Prague is a magical city, and visiting in winter can add an extra layer of charm with its festive atmosphere. Here are some things you can do in Prague during the winter!

Ziemassvētku tirdziņš un izpušķota egle Prāgā
Christmas Markets

Wander through the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square to experience the enchanting Christmas markets. You can find handmade crafts, local food, and traditional Czech treats. The atmosphere is festive, with Christmas lights and decorations.

Prāgas pils torņi un vecpilsētas nami
Prague Castle

Explore Prague Castle, one of the largest castle complexes in the world. The castle looks picturesque against the winter backdrop, and you can enjoy panoramic views of the city from the castle grounds.

Izgaismots Kārļa tilts Prāgā
Charles Bridge

Take a stroll across the iconic Charles Bridge. The views of the Vltava River and the city are beautiful, and the bridge is usually less crowded during the winter months.

Skats uz Petrinas kalnu Prāgā
Petřín Hill

Hike or take the funicular to the top of Petřín Hill for panoramic views of Prague. In winter, the hill may be covered in snow, creating a serene and peaceful atmosphere.

Astronomiskais pulkstenis Prāgā
The Prague Astronomical Clock

Head to the Old Town Square to see the famous Astronomical Clock. The hourly show is a must-see, and the square is often beautifully decorated during the winter.

Nacionālā muzeja ēka Prāgā
Museums and Galleries

Dive into Prague's cultural scene by visiting museums and galleries. The National Museum, the Prague Castle galleries, and the Museum of Decorative Arts are just a few options. The city hosts various cultural events during the winter months.

Konditorejas izstrādājums, cepts uz oglēm
Warm Up with Czech Cuisine

Indulge in hearty Czech cuisine to warm up in the winter chill. Try traditional dishes like goulash, svíčková (marinated beef with creamy sauce), and trdelník (a sweet pastry). Warm up in one of the cozy cafés with a cup of hot chocolate or mulled wine. Additionally, explore the city's pubs and try local beers.

Sarulēts dvielis Spa atpūtai
Relax in a Beer or Wine Spa

Experience a unique Czech spa tradition by indulging in a beer or wine spa. These spa treatments incorporate local beverages, providing relaxation in a distinctive way.

Fly to Prague from RIX!

airBaltic and Ryanair offer regular flights from Riga to Prague

Whether you're exploring historical sites, enjoying winter sports, or immersing yourself in the local culture, Prague has plenty to offer during the colder months.

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