Prague is the historic capitol of the Czech Republic, which lies west of Germany (about 1.5 hours away from the UK by plane) and is part of the European Union. This beautiful tourist destination is known as the 'Jewel in the Crown' of central Europe.
Much of the historic centre of Prague dates back 600 to 700 years and is listed in the UNESCO World Cultural & Natural Heritage Register. The city is alive with fine restaurants, elegant hotels, fascinating sightseeing and first rate entertainment. High on the Petrin hillside, with magnificent views over the whole city, is Prague Castle, the largest medieval castle in Europe & Prague's No.1 tourist attraction. There are also excellent vistas to be enjoyed from: the Old Town Hall Tower, the Old Town Bridge Tower, the Lesser Town Bridge Tower, St. Vitus Cathedral Tower, Petrin Observation Tower & Vysehrad.
At the heart of Prague's Old Town lies the famous Old Town Square. Step into the square and a feeling of the dramatic history of Prague permeates the atmosphere. This is a trip back into history 600 or 700 years. It is unquestionably one of the most beautiful historical sights in Europe.