Visit the Czech Republic's famed spa town of Karlovy Vary on this 9.5-hour day guided tour from Prague. See the bohemian glass being made at Moser crystal factory, the charming medieval town center, and gushing geyser of Vřídlo. This tour includes free time in the afternoon.
Your day begins with an early morning pickup in a minibus. Meet your guide in the center of Prague and relax on the drive of about two hours to Karlovy Vary, the best known spa town in the Czech Republic.
Upon arrival, learn a little about the history of the town, dating back to the 14th century and the reign of Charles IV. Also, hear about how the healing powers of the local springs have been tested by such greats as by the Russian Tsar Peter the Great and the German poet Goethe.
Enjoy learning about the local manufacturing of the world-renowned Moser crystal, Carlsbad porcelain, and the traditional Czech herb liqueur, Becherovka. Make a visit to the Moser crystal factory before being taken on a guided tour of the center of town to see the most famous geyser, Vřídlo, gushing its mineral water to a height of almost 40 feet (12 meters).
You have some free time to explore the town on your own. Your tour concludes with a drop-off back in the center of Prague at about 6:30pm.