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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in West Bohemia, Czech Republic your home away from home

Anyone looking for a scenic holiday destination in Central Europe might like to try the West Bohemia region of the Czech Republic. This part of the country on the border with Germany has many fantastic things to do and see. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to West Bohemia, Czech Republic

Visitors to West Bohemia can explore some very scenic areas with trails available for hiking, cycling and horse riding. In the winter visitors can easily get to the Krusne Mountains, where there are resorts for downhill and cross country skiing as well as snowboarding. The region also has ice skating rinks.

Tennis is popular with courts available in the region and there are also good golf facilities here including courses at Carlsbad, Sokolov and Lazne amongst other places. There are a large number of waterways in West Bohemia where holidaymakers can try watersports such as kayaking, canoeing, swimming and fishing. The city of Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary) is a very popular spa and wellness resort.

West Bohemia has many bars, cafes and restaurants serving local cuisine as well as international fare. There are many supermarkets and markets especially in the bigger towns and cities such as Plzen and Carlsbad, where self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase provisions. Visitors will also find some plenty of places selling gifts and souvenirs.

Places to visit on holiday to West Bohemia, Czech Republic

West Bohemia has many interesting places to visit including the city of Plzen, where there are some wonderful buildings. These include the Gothic St Bartholomew Cathedral, which has the tallest tower in the country. The Moorish Revival Great Synagogue in Plzen is the second largest in Europe. Public tours are offered of the underground tunnel network in the city. Another interesting city in the region is Karlovy Vary, which features many historic spa buildings including the Military Spa Institution and Spa I. There is also a Glasswork Museum and an Art Gallery here. The country’s capital city Prague is just an hour and 10 minutes drive from Plzen and has many wonderful buildings, museums, a zoo and the famous Wenceslas Square.

Weather in West Bohemia, Czech Republic

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.

Travel to West Bohemia, Czech Republic

Prague Ruzyn? Airport (PRG) is located six miles from Prague and is about a one hour drive from Plzen, the main city of West Bohemia. 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.

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                                                                                                      Wir sind sehr zufrieden und würden gerne wieder kommen. Die Lage ist sehr gut. Die Ferienwohnung ist sehr schön.
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                                                                                                      Very modern, clean 1bdr apartment with all modern facilities. Perfect view from the window. Convenient check in and check out
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