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Czech Christmas

The Ambiance of a Czech Xmas Come to Prague at Xmas and sample the unforgettable and distinctive ambiance from Xmas markets, to the fantastic Xmas concerts hosted at several churches and venues. On the markets, you can sample some hot mead or wine whilst watching the craftsmen demonstrate their traditional …

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Easter in Prague

Easter is a very important Christian holiday, and in Prague it is celebrated very much in that spirit. It is also a holiday time when families travel and get together. While walking Prague’s paved streets you will notice market stalls and flower decorations, Easter eggs smiling from shop windows … …

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New Year’s Eve

Prague is a popular destination during the Christmas holidays, and the same goes for New Year’s Eve. The celebrations are enjoyed by all, including the young and old, the quiet and romantic couples, individuals and groups. There are entertainment options to suit all tastes, from classical music concerts to traditional …

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Prague Christmas Markets

Major markets are located around Wenceslas Square and Old Town Square while smaller ones can be found around Havelské Tržiště, Náměstí Míru and Náměstí Republiky. Another one is located at the Prague Exhibition Grounds (Výstaviště). But probably the most beautiful is the Old Town Square market where a giant Christmas …

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Public and School Holidays

National holidays have always been a potential source of contention for the Czechs. May Day, a nationwide compulsory march under the Communists, remains a public holiday. Of the other Glorious May Days, as they used to be known, May 5, the beginning of the 1945 Prague Uprising, was binned a …

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The International Marathon in Prague

Combine a fantastic travelling adventure with your passion for running! In this new venture, the Runczech.com Prague International Marathon now provides athletes with 6 different races in 4 of the beautiful cities of the Czech Rep. Whether you select the large city race in historical Prague, or the quaint race …

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Grand Prix of the Czech Republic

The Grand Prix of the Czech Republic is held on the Brno Circuit (also known as the Masaryk circuit) in Kohoutovice, approximately 15 km north-west of Brno, Czech Republic. It was used before and after WWII for events such as the Grand Prix Masaryk measuring up to 19 miles in …

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Velká Pardubická Steeplechase

Velká pardubická is a famous steeplechase cross-country run in Pardubice, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic) since 1874. It is a very important social and sporting event of the steeplechase season. It takes place (unusually) every year on the second Sunday in October. The length of the steeplechase is 6.9 km, …

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International music festival

The Prague Spring (Pražské Jaro) is the biggest annual event. It includes outstanding performing artists, symphony orchestras and chamber music ensembles from around the world. The festival commemorates important musical anniversaries by including works by the composers concerned on its programmes. It presents Czech as well as world premieres of …

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St. Nicholas Day in Prague

Visitors to Prague wishing to experience the spectacle of Mikulas, head for the Old Town Square from late afternoon. The charming tradition of St. Nicholas falls on the eve of St. Nicholas Day, December 5th, and marks the start of Christmas for the Czech people. If you find yourself walking …

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