Prague – Czech Republic
One of the most romantic cities in Europe awaits you this winter. The Christmas markets in Old Town Square in the centre of Prague are the biggest project of its kind in the Czech Republic. Set in the very heart of the city is a traditional Czech marketplace, where, in dozens of wooden stalls, merchants offer typical Christmas goods such as traditional Czech blown glass balls, products made of glass pearls or straw, hand-embroidered tablecloths, wooden toys, biscuit cutters and many other things.
Grown-ups will enjoy the typical mulled wine, and all gourmet, young and old, will enjoy Czech Christmas biscuits, hot roasted chestnuts, gingerbread biscuits or typical Czech grilled sausages and skewered foods.
Opening dates: 27th November to 2nd January 2022.
Where to stay…….
Belvedere – 4*
Hotel Belvedere is conveniently located in Prague 7, right in the heart of the city and very close to the metro station. Prague’s attractions are close by and the Astronomical Clock, Wenceslas Square, the Mirror Maze and DinoPark Prague are all worth a visit!
Hermitage – 4*
Experience the unique atmosphere of a former printing house. Originally built in 1907, the spectacular Art Nouveau facade will lead you to the contemporary 4-Star Hermitage Hotel Prague – an elegant building with high ceilings and…..
Corinthia Prague- 5*
The Corinthia Hotel Prague stands on a hilltop, just two metro stops from the centre and boasts panoramic city views and a top-floor spa with a swimming pool. The Vysehrad metro station, Prague Congress Centre and the 11th-century Vyšehrad fortress are a…..
5 Top places to visit
Old Town Square – the Old Town Square has remained relatively untouched since the 10th Century, and a perfect place to admire the wonderful architecture Prague has to offer with the various street performers, musicians and merchants that line the streets, all to keep you entertained. The Astronomical Clock strikes each hour, so time your visit to the Old Town Hall to coinside with the mechanical clock marking the turn of an hour. Charles Bridge – a simple walk across the 14th Century bridge is one of the most enjoyable and memorable experiences of visiting Prague. Commissioned in 1357 by Charles IV to replace an older bridge, it was completed in 1390, with the striking statues added in the 17th century, but the bridge only took Charles’ name in the 19th century. Prague Castle – located in Hradcany (the Castle district), Prague Castle is the city’s most popular tourist attraction, having been the seat of Czech rulers is now the official residence of the president. Entry to the grounds of the castle are free although many buildings such as the St Vitus cathedral, Basillica of St George and Golden Lane can be visited with a combined entry ticket. Vltava Cruise – seeing Prague from the river Vltava is a unique experience and offers a way to see the many historical buildings and monuments from a different perspective. Cruises within the city are competitively priced and often include lunch or dinner depending on the time of day you choose to embark. Prague nightlife – Prague’s nightlife has it all, world renowned for its jazz and classical music, there are many live music venues in Prague that can provide a good evening of entertainment. Take a stroll down the riverside and arrive at JazzDock which draws some of the best local jazz musicians.