The Ultimate Prague Luxury VIP Itinerary – From Hotels to Cafes and Must See Sights!
Guaranteed to win your heart, Prague is the perfect destination for a luxury long weekend getaway. Sat firmly on the list of top European city destinations, Prague has a lot to offer. Boasting gorgeous architecture, medieval cobbled streets, fairytale charm and oozing with romance, this gem of a city is within a few hours reach of the UK and other major European cities making it a popular choice for weekend city breaks.
Nestled amongst its gothic spires, historical streets and colorful architecture is a thriving arts and theatre scene, an abundance of luxury shopping opportunities and an array of interesting sites that should not be missed. So if you searching for some ideas on how to spend your time in Prague, this short itinerary recommends the best experiences and a versatile itinerary that will ensure a relaxing and luxurious stay in the “city of a hundred spires”
Welcome to Prague! After having checked into your luxury hotel, the best way to de-stress after a long flight or a hectic journey is to indulge in some relaxation. Take some time to unwind and adjust to the slow Prague way of life and the difference in time zone, especially if you have flown in from afar. Check yourself into to your hotel’s spa for a sensual and calming experience before heading out in the evening for a sunset stroll and a delectable gourmet experience.
After a leisurely breakfast, take a stroll and head to the heart of the action at the historical Old Town Square. A trip to Prague is not complete without taking in the Astronomical Clock, the colorful architecture with their frescoes and the beautiful views from the Clock Tower. Take a private tour by a vintage red car and learn of the city’s interesting and communist past. Cross the river and explore the delights of the Little Quarter (Mala Strana) before heading to the Strahov Monastery. If you are an admirer of art and literature, a visit to the Monastery’s library will enchant you.
Enjoy lunch at Villa Richter, one of Prague’s best French restaurants with a fine wine selection and enjoy views over the vineyards and out over the city. Following lunch, take a stroll around the Castle district and take a peek into the mighty St Vitus Cathedral that dominates the castle district. For a charming look into Prague’s history, head to the Golden Lane (admission fee payable in the ticket office opposite the church) where the renowned writer Franz Kafka once lived.
If you would like a comprehensive tour with an expert, knowledgeable guide, my favourite company is Pathways. The can be contact via their website and tours can be privately organised for you and your group for a set hourly fee.
End your day with an evening sunset supper at Kampa Park with spectacular riverside views.
A day trip to Karlstejn Castle will appeal to the adventurous and the romantics. This beautiful fairytale castle is set in the lush green Czech countryside roughly 45 km outside of Prague. Take a private car to the base of the castle and take a slow stroll to the top where you’ll be greeted with an inviting courtyard and beautiful views from its walls. This historical gothic castle was once the home of King Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor-elect and King of Bohemia. For a leisurely lunch, dine in U Adarma restaurant, known for its Czech specialities and castle views.
On your final day in the city, enjoy another leisurely breakfast and head out and explore the best of Prague. For a spot of shopping head to Pařížská, home to a wide range of boutiques and luxury brands. For those who enjoy the fine arts, take a backstage tour at the Prague Opera Theatre or discover the charming cafes and shops around Kampa Island. Visit the famous John Lennon Wall and the famous St Nicholas Church or sit by the river and enjoy watching the world go by. For lunch head to Cafe Savoy, one of the capital’s most lavish cafes or Cafe Louvre, the previous hot spot for Franz Kafka and Albert Einstein.
For the afternoon, arrange for a local photographer to take some memorable photographs in some of the city’s most romantic spots for the ultimate souvenir or head up to Petrin Hill for one of the most spectacular views over Prague. Complete your luxury Prague experience with a fine dining experience at Ginger & Fred with a view over the Vltava or at Restaurant Zvonice, an intimate restaurant located in the tower of one of Prague’s historical 15th Century gate towers.