Social Events

WELCOME DRINK

Date: June 26, 2016
Time: 19:00
Duration: 1 hour
Place: Clarion Congress Hotel foyer

CONGRESS DINNER

Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time: 20:00
Duration: 3 hours
Place: Plzeňská restaurace in the Municipal house
Price: 40 EUR

 

      
 

The Municipal House, a national cultural landmark, is among the most significant Art Nouveau buildings in Prague. It was built between 1905 - 1912 and in the years 1994 - 1997 has undergone extensive renovations. It is located in the very centre of Prague, directly neighbouring the Powder Gate. The most significant Czech painters and sculptors of the time participated in the decoration of the Municipal House. That list included: Mikoláš Aleš, Max Švabinský, Josef Václav Myslbek, Alfons Mucha.

Art Nouveau Plzenska restaurant is situated in the basement of the Municipal house. If you prefer the genuine Czech tradition, you should not refuse an invitation for traditional Czech specialities and excellent Pilsner beer. In the evening you can listen to the typical Czech music upgraded by live entertainment of accordionist or Duo Svejk. Plzenska Restaurant was opened in 1912.

 

A BOUQUET - DANCING PERFORMANCE

A special dancing performance "A Bouquet" with music composed by Bohuslav Martinů will be shown after the scientific programme.

Date: June 27, 2016
Time: 18:30
Duration: 1 hour

 

LECTURE ON CHARLES IV.

A lecture on Charles IV. - the King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor in the 14th century.
More information about this emperor can be found HERE.

Date: June 28, 2016
Time: 13:30
Duration: 30 minutes

 

TOURS

Grand City Tour + Prague Castle + Charles Bridge

Date: June 30, 2016
Time: 13:30
Duration: 4 hours
Price: Adult – 30 EUR

If you decide to take this tour, our guide will acquaint you thoroughly with Prague, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and with its thousand years old history and architecture. From the comfort of our air-conditioned bus we will show you first the New Town with the Wenceslas Square, the National Museum, the National Theatre, the panorama of Prague Castle and the Lesser Town as well as the Charles Bridge.

Then you will continue walking in the courtyards of the Prague Castle, become acquainted with its history and you will visit the inside of its biggest monument, Saint Vitus Cathedral. After visiting the grounds of Prague Castle, you will descend to the Lesser Town and the Kampa Island. The Charles Bridge, the architectural gem of Central Europe will lead you to the opposite bank of the Vltava River, from where you will continue on foot to the Old Town and the Jewish Quarter. The tour ends in the Old Town Square at the Astronomical Clock situated on the frontage of the Old Town Hall near the Týn Church.

Although this is a combined bus and walking tour, it is more physically demanding. We therefore recommend that you wear comfortable shoes and that you should be in good physical condition.

Price includes transfers, English speaking guide

 

Prague Castle

Date: June 30, 2016
Time: 14:00
Duration: 4 hours
Price: Adult – 40 EUR

This sightseeing tour to Prague Castle – You will take part of one sightseeing circle in the Prague castle including Old Royal Palace, St. Georges Cathedral, St. Vitus Cathedral and visit of Golden Lane. You will walk through the Prague castle area and you will hear lot of interesting things about the history, architecture and the present life here.

Price includes transfers, English speaking guide, entrance fee to: Old Royal Palace, st. Georges Cathedral, St. Vitus Cathedral, Golden lane

 

Jewish Quarter and Old Town

Date: June 30, 2016
Time: 14:30
Duration: 4 hours
Price: Adult – 45 EUR

Join us for a visit of Prague Jewish Town, also called Josefov (after Emperor Joseph). Our tour starts with a walk through Old Town. We will pass the place where Franz Kafka grew up and enter the original Jewish quarter. Our guide will tell you about the history of the former Jewish ghetto and about the oldest synagogue in Central Europe, the Staronova (Old-New) Synagogue. You will visit the Old Jewish Cemetery as well as several synagogues that form part of the unique Jewish Museum complex. The price of the tour includes the entrance fees to four major synagogues (the Maisel Synagogue, the Pinkas Synagogue, the Klausen Synagogue and the Spanish Synagogue) and the famous Old Jewish Cemetery.

The price includes entrance fees also transfers and English speaking guide

 

Prague Botanical Garden

Date: June 30, 2016
Time: 13:00
Duration: 5 hours
Price: Adult – 50 EUR

The Garden invites its visitors to see and enjoy open air exhibitions, arranged as an impressive park, the historical Vineyard of St. Claire, Japanese Garden, the tropical greenhouse Fata Morgana together with numerous festive and educational events. The Garden is under continuous development, new expositions are emerging. This may be the reason of imaginary disconnection of the whole area of the Garden. So called “Southern Grounds” is especially worth of seeing because of its open space exhibition with Japanese garden and the St. Claire´s Vineyard, “Northern Grounds” invite visitors to see another open space exhibition with the Peony Meadow and the collection of frost-hard cacti, nicknamed “Mexico”.

The price includes entrance fee to Botanical Garden, transfers and English speaking guide

 

Evening Cruise with Dinner and Sightseeing Tour

Date: June 30, 2016
Time: 18:15
Duration: 3 ½ hours
Price: Adult – 47 EUR

You don't have any plan for tonight yet? We would be pleased to take you by bus to our restaurant tour boat. During three-hour-cruise you can enjoy tasty dinner and live music. Our guide will be available the whole time to provide information about the beautifully illuminated monuments on both banks of the Vltava River as you pass them by. Of course, there is a bar with a wide assortment of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and pleasant serving staff for you on call. The tour includes a short drive through Prague by an air-conditioned bus to show you the most beautiful places of the Old Town, the Jewish Quarter and the New Town. After the cruise you will be brought back to your hotel.

The price transfers, English speaking guide, boat trip, dinner, live music and welcome drink.

 

Český Krumlov – UNESCO

Date: July 1, 2016
Time: 8:45
Duration: 10 hours
Price: Adult – 70 EUR

Tour starts in castle gardens – near the revolving auditorium, they go through castle gardens to the courtyards of the castle, then from the castle through historical centre of Česky Krumlov to náměstí Svornosti (Concord Square). After this walk with a guide, at 12:30 they have a lunch in local restaurant (starter - main dish-dessert). After the lunch, clients have a chance to explore the town on their own till 15:00 when starts the visit of the castle (representative suites). After the visit of the castle is time to go back to Prague.

Tour includes transfers, guide service, lunch, entrance to the castle – representative suites – 1. round.

 

Karlštejn Castle

Date: July 1, 2016
Time: 9:00
Duration: 6 hours
Price: Adult – 50 EUR

Karlštejn Castle is one of the most visited castles in the Czech Republic. Built by Charles IV between 1348 and 1355 it originally served to safeguard the imperial and royal treasure and the Crown jewels and served also as the archive of state documents. This gothic castle, enchanting you with its monumental architecture is situated about 38 km southwest of Prague. After climbing the hill, an hour lasting tour of the interiors awaits you. Your guide will acquaint you with not only the history of the castle, but also with the life of Charles IV and fine arts during his reign.

Price includes transfers and entrance fee to the castle – tour no 1 and lunch.

 

Kutná Hora – UNESCO

Date: July 1, 2016
Time: 8:30
Duration: 10 ½ hours
Price: Adult – 90 EUR

Kutná Hora, medieval centre of silver-mining, was the second richest town in the Czech Kingdom. The variety of Kutná Hora’s architectural monuments, along with its well preserved town centre reflects its historical fame and wealth. During your tour of Kutná Hora you will visit the gothic church of St. Barbara and the Italian Court, originally a Royal Mint. You will admire other beautiful gothic, renaissance and baroque burgher houses, as well as unique stone dwellings from the 15th century. You also will visit one of the most interesting burial places in the world, Kostnice (Bone church), in the nearby village of Sedlec. This chapel is decorated with more than 40,000 human bones in the shapes of a chandelier and the crest of the noble Schwarzenberg family. Kutná Hora is registered at UNESCO heritage list since 1995.

The tour also includes a visit to a medieval silver mine, where you will be equipped with a lamp, helmet and mining kirtle as you pass through a 250 m long medieval gallery as you learn about medieval mining technology, processing of raw silver and minting coins. The tour finishes with an exhibition of coins and silver mining tools from the era.

Price includes transfers, lunch and entrance fees to: Saint Barbara´s Cathedral, Sedlec Ossuary (“Bone Church”), Italian Court, Silver mine