8 days in Czech Republic Itinerary

8 days in Czech Republic Itinerary

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8 days in Czech Republic Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
+3
Fly + bus + subway + bus:  19​h 30​min
1
Karlovy Vary
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Nova Pec
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ceske Budejovice
— 1 night
4
Prague
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Cape Town

1
night
Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary ©
Bohemia's historical spa town, Karlovy Vary serves as one of Europe's most glamorous vacation resorts.
On the 12th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Svatoaske Skaly National Nature Monument, tee off at Golf Sokolov, then make a trip to Church, and finally get great views at Diana Lookout Tower. Keep things going the next day: trek along Bozidarske Raseliniste.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Karlovy Vary trip planner .

Cape Town, South Africa to Karlovy Vary is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in August: highs in Karlovy Vary hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Nova Pec.

Things to do in Karlovy Vary

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Bozidarske Raseliniste, Golf Sokolov, Church
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Golf Sokolov ©
Golf Sokolov
Diana Lookout Tower ©
Diana Lookout Tower
Bozidarske Raseliniste ©
Bozidarske Raseliniste

1
night
Nova Pec

Nova Pec
Nová Pec is a village and municipality in Prachatice District in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.The municipality covers an area of 66.38km2, and has a population of 582 .Nová Pec lies approximately 29km south of Prachatice, 48km south-west of České Budějovice, and 152km south of Prague. On the 14th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Plesne Lake.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nova Pec trip planning site .

Getting from Karlovy Vary to Nova Pec by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Karlovy Vary in August, Nova Pec is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ceske Budejovice.

Things to do in Nova Pec

Nature Parks
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Ceske Budejovice

Ceske Budejovice ©
Founded eight centuries ago, Ceske Budejovice sits on the confluence of the Vltava and Malse Rivers, enticing visitors with medieval architectural landmarks that include one of the largest town squares in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jost Church, step into the grandiose world of Cesky Krumlov Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Ballroom of the Rosenbergs, then steep yourself in history at Latran houses, and finally contemplate the long history of Minorite Monastery.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ceske Budejovice trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Nova Pec to Ceske Budejovice in 1.5 hours. August in Ceske Budejovice sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Ceske Budejovice

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cesky Krumlov
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Latran houses
Latran houses

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nights
Prague

Prague
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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Prague Zoo, and then wander the streets of Castle District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, wander the streets of Mala strana, and then head off the coast to Shooters Island.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Prague trip planner .

Getting from Ceske Budejovice to Prague by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Prague sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Parks Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
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Lesser Town
Lesser Town
Spanish Synagogue ©
Spanish Synagogue
Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument ©

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