The Czech Republic is a fantastic holiday destination, home to ornate castles, brilliant attractions for every type of holidaymaker and a buzzing capital city to explore. As one of Europe’s most popular travel destinations, you’re never short of something to do in this fascinating country; whether it be a scenic stroll through its scattered cultural offerings, an adventure in one of its vibrant, urban spaces or a ski break on its slopes stretching from the border of Germany all the way to historic Moravia.
We love the Czech Republic – check out our top seven fun things to do on a holiday to the central European country and start planning!
1. Go to the opera in Prague
The Czech Republic’s capital city of Prague is infamously home to the State Opera, an opera house part of the National Theatre of the Czech Republic. Formerly the New German Theatre built in 1888, the opera house today offers around 300 outstanding performances a year.
2. Visit an impressive castle museum and tower
Český Krumlov, a buzzing city in the South Bohemia region of the Czech Republic, is home to its renowned 13th century castle and museum. Here, visitors can journey through the times of the Lords of Krumlov and other noble houses which resided in the area over the centuries. The well-preserved castle and museum is a fantastic and popular attraction here, offering unique and ever-changing historic exhibitions and great guided tours.
3. Spend an afternoon in Prague’s Old Town Square
The Old Town Square in the Czech Republic’s capital city is one of Europe biggest urban spaces. The square has been Prague’s principal public square since the 10th century and today, is a brilliant area of the city to visit, offering an exciting array of brilliant street musicians, al fresco concerts, fashion shows and markets scattered throughout the year.
4. Make friends with the animals at Prague Zoo
A trip to Prague Zoo is sure to please the whole family! The popular attraction is one of the most beautiful zoos in the world, located in rugged terrain of the Trojan basin. The zoo is home to more than 4,000 animals representing over 650 species, from polar bears to Komodo dragons. More than one million people visit the zoo each year – it’s not to be missed!
5. Discover a Brno national cultural monument
The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul is a renowned national cultural monument located on the Petrov hill in the centre of Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. The stunning cathedral’s interior is mostly in Baroque style, also boasting impressive 84-metres high towers to discover on your holiday here. Listen out for the cathedral bell which still rings at 11’o’clock today!
6. Have an adventure in a cave
The Czech Republic is home to over 2,000 caves, with a handful open to tourists each year. The Punkva Caves are one of the most famous of the cave systems here, located north of Brno, near the town of Blankso. The Punkva River flows through this cave, offering a fantastic experience during a guided cave tour.
7. Explore a museum of arts
Prague is home to the Museum of Decorative Arts, housed in a Neo-Renaissance edifice dating back to the 19th century. The museum boasts an extensive collection of decorative arts and design work dating back to the 16th century across temporary and permanent exhibitions. From sundials to jewellery exhibitions, the museum has lots to offer in a beautiful building also widely regarded to as an impressive work of art.
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