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We regularly organize press trips for journalists; provide story themes and further necessary support. Even if we are trying to maximally satisfy journalists´ needs, the capacity of press trips is limited. If you decide to enrol for our press trip we kindly ask you to specify the newspaper or magazine you are representing, its target group and a scope of the text you are planning to write after your visit.

For the forthcoming months, we are planning the following press trips:

Industrial architecture in Pilsen, Industry Open Festival and beer (14 – 16 June 2019 (Fri – Sun))

Enrolment deadline:  May 31, 2019
Beginning of the tour: at 3:30 p.m. June 14, 2019
Departure: approximately at 3 p.m.  June11, 2019


During the Industry Open Festival you can visit industrial facilities which are not regularly open to public. Focus on industrial architecture and of course Pilsner Urquell brewery. The city of Pilsen has a long industrial tradition. This year we commemorate 150 years of Škoda Company and 120 year of public transportation company.

Preliminary programme:

  • Guided tour of the historic city centre (Republic Square, Great Synagogue, park circle, St. Bartholomew Cathedral, Adolf Loos Interiors, Moving station – cultural centre located in a former train station)
  • Beer-tasting in the microbrewery Beer factory
  • Techmania Science Centre and 3D planetarium
  • Visit of industrial premises (Škoda Transportation, new depot of public transportation company, etc.).
  • Depo 2015 – cultural centre located in the former depot for buses
  • Papirna – cultural centre located in the former paper mill
  • Purkmistr microbrewery, visit of beer spa
  • Pilsen Urquell brewery – visit and beer-tasting 
  • Pilsen Historical Underground and Brewery Museum

Pilsen Region – Golden Trail and nature in the Pilsen region (27 – 30 June (Thu – Sun))

Enrolment deadline:  June 15, 2019
Beginning of the tour: at 3:30 p.m. June 27, 2019
Departure: approximately at 3 p.m.  June30, 2019

Preliminary programme:

  • Guided tour of the historic city centre (Great Synagogue, St. Bartholomew Cathedral, garden circle, Republic Square, Adolf Loos Interiors, etc.).
  • Tachov – former riding school in Světce a Tachov castle
  • Microbrewery Chodova Plana – tour of the brewery
  • Český les (Czech Forest) – programme in the nature protected area
  • Beautiful nature of Šumava National Park (Kdyne, Korab view tower or Hartmanice, Dobra voda)
  • Visit of the Pilsner Urquell brewery with beer-tasting in beer cellars

Pilsen region gastronomy and folklore Chodsko folklore festival (8 – 11 August (Thu – Sun))

Enrolment deadline:  July 20, 2019
Beginning of the tour: at 3:30 p.m. August 8, 2019
Departure: approximately at 3 p.m.  August  11, 2019

Preliminary programme:

  • Guided tour of the historic city centre (Great Synagogue, St. Bartholomew Cathedral, garden circle, Republic Square, Adolf Loos Interiors, etc.).
  • Microbrewery Beer factory  
  • Švihov Castle and Klatovy town (visit of the city centre, baroque pharmacy, catacombs)
  • Koloveč – visit of the handcraft museum
  • Domažlice - Chodsko Folklore Festival
  • Museum of Chodsko.
  • Visit of Mrákov village – authentic village atmosphere of the festival.
  • Vvisit of the Horšovský Týn castle
  • Purkmistr – beer spa

Microbreweries, Festival Sun In The Glass and a little bit of Puppets (20 – 22 September 2019 (Fri – Sun))

Enrolment deadline:  August 31, 2019
Beginning of the tour: at 3:30 p.m. September 20, 2019
Departure: approximately at 3 p.m.  September 22, 2019

Two days festival of microbreweries from whole Czech Republic and other countries Sun in the Glass www.slunceveskle.cz In the microbrewery Purkmistr in the area of Pilsen - Černice.

Preliminary programme:

  • Visit of the puppet theatre (puppet working space, interview with the puppet masters, backstage) and eveving puppet performance
  • Alternatively Pilsen Underground and dinner in the microbrewery Kalikovar
  • Guided tour of the historic city centre (Great Synagogue, St. Bartholomew Cathedral, garden circle, Republic Square, Adolf Loos Interiors, etc.)
  • Guided visit of the Puppet Museum
  • Festival Sun in the Glass (beer-tasting of various microbreweries, beer programme, visit of the beer spa Purkmistr, interview)
  • Visit of the Pilsner Urquell Brewery with beer-tasting in the cellars. Brewery museum

Pilsner fest and beer tour in the Pilsen Region (3 – 6 October 2019 (Thu – Sun))

Enrolment deadline:  September 15, 2019
Beginning of the tour: at 3:30 p.m. October 3, 2019
Departure: approximately at 3 p.m.  October 6, 2019

Pilsner Fest – the grand traditional festival offering the freshest Pilsner Urquell beer, concerts of the best Czech bands and an abundant accompanying programme. www.pilsnerfest.cz

Preliminary programme:

  • Guided tour of the historic city centre (Great Synagogue, St. Bartholomew Cathedral, garden circle, Republic Square, Adolf Loos Interiors, etc.) 
  • Breakfast. Nebílovy chateau – visit of the small chateau and Kozel chateau – walk in the gardens
  • Purkmistr microbrewery – beer spa
  • Bohemia Sekt – visit of the production facilities of Czech sparkling wine, wine tasting. 
  • Plasy – visit of the monastery and lunch in microbrewery Knížecí minipivovar in Plasy
  • Pilsner fest individually (different music bands, mass beer toast, food tasting)
  • Visit of the Pilsner Urquell

 

Pilsen - TOURISM organizes regularly press trips for journalist from all over the world.