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History, Functionalism & Legends: Themed Walking Tours

By Gray Line Brno


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Masks required
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  • Choice of thematic walking tours to suit your interests

  • Personalized & attentive services of a knowledgeable guide

  • Engaging narrative & insider tips for your time in town

  • Leisurely stroll among medieval & modernist architecture

  • An overview of important sights in the Moravian capital city

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided walking tour of Brno

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English, German or Russian

  • What's excluded

    Admission to attractions along the tour route

  • What's excluded

    Hotel pick up and drop-off

Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Functionalism in Brno walking tour includes admission to the Villa Tugendhat Garden.

  • Tour concludes at Grandhotel Brno.

  • Shared tour (transfer) is provided in a small group in compliance with all hygienic regulations on health protection such as disinfection of cars before each trip, observance of distances during the trip and in the places visited, disinfectants for use by clients.

What you can expect

Whether you’re into architecture, history, or just want to hear fun stories about the Brno's legends—this flexible walking excursion is perfect for you. Put on your walking shoes and let the exciting exploration begin. Pick your favorite theme and set out on a tour to see the city.

Functionalism in Brno with Villa Tugendhat Garden Entrance Take a closer look at the minimalist-style architecture in Brno. With function outweighing fashion, these buildings represent a unique era in the city’s development. Learn about the architects—Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Bohuslav Fuchs, and Ernst Wiesner—as you wander through the city. Then visit the gardens at Villa Tugendhat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

History and Architecture This tour is for the history buffs. Your historian guide leads you around the city and gives you insight on events from the Middle Ages to present day. Listen attentively to intriguing facts and learn about the evolution of architectural styles over the last few centuries.

Legends of Brno Discover the most famous characters of Brno’s past as your guide entertains you with heroic tales and humorous stories. Hear the legends of the Brno dragon, Baron Trenck and the Capuchin mummies, and the stone virgin. At the clock tower, learn why the bell tolls midday at 11 o’clock instead of noon. With 800 years of history, there is no shortage of intriguing legends in Brno.

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
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Activity Location

  • Brno

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Grandhotel Brno
    • 18 Benešova
    • Brno Jihomoravský kraj 602 00

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