The capital of the Czech Republic and beautiful city full of life, history, culture and cuisine - it really does have something for everyone with Amazing hotels and incredible restaurants. Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires,” it’s one of the most visually stunning cities in Europe, so stand back and marvel at its gothic architecture.
Holidays in Prague
Prague has so much to offer its visitors, from medieval castles to boat tours and some of the best bars and restaurants in the country, so you won't run out of things to do. Wander across the Charles Bridge - completed in 1402, this medieval pedestrian bridge lined with catholic statues offers spectacular views of the city and is a great place to snap some holiday pictures.
Exploring the City
A hop-on, hop-off tour bus is always a great way to see some of the most iconic sights and really make the most of your time here. For a more authentic day-to-day travel experience, Prague Metro has 61 stations conveniently located all over the city, and a day pass is available for 110 czk (less than £4).
Shopping and Other Activities
With shopping centres like the Palladium, conveniently situated at the end of Na Prikope Street (one of the biggest shopping streets in Prague), and the more modern Centrum Chodov just on the outskirts of a city full of boutiques and artisanal shops, you can shop till you drop.
If shopping's not your thing, Prague Zoo is open all year round. With Tripadvisor voting it the fourth best zoo in the world and the best in continental Europe, it's definitely worth a visit to see lions, elephants, gorillas and so much more - it’s a great way to spend a day here in Prague.
A ghost tour is also available for the bravest of travellers. Take this walking tour around the city and discover its fascinating culture and history. Try not to be spooked when you hear about the pretty, but unfortunately headless, Laura, or the story of the ghost of a young Turk from Ungelt. This hair-raising excursion is thrilling yet educational.
Prague has multiple Christmas markets running from late November until January 1st, the largest of these being held in Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square. However, there are many more dotted throughout the city, with hundreds of stalls selling traditional hand-crafted Christmas gifts, sweets, Christmas decorations, and traditional Czech food and drink. Come and lose yourself in this enchanting winter wonderland.
Prague has a climate that averages in the mid-20s in summer, and a winter that drops just below zero, regularly covering the streets and skyline in crisp white snow to create a magical festive scene.
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