Useful info

When to go &  Weather

When to go & Weather

Prague has a continental climate and sees all the four seasons. Winters are very cold and most years it snows, especially around January...

 
Public transport

Public Transport

The Prague metro system comprises three lines, each of them is designated by colours and letters.

 
Time

Time

Prague time is GMT + 1 hour, so when it is 12.00 in London, it is 13.00 in Prague.

 
Tipping

Tipping

As in every other European pub or restaurant, it is customary to tip good or acceptable service in Prague.

 
Toilets

Toilets

The cleanliness of public toilets in Prague is generally of an acceptable level. Metro stations might have the lowest level of hygiene but...

 
Electricity

Electricity

The electricity in Prague is 220v. The sockets take the two pin plug with round pins so keep this in mind and bring an adaptor.

 
Czech Language

Czech Language

You will find that many people in Prague city centre speak at least a few words of English and often some German or Russian too.

 
Public Holidays

Public holidays

Public holidays in the Czech Republic are connected with significant events, figures or church holidays and take place throughout the year.

 
Embassies in Prague

Embassies in Prague

In this part of the Prague Guide you will soon find all embassies in Prague, each item having a map, contact details and description on how...

 
Prague with children

Prague with children

If you are coming to Prague with you child or children there is no reason to worry at all, as you will see Prague has lots to offer to kids of all ages!

 
Shopping in Prague

Shopping in Prague

Pařížská Street that links the Čechův Bridge and the Old Town Square is by many considered to be the "best address" in Prague.

 
How to get to Prague

How to get to Prague

Pařížská Street that links the Čechův Bridge and the Old Town Square is by many considered to be the "best address" in Prague.

 
Travelling with animals

Travelling with Animals

For information about travelling with animals it is always best to check conditions...