Guided tours

Established in 1846, Rückl proudly moves traditional Czech glassmaking craft to a new level. Rückl combines the noble beauty of mouth-blown, hand-cut crystal with unique designs and perfect details.

Rückl glassworks is located in Nižbor, Central Bohemia, in the picturesque valley of the Berounka River, only 35 minutes from downtown Prague. Its location in the proximity of the capital city and two of the most impressive Czech castles - Karlštejn and Křivoklát, make Rückl glassworks a perfect destination for trips and tours. Our guided tours are suitable for individuals and groups, as well as adults and families.

Rückl Glassworks Guided Tours

During our guided tour of the Rückl glassworks, visitors may witness all the individual steps and traditional techniques of the glass-manufacturing process. Each stage of crystal production is explained and shown, including the art of mouth-blowing, delicate processes of the quality control, incredible craftsmanship of glass cutting and the painter‘s studio. 

Tours are available in English and German and take 45 minutes. Please, keep in mind that group tours must be reserved ahead.

Tour the Hands-on Glass Blowing Experience

Rückl Glassworks now offers a new and unique experience. Along with our standard tour and introduction to all our traditional techniques, visitors can now experience hands-on glassblowing. What’s so special about that? Under the guidance of our master glassmakers, you can now blow your own glass product as a souvenir commemorating your visit to our glassworks.

In order to arrange everything perfectly, glass-blowing experience tours must be reserved at least two weeks in advance. It’s a breathtaking experience you’re unlikely to forget.


May - September
Monday - Friday 9:15am - 4pm
Saturday 9:30am - 1pm
October - April
Monday - Friday 9:15am - 1pm
Saturday book in advance

Last tour starts at 3pm on weekdays or at 12am on Saturday.



Markéta Rücklová

+420 605 229 205
+420 311 696 248

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