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Looking for the perfect idea for your next European weekend escape? Prague is one of Europe’s best preserved medieval cities and offers an endless choice of attractions that will fill your weekend with exciting adventures. This guide will take you through everything you need to know to plan the perfect 2 days in Prague.

Located in the heart of Central Europe, Prague is the bustling capital of the Czech Republic and one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations. Prague is known for its epic nightlife scene, fun beer drinking culture, spectacular medieval architecture and rich history.

Prague is one of those cities that has so much to offer that you could return over and over again and see still something new each time. However if you only have 2 days to spare, you’ll easily be able to cover the city’s main highlights. Be warned though, Prague will quickly steal your heart and leave you wishing you could stay for longer!

During your weekend in Prague you will stroll through ancient cobbled lanes, explore charming medieval squares, try the local cuisine, take in the pretty scenery from the famous Charles Bridge, and dance your way through the city’s best bars on a Prague pub crawl.

After several visits to Prague over the years, I created this detailed 2 day Prague itinerary to help you make the most of your weekend getaway. I’ve included useful information and tips such as the most popular Prague tours, the best hotels for every budget, the most iconic landmarks to visit and how to get around the city.

So without further ado, let’s dive in and discover the best way to see Prague in two days!

The Perfect 2 Day Prague Itinerary

Charles Bridge, Prague

The Perfect 2 Day Prague Itinerary – How to Spend 2 Days in Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Transportation Tickets and Tours

Prague Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tours 

An excellent option during your 2 days in Prague is the Hop On, Hop Off bus pass. You can choose to purchase a 1 or 2 day pass which gives you the flexibility to see the sites of Prague at your own pace.

This ticket includes a Vlatva River cruise and 2 different bus routes to choose from which stop at most of the city’s main highlights. You will also be given an audio guide (available in 17 languages) so you can learn some of Prague’s history while passing by the most iconic landmarks.

➤Find prices and more information here

Prague Card (2 – 4 Days)

For one price, the Prague Card gives you access to a huge number of tours and attractions around the city. Instead of paying for each tour and entry ticket separately, this pass provides flexibility and convenience to sightsee during your stay in Prague. If you plan to stay in Prague for 2 days or more, this will end up saving you a lot of money!

Some of the perks of getting the Prague Card is gaining free entry to more than 80 attractions around the city such as a free river cruise, free entry to Prague Castle, free sightseeing bus tour and much more. A detailed city map and information package comes with your Prague Card listing the attractions and partners where discounts apply.

➤Find prices and more information here

Old Town Prague Walking Tour

To kick off your 2 day Prague itinerary, why not take the city’s most popular walking tour?

This 3 hour walking tour will guide you through the highlights and main points of interest around Prague. Admire the views of Prague Castle from the Vltava River and then ride a tram up the hill for a guided tour of Prague Castle and St Vitus Cathedral.

Take a wander through the famous Golden Lane to see the quaint cottages followed by a stroll through the iconic Malá Strana quarter. Along the way you will learn the city’s fascinating medieval history and get insider tips from your guide on awesome things to do during your stay.

➤Find tour availability and starting times here

How to Spend 2 Days in Prague, Czech Republic

Sunrise in Old Town Prague

Vlatva River Night Cruise with 3 Course Dinner

Take in the magical sights of Prague on the city’s most popular evening boat tour. This 3-hour dinner cruise will take you along the Vlatva River to marvel at the stunning views while listening to live music as Prague lights up in the evening.

This river cruise includes a welcome drink, a buffet dinner with traditional Czech dishes and international cuisine, live music, audio guide with 6 languages and free Wi-Fi on board. Find more details about the food and drink options available on this cruise at the link below.

➤Find tour availability and starting times here

Prague Ghosts and Legends Walking Tour

Listen to eerie tales of ghosts and myths as you pass through dark alleys on a unique walking tour of Prague. This night walking tour only lasts for 1.5 hours but will give you insight to the city’s history with a bit of a twist.

➤Find tour availability and starting times here

2 Days in Prague: Day 1 – Prague Old Town & Wenceslas Square

Astronomical Clock

To begin your 2 day Prague itinerary, make your way over to the Old Town Square to see one of Prague’s most famous landmarks. The Astronomical Clock sits on the side of the Old Town Hall building and dates back to the 15th century.

This well preserved medieval clock is one of the few remaining clocks of its kind that still functions. In addition to telling the time, the Astronomical Clock also shows the position of the sun and moon.

If you time your visit right you can see the procession of the Apostles which happens when the clock strikes every hour from 9am to 11pm. Watch as the clock comes to life when 12 figures begin to dance around to the sound of chiming bells.

You can either watch the procession from the ground at the Old Town Square or buy a ticket to enter the Town Hall and get a better view from the tower’s chapel.

While you’re there, pop into the 14th century Old Town Hall to climb the tower for an unbeatable view over Prague and to see the inner mechanism of the Prague Astronomical Clock.

Seeing as this is one of Prague’s most popular attractions, there is often large crowds of tourists forming around the clock throughout the day. Aim to start your sightseeing early in the morning and head to the Astronomical Clock first for minimal crowds.

➤Get tickets for the Old Town Hall and Prague Astronomical Clock

How to spend 2 awesome days in Prague, Czech Republic

Old Town Square

Prague’s charming Old Town Square has been the beating heart of the city since the 12th century. Full of stunning medieval buildings and plenty to see and do, you’ll likely find yourself passing through here a number of times during your stay in Prague.

Once you enter the square, the first building to catch your eye is the Church of Our Lady before Týn. This stunning Gothic church has dominated Prague’s skyline with its massive twin towers since the 14th century.

Enter the church through an alley that leads from the Old Town Square to see the intricately decorated interior. Entrance is free and donations are welcome. It’s open daily from 10am – 5pm but closed on Sunday and Monday.

Take a wander around the square to find plenty of restaurants, pubs, cafes and street food stalls. On my recent trip to Prague, I really enjoyed picking up some traditional street food and a pint of beer from a traditional food stall and just taking in the ambiance of the square.

Insider’s Tip: For the best view over the Old Town Square, head up to Terasa U Prince for a drink on their rooftop patio. This hidden gem of Prague is tricky to locate as you can only get there by taking an elevator from the inside of the building. Although the drinks may be a little pricier than other bars, the views from the top are pretty epic and it’s worthwhile to go just for one!

2 Days in Prague - Old Town Square

Exploring the Old Town Square

Jewish Quarter – Josefov

Once you finish up at the Old Town Square, begin making your way toward the Jewish Quarter of Prague, also known as Josefov. This historic part of the city dates back to the 13th century when the Jewish people of Prague were all forced to live in one area.

The neighbourhood is home to a number of synagogues and the Old Jewish Cemetery, which happens to be the oldest in Europe. With the addition of more Jewish people over the centuries, the Jewish Quarter became quite crowded which resulted in the cemetery filling up quickly due to limited space.

As you walk through the Old Jewish Cemetery, you will see thousands of tombstones crammed into a small space. The cemetery has a quiet and mysterious vibe to it, a peaceful contrast to the bustle of Prague’s busy streets.

Discover the fascinating history about Jewish life in Prague by taking a guided walking tour of the Jewish Quarter. Your tour guide will lead you through one of the synagogues and the Old Jewish Cemetery while sharing captivating stories of the people who called this part of the city home.

The walking tour lasts for 2.5 hours and includes skip-the-line entry to each attraction.

➤Find more info and see availability for the Jewish Quarter Walking Tour

Jewish Quarter - Josefov - Prague

Jewish Quarter of Prague

Clementinum

The next stop on your Prague itinerary will bring you to the largest building complex in Europe with a rich history. The Clementinum is made up of a number of historical buildings that date to the 16th century. The most popular one to visit is the Baroque library hall.

This stunning 18th century library is known as one of the most beautiful in the world. It features medieval books and astronomical globes in a lavishly decorated hall. Admire the frescoes and ornate wood carvings that instantly transport you to the 18th century. Unfortunately photos cannot be taken inside as the library is privately owned.

To see this incredible library for yourself, you have to take a guided tour. The tours operate every 30 minutes in several languages and last for around an hour. You’ll be taken through the library hall, inside the Meridian hall (a room which was used to determine when it was noon by using a small ray of light) and then up the Astronomical Tower to see a panoramic view over the city.

Find more information about daily tours and current opening hours of the Clementinum at the official website.

Opening Hours – 10am – 5:30pm daily

Tickets – 300CZK(€12)/adult, 200CZK(€8)/student under 26, free/child under 6

Visit the Clementinum during your 2 days in Prague

The stunning Library Hall inside the Clementinum

Visit an Absintherie

Prague and the Czech Republic as a whole has long been associated with the consumption of absinthe. It was used throughout the 19th century as a remedy and preventative for various ailments. Over the years, absinthe gained popularity as a drink and by the 1860’s, it was being served in cafes and bars all over Europe.

Tourists visiting Prague are often eager to try this fascinating drink also known as “The Green Fairy” due to its vibrant green colour. Despite what you may have heard, you won’t be seeing any green fairies when drinking absinthe.

Absinthe is commonly served at pubs all over the city and bottles of it can be found in almost every gift shop around Prague. If you are planning to do the Prague Pub Crawl, rest assured that the absinthe shots will be steadily flowing throughout the night.

There is really no shortage of places to try absinthe in Prague for those who are keen. However, if you want to try it the proper way I would suggest stopping by an Absintherie during your 2 days in Prague.

Head over to Absintherie Jilská to learn more about absinthe and try a variety of different kinds. This is an absinthe museum and bar where you’ll have the opportunity to taste high quality absinthe and learn the correct way of drinking it.

You’ll be able to taste over 100 types of absinthe including absinthe cocktails, beers, chocolates, ice creams and more. This is a really unique and well put-together venue with a great atmosphere. The staff are super helpful and eager to teach you more about absinthe while guiding you through your tasting experience.

Opening Hours – 12pm – 12am daily

Absintherie Prague

Visiting the Absintherie on my first visit to Prague in 2018

Wenceslas Square

Continue following the narrow cobbled lanes for about 15 minutes until you reach Wenceslas Square. This long, rectangular shaped square isn’t typical for a European square however it is one of Prague’s oldest squares and holds cultural significance to the Czech people.

Wenceslas Square features a number of important historical monuments and buildings. This is where you’ll find the famous statue of Saint Wenceslas, the former Duke of Bohemia who was assassinated by his brother in the year 935.

It has also been the centre for important events and demonstrations over the centuries. Wenceslas Square is where the the Velvet Revolution took place in 1989 which marked the fall of communism in the Czech Republic.

The big drawcard to Wenceslas Square for tourists is the great shopping opportunities. The square is packed full of popular brand name stores, restaurants, cafes and food stalls. In the evening, the square comes to life with bars, nightclubs and street entertainers. It is really the place to be for tourists in Prague.

National Museum

The far end of Wenceslas Square is dominated by the striking 19th century National Museum building. This is a must-see during your 2 day Prague itinerary, it’s the largest and most important museum in the Czech Republic. The building was constructed in neo-renaissance style and is truly a beautiful work of art inside and out.

The National Museum houses many different collections such as natural history artefacts, zoology, palaeontology, anthropology and much more. Take a walk through the fascinating history of the Czech Republic from the prehistoric period to the present day as you make your way through the interactive exhibits.

Allow for around an hour or two to see the entire museum. Find more information to plan your visit at their official website. Tickets can be purchased on arrival or online before you go.

A popular option is to buy a combined Prague walking tour and National Museum entry ticket. This ticket will give you access to a 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square followed by skip-the-line entry to the National Museum.

➤Get your skip-the-line entry ticket to the National Museum

Opening hours – 10am – 6pm

Tickets – 250CZK(€10)/adult, 150CZK(€6)/student, free/child under 15

Visit the National Museum on your 2 days in Prague

National Museum Prague

Eat a Trdelník

As you explore the streets of Prague, you will see stalls on every corner selling Trdelník, a traditional Czech pastry that’s shaped like a cylinder. Before you even see them, you will smell the sweet scent of cinnamon and freshly baked cakes flowing through the streets to lure you in.

Trdelník, also known as chimney cakes, are very popular in Prague and can be eaten in a variety of ways. You can complete your Trdelník by adding toppings like whipped cream, ice-cream, fresh strawberries, chocolate sauce and sprinkles.

So where to find the best Trdelník in Prague? Pretty much anywhere around the Old Town Square, Charles Bridge and Wenceslas Square. There are countless cafes and stalls selling them to takeaway. Prices range between 120-170CZK depending on your toppings of choice.

One of the most popular cafes to get Trdelník in Prague is at the Good Food, Coffee and Bakery near Charles Bridge in the Old Town. They offer many flavours to please everyone from the original chimney cakes to raspberry, pistachio, chocolate and more. This is also one of the only places in Prague to find gluten free chimney cakes.

Eating a Trdlenik in Prague

Eating a Trdlenik in Prague

Medieval Dinner with Unlimited Drinks

On my most recent visit to Prague, I joined some friends for a fun evening of medieval dancing and festivities accompanied by a 3 course meal and unlimited drinks. We all had an awesome time and really enjoyed the food and entertainment!

With a choice of wine or beer, the staff keep the drinks coming all night long making sure your glass is never empty for long. I also found the food to be great value, we were all totally satisfied by the end of the night. They also accommodate for any dietary requirements, I am vegetarian and this wasn’t an issue at all.

Aside from the great food and fast flowing drinks, the highlight of the evening for me was the medieval dancers and performers. You’ll see fire twirling belly dancers, sword fighters and jugglers all dancing and performing to the sound of traditional music. The sights and atmosphere of the medieval tavern really bring you back to another era.

This is one of the most popular activities in Prague and it fills up really quickly during high season. Be sure to grab your tickets online to secure your spot in advance.

I had so much fun at the medieval dinner, I’d definitely do it again on my next visit to Prague. Whether you’re travelling solo or with friends, I highly recommend including this activity on your 2 day Prague itinerary!

➤Find prices and availability for the Medieval Dinner in Prague

Medieval Dinner and Unlimited Drinks - Prague

Medieval Dinner and Unlimited Drinks – Prague

2 Days in Prague: Day 2 – Charles Bridge & Prague Castle

Charles Bridge

Day 2 of your Prague itinerary will take you across the famous Charles Bridge to the other side of the Vlatva River. Charles Bridge is one of the busiest and most loved attractions of Prague.

Needless to say, the bridge will be packed with crowds of people at any given time during the day. I’d highly recommend starting your day here so you can experience the magic of Charles Bridge and snap some great photos before it gets too busy.

That being said, the bridge does come to life throughout the day with musicians and local street artists setting up stalls. If you’re keen to have your portrait drawn, this is the place for it! Be sure to walk across the bridge and back before choosing your artist and be prepared to pay around 400CZK (€15) for a caricature.

Spanning across the Vlatva River, this famous pedestrian bridge dates back to the 14th century when it was built by King Charles IV. With fortified towers on either end and statues lining each side, this amazing Gothic bridge is one of the most unique and beautiful in all of Europe.

The best way to see Charles Bridge is simply by taking a stroll across it or heading to the riverbank so you can capture the entire bridge and the city in a single photo. For 150 CZK you could also climb up the towers at either end of the bridge for even more amazing views of the city.

A popular way to see it is by booking a sightseeing cruise that will take you along the Vlatva River and underneath the bridge. The cruise lasts for 1 hour and includes other famous landmarks and epic views of Prague from the river. Tickets cost €14 per person and it’s best to book the cruise online in advance.

Charles Bridge and Prague Castle

Charles Bridge and Prague Castle

Malá Strana

Once you cross Charles Bridge you will find yourself in another district of Prague called Malá Strana also known as “Lesser Town”. This neighbourhood is home to some of Prague’s best attractions and it is where you’ll begin your explorations on the west side of the Vlatva River.

Here is where you’ll find the Prague Castle complex, impressive churches, viewpoints, peaceful gardens, parks, and more great restaurants and bars. Your second day in Prague will be focused on ticking off the main highlights of the Malá Strana district.

Prague Castle

Perched on a hilltop, the incredible Prague Castle is certain to be a big highlight of your 2 days in Prague. Dating to the 9th century, this stunning castle has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Not only is Prague Castle one of the most famous castles in the Czech Republic, it is also the largest ancient castle complex in the world!

Getting there can be done by walking uphill for around 15 minutes from Charles Bridge. You’ll follow a series of steep streets and stairs that bring you to the complex (a great way to burn off all those Czech beers and Trdelník). The views along the way make the trek worthwhile!

You can also take the tram 22 from Malostranské Náměstí and get off at Pražský Hrad. Plan your visit for around noon and you will be able to watch the changing of the guards ceremony which takes place daily. See Google map instructions for the tram here.

Prague Castle is a huge complex with several important buildings to visit. The complex is made up of the Old Royal Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George’s Basilica, and Golden Lane, all of which can be seen with a single ticket.

At any given time of the year it gets extremely crowded so it’s best to save yourself the hassle and get your tickets online before you arrive. On my last visit to Prague, I bought my ticket on Get-Your-Guide and they quickly scanned the barcode on my phone upon arrival.

The best part about this is that you can skip-the-line and get straight in without having to wait in a long queue to buy your ticket. The entry ticket will give you access to the Old Royal Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George’s Basilica, and Golden Lane.

➤Get your skip-the-line entry ticket to Prague Castle

Opening hours – 6am – 10pm daily

Tickets – €10.60/adult, €5.30/youth, free/child 5 and under

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Beating the crowds in the morning at Prague Castle

St Vitus Cathedral

This majestic Gothic cathedral is the largest and most important in the Czech Republic. Construction of St Vitus Cathedral began in the 14th century and took more than 600 years to be completed. Coronations and burials of Czech kings and queens took place within this cathedral over the years.

St Vitus Cathedral is one of the most popular things to see within Prague Castle so you can expect to wait in a queue to get inside. It is well worth it to admire the interior of this stunning architectural masterpiece.

Once you enter, you will see beautiful stained glass windows, massive domed ceilings, the tomb of St Wenceslas, the crypt where Czech kings have been buried and the Crown Chamber where the Bohemian Coronation Jewels are kept.

St Vitus Cathedral, Prague

St Vitus Cathedral

Golden Lane

Golden Lane was my favourite part about visiting Prague Castle. The tiny cobbled street with colourful medieval houses is very photogenic and appears like a scene from a fairy tale.

Packed full of history, this street was once home to goldsmiths and several important historical figures. Take a stroll along the lane and have a peek inside the houses to see recreated scenes of life during the medieval days.

There are a few souvenir shops here and also a museum featuring an impressive collection of medieval armour and weapons. At the other end of the street you can enter the Daliborká Tower which is 15th century prison.

Entrance to the armour museum, Golden Lane and Daliborká Tower are all included in the same Prague Castle ticket. For only €10.60, this is great value in my opinion!

2 Days in Prague - Golden Lane

Strolling along Golden Lane

Medieval Tavern

Every time I visit Prague, I always make sure to include a quick stop at the oldest tavern in the city! The atmosphere of this place is totally authentic and instantly brings you back in time as you step through the front door.

The bar dates back to the year 1375 and has remained been a popular place to go for a beer (or mead) over the centuries. The Medieval Tavern was even a favourite hang out spot for King Wenceslas IV in the 14th century!

Candles light up the dark dungeon while skulls line the ceiling. The staff are dressed in costume and even act in character as tough medieval bar maids. It’s hard to find words to describe how great this place is, it is an absolute must during your 2 days in Prague!

Stop in here for a traditional drink and snack after you finish up at Prague Castle, it’s located in Malá Strana only a 5 minute walk from the castle.

Medieval Tavern Prague

Having a beer at my favourite pub in Prague!

Petrin Hill Lookout

Prague has no shortage of epic lookouts and panoramic viewpoints but the Petrin Hill Lookout is arguably one of the best. Reminiscent of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, this tower was built as part of the Jubilee Exhibition in 1891.

Once you’ve finished up at the Medieval Tavern, make your way over to this iconic lookout tower. The 299 stairs to the top may be a challenge but upon reaching the top you will be rewarded with a spectacular view over the city and the entire Prague Castle complex.

For an additional cost you can take the lift which brings you to the top of the tower. This is a particularly lovely spot to watch the sunset over Prague.

Opening hours – 10am – 8pm daily

Tickets – 150CZK(€6)/adult, 80CZK(€3)/child

Prague Pub Crawl

Experience Prague’s iconic nightlife on this exciting 5 hour pub crawl stopping at some of the best bars and clubs in the city. Prague is known for its epic pub crawls and if there was ever a place to do one, this is definitely it!

Joining this pub crawl is a great way to round off your second day of sightseeing in Prague while meeting people from all over the world on a fun night out. During my first time in Prague, I did this pub crawl and can’t recommend it enough! I had the best time and met lots of new friends.

For a reasonable price your ticket includes 2 hours of unlimited drinks, welcome shots at 2x bars, VIP entry to the famous 5-story Karlovy Lazne club, and fun party guides who will ensure you have an awesome night!

➤Find availability and starting times for the Prague pub crawl

Prague Pub CrawlMore Things to do in Prague

In addition to the attractions I’ve listed in the 2 day Prague itinerary above, there are many more great things to do in Prague that you should check out if you have any extra time.

The biggest highlight for me would have to be taking a day trip to the charming town of Cesky Krumlov but we also enjoyed visiting a few of the museums listed below.

Prague Dancing House

This quirky modern building has become an iconic landmark of Prague and stands out in contrast against the Baroque architecture that Prague is known for. Construction of the building was completed in 1996 and it was designed to represent a dancing couple.

Take a stroll passed this peculiar building to snap some photos or head inside to dine at the restaurant on the 7th floor. There is also a rooftop terrace and bar where you can catch a great view over Charles Bridge and the rest of the city. To get to the rooftop terrace you can either buy a drink or pay an entry fee.

John Lennon Wall

Once you cross Charles Bridge, make a left and follow a path that leads you to the John Lennon Wall. This famous wall is covered in colourful graffiti, providing the perfect backdrop for a fun Instagram photo. It is the only place in the city where graffiti is legal and you can even bring your own marker and leave your own drawing on the wall.

After John Lennon’s death in 1980, his face was drawn on the wall as a symbol of freedom. It was declared as a memorial place in 2019, 30 years after the fall of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. A popular way to see the John Lennon Wall is on a 4-hr Segway tour of Prague.

➤Find prices and availability for the Prague Segway Tour

John Lennon Wall - Prague

John Lennon Wall – Prague

Prague Beer Tour

Taste the famous beers of the Czech Republic while learning about the history and drinking traditions by your local guide. The tour begins in the heart of Prague at the Old Town Bridge Tower and takes you through the picturesque streets stopping at 3 pubs along the way.

This 3 hour tour also includes a traditional Czech meal at a local restaurant. You will get the option to choose from 5 different popular dishes, find more details at the link below.

➤Find prices and availability for the Prague Beer Tour and Traditional Czech Dinner

Visit a Prague Museum

Prague has a museum for just about everything. If you’ve got more than 2 days in Prague, be sure to check out a few of the museums below or find more Prague museums here.

Sex Machines Museum – One of Prague’s most visited museums, it is the only museum in the world dedicated to sex gadgets. It’s located near the Old Town Square and spans over 3 floors. Inside you can see a large collection of sex objects from around the world and learn the history behind them.

Prague Beer Museum – The Czech Republic is known for its beer around the world. A visit to the Beer Museum will allow you to try different types of beers from around the country while learning the history behind the brewing process. Get your entry ticket to the museum and beer tasting experience online.

Museum of Communism – Discover the history of communism in Czechoslovakia in the post WWII era from 1948 to 1989. This intriguing museum will give you a glimpse into life during these difficult times in Czech history with a collection of artefacts, historical documents, and interactive displays. Get your entry ticket to the Museum of Communism online.

Museum of Senses – A fun and interactive museum filled with optical illusions which result in some unique photo opportunities. If you’re looking for something to do with the whole family in Prague, this is a great choice. Get your entry ticket to the Museum of Senses online.

Lubkowicz Palace – Located within the Prague Castle complex, this museum is home to the largest private art collection in Central Europe. With over 700 years worth of famous works of art on display, this beautiful museum is a must-see for the art lover. Get your entry ticket and audio guide for the Lubkowicz Palace online.

Sex Machines Museum - Prague

Sex Machines Museum – Prague

Take a Day Trip from Prague

Cesky Krumlov – Explore the fairy tale village of Cesky Krumlov on this full day trip from Prague. Set alongside a river with a castle perched on a hill, this town is so picturesque you will instantly fall in love with it. The day trip includes hotel pick up/drop off, tavern lunch, entrance to castle, and tour guide. Find more info about tour prices and availability here.

Karlovy Vary – Enjoy a tour of this lovely 14th century Bohemian spa town on a 10 hour day trip from Prague. With stunning architecture and natural hot springs, this has been a popular spa town since the 18th century. The day trip includes hotel pick up/drop off, tour guide, entry tickets to spa not included. Find more info about tour prices and availability here.

Bohemia and Saxon Switzerland National Park – Marvel at the natural beauty of the Czech Republic’s northwest region. Visit a gorge, walk across the historic Bastei Bridge, drive through some pretty villages and stop for a delicious lunch. The tour includes hotel pick up/drop off, lunch, entry fees, tour guide. Find more info about tour prices and availability here.

Day Trip to Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Taking in the stunning scenes of Cesky Krumlov

What to Pack for 2 Days in Prague

  • Day pack – A good day pack is an essential item when out and about sightseeing all day.
  • Good walking shoes – You will cover a lot of ground during your 2 day Prague itinerary so it’s best to dress for comfort.
  • Portable charger – Prague has many beautiful sites to capture so make sure your phone stays fully charged throughout the day.
  • Reusable water bottle – Bring a water bottle to ensure you stay hydrated throughout the long days of sightseeing.
  • Sunglasses – You’ll be spending a lot of time outdoors so make sure to protect your eyes from the harsh sun.
  • Sunscreen – As mentioned above, keep yourself protected from the sun if you’re visiting Prague during summer!
  • Umbrella – If you’re visiting during spring or fall, don’t forget to bring one!
  • Rain jacket – It’s always best to come prepared, especially if you travel to Prague during low season.

How to Get From the Airport to Prague City Centre

Prague Airport Shuttle – Booking a shared shuttle bus from the airport to your hotel is the most convenient and budget friendly option. It saves you the hassle of waiting around for public transportation yet doesn’t cost as much as taking a taxi on your own. Find more info and see prices for the airport shuttle here.

Prague Private Airport Transfer – If you’re travelling with family or a group of friends, this will be the best option. Get picked up from the airport by your own private driver who is awaiting your arrival. Enjoy a stress-free 30 minute transfer into Prague and get dropped off at your hotel doorstep. Find more info and see prices for the private airport transfer here.

Charles Bridge, Prague

Charles Bridge

Best Time to Visit Prague

Seeing as Prague is one of Europe’s most popular cities for tourism, you can imagine that there will be crowds year round. The most popular time to visit Prague however is during the summer, from June – August.

During this time of year, you can expect the streets to be filled with crowds and tour groups. That means that wait times for each attraction will be longer, restaurants will fill up quicker and prices for accommodation tend to be higher as well.

For reasonably nice weather and less crowds, planning your 2 day Prague itinerary during spring (April/May) or fall (September/October) is ideal. As long as you come prepared with the appropriate clothing, you will still have a great time in Prague without the masses of tourists.

Where to Stay for 2 Days in Prague

Booking your accommodation near the Old Town is the best option as it allows you to access most of Prague’s attractions by foot and also be close to the public transportation. Below I’ve listed some of the best Prague hotels for each price range.

Budget

Prague Dream Hostel – Conveniently located near Wenceslas Square, this clean and affordable hostel is a popular choice for the budget traveller. I have personally stayed here on previous visits to Prague and can highly recommend it based on location and cleanliness.

I also liked the fact that there is a large kitchen so you can easily store food and prepare your own meals. If you’re travelling alone, staying in this hostel is an awesome way to meet other people.

Mid-Range

Hotel Cerny Slon – Stay in gorgeous 14th century building in the heart of Prague, only steps from the Old Town Square. There is a restaurant onsite and a delicious breakfast is included in your stay.

Luxury

Hotel U Prince – Directly across from the Astronomical Clock, the location of this five star hotel couldn’t get much better. With tastefully decorated rooms and incredible views of the Old Town, you can’t go wrong with staying at Hotel U Prince if you’re seeking a little extra comfort.

The best part about this hotel is the rooftop bar where you can sip a cocktail with the best view in town. Fuel up with a great breakfast included in your stay before beginning a big day of sightseeing in Prague.

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Old Town Square from Terasa U Prince rooftop patio

I hope this detailed 2 day Prague itinerary has been useful in helping you plan and book your holiday. Whether you decide to include Prague as a stop on a larger itinerary or as a weekend break, you will certainly end up falling in love with this beautiful city just as much as I did!

Don’t hesitate to leave me a comment below or send me an message if you have any questions or comments about your trip to Prague. Happy travels 🙂

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