These two neighboring chateaux are often overlooked by visitors, but they are among the best castles in the Czech Republic. The river is lined with beautiful bridges that lead the eye up to Prague Castle at the top of a hill. Plus, get tips on how to use light, shadow and color creatively as you line up shots of Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, Vltava River, the historical Malá Strana district and more. A two and half hour drive south-east of the capital city lies the area of Moravia, the Czech wine country, filled with hundreds of lush vineyards and quaint little villages. We like to travel a lot ourselves and always wish somebody would give us just a handful of first-aid tips for the first few hours before we begin to navigate the place and the culture, because the first few hours really can make or break any trip, and we are here to make sure your arrival in Prague really is trouble free. Since the invention of Pilsner Urquell in 1842, the Czechs have been famous for producing some of the world's finest brews.
Trams, subways, and buses can take you absolutely anywhere and they are cheap, fast, safe, and reliable. From afar it is truly idyllic like a fairytale castle that lights up at night. Vitus, the historic town center and the Cesky Krumlov Castle, dating back to 1240. Since the internet, people have become much more adventurous in their explorations while abroad. When one thing costs less than another similar thing, we often wonder if the more expensive item is secretly better. Alternatively, warning: a shameless plug ahead you can rent our for trouble-free wifi enjoyment in Prague whenever you go.
Standard room rates start at 55 euros per night. Going to Prague with kids? But rushing for it all over the city? Lovingly maintained by Czech Tourist Club volunteers, these routes are painted with strips of red, yellow, green and blue that will allow you to discover quaint villages, castle ruins and a variety of majestic and scenic hikes for every level, ability and fitness. On our own we visited these restaurants… — An quaint neighborhood restaurant with rustic-style fine dining. Up close, it is a collection of pristine palace halls for various royal families over generations, with the ominous Saint Vitus Cathedral as the centerpiece. The Gothic and in the Lesser Town, the most beautiful Baroque church in Prague. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the link in the message delivering the newsletter.
Brno The second largest city in the Czech Republic, Brno is often overlooked in favor of other places in the country. For the rest of the day, go elsewhere. Weather-wise, you can expect temperatures to rest anywhere from the mid-40s to the mid-60s. Thousands flock to Prague in summer seeking spectacular views at a low price compared to the rest of Europe. Think you can see how the locals live by walking on the Charles Bridge? You can also buy tickets to tour Saint Vitus, the Royal Palace, and various castle exhibits. We will keep the information about unsubscribing for a period of 3 years. Most cafes in Prague do offer free wifi, although there are exceptions.
Visitors can tour the castle and its grounds. Take a short library tour, then climb the steps to the tower for massive city views. Buying the ticket is not enough We always recommend walking as it offers so many opportunities to find many gems tip: look up or down. Yet if comparing apples to apples, you certainly get the bigger bang for you buck in Prague! The Czech Republic is a far cry from the post-revolutionary country it was 26 years ago. Visitors can take tours or explore the castle with an audioguide.
The streets in the city center are mostly cobblestoned, which means high heels are a big no-no. Cafes enticing you to come and have a seat, boutiques and sight-seeing cruises on the Vltava. We tasted throwback meals from the communist era, inspired dishes from popular local chefs, and fabulous czech wine and beer. Prague also shines during the festive Christmas season but be warned that the city sees a fair amount of snow and highs don't rise above the mid-30s. After a full day of sightseeing, your tour will conclude with transportation back to Prague.
It is a short walk from the main market square in town. The town, surrounded by green lush mountains, is a mosaic of beautiful spa parks, romantic colonnades, charming pavilions, pleasant cafes and cosy hotels. My favourite is the luxury castle hotel the Zbiroh Castle. Our second stop, , is modern, hip, and offered a marvelous breakfast. Karlovy Vary A historic spa town, Karlovy Vary has long been on the list of places for visiting royalty and European aristocracy to visit. Travel by air-conditioned coach to this picturesque, hilltop palace-fortress, perched above dense green forests. See the castle illuminated by lights and learn about the history of the structure without any of the maddening crowds! This guarantees a cheaper fare you'll get a text message indicating the approximate fare and monitored behavior.
The last home of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose 1914 assassination sparked World War I, this picturesque chateau-castle is a window into his life and times. In fact, we made it our goal to be in a good sunset viewing spot every evening, and planned our dinners around the sunset. The edible creations are intricately designed and always delicious. Yes, we only speak one language. Located high on a hill in the heart of the city, the castle complex is home to the beautiful St Vitus Cathedral, many historic buildings, and even a toy museum.