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Prague  Backpack Guide

Backpack Guide

How many days should
I visit Prague for?

This is a loaded question as for some people no amount of time is enough.
For first time visitors, anywhere from 4-5 days is enough to take in the city and go on a few day trips.

When's the best
time to visit Prague?

Prague attracts alot of visitors each year especially during the summer months. Try to visit Prague either in the spring or fall for lower travel rates and significantly shorter lines at attractions.

How much
does Prague cost?

On average, backpacking in Prague costs about $45 a day.

Is it safe
to visit Prague?

For the most part, Prague is safe to visit.  However, as with most big cities, pickpockets can be a problem, so be extra cautious when in touristy areas.

Do I need to
know Czech?

It’s not necessary to know Czech as most people you meet can also speak English.
Don’t be a tacky tourist though, learn some common Czech phrases before you go.

What currency
does Czech Republic use?

Czech Republic uses the Koruna as their currency.  One US dollar is worth approximately 25 CZK.

Warning Schengen Area

Czech Republic is part of the Schnegen Agreement which allows open borders between many European countries.

However, if you're traveling for longer than 90 days, you need to be aware of certain restrictions that may affect your trip.
Schengen Agreement

Czech phrases for traveling

How are you?
Jak se máte?
My name is...
Jmenuji se…
Do you speak English?
Mluvíš anglicky?
One beer please
Jedno pivo prosím
Thank you

Prague Adventures

Here are 16 of our favorite adventures you should do while you're in Prague.  Read about them in our Prague Adventure Guide.

Mmmmmm... food!

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A big part of traveling is getting to try food you haven't had before.

Prague has alot to offer including guláš, řízek and many other Czech delicacies.

Learn about all the awesome food waiting for you by checking out our Czech food guide.
Czech Food Guide
Euro Trip Kit
Trip planning made easy!
Whether you're going to Prague for just a couple of weeks or traveling around Europe for a few months, the Euro Trip Kit will help plan your trip.

Inside the kit, you'll find a travel journal, adventure passport, language cards and a bunch of other great things to get you excited for your euro trip.
Inside The Kit
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