Things to do in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic produces several UNESCO listed sites of cultural heritage. Visitors find themselves fascinated by the uniqueness of these places during their self-catering holidays in the Czech Republic and are also entertained by the many events. Although this part of the Alps hasnever been known for glitz and glamour, ski conditions are as interesting here as in Italy, Austria and France. For an affordable ski holiday in Central Europe, delicious cuisine, world-class beer and wine, and a lively night life, the Czech Republic is the place to go. A stay closer to town will give you easy access to world-class museums, cultural festivals, and romantic medieval towns. Whichever you prefer—we will deliver it. Our holiday cottages in the Czech Republic are located in popular tourist destinations, which means you are never far from the action.

City of Prague - apartments in Prague

The capital of the Czech Republic is the beautiful city of Prague; a destination which is always worth a visit when spending your holiday in Czech Republic self-catering accomodation, including lovely authentic holiday cottages in the Czech Republic. The ancient city’s cobbled streets lead to the majestic Prague Castle and the magnificent Charles Bridge, perfect for an afternoon spent exploring during your stay in one of our holiday homes. Grand art is available in local museums, and well preserved architecture adds glamour and majesty to the town. Here, you can visit the Bohemian Paradise, the beautiful mountains near the Vltava river and the seaside resorts Karlsbad or Marienbad. Despite its rather small size compared to other European countries, self-catering Czech Republic is full of promising opportunities.

Cultural celebrations - Czech holiday homes

There are plenty of cultural events and attractions which you can enjoy whilst self-catering in one of our Czech Republic holiday homes if you wish to. The St. Wenceslas celebrations in Èeský Krumlov takes place in October and starts with the St. Wenceslas market in the town's main square námìstí Svornosti. The market lasts for three days and you have the chance to admire and buy pottery, lace, blacksmith's work and other local products typical of the Czech culture. A similar scene welcomes visitors to the Royal Silver Festival in Kutná Hora in June. This festival takes the city six centuries back into the past to the turn of the 15th centuries. The annual Gothic celebrations constitute the symbolic beginning of the peak tourist season for this royal mining town which also belongs to UNESCO's listed sites.

Active holidays for nature lovers

In the Czech Republic you can enjoy an active holiday, full of sports activities and things to do for the whole family when you choose self-catering holiday accommodation by NOVASOL. You can go for a stroll through the stunning landscapes and breath the fresh air or maybe you fancy horse riding or planning your own boat trip ... there are countless opportunities! Nature lovers can also find enjoyment in several national parks which have unspoilt trails through thick beech and spruce forests. You may even see rare animals such as the wolf, wildcat and lynx. Scattered around these scenic areas are quaint rural Czech villages with small, but interesting, museums and good local restaurants.

Rest and relax whilst self-catering Czech Republic

Sample some of the best beer in the world at the Plzen brewery, perhaps then unwinding in the famous spa city Karlovy Vary during your stay in one of NOVASOL's holiday cottages in the Czech Republic. Since 1370, when then King Charles IV fell so in love with hotsprings here, the area has expanded, and so has spa tourism. Take advantage of the luxurious and restorative spas, like the celebreties do when they are in town for the annual film festival. NOVASOL rents many of the best holiday cottages in the Czech Republic. Our rural retreats are calming and restorative. Enjoy lush green surroundings when you have your morning coffee on your private patio.

Visit the town of Cesky Krumlov

Cesky Krumlov is one of Bohemia's prettiest towns. Since medieval times the city has been a lively and interesting centre for culture and commerce in the Czech Republic. Experience its exquisite beauty by visiting its historical buildings which house charming cafes, restaurants, shops, and galleries. The huge Cesky Krumlov castle sits guard high atop the city and a visit here is a great way to start learnign about the Czech history. It is breathtaking in size, and historical value. Awarded the EU prize for conservation in 2008, it has set new standards of conservation of historic monuments in Europe. At night the castle is bathed in dramatic lighting. The Five-Petalled Rose Festival in Krumlov always takes place in June and takes you on a journey back to the Renaissance era. You can attend a knight tournament called the Tournament of the Rose.

Self-catering in Czech Republic - why NOVASOL?

NOVASOL holiday rentals in the Czech Republic are added to our listings when they meet our high standards. Rated between three and five stars, our five stars models are the most luxurious. Holiday rentals with five stars contain the newest kitchens, appliances, and furnishings. But no matter how many stars your holiday home in the Czech Republic or any of our other locations has, it will always match the description in our catalogue and contain the amenities you ordered. We have 40 years' experience providing high quality, well-functioning holiday villas. Which means -- we know how to do the hard part right, and you have only to decide where and which model suits you best.

We also recommend a visit to:

  • Glass museums and the historical glass art known all over the world. Beautiful glass crafts is a quality gift to bring back home.
  • Historical railroads often offer extra tours.
  • The open-air museum in Zubrnice offers an exhibition of the lives of the Czechs' ancestors.