Prague Holidays 2015

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Picturesque Prague

With a rich culture, effortless style and stunning architecture –Prague Holidays are sure to cater for all tastes, whether you’re embarking on a romantic retreat or a family getaway.

Step into the streets of Prague city and you’ll soon find something to fall in love with. A pretty backdrop of cobbled streets and Art Deco buildings, this destination is unparalleled in its beauty – whether you are visiting in the winter or summer months. Feast your eyes on the river Vlata, the largest in the Czech Republic, complementing scenic landscape throughout the city. You’ll be revealed to a wealth of striking monuments and landmarks, with many giving a fleeting glimpse of this destination’s rich history.

Explore and Savour

There is an endless array of attractions on holidays to Prague, especially for those with a keen eye for architecture. You definitely won’t be short of things to do in this popular European destination, with carefully located Prague hotels facilitating your stay – whether you’re sampling the city’s famed beer or exploring the classical structures in the city. Ancient buildings will immerse you in the city’s rich history, while luxurious suites will house you near Prague’s charming Old Town, ensuring easy access to surrounding areas.

Both playful and peaceful, Prague holidays cater for all manner of tastes. Culture vultures will revel in the museums and events found in the heart of the medieval Old Town, while evenings present the opportunity for holidaymakers to let their hair down.

Culture Vultures and Night Owls

A city of great cultural importance, you’ll find some of Europe’s most memorable monuments based in Prague, including the Astronomical Clock, the oldest in the world to still function. Also a sight for sore eyes is Prague’s majestic castle, a significant monument where guided tours and accessible gardens feature.

Holidays to Prague are incomplete without catching a glimpse of one of David Cerny’s provocative sculptures – the artist has works located throughout the city, full of quirky references. An alternative experience is to head to the Sex Machine Museum – a truly fascinating experience!

As well as a wealth of cultural importance, Prague holidays are at the epicentre of eventful nightlife. A prime spot for stag and hen weekends, the Lucerna nightclub located in New Town plays an eclectic mix of 80s and 90s music at the weekend, with live performances during the week. Also situated in the New town is the Duplex club. Doubling up as a restaurant, it overlooks Wencelas Square. Head to the M1 Lounge near the Old Town Square, where you’ll find a crowd of locals and tourists enjoying an eclectic mix of music.

Important Information

Travel Information
Language: Czech (English widely spoken)
Currency: Czech Crown or Koruna
Local time: GMT +1 hour
Local airport: Prague
Flight time: 3 hours

Our top hotels in Prague

Paris Hotel Prague

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Hotel Popelka

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Duo Hotel Prague

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Hotel Bily Lev

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Ariston Hotel

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Hotel Golden Star

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Hotel Certovka

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Kavalir Hotel

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Prague’s Cultural Sites

Prague is full of cultural sites to visit.

Prague Castle is one of the largest castle complexes in the world and you can take a long or short tour of the grounds and marvel at the spectacular views, pretty gardens and St Vitus Cathedral.

The Jewish Quarter has beautiful synagogues and the Jewish Town Hall has a clock that runs backwards, due to its Hebrew script face. Next to the Municipal House you’ll also find the famous Astronomical Clock.

The churches in Prague are well worth a visit too; don’t miss the remarkable Church of St Nicholas.

Keep your eyes peeled for sculptures by David Cerny – Prague’s controversial, contemporary artist.

Prague Museums

Prague has a wealth of museums.

Celebrating the architecture and arts of Prague is the Museum of Decorative Arts.

There’s also a Military Museum, Jewish Museum and the Museum of the City of Prague, which houses a 20 square foot model of Prague. Prague’s also home to the second largest exhibition of Barbie dolls, housed at the Toy Museum in Prague Castle.

For something more risqué, you can find the Sex Machine Museum in Prague’s Old Town.

Prague Opera, Theatre and Music

The best place for opera in Prague is the National Theatre, highly rated amongst Prague’s opera experts.

For the best classical music, make an evening of watching the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra at the Rudolfinum.

Or if you’re a Mozart fan, see where he conducted the Don Giovanni premiere at the stunning Estates Theatre.

Jazz is very popular in Prague and the city has a great many jazz clubs and venues.

For something different head to the Black Out Theatre where all the performances are neon-coloured and fantastical, all performed underneath black lights for a surreal effect.

Central Prague Hotels

For 5 star luxury in the centre of Old Town choose the Paris Hotel Prague.

Next to the Municipal House and the Powder Tower, this stylish hotel is decorated in a timeless fashion, perfect for an unforgettable city break in Prague.

For a cheap Prague break right in the centre of the city choose the Hotel City Centre.

This 3 star hotel is the perfect option for a budget stay in Prague and enjoys a fantastic location close to all the major cultural sites.