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Prague: ARTĚL Style

Expert recommendations and insider tips for first-time visitors and locals alike from ARTĚL’s founder, Karen Feldman, who has lived in Prague since 1994. Click on the links below for detailed reviews – from Feldman’s own unique perspective – of all the best that Prague has to offer...





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Rowboats & Paddle Boats

Published on July 18th, 2013 in Entertainment

  • Inside the Book - Highlight on Rowboats & Paddle Boats

  • Pushing off the Dock

  • Slovanský ostrov (Slavic Island)

  • Great view of Narodni Divadlo (The National Theatre)

  • An amazing view of Prague Castle

  • Watching the trams pass overhead

  • Taking a break to enjoy the view

  • Circling around Střelecký ostrov (Shooter's Island)

  • The Docks on Slavic Island

* This review was taken from the new edition of Prague: ARTĚL Style that was published on May 28, 2013.   



If you prefer to be not just the captain of your own ship, but also the source of horsepower, then renting a rowboat or paddle boat for an hour or two on the Vltava might be just the ticket. On a sunny spring or summer afternoon, I have to say, it’s one of my favorite pastimes. I prefer the paddleboats.


cash only
note: ID required. 


Rowboats & Paddle Boats

Slavic Island
Slovanský ostrov, Prague 1, Staré Město

hours Daily: 11:00–22:00 (Apr–Oct)

cost per hour 150 CZK (paddle / row boat); 400 CZK (small boat with engine); 600 CZK (speedboat).

metro Národní třída or Karlovo náměstí

tram 6, 9, 17,18, 22 to Národní divadlo