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The city of a Hundred Spires

Myth tells that Prague was founded by the daughter of the legendary King Krok. Looking down on the site where the city now stands, she saw a city “that would touch the stars”. Today, the Czech Republic's capital is often called the City of a Hundred Spires. At well over a thousand years old, a holiday to Prague is a must for those who love history and architecture. Drink in city views from Prague Castle and stroll through Průhonice Park - the largest landscaped park in Europe. In between attractions, refuel with a pint - you’ll find that beer is a beautiful thing in Prague. From party animals to families and romantic getaways, a holiday to Prague City has something for everyone.

Your Prague City questions, answered

For fewer crowds, consider spring and early autumn. Prague’s busy season generally runs from May to October, and sees another peak at Christmas time.
The Febiofest film festival: March 23rd-31st; the Prague Marathon: 5th-7th May; the Czech Beer Festival: 11th-27th May; Prague Fringe: May 26th-June 3rd.
Don't leave without trying a steak tartare, creamy kulajda Czech soup, a hearty goulash, breaded schnitzel and weiner sausages.

Best things to do in Prague City

The Old Town

Stare Mesto, the Old Town is the beating heart of the city. It's where you’ll find Charles Bridge, the Astronomical Clock and the Jewish Quarter.

Malá Strana

Prague city's 'Lesser Town', is just across the Vltava River from Stare Mesto and features the John Lennon Wall, the Kafka Museum and Wallenstein Garden.

Prague Castle

Dating back to 870, Prague Castle is the world’s largest ancient castle. It's housed emperors, kings and presidents over the course of its illustrious career.