Vltava river in Prague

Prague, Historical center

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Address:Prague, Historical center
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Vltava is celebrated by Bedřich Smetana, the famous Czech composer. See why! Book your cruise tickets! 

Smíchov lock will be out of service from 7 October to 24 November 2019. 

Due to the restriction, the route of the following cruises will be changed: Lunch on Board, Prague Grand Cruise, Prague by Night, Crystal Dinner and Sweet Prague. Cruises will take place between Štvanice Island and Charles Bridge, or if the Štvanice Chamber would be vacant, the boats will cruise towards Troy and back. The duration of the cruises will be maintained.

On one side of the river banks you will find Vyšehrad, the Old Town and and New Town. On the other side you have the majestic Prague Castle, Hradčany and Petřín Tower. Over the years, Vltava river banks have become something what Seine means for Parisians.

Once the ice thaws, you can visit a regular food market on Saturdays at Výtoň and during summer you can join people sitting on the banks, watch the sunset, have a drink or eat at one of the houseboat restaurants.

Here at Prague Ticket Office we particulary like a tiny restaurant named... "Vltava". Various events take place on the banks nearly every day. Sport and dance activities, antique markets, shows etc. 

Starting in spring and going on until autumn we encourage you to explore the river on your own - rent a paddle boat at Slovanský ostrov located by the National Theatre and enjoy! One of the Prague´s best jazz clubs, Jazz Dock, is located on the Vltava river and it´s simply magical... Another option is to go on the Jazz Boat cruise with dinner and live music.

Facts:

At approx. 430 km in lenght, the Vltava river (in English - The Moldau, in German - Die Moldau) is the longest river in the Czech Republic. The river rises in southwestern Bohemia, flows through southeast and then north across Czech Republic and empties into Labe River (in English - Elbe). Vltava in Prague has 14 bridges (the most famous is the Gothic Charles Bridge offering perhaps the most photogenic views of the Prague Castle and Hradčany area) and 7 islands. 

Places of interest:

Rudolfinum
National Theatre
St. Nicholas Church
Charles Bridge
Jazz Dock 
National Theatre
Kampa park 
Dancing House
Vyšehrad

Find a complete list of all tours. 

Check out Jazz Boat. Enjoy a night full of great jazz, tasty meal and fantastic views of Prague.

Upcoming events

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Prosecco Cruise

Boat Cruise with glass of prosecco + refreshments

September 18, 2019 | 16:00 (Wed)

Crystal Dinner - preview image

Crystal Dinner

Three-Hour Boat Cruise on a Open Deck Boat with Dinner & Live Music

September 18, 2019 | 19:30 (Wed)

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Sweet Prague

Exquisite Three-Hour Boat Cruise with a gourmet À la carte menu & Live Music

September 18, 2019 | 20:00 (Wed)

One-hour River Cruise - preview image

One-hour River Cruise

Audio Tour in English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Polish and Czech

September 18, 2019 (Wed)

One-hour River Cruise - preview image

One-hour River Cruise

Audio Tour in English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian and Polish and Czech

October 01, 2019 (Tue)

One-hour River Cruise - preview image

One-hour River Cruise

Audio Tour in English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian and Polish and Czech

November 04, 2019 (Mon)

Strings of Autumn International Festival

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October-November 2019:Planning an autumn trip to Prague? Visit the 23rd edition of the established international music festival. This year names such as Laura Mvula, Fred Hersch or Jack Quartet appear. Original program, distinctive artists.

Listen and Dine - Dinner with live music

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January - December 2019: Music and dinner in Prague. Jazz or blues tunes, classical music or traditional music. Visit great Prague event venues. Taste exquisite meal. Choice is yours. Make your stay in Prague the most memorable: get your tickets now.

Top concert venues in Prague

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Concert Season 2019: concerts in Klementinum Mirror Chapel & Municipal House are the most popular and highly rated chamber concerts in Prague. Dvořák Symphony Orchestra deliver the best of A. Vivaldi, A. Dvořák, W. A. Mozart and more.

International Festival Bach For All

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June - September 2019: The third edition of festival offers the opportunity to deeply fathom Bach´s music performed by renowned musicians in Prague´s lovely concert venues and churches. Uplifting and spiritual experience.

Smooth jazz & blues concerts in Prague

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Book Prague jazz concerts. Explore Prague´s best jazz clubs: Reduta jazz club, U Malého Glena jazz club, Agharta jazz centre, Jazz blues club Ungelt, Cafe Mozart. Live concerts with great Czech musicians. Jazz with menu on Jazz Boat.

Classical Music in famous Prague´s churches

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Concert Season 2018: Find a list of all spiritual, sacred, organ or chamber concerts in the most famous churches in Prague center with astonishing architecture and exterior. Most of them have unique organ instruments from Baroque period.

Classical music in famous Prague´s concert halls

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Concert season 2019: Prague is a real Mekka for all classical music lovers. Choose from a wide list of concerts at glorious concert halls such as Rudolfinum, Municipal House or few hidden gems such as Boccaccio Hall. They are all located in Prague center.

Autumn Concerts in Prague

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End of September - November 2019: Autumn seasons brings time for recollection. Visiting a classical concert in Prague will provide you the best opportunity to do so. Chamber concerts, orchestral music, church concerts...

Prague Symphony

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Prague Symphony Orchestra (FOK)

Look forward to compositions by W. A. Mozart, J. S. Bach, G. Mahler, A. Dvořák, B. Smetana, organ and piano recitals, chamber music and more. Check the rich program!

Group Discounts

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We offer group discounts

Are you a group of 10+ people? Do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to negotiate the best price for you. Simply choose the event and we will take care of the rest.

Gift Certificates

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Special Present

Is someone precious to you planning a trip to Prague? Why don´t you surprise them with a unique present! We are pleased to offer you Via Musica Gift Certificate.

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