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gallery of statues in Kuks

mosaic on St.Vitus cathedral in Prague

church of Holy Virgin in Litomysl

Day 1
Arrival to Prague airport. Meeting with Atypus guide and departure to visit Unesco heritage sites. First will be KUTNA HORA, ones a most important silver mines in country. In nearby SEDLEC we will see amazing piece of J. B. Santini. Rare example of gothic church finished in baroque style. After lunch drive to ZDAR nad SAZAVOU and visit another Santini´s work - Church of St.John of Nepomuk, which is considered as one of the most beatiful barouque building at all. Night in Brno.

Day 2
Visit a pilgrimage church in KRTINY. Large complex of pilgrimage site was also designed by J. B. Santini. We will drive to SLAVKOV (known also as Austerlitz) where is a scene of famous Napoleon fight in 1805. Afterwards peace talks were held in beatiful chateau build by Domenico Martinelli. After lunch visit of RAJHRAD monastery. Night in Brno with possiblity to arrange a cultural program - concert, theatre performance, etc.

Day 3
Visit a works of master-builder of Vienna's court - J.B. Fischer from Erlach. Chateaus in LEDNICE and in VALTICE. Between those two residences, hidden in the park are various romantic buildings - a triumphal arch, the temple of Diana, the temple of the of gracies etc. The park is largest English park in Czech Republic. The area is also on the list of Unesco world heritage.

Day 4
We are going to LITOMYSL. Dominants of the town are renaissance castle built in 1568 -81 and barouque church built in 1726. The town is also known as birthplace of Bedrich Smetana. After lunch drive to KUKS - the biggest baroque complex in the country. We will enjoy a large collection of statues of Mathias Braun, who also decorated Charles bridge in Prague. Later drive to CHLUMEC nad CIDLINOU, where exhibition "Baroque in Czech" is located. Drive in Prague.

Day 5
Centre of PRAGUE. Walk around famous monuments of baroque architecture, across Charles's bridge to the Old town Square.

Day 6
Second day in PRAGUE we walk towards the PRAGUE CASTLE. Concert or theatre performance in the evening depending on clients wishes.

Day 7
Individual programme in the morning and transfer to airport in the afternoon or extra day in Prague.