Visit the oldest royal town in the Czech Republic by private car and guide
You will be picked up by your guide at the hotel and after 50 minutes you will reach the city Olomouc. Our guide will show you all the important places of the city and learn about its long rich histories. Olomouc the old capital of Moravia and as such has the largest historic preservation zone outside Prague. There are twelve churches in the centre alone and St Wenceslas cathedral has been Moravia’s most important for 900 years. The largest pipe organ in central Europe is in St Moritz church and at St Michael’s you can go below ground to see the fresh water spring on which the city was founded. There’s also a chapel with a preserved torture chamber in its dungeons, and the UNESCO world heritage listed Holy Trinity Column on the main square is so large that there’s a chapel inside it too.Other highlights are the renaissance town hall that dominates the centre of the main square, the astronomical clock, which is one of only two in the entire country and the series of fountains dotted around the old town. Apart from the outstanding individual buildings the cobbled lanes, squares and courtyards of Olomouc are wonderful to explore.On the way back you will visit the Minor Basilica of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary with and Archbishop's Palace.