4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

We invite you to spend an unforgettable long weekend in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. And to make your time pass interestingly and efficiently, use a ready-made guide from our travel expert who knows everything about Prague.

How to get from the airport to the city

Bus. From the airport to the city center you can take a bus. Travel time will be about 50 minutes. Ticket price – 45 CZK.

Uber. An Uber ride to the city center will cost approximately 389 CZK.

We have selected several accommodation options for you:

  • K+K Hotel Fenix
  • Prague Marriott Hotel
  • The Grand Mark Prague

What to see in the city

Prague is the inimitable capital of the Czech Republic, a city with magical streets, mysterious monuments and architecture that evokes admiration and a desire to look into the most hidden corners of the city.

Old Place

4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

Stare Mesto, or Prague 1, contains the most ancient sights, cathedrals and palaces.

You need to start your walk around the Stare Mesto from the Old Town Square. It is surrounded by the Tyn Church, the Church of St. Nicholas and the Old Town Hall with the famous Astronomical Clock. Every hour, the chimes regularly strike, and figures of the apostles appear from the windows, showing the performance. Here you can also take a tour of the dungeon, the ancient halls and the Gothic church. The ticket will cost 250 CZK.

Not far from the square, on U Prašné brány street, there is the Powder Tower gate. You can climb them and explore the Old Town from above for 100 CZK. Next to the gate is the Municipal House building with stained glass windows, balconies and sculptures. Now it hosts concerts and various performances.

Be sure to take a stroll through the cobbled back streets of Stare Mesto. Here you will find authentic shops, cozy cafes and the most fabulous houses in Prague. Walk to Husova Street to see the hanging sculpture of Sigmund Freud. Not far from it the monument “The Head of Franz Kafka” rotates, and nearby is the famous Wenceslas Square.

Alchemy Museum

4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

If you want to add even more magic to your journey, head to the Alchemy Museum (Speculum Alchemiae). In the past, the museum building housed laboratories where alchemists created their elixirs. Now here you can walk through the recreated mystical cellars and rooms, feel the atmosphere of magic and magic, and even buy elixirs of “youth” and “love”.

Ticket price: 200 CZK
Address: Haštalská 1, Stare Město


4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

Clementinum is an architectural complex that includes the Astronomical Tower, one of the most beautiful libraries in the world and the ancient colorful edition of the Visegrad Codex.

The library in the Baroque style leaves no one indifferent: the two-story hall decorated with wood with gilded railings, frescoes and ancient globes amazes the imagination.

The most valuable medieval manuscript “Visegrad Codex” is written in Latin and decorated with bright illustrations.

The Astronomy Tower is worth climbing to see the magnificent scenery of the city and the Vltava River.

Ticket price: 300 CZK
Address: Mariánské nám. 5, Josefov
Official website: Klementinum

Charles Bridge

4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

Perhaps the most romantic place in Prague is its symbol – the Charles Bridge. A walk along it will give you a vivid impression at any time of the day: at dawn, during the day or in the evening, when the lanterns are lit and the bridge looks especially mysterious.

The stone bridge is decorated with thirty sculptures that accompany pedestrians on the way between the Stare Mesto and Mala Strana districts.

Mała Strana

4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

The Mala Strana district is located on the opposite bank of the Vltava River from the Old Town. Its streets and squares hide treasure troves of quiet squares, historical landmarks and art objects.

Street art lovers may be interested in John Lennon’s wall, painted with colorful graffiti (often with a reference to politics).

Walking through the streets of Mala Strana, be sure to stop by The Vrtba’s tranquil garden with graceful hedges and views of the city’s many red roofs. Entrance – 80 CZK.

Don’t miss Kampa Park on the banks of the Vltava: head to the Kampa museum building to see sculptures of yellow penguins and giant crawling babies.

This part of Prague is surrounded by parks, the largest of which are Petrin Hill and the adjacent Kinsky Garden.

A popular observation deck on Petrin Hill is the Petrin Tower. From its top you can enjoy panoramic views of Prague. However, to climb it, you need to overcome 299 steps. Ticket price – 150 CZK.

You can also take the funicular to Petrin Hill from the Újezd ​​station.

Prague Castle

4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

Prague Castle is another symbol of the city. This fortress is the current residence of the President of the Czech Republic, and was previously home to Czech kings. Within its walls are the virtuoso Rotunda of St. Vitus and the Old Royal Palace with rich exhibitions, and behind the fortress there is an elegant Royal Garden.

On the territory of Prague Castle there is a magical Golden Street with dwarf houses, where, according to ancient legend, alchemists lived. Door No. 18 will take you to a shop with traditional Czech toys that make great souvenirs.

Ticket price: 350 CZK
Address: Hradčany, Prague 1
Official website: Prague Castle


4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

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Vyšehrad Fortress is a huge area with quiet alleys, gardens and ruins. Its western wall offers spectacular views of Prague, especially at sunset. Be sure to check out the magnificent Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, which is visible from anywhere in Visegrad.

Address: V Pevnosti 159/5b, Praha 2-Vyšehrad
Official website: Vysehrad

Prague 2

4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

It is impossible to pass by the Prague 2 district. It is headed by Peace Square with the Church of St. Lyudmila. And there are numerous shops and restaurants around.

Walking along its embankment, you will definitely come across the “Dancing House” – an intricate building that seems to sway from side to side. In the depths of the area there are many historical buildings and parks: we recommend getting to Havlicek Gardens. The park is located on a hill, and vineyards are cultivated on its slopes, thanks to which the landscape turns out to be special.

Vicinities of Prague

Adrspash Rocks

4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

These rocks of very unusual shapes are lost among the forest and mountains. There are paths between the rocks and suspension bridges over the streams. Walking among the rocks, you will reach an azure lake and river, where you can take a boat trip. The pedestrian paths here are accompanied by waterfalls, narrow gorges and endless staircases, leading travelers to the most hidden corners of the park.

Ticket price: 70 CZK

How to get there: to get to the National Park you will have to take two trains and a bus with transfers, so we recommend leaving early in the morning. Take the train from Praha hl.n station. and go to Hradec Králové hl.n. Here, change to the bus to Náchod. Once you arrive, take the train to your final destination Adršpach. The journey to the park will take about 3 hours 40 minutes. Ticket prices start from 203 CZK.

Official website: Adrspach

Cesky Krumlov

4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

Cesky Krumlov is Prague in miniature: intimate medieval streets, shops with an atmosphere of magic and the Vltava River in its miniature version.

The whole city can be crossed in 20 minutes. Colorful houses and narrow alleys transport travelers to a city that can undoubtedly be called a truly Czech fairy tale.

How to get there: by Czech Railways train the travel time is 3 hours. Ticket price starts from 210 CZK. You can also get to Cesky Krumlov by Flixbus. The journey will take about 3.5 hours, and the ticket will cost 249 CZK.

Expert advice

4 days in Prague: guide from travel expert OneTwoTrip

  • To plan your movements in and between cities, use the Rome2Rio service.
  • Use offline maps Citywalks.me and Maps.me.
  • You can plan your route and buy tickets for trains and buses on the Czech railway website.

You will find interesting city tours on this page.

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