12 days in Czech Republic Itinerary

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Fly
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Karlovy Vary
— 1 night
Drive
2
Pilsen
— 1 night
Drive
3
Cesky Krumlov
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Prague
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Kutna Hora
— 1 night
Drive
6
Brno
— 1 night
Train to Vienna, Fly to Vilnius

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Karlovy Vary — 1 night

Bohemia's historical spa town, Karlovy Vary serves as one of Europe's most glamorous vacation resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): ponder the design of Zpivajici fontana and then admire the striking features of Colonnade. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of Vridelni kolonada, trek along Diana Lookout Tower, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mlynska kolonada.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Karlovy Vary sightseeing planner.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Karlovy Vary is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Vilnius in January, expect Karlovy Vary to be somewhat warmer, temps between 0°C and -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pilsen.
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Pilsen — 1 night

Little Prague

The birthplace of one of the world's favorite beer brands, Pilsen features a compact city center packed with museums, galleries, churches, restaurants, and pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Synagogue of Plzen, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pilsner Urquell Brewery, and then examine the collection at Slovanske Hradiste V Mikulcicich.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pilsen travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. January in Pilsen sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.
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Cesky Krumlov — 2 nights

Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): sample some tasty brews at Wiseman Free Tour, get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then admire the masterpieces at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, and finally contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Ballroom of the Rosenbergs, then explore the historical opulence of The State Chateau of Hluboká, and then walk around The Castle Garden.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cesky Krumlov trip planner.

You can drive from Pilsen to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Prague.
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Prague — 5 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lesser Town and Infant Jesus of Prague. Bring the kids along to St. Vitus Cathedral and Charles Bridge. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Prague driving holiday planning website.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Prague by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kutna Hora.
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Kutna Hora — 1 night

City of Silver

A prosperous silver-mining center during medieval times, Kutna Hora features a well-preserved old town (it's a World Heritage Site) famed for its blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Castle Kacina, then stroll the grounds of Sedlec Ossuary, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Barbara's Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bohemian Museum of Silver.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kutna Hora route maker website.

You can drive from Prague to Kutna Hora in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Brno.
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Brno — 1 night

Moravian Manchester

A thousand years old, Brno offers a convenient urban base for exploring the southern section of Moravia, famed for its lush vineyards and natural caves.
On the 10th (Fri), make a trip to Liberty Square, get great views at Old Town Hall - Tourist Information Centre, and then steep yourself in history at Spilberk Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Brno trip planner.

Drive from Kutna Hora to Brno in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Czech Republic travel guide

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From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.
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