Prague, Czechia

Czechia

Traveling in Czech Republic equals old towns, cobblestone streets, colorful houses, castles, cathedrals, mountains, rivers and Czech beer.

About Czechia

Prague is by far the most popular destination of the country. Its choices of accommodation are tenfold compared to the second biggest spa town, Karlovy Vary.

Brno is the second biggest city of the country, which is also a well-known university and festival city.

Of the smaller cities, Cesky Krumlov in the south and its Old Town encircled by a river, is a popular destination. There’s another similar town nearby, Ceske Budejovice, but it attracts way less tourists.

Population Approx. 10.7 m.
Capital Prague
Language Czech
EU country Yes
Schengen country Yes
Plug type C (European model)
Currency Czech Koruna (CZK)

The best time of the year to visit Czechia is from spring to autumn. Summers are warm and it rains quite a lot; the showers are short and heavy. The actual number of rainy days is not any bigger than during any other season.

Prague is a popular destination in winter as well. As for the weather, both frost or several plus degrees are possible.

The price level is below the European average. According to Eurostat, especially the prices of hotels and restaurants are well below the average.

Generally speaking, Czech Republic is a safe country for traveling. In big cities, however, tourists are at risk of scams and thefts that can be avoided by paying extra attention to your belongings.

It is recommendable only to use well-known Taxi companies. Unlicensed taxis carry a risk of overcharging.

Map of Czechia

Gate98 destinations in Czechia

Prague, the capital of Czech Republic, is one of the most famous cities in Europe for having fun. Summer nights fill the streets with all types of partyers. Prague has magnificent attractions, but compared to many other capitals, life seems more relaxed in Prague.

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