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Glass and Brewery Day Trip from Prague provided by Gray Line Prague

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Glass and Brewery Day Trip from Prague

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/13/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/13/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The beer town of Plzen and the glassblowing center of Nizbor are complicated to visit without hiring a car. This tour allows you to visit both towns in one day in an air-conditioned coach, with commentary from a guide. Visit the Prazdroj Pilsner Urquell brewery and learn about the history of beer-making in Plzen. Continue on to the Nizbor glassworks, where you can watch glassblowers create Bohemian crystal.
  • You'll start at
    Národní 38
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Pilsner Urquell Brewery
    Stop: 110 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Restaurace & Hotel U Salzmannů
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Národní 38
    Národní 38, Nové Město, 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia
    The tour starts from the Gray Line stand in city center.
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  • 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, 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, Nové Město, 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia
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 & Hotel 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
  • Shared tour (transfer) is provided in a small group in compliance with all hygienic regulations on health protection such as disinfection of cars before each trip, observance of distances during the trip and in the places visited, disinfectants for use by clients.
  • Clients must have covered noses and mouths (facemask or scarf) and have gloves (they can be needed in some cases).
  • Private option trip with guide and driver is for up to 6 participants.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Reservation for shared option may be cancelled or rescheduled if the minimum group size (4) is not met.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • 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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Bruce R wrote a review Aug 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania6 contributions
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 at a restaurant owned by Mr. Tomas
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Tourist26263288540, Manager at Glass and Brewery Day Trip from Prague
Responded Aug 19, 2019
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
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Travelisepic wrote a review Nov 2018
Dallas, Texas66 contributions9 helpful votes
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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Mnmofmuth wrote a review Sep 2018
Michigan72 contributions67 helpful votes
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 picked us up late from our
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ucfalias wrote a review May 2018
New York, United States14 contributions5 helpful votes
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, it was fine. The gray line part was just OK but the
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Date of experience: May 2018
jscoops wrote a review Apr 2018
San Diego, California157 contributions58 helpful votes
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 lunch at a restaurant close
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Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from GrayLinePrague, Tým podpory webu TripAdvisorFront Office Manager at Glass and Brewery Day Trip from Prague
Responded May 3, 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 Line Czech Republic team
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