Late spring and early fall are a little less touristy – still busy but not overwhelmingly so. The slowest times are during the cold months of November , January, February, and into March, so if you don’t mind the cold and prefer fewer tourists, this would be a good time for you to travel to Prague .
Prague Weather in November There’s typically 1.30 inches of precipitation during the month. Snow isn’t common in November , but it does happen on occasion.
The average temperature ranges from lows of 2°C with highs of 9°C. It’s the start of winter, so you should pack plenty of layers for your holiday including a jacket for when rain hits the city. There’s an average rainfall of around 30mm over 17 wet days of the month.
Prague Castle. Built in the 9th century, Prague Castle is the most significant Czech monument and has hosted various Czech rulers and presidents. Old Town and Jewish Quarter. St. Hop On Hop Off Prague . Dancing House. After Dark Guided Tour. A Day Trip to Terezin Concentration Camp. Beer Tour of Prague .
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 .
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.
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.
From 27th November 2021 to 2nd January 2022. (to be confirmed). The Christmas markets in Old Town Square in the centre of Prague are the biggest project of its kind in the Czech Republic.
You should plan to spend around Kč2,040 ($95) per day on your vacation in Prague , which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, Kč489 ($23) on meals for one day and Kč150 ($6.99) on local transportation.
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/$48.
To really see Prague, it’s best to visit for four to five days . That will allow you to see all the main sites and get a sense of the city’s culture.
The average price of a taxi ride from Prague airport to the city centre of Prague is 694 CZK (27€). Without traffic, the journey will take approximately 35 minutes.
Tipping in the Czech Republic is commonly expected. Foreign visitors are often expected to tip at least 10%. (N.B. This practice holds true mainly in Prague and leading tourist “meccas” such as Cesky Krumlov, not in the general countryside, where foreigners are not expected to do anything more than locals.)
The best times to visit Prague are the spring and early fall when the weather is mild and there are fewer crowds . Because of the city’s generally chilly climate, the warmer summer months (average high temperatures hover in the low to mid-70s) see the largest influx of tourists – which means higher hotel rates.
Here are a few local Prague purchases to give you an idea of local item prices in Prague:
|THE PRICE OF:||PRICE CZK||$USD|
|Classic Czech meal at restaurant- meat, sauce, dumplings||140||6.1|
|Large sausage, bun and mustard at Wenceslas Square||40||1.7|
|500 ml of beer draft (pint)||35||1.5|
|750ml bottle of wine good enough to bring to party||160||7.0|