Prague short breaks
Thrilling history, marvelous structure, a fascinating medieval old town and vibrant nightlife make Prague one of Europe’s most well known locations. Blossoming into a confident cosmopolitan town because the 1989 Velvet Revolution, these days Prague goes on its reputation as a beautiful, historic jewel.
Offering whilst the money of Bohemia, Prague’s location as a leading centre of central European countries dates back over 1, 000 years. It's been house to Roman emperors, Bohemian kings in addition to Hapsburg monarchy, playing a crucial role in the Protestant Reformation, initial and Second World War together with cool War.
Escaping most of the bombing of World War II, the town’s historic structures have actually remained authentic and undamaged. The city centre is shielded as a UNESCO World history web site and is a virtual European structure record guide, with types of sets from Romanesque and Renaissance to Baroque and Art Nouveau buildings. The Old Town Square is the perfect place to absorb this rich artistic experience as soon as the evening lights illuminate the baroque facades and spires of the town to produce an authentic ‘Once upon an occasion…’ environment.
With a brief history this is certainly tangible at every change, Prague undoubtedly is a treasure, providing a fantastic city break destination high in charm and a historical ambience you won’t soon forget.
Perfect if you’re searching for:
- Intimate brief break
- Charming establishing
- Famous websites
Prague’s engaging environment and websites are perfect for checking out on foot.
If trains and buses is preferred, the city provides a planned system of 3 underground lines including a tram and bus system. Taxis tend to be restricted in town and certainly will be costly.
Although Prague isn’t a top shopping location, it will provide a distinctive shopping experience with location and nearby internet sites often taking even more interest than the products on the market. The 14th century Charles Bridge is actually a favorite destination for many who would you like to enjoy a picturesque walk while perusing hand crafted jewelry, landscape paintings by regional musicians and other handmade products.
Prague normally home to some of world’s most readily useful glass and crystal products, with a rich history of fine crystal manufacturing dating back to to the 14th century.
Eating in Prague
Much of the typically hefty food of Prague particularly pork, cabbage and dumplings, made space for up-and-coming cooks and award-winning restaurants, gifting the town with a cooking transformation.
The Czech Republic is known internationally for its brewing industry. Preferred Czech beers is found at most of the modern-day pubs into the town and an international choice of wine and spirits.
Must-try regional dishes:
- Sopský salát – a fresh mixture of tomatoes, cucumbers and bell peppers in a sweet vinegar sauce topped with a white cheese
- Guláš – a stew comprised of meat or pork with potato dumplings
- Kolache – a yeast pastry filled with fresh fruit or cheese
Osprey Holidays top tips
Café Evropa, one part of Wenceslas Square, is an absolute treat for fans of Art Nouveau with exclusive lights, chandeliers and murals enhancing the interior. Enjoy a coffee and pastry in this sumptuous environment.
Get your tailor-made city break itinerary
Osprey vacations can cause a wonderful brief break to Prague designed entirely around your needs. We can organize what you may require, including:
- All vacation and transfers on times of your decision (not just Saturday to Saturday!)
- Accommodation from our handpicked variety of Prague resorts, to suit your spending plan and demands