You can always have Prague vacations whenever you have the luxury of time or you desire to do so. But it would be best to get yourselves informed of when to go to Prague so you can make the most of your time while in the city. It has a lot to offer but it pays to catch sights which are seasonal.
Weather may be unpredictable in Prague as much as it is anywhere else in the world, but it should not get in the way of your plans to visit the city. Typically during summer, temperature can reach 66°F (19°C) except for sporadic chill or moist on some days. It feels like being in a refrigerator or even worst during winter. Prague experiences sunny and clear skies only for a total of 50 hours during the entire month of January, and 72 hours in February. Rains are heaviest in July.
Spring fling with Prague
The most splendid time of the year to fly off to Prague is during Spring time. This is so because you don’t have to endure long lines when using public toilets, or to hustle with other tourists on Charles Bridge. The weather is just right for strolls and walks. Temperature that reaches 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F) in April and May is conducive to growth of flowers that adds color and vibrancy to the city.
Prague vacation is ideal in between May and October because of the mild weather.May is a perfect timing since this is when the famed Prague Spring Classical Music Festival happens. Music stars and fans all over the world come together during this festive event. Museums, galleries, and castles are normally open at this time of the year.
Prague’s aura in autumn
The Prague Castle seems to be accentuated by trees on the surrounding hills. The castle’s multicolored frame of trees is courtesy of the cool autumn breeze.
In October, temperature is relatively high at 15°C to18°C (58°F to 64°F). This transforms Prague into an enchanting and breathtaking view. Cloudy skies and colder days are expected on some days so better be ready for these instances.
The crowds start to lessen and prices are lowered in early November due to drop of temperature to 0°C (32°F). Or below.
In Prague, the following days are observed as holidays. Be cautioned that most shops and businesses are closed on these days.
On these holidays, most businesses and shops (including food shops) are closed, and buses and trams run on Sunday schedules.
January 1 (New Year’s Day)
May 1 (Labor Day)
May 8 (Liberation Day, from Fascism)
July 5 (Introduction of Christianity)
July 6 (Death of Jan Hus)
September 28 (St. Wenceslas Day)
October 28 (Foundation of the Republic)
November 17 (Day of Student Movements in 1939 and 1989)
December 24 and 25 (Christmas)
December 26 (St. Stephen’s Day).