, we’ll tour Český Krumlov, the country’s most charming and popular destination. The town, divided by the Vltava River in a deep valley, offers its best view from the castle grounds. We’ll descend to the town, stroll its quaint streets, and explore the UNESCO-declared World Heritage Site of the historic centre. You’ll have some free time for lunch (not included) and personal exploration before we return to our hotel.
DAY 8 - KARLOVY VARY - MALTA
After breakfast, we’ll explore Karlovy Vary, a spa town famous for its dozen hot springs and international film festival. Enjoy a delightful walk along the river, taking in the fresh atmosphere and beautiful architecture. The town boasts sheltered walkways and parks for a relaxing day. Exploring the shops and restaurants in the new town is an excellent way to spend the afternoon and savour a typical Czech lunch (not included). We’ll then transfer to the airport for your flight back to Malta.
CORINTHIA HOTEL PRAGUE
ELEGANTLY POISED ABOVE THE CITY OF A HUNDRED SPIRES
FIVE STAR STYLE
The rooms are beautifully decorated in soft, natural tones, designed for unrivalled relaxation, and offer exceptional comfort and tranquillity to every guest. Furnished with state-of-the-art Corinthia Dream Beds, Prague view rooms and suites are all over the 24 floors, an impressive sweeping vista of this historic city with its beautiful skyline and world-renowned architecture.
LUXURY DINING AND RECLINING
You have three dining options, each featuring a unique cuisine: international, Far Eastern, and live cooking with international flavours, including a charcoal grill. To unwind from the day’s stress, visit the serene Apollo Day Spa. Relax in our well-equipped gym, take a leisurely swim in the indoor pool, or find peace in our tranquil oasis. Enhance your spa experience with a selection from our extensive range of luxury therapies and beauty treatments.
RESTAURANTS & BARS
Begin your day with a wholesome spread awaiting you each morning. If a midday culinary delight is what you seek, we’re here to serve. And as the sun descends over the city of a hundred spires, let us indulge you with a gourmet dinner followed by an elegant nightcap to cap off your evening.
A culinary journey East. A synthesis of award winning Asian cuisine delivered to you in the form of meticulously curated dishes. Delectable tastes matched only by pleasing aesthetics, and opulent, immersive surroundings. Quite simply, a culinary experience worthy of a postcard home.
As you sit and survey the expanse of Prague’s stunning skyline, sink a little further into your chair and let your mind dream of the taste experience that awaits. As the namesake suggests, steaks are a signature here, but your cravings for fish, salad, pasta and pizza will also be met with the same level of exquisite attention.
In honour of 1962, the year in which Corinthia was born this inviting lounge will take you from morning tide coffee through to 1am cocktails...
Saintly or sinful. Petite or grandiose. Your breakfast appetite is delightfully met each day by a myriad of options at Let’s Eat. Call in before you embark on the day’s adventures or come sit a while to soak up the freshly brewed coffee and quiet surroundings.
A SPA WITH A VIEW
Survey the cityscape below as you sink a little further into blissful repose. Afternoons spent at leisure are what we look forward to. You deserve to experience contentment at its finest, found here on the 26th floor. Succumb to the rare pleasure of an afternoon doing very little, in the serene oasis that is our Apollo Day Spa. Poised high above the city, simply taking a moment to pause and marvel at the views, will begin your journey to complete quiescence. From here, the choice is yours – a gentle swim in the pool, a moment of repose in the sauna, or perhaps it’s time to indulge in a well-deserved treatment? For those that desire a less sedentary approach to wellbeing, kinetic energy can be expelled at our fully equipped gym.
STANDARD ROOM | BED & BREAKFAST BASIS
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Please be advised that excursions and/or extras, listed in our itineraries are obligatory for all participants. These excursions/extras have been carefully selected to enhance the travel experience on our guided holidays and ensure a comprehensive exploration of the destination. The details and costs for these obligatory extras are clearly displayed in our brochure and website. Therefore, such costs need to be added to the main package price. We thank you in advance and look forward to welcoming you on a journey filled with discovery, exploration, and unforgettable experiences.
THE ROCS PACKAGES INCLUDE
Return Flights Malta-Prague-Malta On Air Malta
10kg Hand Luggage & 23 kg Luggage in Hold
7 Nights Accommodation At The 5* Corinthia Hotel, Prague
Experienced ROCS Travel Tour Manager
Airline Taxes And Charges
CITY TAX TO BE PAID DIRECTLY TO THE HOTEL
PACKAGE OF EXCURSIONS
Full day city tour of Prague
Full day tour of Hradčany
Full day city tour of Dresden
Half day tour of Pilsen
Full day tour of Český Krumlov
Full day tour of Karlovy Vary
Return Airport Transfers
Experienced ROCS Travel Tour Manager
PACKAGE OF EXCURSIONS PER PERSON: €299
OPTIONAL ENTRANCE TICKET
DAY 4 CASTLE ENTRANCE TICKETS €12 PER PERSON
DAY 6 BREWERY ENTRANCE TICKETS €19 PER PERSON
NEW YEAR'S EVE GALA DINNER
18.00hrs - 23.00hrs
Full Gala Buffet, Live Cooking Stations, Welcome
Unlimited Beverages (house wine, house beer, soft
drinks, mineral waters, coffee & tea)
Complimentary Glass of Bubbles for the midnight toast
at Bellevue (22.00hrs - 02.00hrs) for countdown, fireworks viewing, DJ, cash bar available
CHILD 7-12 YRS €72
CHILD 2-6 YRS FREE
SUPPLEMENT PER PERSON PER NIGHT
CHILD 2-6 YRS FREE
HB NOT APPLICABLE ON 31 DEC
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