Familiarity with Prague can’t take the shine off the original capital of Bohemia.
Tourists keep coming back for a reason. Myth, romance and intrigue tinge every atmospheric street of this seductive European capital.
It’s hardly surprising that the city on the Vltava remains a perennially-popular city break destination. Prague boasts imposing medieval architecture, colourful streets, modern galleries, pretty squares and some of the world’s finest beer served in authentic, ancient pubs.
What’s not to love?
Today’s Big Deal city break takes you there, with return flights from Edinburgh and a three night stay in a stylish central hotel.
Czech it out
The Big Deal, exclusive to 5pm customers, flies you to Prague, one of Europe’s most beautiful and atmospheric capitals, with an unspoiled medieval centre, evocative squares and a buzzing nightlife.
The Big Deal offers return flights with EasyJet from Edinburgh with hand baggage and three nights room only accommodation based on two sharing a standard twin or double room at the 4* Jury’s Inn Hotel Prague.
The city breaks are for three nights, flying out from Edinburgh International (flights from Glasgow International are also available. Please enquire when booking). Available departure dates for your trip are:
4th, 18th November
6th, 13th, 20th, 27th January
3rd, 17th, 24th February
Outbound flights depart Edinburgh at 19:35, arriving in Prague at 22:40. Inbound flights depart at 17:55, arriving at 19:10.
Stylish modern hotel
The superior deluxe Jury’s Inn Hotel Prague is located next to the Florenc metro station around 20 minutes on foot from the Old Town Square.
Spacious, modern décor guestrooms are equipped with LCD TV, air-conditioning, high speed internet, safe, tea and coffee making facilities and ensuite bathrooms.
The offer is for room only, but the relaxed hotel restaurant serves buffet breakfast, and international cuisine a la carte and table d’hote menus if you want to dine in-house.
Hotel amenities include an on-site gym, and bike rental, if you fancy exploring the city on two wheels.
First time visitors to Prague may be in danger of sensory overload from the stunning beauty of Prague’s ornate medieval buildings.
The secret is to take in the distinctive areas of the city in turn, enjoying the splendours of the Old Town, the castle, Wenceslas Square.. The best way to explore is on foot, with the occasional hop on one of the city’s handy trams.
Tourist highlights usually include lingering by the buskers on the Charles Bridge, a visit to the Jewish cemetery and catching the chimes of the astronomical clock in the Old Town Square.
Don’t neglect the beer, superb brews with a rich history, served up in atmospheric cellar bars, or Pivnice, accompanied by simple menus of hearty Middle European fare, usually a variation on meat and dumplings.
The Jury’s Inn Hotel Prague has a very high reputation with reviewers on TripAdvisor. Recent reviews include the following:
‘A very clean and well looked after hotel. Food was first class and all of the staff very polite and friendly. Great location for the public transport systems although everything was within a pleasant walking distance.’
‘Rooms are spacious, fluffy towels, comfortable beds, and free wifi.’
Prague remains the ideal couples’ getaway destination, with the streets and bars simply oozing romance.
With return flights and three nights superior hotel accommodation, this Big Deal package is perfect for that romantic break you have been promising your significant other.