Social Program

Welcome Party in Gallery of National Technical Library
Wednesday, June 11, 2014, beginning at 18:30
Fee – included in registration fee

Gala dinner in Břevnov Monastery with the medieval brewing demonstration
Thursday, June 12, 2014, beginning at 19:30 in Břevnov Monastery, shuttle bus is leaving from the main entrance of National Technical Library at 19:00
Fee €50

The shuttle bus will drive you from the main entrance of National Technical Library to Břevnov Monastery. On the way back you can take tram No. 22 or 25 (stop Břevnovský klášter) to Dejvická (terminal station of metro A). The journey takes approximately 15 minutes (4 km).


Guided Prague sightseeing
Friday, June 13, 2014, shuttle bus is leaving from the main entrance of National Technical Library at 18:00
Fee €20

This sightseeing tour will familiarise you with the main sights of Prague. A bus leaving from the main entrance of National Technical library at 18:00 will drive you to the Prague castle. Prague castle started being built in the 9th century and used to be the seat of Czech Kings. At present, there is located the main office of Czech president. Visitors of Prague castle can also admire three courtyards and famous St. Vitus cathedral. The tour will continue through the Lesser town with many beautiful palaces and gardens up to the Charles Bridge, the oldest and most beautiful of Prague´s bridges. Afterwards we continue to the Old Town crossing the Charles Bridge. The sightseeing will be finished in the Old-town squarewith world-famous Old-town hall with Astronomical clock approximately at 20:30.


Excursion to Budějovický Budvar with Český Krumlov sightseeing
Saturday, June 14, 2014, bus is leaving from the main entrance of  National Technical Library at 8:30
Fee €50

Bus leaving from the National Technical Library at 8:30 will drive you to the South of Bohemia. The first stop is in České Budějovice where you can enjoy the excursion to Budweiser Budvar Brewery. You will see the brewing process and taste the Budweiser Budvar pale lager right in the lager cellar, then you can enjoy a lunch in Budvar Beerhouse. The trip then continues to Český Krumlov, a town located in the South of Bohemia. In 1992 the historical core and Krumlov castle were entered into the UNESCO list of World cultural and natural heritage. The central part of Krumlov is located on both embankments of the meandering Vltava river. The guided-tour will walk you through medieval streets with old decorated renaissance houses; from the vantage point you can enjoy a panoramic view of Krumlov castle. Then you cross the river to reach the second largest castle in the country. You will visit castle courtyards, the baroque theatre and if you are lucky you can catch sight of bears, kept in the castle moat. You will arrive back to Prague in the late afternoon.