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DESTINATION SPOTLIGHT




                    Prague: The Heart Of Europe





























                                                                                                       Charles Bridge, Prague





               hile the promise of castles and medieval squares   The latter is the largest castle complex on the planet,
               draws more than six million people to Prague each   and its hilltop location lends it genuine drama. Set
            Wyear, our clients also find their interest snared by   aside at least half a day to experience its various palaces
            the city’s additional charms – art, food and drink,   and chapels, and be sure to catch the changing of the
            shops, and through-the-ages architecture. Prague is   guards, taking place each hour.
            many things, but it’s never one-dimensional. That’s
            why Prague is one of our top recommendations for      Cruise Specialists Cruise Consultant Gillian Clark
            a pre- or post-river cruise tour.                     can personally vouch for Prague as a destination well-
                                                                  deserving of extra time prior to, or after, a European
            Prague escaped the wartime bombings that affected     river cruise. She spent two days there after an Avalon
            so much of Europe, so its snaking lanes and soaring   Waterways voyage that concluded in Vienna last fall.
            towers are as strikingly charismatic now as they’ve   “We hired a private car and driver to take us to Prague
            always been. There’s a huge amount for you to see,    and we thoroughly enjoyed his local knowledge, which
            from the famous Gothic steeples of Tyn Church to the   set the stage for a wonderful day-and-a-half on our
            hushed confines of the Old Jewish Cemetery, but the   own. The concierge at the Four Seasons, where we
            city’s two most celebrated historical attractions remain   stayed, was also a wealth of information,” said Gillian.
            the statue-studded Charles Bridge – stroll across it
            early or late in the day to avoid the crowds – and
            Prague Castle.


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