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Introduction to Prague

Welcome to Prague! This capital and largest city of the Czech Republic is a bucket list destination, home to many famous attractions, including Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, and Old Town Square. In this ultimate travel guide to Prague, you will learn everything you need to know before booking your ticket to Czechia. Discover the day-to-day life of the over 1.3 million people who call Prague home and explore the city’s fascinating history, rich culture, and distinct architecture.

Easily accessible from Václav Havel Prague airport, Prague is the perfect base for a memorable and unique vacation in Czechia any time of the year.

You'll learn more fascinating facts about Prague as you explore this spectacular city.

Traveling to Prague is especially rewarding for anyone eager to connect with locals and learn more about their unique culture and traditions.

Get ready to explore and learn more about the city of Prague below!

Top services in Prague

Here on this page, you'll find all the top travel services in Prague, Czechia. Check out the cheapest and most popular flights offered by 393 airlines that fly to Czechia. Browse the 1276 top-rated tours available to you in Prague. We make it easy for you to find and book the top services in Prague.

Enjoy the convenience of planning and booking every detail of your trip to Prague, including flights, accommodations, activities, and more, in one place. Book with Guide to Europe to get an expertly-curated and fully-customizable itinerary and experience the best of Prague on your vacation in Czechia.

Get answers to questions about the routes and services offered in Prague from our free 24/7 customer support. Continue reading to learn how you can enjoy a stress-free and memorable vacation in the city of Prague!

Learn more about Czechia

There are many reasons to visit the city of Prague, but a trip to Czechia needs no explanation.

Exploring Czechia, which spans 78,866 square kilometers, is an adventure of a lifetime. Czechia offers an abundance of truly magical places to discover, including cultural, historic, and scenic sites of significant value to both locals and travelers.

As the home country of many world-famous attractions like the spectacular Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, and the Old Town Square, you’re all set for a unique and memorable travel experience in Czechia.

Click or tap the link below to discover more about Czechia.

What to see in Prague

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Prague has something for everyone. Regardless of age and interest, travelers have the best time exploring every corner of the city.

Read on to discover the best places to visit and find out what to expect from the city of Prague.

Top attractions in Prague

Home to plenty of top attractions, Prague is more than just a wonderful city in Czechia. Prague is a travel hotspot and a great place to experience a mix of the traditional and modern culture of Czechia.

One fascinating sight in Prague is the unforgettable Prague Castle. Considered one of the most well-known attractions in the city, a visit to this spectacular travel destination is something you shouldn’t miss on your trip to Prague. This remarkable attraction is located at 119 08 Prague 1, Czechia and is open for visitors Monday - Sunday, between 06:00-22:00.

For more information about what you can expect during a vacation in Czechia, check out our list of top attractions in Prague below. Discover the best places to visit in Prague, including the fascinating Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, St. Vitus Cathedral, and Prague Astronomical Clock.

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Things to do in Prague

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Enrich your travel experience in Prague by joining tours and activities. Prague offers an exciting selection of top-rated tours and it's easy for every traveler to find something to their liking. Take the opportunity to catch the top attractions on a tour, stay active with an adventurous excursion, or learn something new about the local history or culture of the city.

Discover the most popular experiences in Prague below.

Most popular experiences in Prague

Traveling is all about gaining new experiences. You can have that and more in the city of Prague.

Prague offers numerous tours and activities for travelers to choose from. Historical Tours, Walking Tours, and Bus Tours are only a few of the many experiences you can book for your holiday in Czechia.

Explore the most popular experiences you can join in Prague by clicking on one of the top-rated tour categories below.

Top tours & tickets starting in Prague

Travelers in Prague can choose from 21 categories of top-rated tours and tickets. If you're curious about what the most frequently recommended experiences in the city are, Tours by vehicle is the answer.

The most popular tour in Prague is the fantastic Kutna Hora Private day trip from Prague with lunch, admission and local treat. By joining this highly recommended tour, travelers get to learn more about what makes Prague one of the best travel destinations in Czechia.

Prague also offers plenty of budget-friendly tours and activities that promise travelers a unique experience in the city. The affordable PRIVATE 4 Hour Tour: Czech Beers & Tapas in Prague's Local Areas is the cheapest tour in the city, and is a popular Historical Tour. This experience costs around 3 EUR and allows travelers a great time in Prague. This Historical Tour is available in 1 language: English. Around 59 travelers have given this activity an average rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Secure an unforgettable experience for your upcoming trip to Prague and book a top-rated tour in the city. Discover the best tours, activities, and tickets in Prague below.


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Discover the best things to do in Prague. Choose from 1276 fantastic tours and activities available in the city.

Select your dates and number of travelers in the search bar below to receive the best recommendations for your vacation in Prague. Click the green button to view your options.

Vacation packages in Prague

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The best and easiest way to visit Prague is by booking a vacation package. A vacation package includes everything you need for a worry-free and perfectly planned holiday in Czechia.

Booking a vacation package to Prague means spending less time planning and more time enjoying your vacation. A vacation package includes everything from flight tickets, accomodation, and a rental car, to 24/7 personal travel support and a carefully planned travel itinerary. You can also take your vacation in Prague to the next level by adding tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your trip.

Apart from providing you with everything you need to travel comfortably, your vacation package to Prague is also fully customizable. In other words, you can add or remove services at your own convenience, to create the perfect vacation for you and your travel companions.

On our website, you will find 288 unique vacation packages to Prague, including flight tickets, hotel reservations, and recommendations for the best sightseeing spots, restaurants, bars, and activities.

Continue to the next section to learn more about what types of vacations you can book in the city of Prague.

Popular types of vacations in Prague

The most popular way to experience Prague is by visiting the city as part of a road trip across multiple destinations in Czechia. However, it is also common for travelers to go to Prague on both shorter and longer getaways, to get a break from everyday life, relax, and experience something new.

With Guide to Europe you can find road trips, city breaks, and weekend getaways in Czechia, ranging from budget to luxury. Whether you’re planning a multi-day road trip across Czechia, or you just want to enjoy a few days exploring Prague, there is a vacation package for you.

Discover the most popular vacation packages in Prague below.

Top vacation packages in Prague

Travelers have a great selection of vacation packages to choose from in Czechia. In fact, you can choose from as many as 288 different top-rated vacation packages to take you to Prague, and even more if you expand your search to include a bigger area of Czechia.

To help narrow your choices down, here are some of the best vacation packages for exploring the city of Prague.

For an epic vacation, discover Prague and other top destinations in Czechia on a top-rated holiday like the 10-Day Road Trip to Czechia and Germany from Prague to Berlin, Weißenfels, and Munich. This vacation package provides travelers with tons of opportunities to experience not only the most popular attractions in Prague, but also in other top places to visit in Czechia. If Old Town Square, Prašná brána, Petrin Tower, Národní muzeum, and St. Vitus Cathedral are on your bucket list, this is the perfect vacation package for you.

If you would like to go on a budget vacation in Prague, book the popular Cheap 3-Day Czechia City Break in Prague and spend as little as 172 EUR. This vacation will take you on a journey to experience some of the most incredible attractions and sights in Prague, including the fantastic Old Town Square, Vyšehrad, Charles Bridge, Prague Astronomical Clock, and St. Vitus Cathedral.

Get more Prague vacation ideas on this site and discover the greatest selection of vacation packages in Europe. Scroll down to find the best vacation packages in Czechia that match your needs and budget.


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Discover and compare 288 vacation packages that take you to the wonderful city of Prague.

The best flights, hotels, and activities in Prague get fully booked quickly. Use the search tool below to find the best vacation packages in Czechia. Your customized holiday package to Prague is only a few clicks away!

How to get to Prague

To get to the city of Prague the fastest way possible, travelers from outside Czechia can travel by plane. International travelers can fly to Prague by booking flights with any of the 87 airlines that offer direct flights to Václav Havel Prague airport. Some airlines that operate flights to Václav Havel Prague airport are Lufthansa, British Airways, United Airlines, Ryanair, and Delta Air Lines. Go to this page to compare all flights to Prague.

To reach the city of Prague, travelers can choose from various airport transfer options available at Václav Havel Prague airport.

If you're looking for the best flight ticket deals to Prague, knowing the cheapest travel time and which airlines offer the most affordable flights is helpful. Luckily, we have this information for you. Discover more about the cheapest and most popular flights to Václav Havel Prague airport and Prague below.

Find cheap flights to Prague

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Over the years, more airlines have started offering flexible and direct flights to Prague, making it one of the most accessible travel destinations in Czechia. However, it is usually cheaper to fly to Prague, Czechia, in May.

The cheapest one-way flight to Prague costs around 20 EUR and is offered by the airline Ryanair. The flight leaves on May 3 at 3 and departs from Bordeaux–Mérignac airport in Bordeaux, France.

The cheapest round-trip flights to Prague cost approximately 86 EUR in total. The departure flight leaves on May 3 and the return flight is scheduled on May 29. The flight time is around 5 hours per way.

The return flight is operated by Václav Havel Airport Prague.

Use the search tool below to find the cheapest flights to Czechia and the city of Prague from your city of departure.

Popular flights to Prague

Travelers visiting Prague in Czechia can fly to Václav Havel Prague airport directly from 2327 destinations worldwide.

The three most popular routes to Václav Havel Prague airport and the city of Prague in Czechia depart from Albany airport in Albany, Australia, Santa Rosa airport in Santa Rosa, Argentina, and Mid Delta Regional airport in Greenville, the United States.

Travelers can fly to Czechia by choosing from from 1 weekly flight(s) from Albany; from 1 weekly flight(s) from Santa Rosa; and from 1 weekly flight(s) from Greenville.

The airline that operates most flights to Czechia is Qatar Airways. Qatar Airways offers 74 scheduled flight routes to Czechia.

Discover the most popular flights to Prague below. Click to view flights to Prague, Czechia from destinations all across the globe.

Where to stay in Prague

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An essential factor to consider when traveling to a new place or country is accommodation. While visiting a city as fantastic as Prague is always exciting, any avid traveler knows that accommodations often make or break the vacation experience.

The best place to stay in Prague usually depends on travelers' needs and preferences. However, booking accommodation in downtown Prague offers a ton of benefits.

Staying at the heart of the city allows you to easily walk to many of the top sights and dining areas in Prague and cut down on your travel expenses. Centrally-located accommodations are also an excellent choice for travelers in Prague planning to go on a quick tour or drive to the neighboring regions.

For example, honeymooners or travelers on a romantic getaway in Czechia can experience the ultimate relaxation at one of the 5-star or 4-star hotels in Prague. Travelers whose purpose is sightseeing can also find plenty of mid-range hotels to budget-friendly accommodations in the city, allowing access to many of the top attractions in Prague.

Learn more about the most popular places to stay and the top-rated hotels in Prague in the next sections.

Popular types of accommodation in Prague

While each type offers varying amenities and rates, there is no denying that Prague provides a great selection of lodging options ready to cater to every kind of guest.

Budget accommodations are also incredibly popular among travelers in Prague. Cheaper alternatives allow travelers to save on accommodation costs and have more to spend on other experiences.

Select the type you prefer to compare options under each category and find the best accommodation.

Top hotels in Prague

Hotels are travelers' go-to accommodations in Prague for the unique experience they provide.

Besides offering basic amenities, many hotels in Prague provide meals and extras, such as shuttle services, spa facilities, tour desks, and other services. But because not all hotels in Prague are created equal, finding the best in the city often requires careful research. For your convenience, we've done all the research to make it easier for you to check out all the top hotels in Prague.

Below is our hand-picked list of the best hotels in the Prague. Travelers are encouraged to book early as these hotels quickly reach capacity.

Click the arrows or swipe the list to see each hotel's ratings, reviews, locations, rates, and more. You can read detailed descriptions of each hotel by clicking the cards.


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Use the Accommodation Search tool below to find available stays in the city of Prague on specific dates. This handy feature also allows you to compare prices and amenities.

Enter the preferred check-in and check-out dates. Then, select the number of guests and rooms. Click the Search button to find all the available hotels and places to stay in the city of Prague that match the information provided.

Car rental in Prague

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Experience the freedom and convenience of a self-drive vacation by renting a car for your adventures in Prague. Prague has 8 car rental companies ready to provide you with the perfect vehicle for your travels.

Automatic cars for rent in Prague start from 32.73 EUR per day or 229.09 EUR per week. The cheapest automatic rental car is a Skoda Fabia.

If you prefer driving a manual car, you’ll find multiple options for rent in Prague, starting from 25.45 EUR per day or 178.12 EUR per week. The cheapest manual rental car is a Skoda Citgo.

Learn more about the different types of cars you can rent in Prague, Czechia, below.

Popular types of car rental in Prague

Discover and choose from our broad range of popular car rental options in the city of Prague to find the best car for your travel plans. Travelers in Prague can choose from small cars, medium cars, large cars, estate cars, mini vans, SUVs, convertibles, premium cars, camper vans, mini campers, vans, cars. All car rentals come with CDW insurance for added protection throughout your trip.

Renting a car is a popular choice among travelers who want to explore Czechia at their own pace. The most popular type of car rental among small groups of travelers in Prague is a TopLevel.

Another very popular type of car to rent in Prague is a TopLevel. This car is particularly popular among couples and solo travelers touring the city of Prague.

Check out all options available in Prague and book the car rental for your upcoming adventures in Czechia below.

Search for car rental in Prague

Get ready to hit the road and explore the beautiful city of Prague. Find the best deals on a variety of popular car rentals in Prague, Czechia, or any other destination in Europe by using the search tool below.

Enter your pick-up and drop-off location, driver's age, and dates. Click the green button to view your options.

Popular destinations to visit after Prague

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The city of Prague is just one of the many unique and scenic destinations you can visit in Czechia. So if you're itching for another cultural adventure, a relaxing road trip, an action-filled city break, or a memorable weekend getaway, know that Czechia has it all.

Czechia is calling, and the country is asking you to experience its culture and diversity to the fullest! Take the opportunity to visit other captivating places in Czechia that are as magical as the city of Prague. The most popular travel destinations in Czechia are listed below. Click on the name of the place you want to explore next to learn more about it.

All the best destinations in Czechia

When unsure of where to go next, use the map below. This map shows the locations of all the best destinations in Czechia. Use the map to plan your trip and find the best routes.

Domestic flights from Prague

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A taste of Czechia through a visit to Prague can often reignite a traveler's passion for adventure. When this happens, the best way to satisfy this wanderlust is to book a domestic flight from Prague to another remarkable destination in Czechia.

To begin your search for the best or cheapest flights from the city of Prague to other spectacular locations in Czechia, jump to the last section of this travel guide.

Search domestic flights from Prague

Traveling to another city or region in Czechia? Use the flight search tool below to quickly find the cheapest one-way or round-trip flights from Prague to different local destinations.

Enter all the necessary information and click or tap on the Search button to see a list of the available domestic flights in Czechia on the selected dates.

Popular domestic flights from Prague

Travelers in Czechia can catch flights to domestic airports in Brno, Pardubice, and Ostrava. Domestic flights in Czechia are operated by 13 airlines: Wizz Air, Smartwings, Transavia, Wizz Air Malta, and Ryanair. There are around 22 scheduled flight routes operating to Prague on a weekly basis.

From Prague, travelers can book scheduled flights to 3 domestic destinations. The most popular flights from Prague depart to many top-rated destinations in Czechia and are offered by Wizz Air, Smartwings, and Transavia.