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Czech Republic Destination guide

As the world leader in travel experiences since 1947, we connect you to the real Czech Republic in a way like no other. Straddling East and West, the Czech Republic is a historical wonder at the centre of Europe. This alluring country takes you on a journey through the centuries, with ancient castles, cathedrals and cobblestone streets. Prague is the bewitching capital city, where medieval Baroque and Gothic architecture tells a story dating back more than 500 years. Walk the 14th century Charles Bridge, see the Astronomical Clock, and head to Petrin Hill where you can admire the Vltava River winding through a skyline of spires. Explore the museums and art galleries, or wander the maze of pretty laneways, with markets, cafes, jazz clubs and old breweries where you can savour the world’s best beer. Prague is the star, but our tours to Czech Republic also reveal treasures beyond the city. As you travel through the country, you’ll discover the famous breweries of Plzeň, the red brick city of Brno, and the extraordinary green hills of Moravia. Travel with us and unlock the infinite possibilities thanks to our exclusive Trafalgar Highlights.
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"Come and taste the best beer in the world, then explore a gorgeous land filled with fine art, ancient castles and medieval squares."
Travel Director
Czech Republic at a glance
Take a journey back in time through the ancient castles, cathedrals and cobbled squares of the Czech Republic. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and explore the maze of pretty laneways, lively markets, medieval architecture, and old breweries where you can taste the world’s best beer.
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Ice Cream in Prague

What to pack for Czech Republic

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Comfortable shoes

Prague is a maze of magical laneways that are best explored on foot. Be sure to wear-in your walking shoes before your Prague trip.

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From the fairy-tale Prague Castle to the gorgeous green hills of Moravia, you’ll want to capture all the spectacular sights.

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Although the Czech Republic has four lovely seasons, Prague experiences rain all year round. Pack a travel size umbrella to keep you dry in an afternoon shower.

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A day bag

Keep your hands free and pack all your daily essentials into a comfortable day bag. A smaller bag is ideal to avoid having to check it in when visiting museums.

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An adaptor plug

Voltage in the Czech Republic is 230V and the sockets are of Type E, with standard European 2-pin plugs.

Other things to know before you go

Depending on your nationality, you'll need a valid passport and may also need visas to enter. Please check this well in advance of your trip departure date here. Some countries also require passports to have 3-6 months left on them before the given expiry date, so be sure to double check this before booking your travels.

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