Get to know Brno during Advent

Old Town Hall tower during Advent

Be amazed by the bird’s eye view of downtown Brno – climb to the top of the Old Town Hall tower.

Opening hours:

Monday – Thursday 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Friday 2:00 – 10:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Admission fees:

CZK 70 (full) / CZK 40 (reduced)

Get your tickets in the information centres TO JE BRNO (Panenská 1) and “Under the Crocodile” (Radnická 8).

Sightseeing tours

Hop on our heated sightseeing minibus to explore the Brno villas every Saturday and Sunday.

Tour dates and times:

25–26 November, 2–3 December, 9–10 December, 16–17 December at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Minibus route:

Freedom Square (departure) – Church of St. James – Moravian Square – Mahen Theatre – Janáček Theatre – Lužánky park – The Löw-Beer Villa – The Tivoli – Brno Observatory and Planetarium – The Jurkovič Villa – Church of St. Augustin – The Stiassni Villa – Brno Exhibition Centre – Mitrovský Summer Villa – the Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady – Church of St. Wenceslaus – the Špilberk Castle – the Moravian Gallery in Brno – Besední dům – the Red Church – Freedom Square

Fee: CZK 250 (full) / CZK 150 (reduced), children under 6 free of charge

Get your tickets online here or in the information centres TO JE BRNO (Panenská 1) and “Under the Crocodile” (Radnická 8).

Advent tours

Enjoy Advent in Brno and explore it with TIC BRNO tour guides.

Advent Brno walks

This guided tour (available only in Czech) covers famous landmarks in downtown Brno and you will also learn more about Advent and Christmas traditions in the Czech Republic and their origins. At the end of the tour, you will find out why Brno has a decorated Christmas tree at Freedom Square every Christmas.

Dates and times:

25 November, 2 December, 9 December, 16 December, at 4:00 p.m.

Start: at the Old Town Hall

Duration: 90 minutes

Get your tickets online here or in the information centres TO JE BRNO (Panenská 1) and “Under the Crocodile” (Radnická 8).

Brno nativity sets

Join us for a walk (available only in Czech) around Brno churches where you can see nativity sets, to learn more about the history and traditions associated with nativity sets in Brno and around the world.

Dates and times: 27 December and 28 December at 4:00 p.m.

Start: at St James’ Church

Duration: 90 minutes

The tour guide for both routes is Martin Koplík.

Tour prices: CZK 80 (full) / CZK 40 (reduced) / children under 6 free of charge

Get your tickets online here or in the information centres TO JE BRNO (Panenská 1) and “Under the Crocodile” (Radnická 8).

The Brno Underground

Mysterious Christmas atmosphere will find its way to the Brno Underground, including the Labyrinth under the Vegetable Market, the Ossuary at St James’ Church and the Mint Master’s Cellar.

Tickets, gift vouchers for the labyrinth underneath the Vegetable Market, the ossuary in the Church of St. James and the Mint Master’s Cellar can be purchased at the respective ticket desks or in the information centres TO JE BRNO (Panenská 1) and “Under the Crocodile” (Radnická 8). You can get them also online here.

Former prison at Cejl

Former prison and a place with checkered past serves as a reminder of some darker chapters of our history. Tours are available only in Czech!

Dates and times: 25 November, 2 December, 9 December and 16 December at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m., entry via Bratislavská 68

Duration: 60 minutes

Admission fee: CZK 150 / CZK 70

Get your tickets online here or in the information centres TO JE BRNO (Panenská 1) and “Under the Crocodile” (Radnická 8).