“If you can only visit one city in Europe right now, Prague should be it.”

- Conde Nast Traveller

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Prague & the
Czech Republic

October 6-14, 2019



Explore Prague, the City of a Thousand Spires! Imagine yourself wandering winding cobblestone streets while admiring over a thousand years of original architecture, then crossing the famous 14th-century Charles Bridge for a guided tour of the world’s largest ancient castle. This and so much more awaits you in the magical city of Prague! From exquisite palaces to quirky beer gardens, from a complex history of oppression to a proud tradition of revolution, from medieval legacies to post-modern jests — Prague’s many personalities and layers are sure to fascinate and inspire. Widely celebrated as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Prague is an experience not to be missed!

Optional Day Trips

Feel like journeying out of the city to explore the surrounding countryside, traditional villages, and historic sites? Whether headed out on a perfectly-planned day trip with one of our guides or venturing out on your own, our expert team will help you to explore with confidence!

Kutna Hora

After silver was discovered in Kutna Hora in the early 1200s, the village became a favorite to centuries of Czech kings and still bears the splendid beauty of its medieval riches. A UNESCO World Heritage site, quiet and classy Kutna Hora boasts the Gothic masterpiece Church of St. Barbara, the hauntingly unique Sedlec Ossuary, charming narrow streets, traditional Bohemian beer gardens, and a breathtaking landscape. All expenses for this guided day trip are included in your trip fee.

Cesky Krumlov

Step back in time in this 13th-century village full of old-world charm. Lining the Vltava River and preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage site, you’ll fall in love with Cesky Krumlov’s extraordinary castle, winding streets, adorable shops, cozy pubs, and joyful spirit.


National Park Bohemia Switzerland, Karlovy Vary, Pilzen, České Budějovice, and Terezin Concentration Camp Site & Memorial. Let us know your interests and we will custom design a day trip that is just right for you!



Day 1: Arrive in Prague

Day 2: Prague

Day 3: Prague

Day 4: Prague

Day 5: Day trip option

Day 6: Prague

Day 7: Day trip option

Day 8: Prague

Day 9: Departure



Why travel with Burns & Madsen?

Our guides offer you the perfect combination of impeccable customer service and vast travel knowledge. A trip to Prague with Burns & Madsen allows you to make the most of every day by exploring the best of the city, avoiding crowds, and connecting meaningfully with history, people, and culture. We strive to make your dream trip to Prague a hassle-free, joyful experience. Let us take care of the details so you can relax and enjoy.


Jason Burns & Sean Madsen

Jason Burns & Sean Madsen have been globetrotting together for the last 20 years. Their names have become synonymous with exceptional service, fine taste, & bespoke experiences as the co-owners of Aspen’s most acclaimed event production company, Burns & Madsen. Their carefully crafted events have been featured countless times in the press & on television. Endlessly curious about the world around them, they are thrilled at this opportunity to pair their expertise in impeccable service & hospitality with Shelley Read’s decades-long knowledge of Prague & her experience leading numerous tours of this spectacular region.

Prior to their foray into the world of event planning, Jason worked for many years in some of the country’s most prestigious hotels while Sean specialized in sales for several of the world’s finest couturiers, including Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, & Moncler.


Shelley ReAd

Shelley Read launched into her first international adventure fresh out of college, with little but a backpack & a passion for discovery. She returned home a year later with new knowledge of the world & a promise that travel would always be an integral part of her life. Shelley has kept that promise for the past thirty years, traveling extensively in 23 countries & igniting a love of travel in others. A writer & recently retired university professor, Shelley’s rich career is highlighted by studying abroad & leading international trips for her students. Shelley is a deep believer in immersive travel that elevates cultural understanding, human connection, curiosity, & joy.

Shelley’s vast knowledge of literature, history, art, & culture combines with her kind nature & travel expertise to deeply enhance every Burns & Madsen adventure.