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Day Trips from Prague Travel Guide

Plan Your Day Trips from Prague Vacation

As the saying goes, the world is a book, and those who don't travel read only one page. The same applies to visitors who come to the Czech Republic but visit only Prague. Don’t get us wrong; it’s a great page to read, but if you want the whole story, you need to get out of the capital and embrace the adventures beyond.

Updated 1/20/2014

Top Reasons To Go

  1. Visit spooky Sedlec The Kostnice outside of Kutná Hora is a mesmerizing church decorated with human bones.
  2. Find a storybook come to life A true medieval castle, babbling brook and all, can be found in Karlštejn.
  3. Take a historic tour The home of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination started World War I, is remarkably well preserved in Konopiště; look for the bear living in the moat.
  4. Pay remembrance to the past In Terezín, a baroque fortress turned into a concentration camp is both powerful and chilling.
  5. Sample the wine It’s not all about beer. Try the locally produced wine at pretty Mělník.

When To Go

When to Go

Many of the Czech Republic’s castles and monuments are closed November through March. Some, especially those closer to Prague, are staying open year-rou...

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