3 (More) Reasons to Travel to Prague in May

Not that anyone would need yet more reasons to travel to Prague. With its historic charm and beautifully preserved medieval architecture, the city is gorgeous as it is, especially in spring before the crowds arrive, but there are some local events taking place there next month, providing additional incentive…

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Charles Bridge in Prague

  1. From May 12 – June 4, some of Prague’s finest concert venues like the Municipal House and the Rudolfinum, as well as several historic churches, will host the Prague Spring International Music Festival which will showcase some 100 orchestras, singers, and ensembles from around the world, featuring musical styles from classical to jazz and from traditional to modern.
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Prague’s Signature Roast Duck

 

  1. If you travel to Prague from May 27 – 29, you can sample local cuisine at the Prague Food Festival – a 3-day gastronomy extravaganza at which pop up booths in the Castle’s Royal Gardens will offer local and international delicacies expertly prepared and paired with wine, beer, and soft drinks. What a fabulous way to enjoy lunch break there when touring the Castle complex, or to stay for drinks and dinner at the end of the day and enjoy the splendid views over the historic Old Town!
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Beer Steins in Prague

  1. Incidentally (or not), the Czech Beer Festival will also take place in Prague from May 12 – 28. Similar to Munich’s Oktoberfest, it will feature some 70 brands of Czech beer served by waiters in traditional costumes, as well as local culinary offerings, musical entertainment, and an exhibition of international beers.

 

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