When to goThe tourist season runs from June to September, but the influx of tourists is very important as the temperatures can climb. Spring is a good alternative as there are fewer tourists and the heat is bearable. Winter is very cold and harsh but the Christmas period is also a good time to visit the Czech Republic even if it is quite popular with tourists.
For Europeans, an identity card or passport is enough for the whole stay in the Czech Republic.
For Canadians, there is no visa required for stays less than 90 days. A passport valid for at least three months after your departure from the country will be required.
For more information, consult the government website.
There are no mandatory vaccines for a trip to the Czech Republic. However, it is recommended that you take out health and repatriation insurance.
For Europeans, bring the all-important European health card so that you can be reimbursed for any medical fees.
Airline ticketsThe average cost of a return ticket to the Czech Republic is from £180 Be aware that prices can vary enormously depending on the season. Indeed, in low season the prices can go down to £57!
Time differenceThe Czech Republic is one hour ahead of the UK
LanguageMany languages are spoken in the Czech Republic: Czech, Slovak, German, Romanian and Polish.
The French Embassy in the Czech Republic
Velkoprevorské Namesti 2 - Mala Strana
The Czech Embassy in France
15, avenue Charles Floquet
Emergency services : 112
Police service reserved for foreigners: 974 851 750
Phone and internet connection
The country code number is 420. There are still many public telephones in the street which work with coins of with pre-paid cards.
Many hotels, restaurants and cafés offer free WiFi, so you shouldn't have too much difficulty connecting to the internet.