September -October Autumn is another desirable time to visit Prague . You can expect average highs to range anywhere between the mid-60s and the low 40s, so plan to pack warmer clothes. Also, while autumn is not nearly as popular as summer, it’s still a good idea to book two or three weeks in advance.
Best things to do in Prague in September Old Town Square. Prague’s Astronomical Clock. Charles Bridge. Prague Castle. Dancing House / Fred and Giner. Best Things to do in Prague – Food and Drinks. Watch a puppet show. Cruising on the Vltava river.
Prague Weather in September With a daily average of 19°C in the day, September is an excellent time to visit the capital of the Czech Republic. Being at the end of summer, the weather is usually sunny and warm in the day while the temperature can reach around 9°C in the night.
Take jeans or slacks, long-sleeved tops, and lightweight sweaters. Always bring comfortable, flat shoes for walking with good support.
Top 10 Things to Avoid in Prague Sightseeing. Wasting Time Waiting for the Cuckoo. Charles Bridge in the Middle of the Day. Getting around. Getting Pickpocketed on the 22 Tram. Getting Ripped off by Taxis. Shopping and money. Tacky Souvenir Shops. Rip-off Exchange Offices. U Fleku’s Pushy Waiters. Wenceslas Square Sausages. Restaurants on Old Town Square.
Prague can be a very cheap city to visit but it can also be very expensive . It depends where you pull out your wallet. Because there are so many tourists and almost all of them visit the same few sites, it is just good business sense for a shop or restaurant owner to raise their prices and collect as much as they can.
Prague is very walkable . If you dropped from the sky and landed in Old Time Square you would be in a good position to walk everywhere interesting within 30 minutes. Convenient if you want to avoid walking but in most cases will not save you time.
To really see Prague, it’s best to visit for four to five days . That will allow you to see all the main sites and get a sense of the city’s culture.
The rate of violent crime is low and most areas of Prague are safe to walk around even after dark. Be careful on Wenceslas Square. It is usually packed with tourists and the crowds make things easy for pickpockets. There have also been cases of trusting “love-seekers” being robbed of all their money at night .
The currency in Prague is the Czech Crown (CZK). Some hotels, shops and restaurants accept Euros as well, but many only take Czech Crowns. Czech Crown (CZK) currency converter. At current exchange rates 1000 CZK = £34/€38/$48.
In Prague , a great number of native citizens speak English at least a bit. And at the tourist hotspots, restaurants in the centre, hotels, and gift shops, knowledge of the English language is taken for granted. On the other hand, do not expect much English from the Czech police officers or bus drivers.
But don’t worry if you forget your shaver at home, it will not cost you much more in Prague . Classic Czech meals in restaurants for locals cost less than for equally filling meals in other western countries. For $5 US you can enjoy a hearty lunch of pork, sauce, six dumplings and a half litre of beer.
Since the Czech Republic was established in 1993 its official currency has been Korunas (abbreviated as Kč ) sometimes also referred to as Czech crowns . Notes come in 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 2,000 and 5,000 denominations. There are also 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 coins.
Layers are important, so pack light but warm clothes. For outdoor cafes: Women – pashmina. Men – pullover. Sunglasses for Vltava boat trips. T-shirts. Collar shirt (men) / Dresses (ladies) Long sleeve shirts. Jeans. 1 pair of sandals or flip flops. Lightweight jackets.
Take along sweaters or a light waterproof jacket that can be layered over cotton tops or heavier sweaters. Have both weights on hand as basic layers so you can deal with swings in the temperature either daily or over your visit. Ankle boots or other comfortable walking shoes are a must for touring.