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Holiday - Prague April 2020
Wednesday 22 April 2020

This trip has been cancelled because of the Corona Virus restrictions. All people who had  booked on the holiday have been contacted. 

TAS Thames Estuary is  taking members and friends on a a 5 day / 4 night holiday to Prague in April (Wednesday 22nd to Friday 26th April 2020 )

We will fly from Southend Airport – very convenient for most of us – and will stay for four nights half board at the 4* International hotel in the suburbs of Prague, located  100m from a tram stop which is just 7 stops (15 minutes) from central Prague. 

The price is  £714 pp with an additional £144 for a single room . This includes a guided walking tour of Prague, a visit to the Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia, a coach trip to the Prague Castle Complex and a guided tour of both Konopiste Castle and Sternberg Palace. See below for a more detailed itinerary.

If you are interested, please contact Hazel Green at hlgreen@gmail.com

Day1 – Prague

Scheduled flight to Prague from Southend airport – transfer with our professional guide in our private executive coach to the 4* Clarion Congress.

Day 2 – Prague guided tour & Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia

Guided walking tour of Prague taking in sights such 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’ with works from 14th century Czech artists as well as 15th and 16th century works by central European artists.

Day 3 – Prague Castle & St George’s Basilica

Originally the residence of Bohemian kings and today the seat of the Czech president, our guided tour of Prague Castle Complex takes in some of Prague’s best sights, including the Cathedral of St Vitus, 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 – guided tour of St George’s Basilica, established in 920 as Bohemia’s first convent and the best preserved Romanesque church in Prague.

Day 4 – Konopiste Castle

Guided tour of Konopiste Castle, once the palatial residence of the ill fated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and whose richly decorated chambers are adorned with collections he inherited from Modena's house of d'Este and numerous trophies testifying to his passion for hunting – return to Prague for the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 5 – Sternberg Palace

Guided tour of 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 – transfer to the airport for our scheduled flight home.