Prague and Moravia:

Faith & History in the Czech Republic

This is a Kairos Project, in cooperation with
local providers

Prague  •     Brno

Countries visited:  Czechoslovakia

Sample itinerary:  8 days/7 nights

Overview

Itinerary

Details

Prague and Moravia: Faith & History in the
Czech Republic

A pilgrimage in the spiritual atmosphere and culture of one of the most charming cities of Europe, Prague. Churches, bridges, palaces, and monasteries speak about the Christian heart of ancient Bohemia: the Cathedral of St. Vito, with the relic of the Evangelist Luke and the burials of Bohemian kings, and the Sanctuary of the Child Jesus witnessing centuries of Christian devotion. We will also travel to the region of Moravia, dotted with shrines and monasteries manifesting the religious history of this people.

 

Days 1–4:   Prague

Days 5-8:  Brno

 

Price and Scheduling

This is a possible pilgrimage itinerary for groups.

Interested priests or pilgrimage organizers are invited to contact us to schedule the dates, to modify this current itinerary according to their group's needs, and to receive information about pricing.

Our itineraries that do have dates and prices already listed are open to all and are guaranteed departure if the minimum number of participants is met.

 

 

Itinerary highlights

Day 1  •  Prague

Arrival in Prague. Panoramic tour of the city. Transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2  •  Prague

Full day guided tour of the city, including Hradcany Castle, the Royal Palace, the Cathedral of St. Vito, the Gold Alley (Zlata Ulicka), and the Romanesque Basilica of St. George. Our walk will include the Church of St. Nicola, the Island of Campa, and the Charles Bridge. We will continue to Josefov, the Jewish quarter, the oldest in Europe.

Day 3  •  Prague

Visit the Sanctuary of the Sacred Mountain. A guided tour of the City of Mines called Pribram. Pilgrimage to the Marian Shrine of Svatá Hora, famous for the statue of the "Queen of the Silver Mountains."

Day 4 •  Prague

Departure to Kutna Hora, ancient town of miners. Visit the gothic Cathedral of St. Barbara. We will continue to Cesky Sternberk to visit another gothic castle.

Day 5  • Brno

Transfer to Brno to visit the Spilberk fortress. In the afternoon an excursion to

Velehard to visit the famous Moravian castle. Return to Brno.

Day 6  • Brno

Excursion to Svaty Hostyn and stop at the Marian Shrine. Continue to visit Kromeriz and the Villa Serbelloni UNESCO sites.

Day 7  • Brno

Excursion to Svaty Kopecek to visit the Sanctuary. Continue to Olomuc, in

Northern Moravia and visit the city including the central square, the column of the Blessed Trinity, and the Cathedral of S. Wenceslaus.

Day 8  • Brno

Transfer to the airport and departure.

 

Price and Scheduling

This is a possible pilgrimage itinerary for groups.

Interested priests or pilgrimage organizers are invited to contact us to schedule the dates, to modify this current itinerary according to their group's needs, and to receive information about pricing.

 

The price includes:

7 nights in 3-star hotels in multiple occupancy

Half-board (breakfast and dinner)

Bus transportation, driver and expenses

Entrance fees

Kairos Pastoral Assistant

Hotel taxes and service charges

3 gratuities (triple occupancy)

 

The price does not include:

International flights. However we will be happy to assist you with flight quotations as soon as they are available. Please let us know your departure city.

Meals other than those mentioned

Beverages

Tips

Insurance of any kind

Extras

Anything not specified in “the price includes” section