Discover Prague, the "golden" medieval city of Europe
Built on the banks of the Morava River, Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, stands out as a scene of captivating beauty. Beautiful, imposing, majestic and fairytale, Prague manages to keep intact the character of a medieval castle with the profile of a modern and dynamic city, which offers many options and experiences to each one of its visitors. A magnificent canvas of narrow, picturesque cobbled streets highlights the dazzling historic beauty of Prague, which with its imposing architecture and the Morava River with its 30 stone bridges, as well as the warm hospitality of its inhabitants, create an idyllic environment and unique travel experience.
The impressive environment of Prague is highlighted through the routes in its urban and historical core. Romanticism finds its best expression on the Charles Bridge, a meeting point and reference of the city.
A real revelation Prague's famous castle encloses within its fortifications walls, palaces, churches and old houses, in a unique variety of architectural styles and trends. The Cathedral of Agios Vitos, the Basilica of Agios Georgios and the Golden Alley are impressive. A point of aesthetic enjoyment is Prague's Old Town Square (Stare Miesto), the oldest and most impressive town square, with the imposing Old Town Hall and the Orloj Astronomical Clock turning into a pole of attraction for visitors everywhere. The church of Tyn and St. Nicholas, the Kinski Palace, the house that dances (Fred and Ginger) and the neighborhood of the Jews and Franz Kafka, claimed their share of contribution to the beauty of a city, which is rightly considered by many as the most beautiful city in Europe.
Food and local cuisine
Try Czech dishes and specialties at Prague's numerous restaurants. Czech cuisine is famous for its soups (some are served in a loaf of bread), as well as for dishes with raw meat. Beef, pork and duck are among the top choices, while they are served with garnishes of potato, rice, cabbage or pickle. Do not forget to taste goulash, knedliky (steamed dough) and accompany it with local Czech beer or mulled wine. Fernet stock and Becherovska liqueurs are also worth tasting.
The best time to visit Prague
You can visit Prague all year round. Each season has to offer unique emotions to the visitor. Particularly attractive in every way is the visit during the Christmas period, with the city creating an amazing festive setting that excites everyone.
How to use transportation in Prague
Transfer from/to Prague
Prague International Airport, Vaclav Havel, is 20 km away. from the city center and serves the air connection of the Czech capitals with other cities in Europe and the world but also with the airports of Athens and Thessaloniki. Transportation from the airport to the city center is by bus as there is no direct connection from Prague to the airport by metro. The AE-airport express line connects the airport with the city's main train station.
Transportation within Prague takes place through its extensive public transport network. Dense city bus services 24 hours a day offer direct, comfortable and fast routes in and around the city. The metro is emerging as the most popular means of transportation for residents (3 lines, from 05.00 in the morning until 24.00 in the evening). Alternatively use the tram, while the city is friendly to cyclists.