Events Team: The Art & Castles of Prague
16th - 20th September 2018

Prague

Highlights:

Guided walking tour of Prague takes in such sights as Wenceslas Square, the Jewish Quarter and Charles Bridge.

Guided tour of the 13th century Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia, now home to the National Gallery’s collection of ‘Medieval Art in Bohemia and Central Europe.’

Prague Castle

Originally the residence of Bohemian kings and today the seat of the Czech president, the guided tour of Prague Castle Complex takes in some of Prague's best sites, including the Cathedral of St Vitus, St George's Basilica, the Powder Tower, the Old Royal Palace and the Golden Lane as well as wonderful views out over the Vltava River with the old town in the background.

Konopiste Castle

Originally founded as a gothic fortress to guard the nearby town of Benesov, it was once the palatial residence of the ill-fated Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand.

Sternberg Palace,

Named after Franc Josef Sternberg who founded the Society of Patriotic Friends of the Arts in Bohemia in 1796, and home to the National Gallery's valuable collection of 14th to 18th century European art, including works by Goya, Rembrandt, Rubens and Donatello

For further information and to book a place contact Wynne Tranter / Events Team.