Tour 12 - Jewish Heritage trip to Třebíč (UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site)

Duration approx. 9 hours

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To order this tour, call Jerry at: (+420) 605 701 755

Payments in Euros or Czech Korunas (CZK) are accepted at current exchange rate

$589 - Private groups (up to 7 persons for this price)

This tour is available 7 days a week

Description:

Let's take a private trip to this well preserved Jewish Quarter and Jewish Cemetery!

This place has been so well preserved in its original shape that it has been listed as a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO. The Jewish Quarter in Trebic and the nearby basilica of St. Procopius is a unique example of the close co-existence of Christian and Jewish culture from the Medieval until present times. The basilica, originally bulit as part of the Benedictine Monastery in the early 13th Century, was heavily influenced by West European ideas in its construction.
As a part of the tour, we will visit the closeby Old Jewish Cemetery; its history reaches back to 16th century nad some of the graves are relatively recent. This is the largest well-preserved Jewish Cemetery of Central European region!

Itinerary:

Leaving your hotel in Prague in the morning, driving through a beautifull countryside, we should reach the Trebic area in about 2 hours. First, we park the van, and then walk, mostly downhill, through the basilica of St. Procopius compound (optionally, you can také the guided tour of the basilica). Continuing to the Jewish Quarter and walking through its streets, we reach the Jewish info center. There is a chance to také an optional, 1/2 hour long, tour of the "Rear" Synagogue. Then we continue to visit the Jewish Cemetery. Follows some lunch break (if desired) and, if we have enough time left, we can drive back to Prague using a different route and possibly stop in another UNESCO registered town Telc along the way. Short stops can be done anytime for this is a private tour. You should be back at your hotel in Prague by 6:00 PM (depending on our morning departure time).

Where and When:

Meeting location: Your hotel in Prague.

End location: Your hotel in Prague or any other place of your desire within the downtown area of Prague.

Duration: 9 hours

The duration time may slightly vary; depending on trafic situation. It takes approx. 2 hours to get to Trebic area, one way.

Estimated local cash needed:

500 CZK - Admission fees to some of the facilities along the way such as:
St. Procopius Basilica, tour of "Rear" Synagogue, some refreshments, etc.

What is included:

Transportation, licensed, experienced and friendly private guide.

Details:

Tour Type: Cultural, City

Transportation Method: Late model (2016), 7 passenger, Air-Conditioned Mercedes van.

Activity Level: Light

Handicaped friendly: Yes. You have to be able to get in and out of the bus and do some limited walking.

Kid Friendly: No. Sorry, suitable for mature teenagers, only! Must be at least 4 feet tall.

Language(s): German (fluent), English (fluent)

Maximum travelers: 7

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