If you want to take a boat ride on the Vltava and prefer a more traditional fleet, have a look at the offer of Prague Venice. This company specializes in replica boats that feature interiors from the 19th century. You can choose from three different types of boats including their crown and jewel, the Saloon Speedship Nepomuk, medium size boats and smaller boats for just a few people. The Saloon Speedship Nepomuk is a gorgeous large vessel that sails down the Vltava River to the picturesque town of Mělník. On the Saloon Speedship Nepomuk, named after St. John of Nepomuk you can find a large and comfortable saloon where delicacies are served – just imagine sampling delectable treats all the while going past lovely old chateaux on the way to Mělník. The Saloon Speedship Nepomuk is equipped with a diesel engine lit by fuses, which gives it quite a lot of speed. The medium size boats offered by Prague Venice are 10 meters long and 3 meters wide, enabling quite a few passengers to enjoy them at once. The boats have flat bottoms with enables them to sail wherever. The smallest boat is 6.5 meters long and 2 meters wide and can seat 11 passengers. It was built to imitate a Vltava boat from olden times called “naked man”. Quite possibly one of the most interesting facts about the boats offered at Prague Venice are that they face no obstacles in the river, which makes it possible for visitors to see Devil’s Canal that separates Kampa Island from the mainland and the last arch remaining from the Judith Bridge, the predecessor of Charles Bridge, a truly unique spot in Prague. On the boat tours you can enjoy light refreshements free of charge and interesting educational information from staff members in English, German, French, Russian, Italian and Spanish.
Address: Platnéřská 4, Praha 1, +420 776 776 779, www.prazskebenatky.cz
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