Your Trip to Prague
Prague is a city with a long and architecturally well-preserved history. Visitors to the area can walk through Old Town's 13th century buildings and then take a trip to view Milunic and Gehry's modern Dancing House to view over 700 years of architectural development. On the way from one site to the other, they'll spot buildings from every major architectural period that occurred in-between.
In addition to the architecture, there's the cuisine of Prague. There's a bit of everything in the city, from fine Italian cooking to traditional Czech pub grub. The number of restaurants is constantly growing as the people of Prague develop a taste for the international. Even the most discerning of foodies should find plenty of opportunities to indulge themselves and be surprised at the results.
Best time to take a vacation to Prague
Best Time to Go
No matter when you decide to vacation in Prague, take an umbrella. Peak seasons are spring and autumn, with spring featuring blooming magnolia trees and fall with the changing leaves; you’ll find comfortable weather that's usually sunny. The city fills with tour groups during holidays, especially Christmas, New Year’s and Easter. Its stone streets are crowded and rates rise. For lower prices, visit during July or August when rates drop, but the weather can get unpredictable: anything from sunny and hot to cold rains can be on the agenda. Pack for variety at this time. The off-seasons, in January, February, and November to mid-December are cold, rainy, and snowy, but the city is appreciated without crowds.
The off-season in Prague is from November to March. For much of that time the city can be extremely cold, with temperatures as low as the mid-20s (Fahrenheit). While this keeps many tourists away, most of the city's attractions are still open, and the price for accommodations drops significantly. Early in the off-season, the city starts to fill with music from the large number of classical music productions in Prague's churches and music halls. Then, in the middle of the off-season, there's the annual fireworks display to celebrate the New Year.
Insider tips for Prague travel
Music lovers will adore the Czech Museum of Music’s displays and demonstrations of historic instruments.
Caput Regnie Private Tours
Sign up for a personal walking tour through Caput Regni Private Tours to see the sights on your private itinerary.
Visit the KGB Museum, run by a non-governmental organization, which has many mind-blowing spy artifacts from the days of the U.S.S.R.
If you’re taking your kids on vacation, make sure to visit the Zoo Praha; it is now one of the best zoos in Europe.
Don't miss Prague Castle: formerly the seat of Czech princes and now the seat of Czech presidents.
Pivnice u Pivrnce
Enjoy a delicious meal of Czech pub grub at this local eatery in a central location.
This recently renovated café serves great soup in elegant surroundings. The breakfast offerings are especially filling.
Celeste provides a break from the local cuisine, offering authentic French cooking with delicious local ingredients.
This place is mostly for those with a craving for Western fare, with its menu full of American-style burgers and deli favorites.
Prague proves itself a city where everyone's tastes are satisfied with the presence of this Mexican restaurant located off the beaten path in the Zizkov area.
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Enjoy a look at some of the best modern art in the area with a visit to this art center.
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Experience an adrenaline boost when you take a leap off the Zvikovske Podhradi, over the Vltava valley.
Watch the morality play displayed hourly from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. by the wooden saints that emerge from the face of this 15th century clock.
Enjoy music from world bands, avant-garde performers and indie acts while basking in the ambience of a beautiful art deco theatre.
Take a tour of this medieval castle complex for a look back at the Prague of 1,000 years ago.
Catch a puppet show, interspersed with performances from professional clowns, which adults and children will both enjoy.
You can head to the Loreto Façade surrounding the Santa Casa to catch a view of this piece of baroque architecture that features a collection of stucco cherubs.
Visit the heart of Prague to view buildings dating back to the 13th century, one of Europe's most beautiful historical sites.
Listen to street musicians perform, and watch painters capture the city on canvas, with a walk across the Charles Bridge between Old Town and Lesser Town.
Take a peek inside one of the most secretive organizations in history with a visit to the KGB Museum in Prague.