Prague apartments, Czech Republic
Prague, star of Central Europe
Do you adore unique medieval buildings, radiating the spirit of history at every turn, peace with drinking coffee overlooking the river, nightlife in full swing, singing, dancing and convenient traveling by subway? In that case, go for a self-catering holiday to Prague and rent comfortable Czech Republic apartments right in the midst of it all. Take advantage of the thousands of gifts that the capital has to offer - the seat of the president, parliament, government and one Supreme Court, refresh the mind and body in theatres, museums, galleries, cafes, parks and wellness centres or simply relax with a pint of the locally brewed beer for which this city is famed.
Things to do in Prague
The historic core of Prague is registered in the list UNESCO cultural heritage with the main interests being St. Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert of Prague Castle, the Church of Our Lady before Tyn, Bethlehem Chapel and Vysehrad. People love the sumptuous Kinsky Palace, Thun and Kolovratských. A holiday in the Czech Republic is a guarantee of a great experience for everyone. The steps lead of eager tourists lead to Strahov, Emmaus and St. Agnes Convent. Have a cultural experience soaking up the Carolinum, the National Theater and Museum. At all costs you must pass the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square with the Astronomical Clock, and Municipal House.
Prague's historic places
Prague's historic centre is a conservation area, which covers an area of over 866 ha. The most important sight in Prague is without a doubt the Prague Castle, including a complex of buildings, which is dominated by St. Vitus Cathedral with the crown jewels. Queen Anne's is a classic Renaissance building, whilst the Church of St. Nicholas in the Lesser Town is oftern considered the most beautiful baroque church landmark in Prague. Those interested in Czech history must visit the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, Vyšehrad and Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague but also the number of modern buildings, such as the Dancing House, Zizkov Television Tower, Danube House and others.
Trips around Prague
Holiday rentals near Prague will not only allow you to explore the sights of Prague conveniently, but you are also close to a lot of places around Prague. Slapy is part of the Vltava cascade and its resorts Ždáň, Živohošť, vitriol, or Rabyně Merin offer fabulous conditions for swimming. The impressive castle Karlštejn founded by Charles IV. for storing the crown jewels rises above the river Berounka and its chapel. Of the many other charming places around Prague we must mention the legendary peaks Blanik and Rip, Koněprusy caves in the Czech Karst, the open-air museum of folk architecture in Přerov nad Labem, the water parks or Čestlice Kladno, Loučeň chateau with a beautiful park, a labyrinth and more. Perhaps go even further afield with a Czech rental in Bohemia instead and see the rest of this rich and diverse country.
Czech cuisine in Prague
Prague is host to an incredible range of delicious culinary treats to suit your self-catering needs come rain or shine. Enjoy 'chlebicek' (or open-faced sandwiches to you and I) with a variety of irresistable toppings, including the ever-popular steak tartare, boiled eggs, or unctuous fried chese and pickles. Whilst vegetarians can tuck into a steaming hot bowl of potato and mushroom soup, topped with a poached egg (kulajda), meat eaters will find roast duck dishes and schnitzel galore adorning menus all over the city. Those with a sweet tooth will not go hungry either as fruit dumplings, cinnamon buns, cream puff cannolis and pancakes filled with ice cream, jam and fruit. Hungry yet? Read more about Czech cuisine on our site and book an apartment in Prague today!
Beer tourism in Prague
The Czech Republic is known for its fantastic beer selection and a widespread appreciation of this refreshing beverage. First off, beer has a very long tradition in Prague and as well as its taste being perfected over a long period of time, it is very cheap to buy. So, which brands are the best? The most well-known have to be Pilsner Urquell, Budweiser and Staropramen, which are so renowned, you can even find these at your local. Take a trip round a brewery or simply take a pint with your lunchtime meal and soak up your stunning surroundings and add an extra touch of authenticity to your experience. If you get peckish whilst down the watering hole, keep your eye our for bar snacks that are tailored specifically to certain beers, including Prague ham, pickled sausages and soft cheese. Those interested in winemakeing, may also enjoy a self-catering holiday in Moravia.
To add to the long list of things to admire in Prague is the Vtlava River, which flows through the centre of the city, making the largest waterway in the Czech Republic. Both the Old and New Town lie on one side of the river, whilst the Lesser Town and Prague Castle sits on the other side. Of course there are plenty of boat tours to choose from, and many will give a guided tour of Prague from the water. You can even book a dinner cruise, or if you prefer to eat at your accommodation in the Czech Republic, simply take a post-dinner stroll along the romantic riverbanks and take in the sights reflected in the gentle waves at your own pace.
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Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic, and in recent years one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. With Prague apartments oother Czech holiday homes, a fabulous self-catering adventure or long weekend away in this beautiful city is in the palm of your hand. Enter into the world of NOVASOL and allow us to show you around - simply choose the right accommodation in this powerful Czech city and you could be exploring the beautiful UNESCO - protected city centre, the Czech National Gallery, Prague Zoo or the views from the funicular on Petrin Hill in no time. If you need help with your holiday home selection, we welocme you to give us a call or send us an email.