Prague & The Czech Republic photo tour

Embark on a 10-day photography tour through the Czech Republic, featuring visits to five UNESCO Heritage sites. Capture the historic allure of Prague, the gothic grandeur of St. Vitus Cathedral, and the charming streets of Český Krumlov. Witness breathtaking sunrises and explore vineyard-laden hills in South Moravia. This journey promises a blend of architectural wonders and picturesque landscapes, creating an unforgettable photographic adventure.

Czech Republic Photo Tour

Prague & the Czech Republic Photo Tour Details

Dates

May 8-18, 2025

price

4 995 EUR

group size

3-4

Fitness level

Easy

Photography level

Beginner to pro

Tour Type

Classic

Czech Republic Photo Tour Overview

Embark on a photographer’s dream journey through the Czech Republic, a tour meticulously crafted to capture the essence of its rich culture and heritage. Over ten days, immerse yourself in various photographic genres, from architectural marvels to the natural splendor of landscapes.

Start your adventure in the heart of Prague, one of the most beautiful and unspoiled cities in Europe, capturing the ethereal beauty of sunrise over the Charles Bridge and the timeless elegance of the Old Town Square. Marvel at the gothic intricacies of St. Vitus Cathedral and the Astronomical Clock, where history is etched in every detail. This tour isn’t just about capturing sights; it’s about photographing the soul of Czech history.

As the journey unfolds, we’ll explore the UNESCO-listed wonders of Český Krumlov and Telč, where Renaissance architecture provides a backdrop for stunning street and architectural photography. In Třebíč, the St. Procopius Basilica stands as a testament to artistic and religious heritage, offering unique photographic opportunities.

Moving to the serene landscapes of South Moravia, sometimes referred to as Moravian Tuscany, the tour embraces nature and rural photography, with scenes of vineyard-laden hills and the iconic ‘Wave’ viewpoint. These locations are carefully selected for their visual appeal and cultural significance, allowing photographers to focus on capturing picturesque landscapes with their lenses.

The tour is tailored for photographers, ensuring ample time for guided shoots and personal exploration. Experience intimate photo shoots, like a private session in the glasswork workshop, Strahov Library, or Municipal House, and capture the 270-year-old candle-lit ambiance of a traditional wine cellar.

Every day on the Czechia photo tour brings a balance of iconic sights, hidden gems, and photo opportunities, from the grandeur of chateaus to the quaint charm of cobblestone streets and rural windmills. Culminating in Prague with a particular focus on its Jewish Quarter and the poetic landscape of the Vrtba Garden, this tour promises a comprehensive photographic exploration of the Czech Republic’s diverse cultural tapestry.

Join us on an unforgettable photography journey and bring home great images you’ll be proud of!

Czech Republic Photo Tour Highlights

On the Czech Republic photo tour, we will regularly take advantage of soft light and shoot at sunrise and sunset. In addition to that, we have an interesting photographic program in place for the mid-day. You will also have the opportunity to learn how to make your images pop during our post-processing sessions.

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Why Choose Our Czech Republic Photo Tour?

Relax and enjoy hassle-free travel

Private access to shooting locations

Learn editing your images like a pro

Stay comfortable in 4-star hotels

Very small group

Improve your skills

Czech Republic Photo Tour Price

What's Included

What's Excluded

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel:

An additional cancellation fee of 150 EUR applies to cover the payment fees and our service fee.

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Czech Republic Photo Tour Itinerary

Below, you find the carefully designed day-by-day itinerary. The plan can be adjusted to accommodate the group’s pace and weather conditions.

On May 8, begin your Czech photographic adventure with a smooth airport transfer to your hotel, conveniently located steps away from the iconic Charles Bridge in Prague, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Settle into the heart of Czech culture and history, preparing for the days of exploration ahead.

Your evening starts with a welcome dinner, an ideal opportunity to mingle with fellow photography enthusiasts, discuss the upcoming itinerary, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of the magical city of Prague. This relaxed evening sets the tone for your journey through the rich tapestry of Czech heritage and picturesque landscapes.

Rise early for a mesmerizing sunrise shoot at the famous Charles Bridge, capturing the first light over the Vltava River against Prague’s historic skyline. After breakfast, explore the Old Town, photographing the architectural wonders of the Old Town Square and the Old Town Bridge Tower.

Enjoy a traditional Czech lunch at a restaurant in the heart of Prague, followed by an afternoon filled with photographic marvels, including the Astronomical Clock and panoramic views from the Old Town Hall Tower.

Your day culminates with a sunset and blue hour session at Charles Bridge, capturing Prague’s transformation under the evening sky.

Greet another day in Prague with sunrise photography at Charles Bridge, capturing the city awakening in golden light.

After breakfast and rest, we’ll follow with the grand Prague Castle area, featuring the magnificent St. Vitus Cathedral and its interior, a perfect subject for architectural photography. We will also practice the intentional camera movement (ICM) technique. You’ll have the rest of the morning free to explore other parts of the Prague Castle complex on your own.

After that, enjoy a private shoot in the Strahov Monastery with its stunning Baroque library halls. This is an unparalleled experience for any photographer.

Savor lunch at a historic restaurant near Strahov Monastery and then enjoy a free afternoon that you can use for resting or exploring the city on your own.

The day ends with a sunset shoot from Letna Park, offering stunning views of Prague’s skyline and many bridges. You’ll quickly understand why Prague is called “the city of a hundred spires” and why millions of tourists visit the city every year.

Begin your day leisurely with no scheduled sunrise shoot. After breakfast, depart for Hluboká, capturing the elegance of Hluboká Chateau. Renowned as one of the most beautiful chateaus in the Czech Republic, this romantic castle boasts striking neo-Gothic architecture, providing a picturesque setting for photography.

Continue to the gem of South Bohemia – Cesky Krumlov, another UNESCO World Heritage site known for its beautifully preserved medieval architecture. After hotel check-in right in the heart of the historic center, seize the opportunity to photograph Český Krumlov’s enchanting streets and castle during the golden and blue hours, showcasing the town’s fairytale-like ambiance.

Awake before dawn to capture Český Krumlov’s surreal beauty at sunrise, where the soft morning light bathes the cobblestone streets and facades of medieval houses in a golden glow, creating a dreamlike atmosphere.

After this enchanting start and hearty breakfast, depart for South Moravia. En route, visit Třebíč to pay a visit and photograph the UNESCO-listed St. Procopius Basilica, a gem of Romanesque-Gothic architecture with its remarkable frescoes and intricate stonework, offering a unique blend of art and history for your lens.

Post-lunch, continue the drive to the picturesque landscapes full of lines in South Moravia. We check in at a cozy family-run accommodation in the region’s heart so you can taste rural life in the Moravian countryside. 

At sunset, you will shoot at ‘The Wave,’ a location that presents the rolling hills in their full, breathtaking splendor. You’ll seek interesting compositions with your telephoto lens.

Embrace the early morning light with a sunrise shoot at a charming chapel surrounded by colorful, wavy green fields, capturing the tranquil beauty of the region as the day begins.

After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Mikulov, where a short hike to Svatý kopeček unveils panoramic vistas perfect for landscape photography.

Enjoy lunch in the historic town of Lednice, then proceed to the Lednice Chateau, part of the UNESCO-listed Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape. This fairy-tale castle, surrounded by lush gardens and serene ponds, presents a stunning example of neo-Gothic architecture. The abundance of birds in the park will also provide wildlife photography opportunities.

The day’s photographic journey ends with a sunset session at the Kunkovice windmill, an idyllic rural setting that captures the timeless essence of the Czech countryside.

Begin Day 7 with a sunrise shoot amidst the picturesque landscapes of South Moravia, capturing the delicate beauty of a cherry tree orchard as the first light of the day paints the scene in warm hues. This serene morning offers a peaceful moment to appreciate the region’s natural splendor.

After breakfast, the day continues with a blend of relaxation and post-processing time, allowing you to refine your captures.

After lunch, we can discuss the photography business, and run a feedback session. There will be time to edit your images or rest in a garden with a glass of refreshing frizzante.

Depending on the group’s preference, the day may also include an optional afternoon shoot in another photogenic location in Moravia.

As the evening unfolds, delve into the atmospheric charm of a 270-year-old candle-lit wine cellar, a perfect setting for capturing evocative and moody shots. You also get to do another wine tasting of award-winning wines with a local professional sommelier.

Day 8 begins leisurely without a sunrise shoot, allowing for a relaxed breakfast. You can photograph the traditional hobbit-like wine cellars, capturing their rustic charm and historical significance.

Next, embark on a journey from the lovely region of South Moravia to Telč, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the medieval town of Telč, you can photograph the picturesque town square lined with traditional houses with attractive gables and the reflective pond with Telč Castle in the background, a perfect example of Renaissance architecture and scenic beauty.

After lunch in Telč, drive to the Vltava River Bend viewpoint Máj. It’s arguably the prettiest Bohemian viewpoint of the Vltava River. Here, you’ll be greeted with stunning views of the surrounding landscape, ideal for capturing the sunset in its full glory.

The day concludes with a return drive to Prague, preparing for the final leg of your photographic adventure in this enchanting city.

The day begins with a journey to a small town near Prague, where you’ll visit a renowned glasswork workshop. Capture the intricate art of glassblowing and the vibrant colors of the glass pieces, offering a unique glimpse into this traditional Czech craft. I prepared an unforgettable experience for you there, so be ready for a surprise.

Then, head to the elegant UNESCO-listed spa town of Karlovy Vary, known for its ornate colonnades and thermal springs. Spend the afternoon, sunset, and blue hour photographing the grandeur of this historic town, which has splendid architecture and natural hot springs.

The day’s journey concludes with a drive back to Prague, offering time to reflect on the rich cultural experiences captured through your lens.

After breakfast, explore the Spanish Synagogue, renowned for its stunning Moorish interior and beautifully detailed decor. It offers a remarkable opportunity for capturing the interplay of light and intricate design elements. Then, you can explore the rest of the Jewish Quarter at your own pace.

In the early afternoon, we’ll embark on a private photo tour of the Municipal House with its visually striking Smetana Hall, a prime example of Art Nouveau architecture.

Later, visit the serene Vrtba Garden in Malá Strana, capturing its Baroque landscaping and city views.

The day concludes with a sunset and blue hour shoot at the Dancing House. This striking building, designed by Frank Gehry, is known for its deconstructivist, post-modern architecture. Its unique, fluid design mimics a dancing couple, providing a dynamic and modern contrast to Prague’s historical backdrop.

The tour concludes with a farewell dinner, a fitting end to your journey through Prague’s diverse architectural landscape.

Your photographic journey through the Czech Republic concludes on Day 11, May 18. After a final breakfast at your hotel, enjoy some leisure time to reflect on the incredible experiences and images you’ve captured.

Check out from your hotel by 10:00 am and take a moment to bid farewell to the city that has been your canvas for the past ten days. We’ll arrange a smooth airport transfer to ensure a hassle-free journey back to the airport, allowing you to relax and reminisce about the unforgettable moments and stunning sights you’ve encountered in the center of Europe.

As you depart, carry with you not just photographs but memories and stories that will continue to inspire long after this journey ends.

Please note the itinerary is subject to change. We will do our best, so you have an enjoyable experience and can get the best pictures possible, even if it means changing the plan.

Post-processing Sessions in Adobe Lightroom

We will also run post-processing sessions in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC to provide another benefit from this photo tour. We will work on your images from the tour and unlock their full potential.

Jan will take you on a journey from unattractive and flat photos to vibrant, appealing, professional-looking pictures that will sell well.

In a short time, you’ll understand why editing your photos is important and how to do it efficiently.

For post-processing sessions, we’ll use the time for rest and do it in small groups of two participants.

Upon request, we can also discuss various topics such as the photography business, digital asset management, backup workflow, the basics of Photoshop, or anything else that interests you.

Essential Information

Prague & the Czech Republic Photo Tour Leader

Jan Miřacký

Jan is an award-winning landscape and travel photographer born and raised in Prague. Jan has run photography tours in Prague with his Johnny’s Prague Photo Tours for nine years, acclaimed with several international tourism awards, e.g., Photography Tour Operator of the Year, Best Photography Tour Services in Prague, Tour Company of the Year, and others. His work has resulted in 250+ five-star reviews on Tripadvisor over the last decade. You’ll be in good hands. On multi-day tours with Jan, you’ll benefit from learning to understand composition and exposure, learning new photographic techniques, and embracing the mindset of a travel photographer.

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Final Notes

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, non-photographers are also welcome, and Jan designed the tour for their enjoyment. The tour price for non-photographers is the same as for photographers.

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