Ever since the famous Velvet Revolution which cast off the last throws of Communism, the Czech capital of Prague has become a major tourist destination for people from around the world. Offering a sense of adventure and discovery for those people that know little about it, Prague is in fact a city which combines all that a modern cosmopolitan city offers together with a rich historical past. A number of accommodation options are possible here, with a great idea being to stay in a holiday rental apartment in Prague 5 - Smichov. Positioned within the city centre, and only a short walk from the historic old section, the apartment comes with all the mod-cons of home, including a well appointed kitchen which may come in useful for those that do not wish to dine out every night.
Most people that take a holiday in Prague will do so in order to enjoy the unique cultural heritage that the city has to offer. There are, however, a number of activities that are possible to try for those that would like to get a little exercise. Suggestions for leisure activities include walking, jogging, cycling and roller-blading. Further out from the centre, swimming and golf are also possible options.
People staying in self catering accommodation in Prague 5 - Smichov will soon discover that the city has an endless number of attractions that can be visited. Whilst some people may choose to see the highlights in a weekend, one or even two weeks may not be long enough to do it justice. The major attractions in Prague are the Prague castle, The Charles Bridge. Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square and Lennon Wall. The historic centre has been made a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and many an hour can be spent wandering around its amazing streets.
People planning a holiday in Prague 5 ¨C Smichov can expect an almost oceanic climate during their time in the city, and the weather that will be experienced will depend on the season in which it is visited. The winter months are quite cold with very little sunshine, with snow falling between November and March. In a way, this can add an extra dimension to how the city looks, although others may prefer to visit during the summer. Days are normally bright and sunny, and the average daily high during the summer is 24 degrees. Rainfall in Prague is very low, with may being the wettest month, although even then, a mere 77mm of rain falls during the month.
Anyone seeking to stay at self catering accommodation in Prague 5 - Smichov will most likely arrive by air. The Prague Ruzyne International Airport (PRG) connects with many major European cities, and holidaymakers from the UK can take their pick of flights, with British Airways out of London Heathrow (LHR) being one of the options. Car hire is not needed on arrival, as due to the location of the holiday rental apartment in Prague 5 - Smichov, most of the major attractions can be reached on foot or by public transport.