The Czech Republic does family holidays all year round.
Visit in spring for historic cities and dramatic national parks. Winter’s good for uncrowded, inexpensive and snow-sure ski resorts or cute Christmas Markets and quaint traditions. Choose summer to cycle in Moravia, have a Bohemian spa break or adventure round the Krknoše Mountains. And Prague’s perfect any time – even just for a weekend.
Cheap, direct flights from the UK to Prague take less than two hours.
The Czech Republic has four national parks including Krkonoše one of the country’s top winter sports’ areas.
There are 12 Czech UNESCO World Heritage sites including the entire historic centre of Prague.
Weather’s warm and sunny in spring and summer with temperatures between 19 and 25˚ from May to September.
The medieval heart of Prague is one of the prettiest square’s in Europe and famous for traditional Christmas markets.
A compact country to explore easily with kids; the UK is three times bigger than the Czech Republic.
One of the better value European countries, London restaurants are roughly 70% more expensive than the equivalent in Prague.
Public transport in major cities and most larger towns is excellent and inexpensive. The national rail network covers the entire country but always check journey times – they can sometimes be twice as long as the same distance by car. If you’re travelling outside cities, good roads and charming towns and villages all over the country make driving around with kids easy and enjoyable.