Prague city breaks holidays Long weekends & short breaks in Prague, Czech Republic

Prague is known worldwide as the Golden city of Europe with a hundred spires. It attracts tourists from around the world for a city break who come to soak up its medieval past. The capital of the Czech Republic was built by Charles IV and spans both sides of the Vltava river. There are several districts including Stare Mesto which is the famous old town with its medieval Astronomical Clock and the area around Hradschin castle.

A city break in Prague is good any time of year but winter is magical. With snow covering the ground, there is nothing better than the Christmas market in Wenceslas Square.

Key facts...
Old town and Wenceslas Square
Vltava river, the longest in Czech Republic
Historic sites - castles
Nearest airport Prague airport (15km)
Nearest train station Praha hlavní nádraží - city centre
Currency Czech Crown (CZK)

Featured holiday rentals in Prague

There are plenty of options when choosing where to stay in Prague from excellent family villas to cosy apartments to rent. Most of the self catering holiday home accommodation in Prague is within walking distance to the centre where there is a good selection of bars and restaurants.

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Things to see and do around Prague

A few suggestions...
Take a tour of Prague castle
Climb to the top of the Astronomical Clock Tower
Chill out at a cafe in Wenceslas Square
Walk over Charles Bridge which is lined with statues of Catholic saints
Take a tour of Lobkowicz Palace
Evening cruise on the Vltava river
Visit the art museum on Kampa island in the Malá Strana district
Day trip to Kamenice Gorge in Bohemia, German border
prague christmas market

Our view on Prague city breaks

We think Prague is a beautiful city and packed with activities throughout the year for all the family. Renting a villa or apartment to use as a base for exploring Prague is the perfect way to explore this wonderful city at your own pace.