12 days in Czech Republic Itinerary

12 days in Czech Republic Itinerary

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Prague
— 3 nights
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Spindleruv Mlyn
— 2 nights
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Ceske Budejovice
— 2 nights
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Cesky Krumlov
— 2 nights
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Karlovy Vary
— 2 nights
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Prague
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Prague

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and finally look for gifts at Carlo Quatro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Lesser Town, then contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then admire the striking features of Dancing House, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Prague road trip planning app.

Berlin, Germany to Prague is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You'll set off for Spindleruv Mlyn on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Spindleruv Mlyn

— 2 nights
Špindlerův Mlýn is a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Ski and mountain resort Spindleruv Mlyn, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at kaplička sv. Františka z Assisi, and then step into the grandiose world of Vrchlabi Castle. On your second day here, examine the collection at Cog Railway Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Majak Jary Cimrmana, then examine the collection at Glassworks and microbrewery Novosad & son Harrachov, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Wenzelkirche Harrachov.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Spindleruv Mlyn online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Prague to Spindleruv Mlyn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and car. In December, daily temperatures in Spindleruv Mlyn can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ceske Budejovice.

Things to do in Spindleruv Mlyn

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ceske Budejovice

— 2 nights
Founded eight centuries ago, Ceske Budejovice sits on the confluence of the Vltava and Malse Rivers, enticing visitors with medieval architectural landmarks that include one of the largest town squares in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Holasovice, examine the collection at Muzeum cestopisne literatury, and then don't miss a visit to NamEsti Premysla Otakara II. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Black tower, sample the tasty concoctions at Budweiser Brewery (Budejovicky Budvar), then step into the grandiose world of The State Chateau of Hluboká, and finally make a trip to Church of St. Jan Nepomucky.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ceske Budejovice trip builder app.

Drive from Spindleruv Mlyn to Ceske Budejovice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December, daytime highs in Ceske Budejovice are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Ceske Budejovice

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trip

Cesky Krumlov

— 2 nights
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, take in the local highlights with Wiseman Free Tour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, and finally see the interesting displays at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, see the interesting displays at Muzeum obchodu Cesky Krumlov, examine the collection at 3D Museum, then see the interesting displays at Regionalni Muzeum v Ceskem Krumlove, then steep yourself in history at The Alchemist's House, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Siroka Ulice Cesky Krumlov.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov trip planner.

Cesky Krumlov is very close to Ceske Budejovice. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Karlovy Vary.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Karlovy Vary

— 2 nights
Bohemia's historical spa town, Karlovy Vary serves as one of Europe's most glamorous vacation resorts.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Loket Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Hlavni kolonada, then hike along Geologický park, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Vila Lutzow. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly House Karlovy Vary, trek along Diana Lookout Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Mlynska kolonada, then contemplate the long history of Market Colonnade, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Vridelni kolonada.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Karlovy Vary planner.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Karlovy Vary by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Prague.

Things to do in Karlovy Vary

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Nature

Side Trips

Prague

City of a Hundred Spires

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planner.

You can drive from Karlovy Vary to Prague in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
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Czech Republic travel guide

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Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.