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The Legend of the Czech Grail: Bohemian Mystery

Organized by AEGEE-Praha & AEGEE-Plzeň

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Do you want to be forever young? Or have a super-wisdom? The legend says you can – if you have the Grail in your possession.
And indeed, the Grail was discovered by group of adventurers last year. It was event so powerful it sent a wave of mysterious energy through the multiverse. We are currently in the world, where the Grail was not found yet - and is the first one affected by this wave. Now, when it’s clear that the Grail is not just a legend but a very real thing, strange things started to happen. A very dark things. There is some evil force being formed to capture the Grail.
This cannot happen. That’s why we call for brave people from all the Europe. Come to Bohemia, part of the Czech lands. Individuals already tried to fulfill this quest by their own and on one saw them ever again. That’s why we need a group of real heroes. Will you help us? Will you be one of those heroes?

General Information:

From: Sunday, August 25th
To: Saturday, September 7th
Starts in: Plzeň
Ends in: Praha
Type: Travelling Summer University info_outline
Thematic categories: Leisure / Green SU
Fee: 182€ info_outline
25 Friends
Accomodation: hostel, dormitory, cabin in camp
Confirmation: Pay 100% of the fee in advance
Optional fee: 40€
Used for: cycling trip, escape room game, pubcrawl
Alternative: free time, games
Language: English
Special equipment needed:
Suited for disabled people: No

Theme:

Explore the most interesting places in Bohemia, discover Czech culture and be part of an unexpected (and maybe dangerous) journey.

Contact:

Phone: +421915706972

Our ideal participant:

    Rumours have surfaced that The Grail has been discovered. A group of young adventurers will be needed to save it from the forces of evil. We need heroes whose hearts are filled with passion and a lust for adventure. Will you brave the mysteries of Czech history and culture, challenge yourself outside of your comfort zone, and survive the sleepless nights? Are you looking for friendship, new experiences and loads of fun? Will you be the ones to save the day? Join us today. The Legend of the Czech Grail awaits.

Activities:

  • Conquest of ancient cities of Praha & Plzeň (Praha & Plzeň city tour)
  • Conquest of ancient city of Český Krumlov (Český Krumlov city tour)
  • Hluboká castle conquest (Hluboká castle visit)
  • Underground Dungeon examination (Nuclear bunker tour)
  • Dark city conquest (Night city tour)
  • Fighting off dark forces of evil (Getting out of comfort zone activities)
  • Native Language & Legends ritual (Czech Language & History Workshop)
  • Nature obeying rituals (Green environment workshops)
  • Be'er potions factory visit (Brewery visit)
  • Pilgrimage far far away (Hiking)
  • Riding far far away using two-wheel devices (Cycling)
  • Potions Shops Crawl (PubCrawl)
  • Ghosts hunt (Escape room)
  • Prey processing by fire (Barbecue)
  • The Great Grail Hunting (Treasure hunt)

Course Information:

Course: We will prepare AEGEE introduction WS, Czech language WS, cooking WS, history sessions and much more. All of them will be provided by Aegee experienced members.
Timetable: 10 hours per week
Course level: Beginner
Course given by: Experienced members
Equipment:
Supported by University: Yes

Join the Summer University and visit:

Praha

Prague is the Heart of Europe, the city of a hundred Spires, the capital of the Czech Republic, and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Prague presents itself to you as a dynamic city, which possesses different aspects: it is both romantic and successful, ancient and modern, but it is above all cosmopolitan through and through. Additionally, it has a long tradition of being welcoming to foreigners. The capital is home to a number of famous cultural attractions, many of which survived the violence and destruction of 20th-century Europe. Main attractions include the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, the Jewish Quarter, the Lennon Wall, and Petřín hill.

Plzeň

Pilsen is the fourth largest city of the Czech Republic located in West Bohemia with a tradition of industry and beer. Thanks to the legendary brewery Pilsner Urquell, Pilsen became known as the capital city of beer and in the year 2015 it was chosen as European capital of culture. The city is placed on the confluence of four rivers. The beatiful medieval city centre with the dominant St. Bartholomew cathedral is surrounded by spacious parks which are ideal for relaxation. More interesting places in the city are the city underground, the Techmania science centre or the Great Synagogue, which is the third largest in the world.

České Budějovice

České Budějovice, the town located in South Bohemia, is famous for its rich history which is widely seen through many historical buildings and monuments located there. Another interesting fact is that not only Pilsen is the “beer city”. České Budějovice has a long tradition among brewing industry and it is a home of the original Budweiser beer which is produced here.

Český Krumlov

Český Krumlov is lovely town situated in South Bohemia. It belongs to the most visited places in the Czech Republic. Not only because of historical centre designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, but also for the castle. As the second largest castle complex in the Czech Republic consists of 40 buildings and offers beautiful romantic view on the town and Vltava river flowing through the old town. Most of buildings in the old town and the castle dates from the 14th to 17th centuries and they are mostly built in Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque styles.

Hluboká nad Vltavou

Hluboká nad Vltavou is not far away from České Budějovice. Although it is a small village which lies on both banks of Vltava river, it is well known for its picturesque castle. Due to its scale, character, original furnishings and extensive park, it is one of the most significant romantic monuments in the European and world context.
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