Best time to visit Czech Republic

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Best time of year to visit Czech Republic

Czechia is known for its picturesque Bohemia and Moravia landscapes that are perfect for cycling and hiking. The best time to visit the Czech Republic is between May and October, as this time offers the best weather for outdoor activities. July and August are the most popular months to go on the Vltava river cruise and climb Broumovské Stěny (Broumov Walls). In July, Colours of Ostrava, one of the most famous music festivals in Chechia, is held in Ostrava, close to the Polish border. Early autumn is perfect for visiting medieval Houska Castle surrounded by beautiful forests as well as Soos National Nature Reserve.

13 THINGS TO DO IN CZECH REPUBLIC (SEPTEMBER 20 - SEPTEMBER 29)

Summertime River Cruise

Summertime River Cruise

May–September • activity

Enjoy the peaceful waters of the Vltava river and the glory of the old city

Beer Spa

Beer Spa

November–March (all year round) • activity

Soaking in excellent Czech lager is absolutely hangover-free

Moravian Karst

Moravian Karst

March–November • nature

Explore the largest and most beautiful karst area in Central Europe

Rafting

Rafting

April–October • activity

One of the best ways to discover the natural beauty of the Czech Republic

Bublanina

Bublanina

May–October • food

This cake made of fresh seasonal fruit tastes amazing

Soos National Nature Reserve

Soos National Nature Reserve

mid-March–mid-November • activity

A unique natural site with mud volcanoes and pre-historic springs

Broumovské Stěny (Broumov Walls) Climbing

Broumovské Stěny (Broumov Walls) Climbing

July–December • activity

A picturesque sandrock climbing area with a diverse landscape

Cycling

Cycling

May–October • activity

The picturesque valleys and green mountains of Bohemia, Moravia, and other regions are perfect for biking

Hiking

Hiking

May–October • activity

Mountains, lakes, bogs and lush forests—there are plenty of places to immerse yourself in Czech nature

Burčák (Young Wine)

Burčák (Young Wine)

mid-August–November • food

Grab a glass young Moravian wine, a sign of autumn in the Czech Republic

Terezín (Theresienstadt) Concentration Camp

Terezín (Theresienstadt) Concentration Camp

all year round • activity

This place epitomizes one of the darkest chapters of the 20th century

Houska Castle

Houska Castle

April–October • activity

This medieval castle was believed to contain the gates to hell for trapped demons

Halloween

Halloween

late September–early November • event

Expect scary and wild parties at top clubs of the Golden City

12 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Signal Festival

Signal Festival

October 10–13, 2019 • event

One of the most visited events in Prague—Festival of Lights—attracts thousands of tourists and locals with its fantastic light shows

Colours of Ostrava

Colours of Ostrava

July 15–18, 2020 • event

The festival caters for the music tastes and needs of everyone and is distinguished by friendly atmosphere

Let It Roll

Let It Roll

February 28–March 01, 2020 | April 18–19, 2020 | July 30–August 01, 2020 • event

The world's biggest festival of drum and bass music

Zelené Pivo (Green Beer)

Zelené Pivo (Green Beer)

April 18, 2019 • food

Not everything green is associated with St. Patrick's Day - Green beer in the Czech Republic is part of Easter holy week traditions

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

November 30 2019–January 06 2020 • event

Immerse yourself in the festive magic of a medieval town

Holy Week (Svatý Týden) & Easter

Holy Week (Svatý Týden) & Easter

April 06–12, 2020 • event

Celebrate Easter with the real Czech spirit

Khamoro Festival

Khamoro Festival

May 26–June 01, 2019 • event

Visit one of the largest Roma festivals in the world

Skiing

Skiing

December–March • activity

Hit the slopes for excellent snow and views in different corners of the country

Trdelník

Trdelník

December–February • food

Taste one of the best winter treats Czech cuisine has to offer—a traditional sweet hollow cake

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

March–May • nature

The wetlands of Bohemia and the forests of Moravia turn into a real bird sanctuary during spring

Easter Dishes

Easter Dishes

April 12–13, 2020 • food

The Czech are proud of their tasty Easter traditions

Christmas Foods

Christmas Foods

December 24–December 25 • food

The magic of Christmas wouldn't be complete without all these delicious treats which give the holiday a very special charm