The Czech Republic is a small central European country that has a rich and colourful history reflected in the countless number of historic castles, mansions and churches you’ll find there. But it’s also a thriving modern country and you can explore its lively restaurant, bar and nightlife scene. Remember that Bohemia is a region in the Czech Republic!
Finnair flies to the capital city of Prague (PRG), in the heart of the country. This is the perfect base for exploring this fascinating country so book your flights with Finnair and dip into the culture and atmosphere of The Czech Republic.
Destinations in the Czech Republic served by Finnair
You will discover that Prague is one of Europe’s most historic cities and its city centre is considered so precious that it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city skirts the Vltava River and is rightly known as one of Europe’s most fascinating and beautiful cities to visit. The best place to begin your exploration of the city is the Old Town Square. Then you can proceed through the Old Town over scenic bridges, such as the Charles Bridge, observing architectural wonders like the quirky and individual Astronomical Clock.
Typical food and drink in the Czech Republic
While in the Czech Republic you simply have to try Svíčková. This is a hearty traditional family dish that is made from a piece of beef buried under a rich vegetable cream sauce containing carrots, celery and parsley roots. It is typically served with the formidable bread dumplings that are a Czech staple.
Practical information about the Czech Republic
- Currency – Koruna (Kč)
- Time Zones – UTC+01:00
- Tipping – Tipping is not compulsory or expected but is greatly appreciated.
- Electricity – 230 volts or 50 Hz.
- Country Code – +420