Enjoy holidays in the Czech Republic, a country no bigger than Scotland, but with a lot to offer everyone. Many couples visit the country to look at the scenery of castles, medieval towns and national parks. There are also a number of spas to enjoy. There are a lot of hotels in the Czech Republic, graded on a 1-5-star basis and offering a range of board basis. Backpackers also make their way to Czech Republic where they will find a number of youth hostels to choose from. Czech Republic can be quite hilly and steep in places so people with mobility problems may need to take extra care.
Prague is a popular place to visit with beautiful scenery and many historic buildings. The worlds biggest castle is located in Prague and attracts many visitors. There are also a number of old cathedrals as well as galleries to enjoy. Karlovy Vary is a picturesque spa resort, which is perfect for relaxing. There are forest walks, mineral springs, gothic architecture and a picturesque castle. There are a number of tours that can be taken around castles and country houses which have a lot of art work and scenery inside them.
Many restaurants in Czech Republic serve traditional Czech food, which consists of a lot of meat dishes. There are also plenty of bars offering wine and beers for your enjoyment. It is normal to tip around 10-15% on top of your bill in a restaurant. The nightlife is very diverse and consists of ballet, casinos, theatre, opera, jazz clubs, nightclubs, bars and cafés. When it comes to shopping, you will find a lot of craftsmanship as well as clothing and jewellery on offer.
The weather in the Czech Republic is like Europe. The wettest seasons are Spring and Summer, with Winter being fairly dry. July is the warmest month, with temperatures reaching around 23°C. The coldest temperature in July is around 13°C. January is the coldest month, and temperatures have been known to reach -5°C.