Prague Design and Technology

4 days/3 nights

From only £282pp

Overview

4 days/3 nights From only £282pp

Compare the cutting edge technology used by Skoda, and the TPCA (Toyota, Peugeot, Citroen Automobile) Group in the manufacturing processes at their state-of-the-art car plants. Students will learn about the companies’ history and see production at first-hand.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Accommodation on a half board basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Flight to Prague. Arrive Prague. Transfer to your accommodation. Afternoon tour of the old town

  • Day 2

    Full day visit to Skoda and a Bohemian crystal factory. Free time in the evening

  • Day 3

    Morning visit to Barrandov Film Studios followed by tour of the 'New Presence' magazine publisher

  • Day 4

    Free time. Return to UK

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Occupying 67,000 square metres, the multi-purpose Tesco distribution centre supplies the majority of Tesco stores in western Czech Republic. It is the largest grocery warehouse in the country and a peek into the internal operations of such an establishment is eye-opening to say the least.
  • Tramcars have characterised the city of Prague for the last century and the Museum holds numerous examples of past tramcars, showing how modern technology has adapted and modernised this useful mode of transport.
  • Bohemian Glassworks is located in the region of Lusatia, an ancient glassworks area rich in large beechwoods and old castles, where substantial part of famous Czech glass products was being made for centuries from the medieval times. The vilage of Skalice itself founded in early medieval times has been for centuries one of the centers of Czech glassmaking and from here also comes some of its very best pieces.
  • Radio Prague is the official international broadcasting station of the Czech Republic. Radio Prague broadcasts in six languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Czech and Russian. It broadcasts programmes about the Czech Republic on shortwave, satellite and on the Internet.
  • Prague Castle is the biggest castle in the world and its fascinating history dates back to the 9th Century. It is home to numerous iconic buildings such as St.Vitus Cathedral, St.George’s Basilica and many more stunning pieces of architecture – certainly not one to miss!
  • Discover Prague from a completely different perspective by following in the footsteps of Franz Kafka. Learn about the life and work of Kafta as well as that of other extremely influential authors of the 20th Century.