Things to know about the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is rapidly increasing in popularity when it comes to choosing a destination for self-catering holidays in Central Europe. Whilst the countryside and rugged mountainous areas are very beautiful, the architecture of the capital city of Prague is delicate and ornate. The capital city is also home to a vibrant and diverse cultural scene; with numerous great museums and historical monuments waiting to be explored during your stay in our self-catering Prague apartments. A holiday in the Czech Republic offers a full programme of activities and things to see and experience for all types of holiday makers.

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Worth knowing - holiday homes Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a small but infinitely interesting country in Central Europe. It is home to around 2000 castles and castle ruins, which is one of the highest densities in the world, making it a great choice of destination for anyone interested in history for their self-catering holidays in Europe! The Czech Republic is also the world's largest consumer of beer, so there will be plenty of opportunity to sample the local speciality brew during your stay in our Prague apartments or accommodation in the Czech Republic in the country's other lovely regions.

City of Prague - things to know

The capital Prague is always worth a visit when spending your holiday in one of our holiday homes in the Czech Republic. The city's ancient cobbled streets provide the perfect setting for an afternoon stroll, exploring the many shops and laneways which are rich with Czech history. The Prague Castle is even in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest ancient castle in the world. Or take a stroll across the legendary Charles Bridge before returning to your chosen self-catering apartments in Prague.

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Facts about the Czech Republic

If you decide to spend your next holiday self-catering in the Czech Republic, you will soon discover that the country is very advanced when it comes to education; with over 90% of the population being educated to at least a secondary education level. The Charles University in Prague is the largest and one of the oldest universities in the region. The country also boasts some great musical and artistic offerings, which form an important part of the culture of the Czech Republic for you to experience and enjoy whilst renting one of our holiday homes in Czech Republic with NOVASOL.

Useful things to know

The national currency of the Czech Republic is the Koruna although some stores will accept Euros and most accept cards. On weekdays, most stores are open from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.. Large department stores are open till 8 p.m. and many stores and general stores are sometimes open all night. Most stores are closed on Saturdays. The language is Czech but the other Slavic languages are mutually understood and many people in the cities will speak English. The climate of the Czech Republic is temperate with four distinct seasons; changing during the winter, warm during the summer. The average temperature is -2 degrees Celsius in January and 20 degrees Celsius in July.

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Self-catering Czech Republic with 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 nearly 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.