Basic information

Dear sisters and brothers in the Kolping society, dear friends of the Kolping peace hike!

49. international kolping peace hike will be held in Prague, the capital city of Czech Republic, in days 4. – 7. August 2016. All information about a program, application form, payment instruction, accommodation and arrival can be found on this internet site which will be continuously added and updated


All participants will be accommodated in hotel Pyramida, Bělohorská 24, 169 01 Prague 6. On this place we will also regularly meet together within evening entertainment.



Notice! The capacity of the peace hike is now filled. If you have still an interest for participation, you may address it individualy per Email: jana@kolpingpraha.cz. Thank you for your understanding.

please, send your application form until 10. 12. 2015 (there are still free places available)

  1. either in the paper form by the common post office to address:

    Jana Zemanová
    Kolpingův dům
    Bohnická 32
    181 00 Prague 8
    Czech Republic

  2. or using e-mail jana@kolpingpraha.cz
  3. or fill the application form that is placed right on this web sites.

Together with the form, please, send the whole participation fee or the advance payment 100 eur to our bank account at Komercni banka:

Account number: 115-1487600247/0100
IBAN: CZ95 0100 0001 1514 8760 0247

Please, use the SEPA EURO payment and don’t forget to input your name into the bank transfer for easy identification of you.

If you have any question you can call number 00420-603290186 or use the “contact us” form in this web site. We are looking forward to your participation!


Th 4. 8. 2016 09:00 Preprogram – a trip to Terezin and the Mělník castle
meeting is on the parking behind the hotel
from 10:00 Opening of a check-in place – Hotel Pyramida, Praha 6, Bělohorska 24
18:30 Dinner in a hall of the hotel Pyramida
19:30 Introduction, information about a program and the Kolping family in Prague 8 (Film)
20:00 „St. John Nepomuk builds and protects bridges“ – presentation by PhDr. Marek Pučalík, Ph.D., O.Cr, Theological Faculty of Charles University
Fr 5. 8. 2016  from 07:00 Breakfast
08:45 Departure with buses from the hotel to the start of the 1. hiking – Botanical Gardens in Troja – common prayer in the St. Klára chapel – wine tasting on the way in the vineyard of St.Klára – Troja castle – Royal Park
13:00 Lunch in a mensa CTU (Bílá street – Prague 6)
14:00 Transportation with buses to the Hotel
17:00 Meeting of participants in front of the hotel – common walk at the Prague Castle and the cathedral of St. Vitus
18:00 Holy Mass in the cathedral of St. Vitus with the Archbishop of Prague and the spiritual leader of the Kolping society in Czech Republic Cardinal Dominik Duka
19:30 Dinner, social evening in the hall of hotel Pyramida – old-Prague folk music: Hašlerka band
Sa 6. 8. 2016 from 07:00 Breakfast
08:45 Departure with buses from the hotel to the start of the 2. hiking – Letná mansion – Letna park – The Belvedere – Royal Garden – Prague Castle – Strahov Monastery – Petrin Hill – Way of the Cross – watchtower
13:00 Lunch in a mensa Strahov
14-15 Continuation of the hiking between stadions to the hotel Pyramida
18:15 Meeting of participants in front of the hotel – common walk at the Strahov Monastery
19:00 Closing holy mass with the general prezes of the international Kolping society Msgr. Otmar Dillenburg in the Church of Assumption of Virgin Mary (Strahov)
20:30 Dinner, the final evening in the hall of hotel Pyramida with the awards ceremony and passing the organizing relay to organizers of the 50. Kolping Peace Hike 2017 (KF Sarnen – Switzerland)
Su 7. 8.2016 from 7:00 Breakfast
09-13 Meeting of registered participants for Prague sightseeing tour in front of the hotel – guiding in groups
13:00 Lunch in hotel Pyramida
  Departure (organized transports to stations and the airport – time schedules will be found on an info board at the Kolping check-out table in the hotel hall)

Hiking map


1. Hiking (red route), Friday (5. 7. 2016)

Botanic Garden – vineyard of St.Klára – Troja castle – Royal Park – campus of the Czech Technical University, 5.5km

2. Hiking (green route), Saturday (6. 7. 2016)

Letna park – Royal garden – Prague Castle – Petrin (along the Way of the Cross) – hotel Pyramida, 6.5km

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