March 17: Catch a FREE Boat Ride on Prague’s Vltava River!

Vltava Day is a young tradition in Prague. This year at its fifth anniversary, the celebration is an occasion for tourists and locals alike to explore the Old Town from the river, as boat rides will be free.

Sunday, March 17, local residents and tourists alike will have the chance to enjoy a free boat ride on the Vltava River in Prague. Boats leave from Dock Na Františku, Prague’s redeveloped waterfront along the Dvořák Embankment (Dvořákovo nábřeží). The official schedule of the rides features six different boat tours from six locations:

  • Slapy – Dock Na Františku – platform no. 11, departure: 9, 10, 11 a.m. (duration of the cruise: 45 minutes)
  • Classic River – Dock Na Františku – platform no. 17, departure: 10, 11 a.m.; 1, 2 p.m. (duration of the cruise: 45 minutes)
  • Czech Boat – Dock Na Františku – platform no. 16, departure: 9.30, 10.30, 11.30 a.m., 12.30, 1.30 p.m. (duration of the cruise: 45 minutes)
  • Saloon Speedship Nepomuk – Dock Four Seasons – Platnéřská 191/2, departure: 10, 11, a.m.12.00, 1, 2 p.m. (duration of the cruise: 45 minutes)
  • Fidelio – Dock Výtoň – Platnéřská 191/4, departure: 10 a.m. (duration of the cruise: 120 minutes)– Dock Four Seasons – Platnéřská 191/4, departure: 12.30, 1.30 p.m. (duration of the cruise: 45 minutes)– Dock Four Seasons departure: 2.30 p.m. (duration of the cruise: 120 minutes), reservation: 727 957 602
  • Maria – Dock Na Františku, Platform no. 16, departure: 10 a.m., 2 p.m. (duration of the cruise: 45 minutes)

You can also borrow water prams from Slovanka Boat Rental to mark the day on your own. The offer is only available from 10:00 until 15:00 on Vltava Day. Boat rentals are available from Club Lávka Boat Rental.

Accompanying events include free rowboat rentals, free entry to the Charles Bridge Museum, Open Day at the Slavia Rowing Club, and much more.

More information here 

Author: red

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