Holidaymakers looking for somewhere different to travel to in Central Europe should pay a visit to Prague 1 – Stare Mesto in the Czech Republic. Located in the north west of the country, this part of the country’s capital city offers many fantastic things to do and see. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments and B&Bs.
Holidaymakers staying in Prague 1- Stare Mesto can explore some very scenic areas with trails available for hiking, horse riding and cycling. Other pleasant ways to see the city are by taking a boat cruise along the river or taking a hot air balloon ride. Tennis is popular with courts available in the city and there are also several 9 and 18-hole golf courses in and around Prague. Holidaymakers can try watersports such as yachting, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, swimming and fishing. Prague has many bars, cafes and restaurants serving excellent local cuisine as well as international dishes. The city has many supermarkets, shops and markets, where self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase food, drink and other provisions.
Stare Mesto or the Old Town has many wonderful attractions for holidaymakers to visit. For example there are some fine religious buildings in this part of Prague such as the Church of Our Lady before Tyn, the Old Jewish Cemetery and the Spanish Synagogue. Visitors will also find museums here such as the Museum of Decorative Arts and the Franz Kafka Museum. One of the most striking features in Stare Mesto is the Astronomical Clock, which is the oldest working one in the world. In the new town is the very popular Wenceslas Square as well as the Mucha Museum and the National Museum. Holidaymakers with children might like to visit Prague Zoo or Aquapalace, which is the biggest waterpark in Central Europe.
July and August are the warmest months of the year with average high temperatures of 23 degrees centigrade. The coldest month is January with average highs of 2 degrees centigrade and lows of -5 degrees. The summer in this part of the Czech Republic usually brings the wettest weather with July having the highest monthly average of 80mm rainfall.
Prague Ruzyn? Airport (PRG) is located six miles from Prague and is about 25 minute’s drive from Prague 1 – Stare Mesto. Flights arrive here from various international airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Athens (ATH), Brussels (BRU), Berlin-Tegel (TXL), Dublin (DUB), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Sheremetyevo (SVO), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Stockholm-Arlanda (ARN) and Zurich (ZRH). Car rental companies are located at parking area C and include Avis, Budget, Europcar and Sixt.