RUGBY TOURS TO CZECH REPUBLIC

DESTINATIONS

A rugby tour to the Czech Republic will see your group based in the country’s capital city of Prague. The Czech Republic does prove to be a popular destination with schools and clubs looking for a short-haul tour thanks to the friendly hospitality constantly shown by the Czech hosts. Rugby is developing quickly in the country in particular at the younger age groups with organised fixtures possible for U11 to U19 and senior teams.

Our rugby tour to the Czech Republic offers:

  • Friendly games v local opposition
  • Self-led training at local facility
  • Combination of social activities and tourist attractions
  • Resort
  • Accommodation
  • Excursions
  • Itinerary

The Czech Republic can be reached via one of the numerous flights from UK regional airports that arrive in Prague each day. Prague with its various school friendly accommodation options, high quality sports facilities and a wide selection of excursions and leisure activities makes it a fantastic destination for sports tours. 

Prague
Prague

Groups travelling to the Czech Republic will be based in the capital city of Prague

  • Capital and largest City of the Czech Republic
  • Part of the UNESCO World Heritage List
  • Home to a number of cultural and historical sights includign Prague Castle

Prague has excellent quality accommodation, providing a range of options from hostels to typical 3 & 4* hotels with choice of meal plans to suit individual itinerary and budget. Please find some of our example accommodation below:

Hotel Duo
Hotel Duo

HOTEL DUO - Prague

  • Onsite sports centre which includes a 12 lane bowling alley, swimming pool, sauna and gym.
  • Adaptable meal provision and group friendly
  • Opposite metro station meaning quick access to city centre.

To enhance your tour experience a number of excursions and activities can be added to your itinerary:

Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey

Watch an ice hockey game at HC Slavia Praha's O2 Arena or HC Sparta Praha's TIPSPORT Arena which are the largest and second-largest hockey arenas in the Czech Republic with a capacity of over 17,000 and 13,000 spectators.  Both teams have regularly been among of the best teams in the Czech Extraliga. The regular season typically runs from September to February with games on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday evenings. The Sparta Praha Hockey Club is one of the most successful and famous clubs in Czech ice hockey history. 

Prague Zoo
Prague Zoo

Prague Zoo is said to be one of the best in Europe and is situated on 60 hectares and currently boasts 670 species and almost 5000 individual animals. Attractions include The Indonesian jungle, where you'll even find the endangered komodo dragons, the Bird wetlands, Water world and Monkey Island or the latest Valley of the elephants and hippo pavilion. In the spring of 2014, a special pavilion for the critically endangered Chinese giant salamander was opened, the most popular, however, is the Prague gorilla family. Prague Zoo offers visitors year-round animal feedings with commentary, guided tours of the garden and other organised programs for youth groups. In select months, groups can sign up for an attractive night tour of the zoo.

City Tour
City Tour

Discover Prague on a walking tour of this beautiful city. Explore Old town, the heart of Prague, with its well preserved 13th century houses and churches. The Old Town Square is home to the famous Astronomical Clock which draws onlookers who gather to observe the skeleton ringing the bell amongst other figurines. When the bell chimes on the hour, a trumpeter sounds a fanfare from the top of the tower. Visit the Metronome monument, which is situated where the Stalin memorial statue once stood, and enjoy stunning views of the city. Petrin Hill is home to the Lookout Tower, a mini version of the Eiffel Tower, which dominates the skyline. Climb the 299 steps for fantastic views of the city. 

Boat Cruise
Boat Cruise

The Vltava River is a perfect vantage point from which to admire the beauty of Prague. You can choose from many different cruises, which can be combined with dinner, lunch or music. If you would like to organise a private cruise, this can be accommodated for and can be made to include entertainment as required.

We can offer tailor made tours to suit your specific group requirements, additional training sessions and friendly fixtures v local opposition can be arranged. Please find below an example itinerary:

 

Example Tour - Dame Allans School

 

DAY 1.

Depart regional UK airport for flight to Prague

Arrive at Prague airport where you will be met by a GB Sports Tours representative

Transfer to accommodation and explore surroundings

Training session #1 at local facility

Evening meal at accommodation

 

DAY 2.

Breakfast at accommodation

Training session #2                    

Afternoon fixtures #1 v local opposition

Evening meal at accommodation

Watch professional Ice hockey fixture

 

DAY 3.

Breakfast at accommodation

Tournament day

Evening meal at accommodation

Optional evening activity i.e. Ten pin bowling at accommodation

 

DAY 4.

Breakfast at accommodation

City walking tour with local guide

Fixtures #2 v local opposition

Meal at local restaurant in Town square

 

DAY 5.

Breakfast at accommodation

Visit to Prague Zoo

Transfer to Prague airport for flight back to UK

Arrive UK

 

Tour ends

 

Please note this is an example itinerary. Tailor made schedules can be arranged to suit specific group requirements where possible.