One of Eastern Europe’s most popular travel destinations, the Czech Republic boasts Gothic architecture, picturesque scenery and awe-inspiring castles. Prague, the jewel in the country’s crown, is an enthralling capital city dating back to the 14th Century and is renowned for its stunning architecture and production of some of the world’s finest beers. Bursting with history, beauty and an emerging culinary scene, a Prague city break allows you to enjoy the best that this wonderful country has to offer. But there is more to the country than its captivating capital. Escape to the elegant Renaissance and baroque cities of Olomouc, Cesky Krumlov and Telc to marvel at the artistic and cultural heights achieved by the sophisticated Czech people.

Top Recommendations

  • Prague and its iconic list of monuments
  • Cesky Krumlov which is bisected by the serpentine bends of the Vltava River
  • Savour an ale in Plzen home of the original pilsner
  • Explore the forested hills of Sumava on foot or mountain bike

When to Visit

April to June when warmer weather starts to dominate, and the days become longer and bathed in sunshine. It also allows you to miss the busy crowds that the summer months of July and August bring. Additionally, a trip in late November and December has an enchanting winter feel. With Christmas decorations, lights and markets guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit.  

Average monthly high and low temperatures, plus average monthly rainfall and days with rain can be seen below for Prague.