PRIVATE 4 Hour Tour: Czech Beers & Tapas in Prague's Local Areas
- Live Guide
- Instant Confirmation
- Group Tour
- Pickup Service
- 4 hr
* Let's skip all the tourist traps and follow true local beer experts to their favourite pubs you would never find on your own * Drink five unique types of beer from local microbreweries in four reputable beer halls throughout some of the alternative Prague neighbourhoods * Try and share three different types of delicious Czech-style tapas, an indispensable part or our beer culture * Enjoy your evening in the city with a small group of like-minded beer enthusiast and a local resident with passion for beer * Pick up common words and phrases from the Czech language, interact with the regulars and become a true expert in our widespread beer-drinking culture * Don't just drink beer! Learn all about the beer-making tradition and experience the local beer scene with all your senses! Option to book a PRIVATE tour (for a group of any size you wish).
Operated by: Prague City Adventures
Beer is a great passion in the Czech Republic. There are very particular ways that it is poured, served and even toasted with. Yes, Czechs don't just drink it, they savor it. Our guides will take you out of the tourist area to their favorite pubs and let you experience first hand the Czech beer drinking culture. Be ready to learn some local customs and phrases, This experience is suitable for both beer lovers and people not so convinced about this beverage. With the expertise of our guides you will be able to find the beer style right for you. Cheers!
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Wenceslas Monument
Well known from the song “Good King Wenceslas” he was a duke of Bohemia and the patron saint of the Czechs. Though he died young, and by the hands of his bother, he is the icon of the Czech Republic. Also, locals use this as a meeting point. “We will meet under the tail” is a common phrase. After we meet we go off to our favorite pubs, just like you will on our tour.
Duration: 5 minutes
Pass By: Narodni Muzeum
Built in 1818, it now houses nearly 14 million items dedicated to natural science and historical collections. When the Soviets invaded Prague in 1968 they thought it was a seat of government and fired upon it. The Czechs have left these bullet holes in the building to show what they had to overcome. After extensive renovations the last few years it is now reopened.
Stop At: Nove Mesto (New Town)
In the 1300s Holy Roman Emperor Charles II doubled the size of the city by adding the area referred to as New Town. This area houses many of the concert halls, art galleries and theaters. The Czechs love art and it shows with the number of theaters and venues throughout the city. Where as the Old Town contains much of it’s original Gothic architecture, New Town contains some but also has many more modern styles.
Duration: 15 minutes
As you walk through this lovely area of Prague to the various pubs your guide has selected. There will be a variety of style from very modern beer makers to older locations that have selected beers brewed just for the establishment. Along with the atmosphere and beer selections you will taste the delicious Czech tapas. You will be drinking in the same bars as the locals.
A modern structure finished in 1932. This unusual church was designed by the same man you redesigned the castle in the early 1900s. This Ark shaped church holds the largest clock face in the country. The man who designed this church also worked on Prague Castle in the early 1900s. This area is a favorite of Expats due to the number of cafes and pubs in the area. We will be sampling some of the fine beer and delicious food offerings of this area.
Considered one of the ugliest buildings in the world this structure was started by the communists in the late 1980s. Today it is a landmark with a rather unusual art instillation. There are 10 baby statues attached to the side of the building making them look as if they are climbing the building. These are one of the strange artworks by the local artist, David Cerny. This monument also means we are just steps away from a popular food and beer establishment with a selection of beer made just form them.
One of the interesting sites in Prague is this cultural landmark. This building housed steam pumps bring water from the underground. It was retired on the 1960s and converted into top end apartments. It's upper platform is 40 meters tall giving it a great view of the city.
The royal vineyards were once in this area. You may even notice the word "vino" in the name of the area. Today this is a vibrant area with many restaurants, bars and bakeries. Plenty of park area and and green space to relax. Here you will see the locals gather with friend and enjoy a glass of wine or beer.
Duration: 2 hour 30 minutes
Pass By: Riegrovy Sady Beer Garden
Prague is somewhere around 20% green space. Culturally the Czechs love to go out and enjoy the parks with friends. This park is crowed almost every summer evening as people watch the sunset over the Prague skyline. Another Czech tradition is the beer gardens. What is a subset with friends without a good mug of beer or glass of wine?