Markets

The Largest Prague Flea Market

The Bleší Trh Prague Flea Market If you fancy browsing a little Prague flea market then check the Saturday-only Naplavka street market page and moored just upriver is the “A-void” moored flea market boat but, if you fancy a weekend trip to Europe’s largest flea market then read on. The Bleší Trh (Bleší is a … Read More

Old town square christmas market in prague

Prague Old Town and Christmas Markets Walking Tour

The Prague Old Town and Christmas Markets Tour – The Festive Feeling Tour NOTE: I’ve now moved all of my tour related pages over to the dedicated website at https://www.livingpraguetours.com where you can read about me, my ethos, the range of tours that I offer, the booking process, Reviews and FAQ etc. Any links below … Read More

Prague Certovka Inlet and Water Wheel

Prague Kampa Island

Prague Kampa Island Once the location of some of the poorest housing in the city, it regularly provided the backdrop for many post WW2 Czech films up to the late 1980’s. Now it’s a commercially developed historic area, very attractive, many things to see and do but not many residents live there any more. Kampa … Read More

Burcak The Czech Early Wine

Burcák – The Early Wine It’s always a pleasure when Burcák season comes around as it brings to mind sitting outside in the front garden by the pond watching the sun go down on a warm evening, usually with a 1.5L plastic bottle full of Burcák between the chairs. In general Burcák season lasts only … Read More

Six Hot Alcoholic Prague Drinks

Six Hot Alcoholic Drinks to Keep You Warm in Prague Winter is fast approaching so try these to help keep you warm. Most of these will be priced between CZK50 and CZK70 for a 0.2L but price will be dependent on any spirit alcohol used and wine quality. During December my own favourite place to … Read More

Naplavka Farmers Market

Naplavka Farmers Market There are different Farmer’s Markets around Prague running on different weekdays but generally they’ll all be open on Saturday. Naplavka (it means “on the embankment”) is a Saturday morning market from 8am although they do stretch it out to late afternoon to catch the “early dinner” crowd. It runs all year and … Read More

Prague Markets Pay By Weight Food

Prague Markets – Pay By Weight What You Need To Know In any of the Prague markets both internal or external there’ll be food stalls. People are used to things like fruit and vegetables being sold by the kilo but they don’t often associate it with food stalls. In Prague we divide these into “Fixed” … Read More

This is Bramborak with a portion of Zeli (sauerkraut) on the top

Prague Markets and Hot Street Food

Prague Markets and Street Food to Keep you Warm You’ll see all the options below at the Prague Christmas Markets and to a lesser extent at craft markets and fixed food concession stalls during the year. Everything below is explained along with many other tips on my Prague Christmas Markets Walking Tour. Where I mention … Read More

Positioning the Prague christmas tree on the old town square

The Prague Christmas Tree

The Prague Christmas Tree It’s a dominating decoration on the Old Town Square throughout December and early January but there’s something even more special about what is known as the Prague Christmas Tree. It’s roughly the same each year so let me explain where the tree comes from and how it gets to the Old … Read More

the old town square christmas market

Prague Christmas Markets Eight Things to Know

Prague Christmas Markets Eight Things to Know 1) When Do the Markets Start and End The main Christmas holiday here is on December 24th. The first market to open is usually Námestí Míru (a month before the last advent Sunday i.e. last week of November), followed by Republic Square and Wenceslas Square. The Old Town … Read More