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Discover the Magic of the City of a Hundred Spires

Holidays in Prague

Known as the "City of a Hundred Spires," Prague is a vibrant old-worldly metropolis with a rich history, stunning architecture, and a fascinating cultural scene. A favourite destination year-round for couples, families, and even revellers thanks to its vibrant bar culture, whether you’re a history buff looking to step back in time or simply looking for a budget-friendly getaway, Prague ticks all the city break boxes. 

When is the best time to visit Prague? The best time to visit Prague is typically in the Spring and Autumn months when temperatures are warm and you can explore the sights with ease, thanks to fewer crowds.

Where is the best place to stay in Prague? Prague has plenty of hotels from budget-friendly to romantic luxury boutiques. For first-time visitors or people wanting to be close to the hustle, in and around the Old Town is the perfect place to stay during your holiday. Packed with quaint shops, bars, restaurants and attractions, there’s no better place to stay if you want to be in the middle of everything. 

Travel guide

A city of fairy tales, where Gothic spires, cobblestone streets, and medieval bridges create a magical atmosphere that enchants visitors, Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is the perfect destination for a city break.

  • Best time to visit: Mar-May & Sep-Oct
  • Average flight time: 2 Hours
  • Most suited for: Couples, Groups
  • Currency: Czech Koruna
  • Time Difference: +1 Hour
Prague - City breaks

Prague holidays

Explore Historical Marvels and Masterpieces

Explore Historical Marvels and Masterpieces

Dominating the skyline, Prague Castle is a must-visit landmark. The largest ancient castle complex in the world, the castle has been the seat of Czech kings, emperors, and presidents. Within its walls, you can explore the stunning St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, the colourful Golden Lane, and the beautiful gardens. Connecting the Old Town with the Lesser Town, Charles Bridge is next up on Prague's list of iconic landmarks. Stroll along the bridge at sunrise or sunset to experience its magic without the crowds, and enjoy the lively atmosphere created by street musicians, artists, and vendors. Tired of walking? See Prague from a different perspective, by taking a leisurely boat ride along the Vltava River to soak up the stunning views of the city.

Uncover bustling neighbourhoods

Uncover bustling neighbourhoods

From the oldest synagogue in Europe and ancient tombstones of the well-preserved Jewish Quarter to the panoramic views from Petřín Hill; Prague’s winding alleyways are scattered with hidden gems. The Old Town Square is the historical heart of Prague and a bustling hub of activity. Marvel at the Gothic spires of the Church of Our Lady before Týn. Catch the hourly show of the Astronomical Clock. Or simply relax at an outdoor café and soak up the lively atmosphere. Just outside the Old Town, nestled below Prague Castle, the Lesser Town is a charming district filled with Baroque palaces, hidden gardens, and quaint streets. Wander through the serene Wallenstein Garden, visit the beautifully decorated St. Nicholas Church, and take a moment to relax in the picturesque Kampa Park. This area is perfect for leisurely exploration, offering a quieter contrast to the bustling Old Town.

food and drink

Food & Drink

From traditional goulash to a hearty plate of svíčková paired with a glass of world-renowned Czech beer or Moravian wine, it’s only right that you sample a few local delicacies during your holiday. And trust us, once you smell the sweet scent of cinnamon and chocolate wafting through the cobbled lanes, you’ll be dreaming of iconic chimney cakes for the remainder of your trip. For a unique dining experience, visit a medieval tavern and enjoy a feast accompanied by live music and entertainment.

Weather

Average monthly temperature in Prague (°C)

  • Jan -1°C
  • Feb 1°C
  • Mar 4°C
  • Apr 9°C
  • May 13°C
  • Jun 16°C
  • Jul 18°C
  • Aug 17°C
  • Sep 14°C
  • Oct 9°C
  • Nov 3°C
  • Dec 0°C
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