Velká Pardubická

09 October 2022

Overview


The Velká Pardubická is a famous cross-country steeplechase run in Pardubice, Czech Republic. The race was first run in 1874 and it takes place annually on the second Sunday in October. It is run over a distance of 6.9km (4.28 Miles) and has 31 obstacles, usually taking around 9-10 minutes for the horses to finish the course.

The racecourse is located approximately 1.5 hours from Prague so is easily accessible for a day trip whilst spending a few days in Czech Republic's Capital City! There are four qualifying races during the season all leading up to this main event in October.

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Sunday 9th October 2022

Ticket & Hotel Packages

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Grand Hotel Bohemia Experience

Sat 08 Oct 2022 - Mon 10 Oct 2022

  • Choose between: General Admission / Grandstand Seats / Hospitality
  • Grand Hotel Bohemia 5*

    Two nights bed & breakfast accommodation

  • Also Includes:
    - Return Flights from the UK
    - Airport Transfers
    - Racecourse Transfers

    Why stay here...
    - Situated in Prague's Old Town
    - Walking distance to the city's main attractions
    - On-site restaurant serving local cuisine

£399.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


The Grand Hotel Bohemia is located in the heart of Prague's Old Town, just a few minutes walk from the main sights of this beautiful city. Nestled down a quiet cobbled street it is the perfect escape from Prague's main attractions and allows guests to relax after a day exploring the city.

This experience offers return flights from the UK, airport transfers, two nights accommodation with breakfast each morning, race tickets & transfers to Pardubice on Sunday.

Experience includes


  • Return direct flights from the UK to Prague
  • Return airport transfers
  • Two nights accommodation at the Grand Hotel Bohemia 5*
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Return transfers to Pardubice Racecourse
  • Ticket to the Velká Pardubická

Itinerary


Saturday 8th October 2022
- Depart on a direct flight from the UK to Prague.
- Upon arrival into Prague Airport you will be met in the arrivals hall by your driver and transferred directly to your hotel.
- You will then have the remainder of the afternoon and evening at leisure to explore Prague.
- Option to add a trip to a Traditional Folklore Dinner.

Sunday 9th October 2022
- Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
- After breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transferred to Pardubice Racecourse.
- Enjoy a full days racing culminating in the 130th running of the Velká Pardubická.
- Following the conclusion of the racing you will be transferred back to your hotel.
- Upon return to Prague you will have the remainder of the evening at leisure.

Monday 10th October 2022
- Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
- Have the day at leisure to explore more of Prague before being collected from your hotel and returned to Prague Airport ready to catch your flight back to the UK.

Tickets upgrades


This experience is inclusive of a General Admission tickets to the Velka Pardubicka but upgrades are available as below.

General Admission
Offers entrance to the racecourse - access to the Parade Ring and the lawns in front of the grandstands.
Included in all packages

Grandstand Seats
Offers same access as General Admission but in addition you receive a designated seat in the grandstand.
£85.00 per person supplement

Hospitality
Access to a private hospitality facility located in one of the grandstands at the racecourse (in 2019 this was located on the 4th floor).
Package includes food and drink throughout the day (including alcoholic beverages).
£150.00 per person supplement

Hotel information


This hotel has 79 luxurious air-conditioned rooms over 8 floors along with its own Restaurant.

Chef Pavel Jirků and his team of professionals prepare specialities based on traditional recipes from the Central European region on a daily basis. Modern cooking methods, the freshest of ingredients and stylish presentation promise a unique gourmet experience.

The hotel is ideally located in Prague's Old Town, just a 5 minute walk from the main square.

Extend your Stay
Additional night(s) are available from £70 per person per night.

Single Occupancy
This experience is available based on single occupancy for £549 per person.

Room Upgrades
Upgrade your bedroom to one of the following room categories:
Deluxe: £25 per person
Executive: £50 per person
Junior Suite: £85 per person
Suite: £115 per person

Flights


Return flights to Prague are included within this experience. Once flight schedules for October 2022 are released we will contact you to discuss the most convenient timings for your chosen departure airport.

Flights are inclusive of cabin baggage only. Additional hold luggage can be added for a supplement.

Please note, flights from some airports may incur a supplement.

Payment information


All of our experiences are available to be booked with just a £100 per person deposit!

You can make regular payments towards your balance at any stage but we request that a further £100 per person is paid 2 months after your date of booking and the final balance by 31st July 2022.

Payment Schedule
Upon Booking: £100 per person deposit
2 months after date of booking: £100 per person
31st July 2022: Final balance

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Hilton Old Town Prague 5* Experience

Sat 08 Oct 2022 - Mon 10 Oct 2022

  • Choose between: General Admission / Grandstand Seats / Hospitality
  • Hilton Prague Old Town 5*

    Two nights bed & breakfast accommodation

  • Also Includes:
    - Return Flights from the UK
    - Airport Transfers
    - Racecourse Transfers

    Why stay here...
    - Located in the heart of Prague's Old Town
    - Walking distance to the city's main attractions
    - Indoor swimming pool & spa

£449.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Located in the centre of Prague's most desirable attractions including Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square and Charles Bridge, the Hilton Prague Old Town offers high quality 5* accommodation inspired by Prague's history.

This 5* experience offers return flights from the UK, airport transfers, two nights accommodation with breakfast each morning, race ticket & transfers to Pardubice on Sunday.

Experience includes


  • Return direct flights from the UK to Prague
  • Return airport transfers
  • Two nights accommodation at the Hilton Prague Old Town 5*
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Return transfers to Pardubice Racecourse
  • Ticket to the Velká Pardubická

Itinerary


Saturday 8th October 2022
- Depart on a direct flight from the UK to Prague.
- Upon arrival into Prague Airport you will be met in the arrivals hall by your driver and transferred directly to your hotel.
- You will then have the remainder of the afternoon and evening at leisure to explore Prague.
- Option to add a trip to a Traditional Folklore Dinner.

Sunday 9th October 2022
- Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
- After breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transferred to Pardubice Racecourse.
- Enjoy a full days racing culminating in the 130th running of the Velká Pardubická.
- Following the conclusion of the racing you will be transferred back to your hotel.
- Upon return to Prague you will have the remainder of the evening at leisure.

Monday 10th October 2022
- Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
- Have the day at leisure to explore more of Prague before being collected from your hotel and returned to Prague Airport ready to catch your flight back to the UK.

Tickets upgrades


This experience is inclusive of a General Admission tickets to the Velka Pardubicka but upgrades are available as below.

General Admission
Offers entrance to the racecourse - access to the Parade Ring and the lawns in front of the grandstands.
Included in all packages

Grandstand Seats
Offers same access as General Admission but in addition you receive a designated seat in the grandstand.
£85.00 per person supplement

Hospitality
Access to a private hospitality facility located in one of the grandstands at the racecourse (in 2019 this was located on the 4th floor).
Package includes food and drink throughout the day (including alcoholic beverages).
£150.00 per person supplement

Hotel information


Situated at the gates to the Old Town, the hotel is within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and attractions. Landmarks such as Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square and Charles Bridge are a 10 minute walk away. The hotel has fresh, elegant and stylish rooms with Art Deco elements and modern amenities. Rooms have sockets with built-in USB's and enjoy the 55-inch HDTV.

Fall in love with food at the stylish Zinc restaurant, famed for its modern and innovative European cuisine. Making the most of fresh, seasonal ingredients, the chefs prepare mouth-watering dishes using traditional cooking techniques. Guests can also relax with an expertly-made cocktail in the welcoming Zinc Lounge & Bar.

Extend your Stay
Additional night(s) are available from £95 per person per night.

Single Occupancy
This experience is available based on single occupancy for £649 per person.

Room Upgrades
Upgrade your bedroom to one of the following room categories:
Executive: £100 per person

Flights


Return flights to Prague are included within this experience. Once flight schedules for October 2021 are released we will contact you to discuss the most convenient timings for your chosen departure airport.

Flights are inclusive of cabin baggage only. Additional hold luggage can be added for a supplement.

Please note, flights from some airports may incur a supplement.

Payment information


All of our experiences are available to be booked with just a £100 per person deposit!

You can make regular payments towards your balance at any stage but we request that a further £100 per person is paid 2 months after your date of booking and the final balance by 31st July 2022.

Payment Schedule
Upon Booking: £100 per person deposit
2 months after date of booking: £100 per person
31st July 2022: Final balance

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Dress Codes

What to wear

There is no formal dress code at Pardubice Racecourse for the Velká Pardubická or any of its other racedays.

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