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Glass and Brewery Day Trip from Prague

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Bohemian glassware and pilsner beer - it's what the Czech Republic is famous for! This day trip from Prague has something for everyone, visiting the Nizbor Bohemia glass factory and the Pilsner Urquell Brewery. The tour offers a fabulous opportunity to learn about the Czech people and their culture.
  • Travel hassle-free to Plzen and Nizbor in an air-conditioned coach
  • Learn about glassblowing and beer from a guide
  • Enjoy a drink and local cuisine in a recreated historical tavern
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off in central Prague
What to Expect
Depart from central Prague in an air-conditioned coach, accompanied by a guide, and head south to Plzen. Take a tour of the Prazdroj Pilsner Urquell brewery, where Pilsner Urquell beer was invented in the 19th century. Observe the modern brewing facilities and the historical cellars and learn more about the history of beer-making at the on-site museum. You have the option to buy glassware at the brewery’s shop. Enjoy lunch and a drink with like-minded travelers at U Salzmannů in Pilsner, a replica of a traditional Pilsner tavern. Continue on to the small town of Nizbor. During the journey, you’ll learn about the history of Czech glassblowing and Bohemian crystal from your guide. Visit Ruckl, a glassworks where you can watch the glassblowers work. The tour concludes with a drop-off in Prague.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Národní 38, 110 00 Praha-Nové Město, Czechia

Traveler pickup is offered
You must contact Gray Line Prague (in afternoon by phone) at least 24 hours before your activity date to confirm your hotel pick up and arrange your pickup time. Use the contact details on your confirmation/voucher. Upon pickup, please present your confirmation/voucher. For "last minute" bookings (less than 24 hours) the clients must come directly to the meeting point.

Due to the pedestrian zone, we do not pick up at the hotels listed below. Clients accommodated in this zone must attend the meeting point Národní 38, Prague 1, 110 00, which is also located in this area.

Adria Václavské náměstí 26,Praha 1, Ambassador Václavské nám. 5, Praha 1, Beseda Vladislavova 20, Praha 1, Betlém klub Betlémské náměstí 9 ,Praha 1, Cloister Inn Konviktská 14 Bartolomějská, Elite Ostrovní 32, Praha 1, Iron gate Michalská 19, Praha 1, Jalta, Juliš Václavské Nám.-.22/782, Praha 1, Leonardo Karolíny Světlé 27, Praha 1, Leon d´oro Havelská 29, Praha 1, Melantrich

Metropol, Modrá růže Rytířská 16, Praha 1, Na zlatém kříži, Palác / U kočků , Jilská 147/9, Praha 1, Perla Perlova 1, Praha 1, Prague Inn 28. řijna 378/15, Praha 1, Ramada Václavské nám. 41, Praha 1, Residence Bologna Konviktská 5, Praha 1, Royal Boutique residence, Residence Řetězová Řetězová 9, Praha 1, Residence Spálená, Rokoko Václavské nám. 38. Praha 1, Savic Jilská 235/7, Prague-Praha, EurostarThalia, Unitas Bartolomějská 9, Praha 1, U zlaté studny, U zlatého stromu, U staré paní, Wenceslas Square – all hotels
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch with one drink in restaurant U Salzmannů in Pilsner (choice from multiple menu,vegetarian too)
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation by air conditioned coach
  • Entry/Admission - Pilsner Urquell Brewery
  • Entry/Admission - Ruckl
  • Entry/Admission - Restaurace a Penzion U Salzmannů
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 17 August 2019

Great tour. We had an excellent guide in Vladamir. Had a group of 7 people which was excellent. The glass factory is a tour that you dont want to miss. The brewery tour was excellent, as I had longed to visit. Also an excellent lunch...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BruceR397
Tourist26263288540, Manager at Gray Line Prague, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Client, Thank you for your beautiful rating, we are glad that you liked Pilsen and you were satisfied with the guide and restaurant. Have a nice days :-) Team Gray Line Czech Republic

Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour. Highly recommend first hand and up close tour of both facilities. So interesting, Petr was our guide and very professional and informative. Loved the history of both places.

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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We paid more for this tour than any on our month-long trip to Poland, but was looking forward to it. In a nutshell, the two destinations were great, informative, and fun. But the tour provider (Grey line tours I think) was beyond inept. The driver...More

3  Thank Mnmofmuth
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Peter was our guide and was very nice. He seemed a little out of it but I think he was just tired. The arrival/start experience was a little odd checking into a kiosk on the side of the road but once the tour got started,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ucfalias
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We really enjoyed our tour with Peter. He was a great tour guide and explained much about Prague. We first went to the glass crystal factory. Very interesting and they give you an opportunity to purchase some really cool stuff. Next we had a nice...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jscoops
GrayLinePrague, Tým podpory webu TripAdvisorFront Office Manager at Gray Line Prague, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear Client, Thank you for the nice review of our trip to Glass Factory Nizbor and the commendation of our guide Petr. We are very pleased that you enjoyed and spent a nice day with our company. We wish you beautiful spring days Sincerely Gray...More

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Darlene D
23 February 2019|
Response from Travelisepic | Reviewed this property |
Time of pick up is noted in email information. It’s around 8 am. I was unsure too but once you arrive at your hotel have them call the the tour company for you and they will confirm everything. It’s really a great tour! We... More
23 May 2018|
Response from X8652KWkarenc | Reviewed this property |
Pick up @ hotel around 8:30am (depend on your hotel location) return around 5:00pm, and can purchase glassware direct in the factory.
Key Details
  • Pilsner Urquell Brewery Ruckl
  • Duration: 8h
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