The majestic vessel with its significant name is docked at Čech´s Bridge
The large-capacity ship is docked at Dvořák´s Quay (Dvořákovo nábřeží) near Čech´s Bridge (Čechův most). From its predecessor, called Agnes de Bohemia and Bohemia Rhapsody, it differs not only by size but also the variable arrangement of its single deck. You can also go on a cruise where you will appreciate in particular the top open deck with its unique luxurious view. Nevertheless, it is also available to be hired for social and business events, and you can thus indulge in the cruise of your life.
The luxurious Grand Bohemia came to Vltava banks in May 2018. It was built in the German shipyard Bolle in Derben. If you're wondering about its capacity, we can tell you that it boast up to 550 seats. Due to its size, Grand Bohemia is used mainly for sailing accompanied by fine dining, such as the exclusive Crystal Dinner, as well as private events, including weddings.
We asked the representatives of Prague Boats some searching questions regarding the ship Grand Bohemia:
What is the origin of its name? Where does it come from?
The name of Grand Bohemia follows the tradition of Czech shipping, naming of ships by national names, with reference to Czech history and national heritage. In addition, this is one of the largest ships in the fleet of Prague Boats, the name ´Grand´ is thus more than fitting.
What is the maximum speed of the vessel?
The modern environmentally friendly engines allow speed of up to 20 km/h.
Who is behind the ship interior design?
The modern luxurious interior of the ship is the work of the Czech-Brazilian architect and designer, Vera Hampl.
Who participated upon the ship´s design?
Grand Bohemia was custom-built for the conditions of shipping in Prague and its surroundings in the German Shipyard, Schiffwerft Bolle Gmbh Derben, according to specifics given by company Prague Boats, using the most modern technologies.
Is there any point of interest about this luxury ship? Any story?
The first sailing of Grand Bohemia, from the shipyard in the German Derben to Prague, took 7 days.
Which famous personalities have already sailed on Grand Bohemia?
At the christening ceremony performed the queen of Czech revival groups, one of the most respected Queen tribute bands - the group Queenie as well as opera singer Michaels Katráková. The godfather of the ship is Jan Hrušínský.