A charming city lined with Medieval buildings and quirky attractions, Prague looks like it's straight from the pages of a fairy-tale. Prague city breaks are always a magical way to spend a long weekend.
Things to Do in Prague
- Tour the Old Town. Prague's Old Town is lined with an architectural mixture of Gothic Tyn Cathedral, Baroque St. Nicholas Church, and Rococo Kinsky Palace. Be sure to check out the Astronomical Clock on the Old Town Hall.
- Step back in time at Prague Castle. As the largest Medieval castle in the world, it's too easy to spend hours touring Prague Castle. Make sure you see St. Vitus Cathedral, the stained-glass is spellbinding.
- Head to Hemingway Bar in the evening. Sample some vintage cocktails, and occasionally a history lesson, at this charming old-styled bar.
- Be sure to visit Petrin Hill. With a miniature Eiffel Tower, a dizzying mirror maze, and the quirky Church of St. Michael, kids and adults are both bound to love this place.
Best Time to Visit
Prague weather tends to vary with each season. Summers are generally warm but quite rainy. While winter bring often bring snow and freezing temperatures.
The best time for planning holidays to Prague depends on what you want to do. If you want to experience some of the city's summer festivals, then May to August is ideal. Although be warned, these months see most of the rainfall and crowds.
If you're hoping to see the city as a winter wonderland, visit around December. The Christmas Markets usually set up around this time and Prague's town square is often coated in glittering decorations, fairy lights, and white snow.
Visit Prague for New Year's Eve, which is also St. Sylvester's Day, for a spectacular firework display over the city.