Have you ever wondered about the work of glassmakers and different stages of glass production? In less than one hour, you will travel from Prague to one of the most famous Czech glass factories, located in Nizbor on the Berounka River (a tributary to the Vltava river), connected to a 300-year-long tradition of glass making. Learn about all stages of glass production from glass-blowing to cutting and hear the whole history of glass production in Bohemia.
During this excursion, you will get to know the individual stages of producing glass crystal by hand. At the end of the tour you can visit the company store, which is on the grounds of the glassworks. The Rückl Crystal glassworks in Nižbor manufactures an extensive range of cut 24% leaded crystal in a wide variety of decorations from the simple to extremely complex and laborious decorations with gilt, hand painting and sandblasting.