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Berlin, Prague, Vienna by bus… Top 5 must-sees!

Discover the 5 places you should not miss in this Central Europe travel

Visiting Berlin, Prague and Vienna by bus is possible! You would be surprised to know how easy it is to travel around these cities in such a short time. From Premium Incoming DMC we suggest you a selection of the 5 most emblematic tourist attractions you should not miss during your next trip in Central Europe! 

First stop, Berlin

The third most visited city in the European Union recognized not only for its emblematic architecture, but also for its great history to tell, marked by the Nazi presence and its division after the Second World War. It also offers a wide range of activities, visits and excursions allowing the visitors to be part of its history and immerse in it.

Top 5 places to visit in Berlin

Brandenburg Gate

This neo-classical building was in the Soviet sector during the Division. When the Wall fell, around 100.000 people gathered for the Brandenburg Gate’s official opening.

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

Brandenburg Gate (reunification symbol of Germany) photographed from the Pariser Platz Square. Copyright of Tobi (CC License)

Pariser Platz square

The Pariser Platz is one of the city’s most attractive squares. Buildings around this historical square were only ruins after the Second War World. Only after the reunification of Germany reconstruction started.

The Berlin Wall Memorial

This historic location is the place of the Berlin Wall Memorial, where the partition of Berlin is remembered. Nowadays, the large open-air exhibition on the former border includes 4 areas with historical audio materials and pictures, a visitors’ center and an observation tower.

Berlin Wall Memorial Museum

Inside of the Berlin Wall Memorial Museum, Germany. Copyright of Adam Jones (CC License)

The Holocaust Memorial

Situated between the Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz, we find the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, an imposing place of remembrance and warning. Memorial consists of the Field of Stelae designed by the New York architect Peter Eisenman.

Museum Island

Here you’ll find many of the city’s most important museums, including the Old Museum, the New Museum, the National Gallery, and the Bode Museum. If you’re only able to see one or two museums, make sure one of them is the Pergamon.

Museum Island, Bode Museum

Museum Island, Bode Museum, designed by architect Ernst von Ihne

Second stop, Prague

Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It equals Paris in terms of beauty and its history goes back a millennium! And its beer? One of the best in the world! For the classical music enthusiasts, do not miss these recommendations.

Top 5 places to visit in Prague

The Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock

In the historic center of Prague, we find the splendid Old Town Square, one of the best places to start exploring! In just a short walk, we can enjoy beautiful highlights such as the Tyn Church and the Jewish Quarter.

Astronomical Clock, Prague

Do not miss the Old Town Hall, home of the Astronomical Clock!

Prague Castle

Once home of Bohemia’s kings, Prague Castle is today the official residence of the Czech Republic‘s President. It is the largest ancient castle in the world, and it contains examples of most of the leading architectural styles of the last millennium.

Charles Bridge

It is one of the most well-known old bridges in Europe. It is a monument is full of superstitions!

Builders laid the first stone the 9th of July at 5:31am, a precise set of numbers (135797531) believed to give additional strength to the bridge.

Charles Bridge, Prague

Sunset panoramic view over the Charles Bridge. Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral in the skyline

St. Vitus Cathedral

The Roman Catholic St. Vitus Cathedral is the Czech Republic‘s largest and most important Christian church. Do not miss the magnificent stained-glass windows depicting the Holy Trinity.

The Clementinum and the National Library

The Clementinum is one of the largest collections of historic buildings in Europe. This beautiful Baroque building hosts the National Library of the Czech Republic. It has more than six million books and it includes copies of every book published in the country.

Last stop, Vienna

This beautiful romantic city is famous for its coffee culture and cafes, classical music and concert halls, historical buildings, horse-drawn carriages, and charming streets… Vienna is history and music, poetry and culture, modernism and tradition, nostalgia and grandeur.

Top 5 places to visit in Vienna

St. Stephen’s Cathedral

It is one of the most important Gothic structures in Austria. Easter and Advent concerts are held each year in St. Stephen’s Cathedral, an incredible show not to be missed.

St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna

St. Stephen’s Cathedral is the symbol of Vienna, a must-see for every visitor

Schönbrunn Palace

This Palace is one of Europe’s most beautiful Baroque complexes and has been in the possession of the Habsburgs since 1569.

Do you remember the story of Mozart making music in the mirrored hall of Schönbrunn Palace as a six-year-old prodigy? 

Belvedere

The Belvedere is a magnificent Baroque palace. It hosts one of Austria‘s most valuable art collections, with master works made by artists like Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka.

Belvedere Palace, Vienna

Belvedere Palace, Vienna. Discover more at its official webpage

Imperial Palace – Hofburg

The Imperial Palace was originally a castle built in the thirteenth century, extended to a magnificent residence with the increasing power of the Habsburgs. Nowadays, it hosts the office of the President of Austria.

Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien (Art History Museum)

It hosts some of the major art works of Europe’s art history, such as: Raphael’s “Madonna in the Meadow,” Vermeer’s “The Allegory of Painting,” the Infanta paintings by Velazquez, masterworks by Rubens, Rembrandt, Dürer, Titian and Tintoretto.

The Art History Museum, Vienna

The Art History Museum of Vienna is home of an incredible art collection. Discover more at KHM

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Top 6 autumn festivals in Prague

Things to do in Prague in Fall

During Autumn, the beauty of Prague is unending, as its cultural agenda! The city hosts an impressive calendar of festivals and events dedicated to history, arts, fashion, music and gastronomy… The ideal opportunity to fall in love with the very essence of Czech Republic.

Prague in autumn

View of the Old Town Square of Prague during Autumn

What can we do this autumn in Prague?

Designblok in Prague

26th – 30th October 2017

The Prague International Design Festival is one of the largest design events of Czech Republic, also called Designblok. For 4 days, the best Czech design and fashion talents exhibit their creations to the public.

This event is perfect for all those visitors looking for the latest fashion trends! Original clothing, furniture and furnishing to fill your suitcase back home.

Designblok 2014 Prague

Jan Planchac & Henry Wieglas lights and molds at Open Studios during the Designblok of Prague in 2014. Copyright Designmilk via Flickr (CC License)

Dvořák Prague International Music Festival

3rd – 23rd September 2017

The Dvořák Prague International Music Festival is a must visit if you want to live Prague’s music history.

The Czech composer Antonín Dvořák was one of the most influential figures of all times. During this festival, Prague celebrates the contribution of this composer with several concerts performed in different venues across the city.

Classical music fans can not miss this event! An annual highlight with an extensive programme.

Undoubtedly, Prague is a city with an immense music culture. You can be delighted by its music in every single corner. We show you here a selection of places for your upcoming visit to “The City of Music”.

The Rudolfinum Prague

The Rudolfinum is one of the music auditoriums where the Dvořák Prague International Music Festival is held. Copyright Jorge Lascar via Flickr (CC License)

Festival Prague Crossroads

2nd – 8th October 2017

In 2016, the zero edition of the Festival Prague Crossroads took place with the objective to mark what would have been the 80th birthday of former Czech president and playwright Václav Havel.

This 2017, the festival continues in the same direction. A cultural event with a rescindable program here available that follows the activist legacy of Václav Havel of reflecting the reality of our current situation. Theater lovers will enjoy dramatic themes that move today’s Europe.

Dancing House Prague

Dancing House Prague building built in 1997 by Frank Gehry and V. Milunic. Copyright Carl Mikoy via Flickr (CC License)

Signal Festival in Prague

12th – 15th October 2017

The SIGNAL Festival is considered the largest cultural event in the Czech Republic. This exciting event integrates light, art and urban space across extraordinary Prague venues, such as the Dancing House, the Old Town Square, the Church of St. Ludmila, Charles Bridge, Museum Kampa, Petřín Lookout Tower or the Metronome, Střelecký Island, Klementinum and Náměstí Míru Square.

Four evenings full of visual arts and technologies to transform the public space of Prague into a gleaming gallery at night.

Rezonator Jan-hladil. Photocredit Jan Tichy

Installation Rezonator by Jan Hladil on SIGNAL Festival Prague. Copyright Jan Tichy

Unique Fashion Week in Prague

2017 program in progress

Unique Fashion Week (UFW) in Prague has been one of the most successful events of fashion in Central Europe. The show highlights the latest fashion trends! Both local designers and international brands showcase their newest collections.

This 2017 visitors will find brands such as Bulgari, Dolce & Gabbana, Emilio Pucci, French Connection, Christian Louboutin, La Perla, Swarovski, Barbora Kubickova, Denisa Dovalova, Jana Jurcenko or Karolina Otevrelova.

Unique Fashion Week Prague 2016

Karen Milen collection at the Unique Fashion Week in Prague, 2016. Copyright Unique Fashion Week via Official Facebook

Whisky Life! Prague

3rd 4th November 2017

The Whisky Life! Prague festival offers a unique experience for all its visitors.

“Over 150 different whiskies to choose from. Masterclasses, where whisky experts will guide you through a tasting of their handpicked whiskies. Live music, bag pipes, kilts, cigars, food… Boredom will not be an option here!”

An advanced reservation is needed to attend all the masterclasses, even if they are free of charge.

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Gems of Central Europe

These three beautiful cities Prague, Vienna and Budapest have a special charm. If you look for history or to simple to enjoy great views and appreciate art and architecture all in one, these Gems are a must see in your next trip to Central Europe.

A cruise along the Vlatva

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Prague: city of music

Prague

Prague is well known as the most beautiful city in the world

Not only because its unique architectural style surrounded by tunnels, Bohemian lamps, old bridges, beautiful squares and historical buildings, but also by its musical tradition.

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Music festivals in europe, summer 2015

Music festivals in europe

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If you are a music lover who enjoys outdoor or great venue concerts, Europe becomes a great destination to enjoy this summer and delight with a wide range of Festivals.

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Victor Blanco in Madrileños in the World

Our colleague Victor Blanco, Manager of our office in Prague, paticipated in the TV show Madrileños in the world, having the opportunity to show us the beautiful city of Prague and many of the things we offer to our customers.

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Prague a dreamlike city

Charles Bridge in Winter

Charles Bridge in Winter

Prague is a dreamlike city, with bohemian charm and a marked medieval atmosphere. The capital of Czech Republic is a city of contrast, where you can enjoy all type of lifestyle, traditional or modern. Romantic and cosmopolitan, Prague has many places which make it one of the most beautiful cities of Europe.

The first stop that you should do is go for a walk along its cobblestone streets, to get to de Old Town Hall and see the famous Astronomical Clock, one of the best known symbols of the city. Continue reading

A super event for a leading Cosmetics Company

17nov-noche_0027-2926611269-OA multinational Cosmetics Corporation chose Premium Incoming to organize their annual corporate event in Prague including an exclusive Gala Dinner and several showrooms sessions.  Perfect preparation, professional efforts and team creativity have contributed to make it magical and unforgettable.

The execution and atmosphere was surrounded by the characteristic glamour of the Beauty Company and the result was “The Event of the Year” for the 500 attendees. Continue reading

Festival of Lights in Berlin and Prague

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During the month of October the cities of Berlin and Prague will celebrate the Festival of Lights, a unique opportunity to see the main landmarks of the city illuminated by multicolored lights projections, created exclusively for this special event.

National and foreign artists will bring together in these cities to show their latest work, using as a canvas the historic streets of these two cities. Continue reading

Enjoy the new PentaHotel Prague from September

Hotel Praga

The opening in Prague of a new property of the  Pentahotels chain took place at the beginning of this month. Following the line established by this prestigious chain, in which the modernist design and the casual atmosphere are house brands, their new hotel in Prague features 227 rooms designed by Matteo Thun and 6 conference rooms well equipped and ready for all the MICE events you wish to organize.

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