The Czech Republic in 5 days

The Czech Republic in 5 days

The Czech Republic in 5 days

5 day itinerary

Day 1: Prague — Chateau Mcely
Day 2: Chateau Mcely — Kutná Hora
Day 3: Kutná Hora — Tábor — Český Krumlov
Day 4: Český Krumlov - Třeboň - Telč - Znojmo
Day 5: Znojmo - Podyjí National Park - Mikulov

Chateau Mcely

Day 1: Prague — Chateau Mcely
Region: Central Bohemia
Distance: 67 km

Ever wish you could live in or own a castle? The Czech Republic is the land of castles and chateaus, with over a thousand in the country you can live your wildest dreams and fantasies of living in a castle for a night a night or two in Central Bohemia. Chateau Mcely, a gorgeous 5 star hotel in a chateau surrounded by the St. George Forest in the small village of Mcely. Besides getting a taste of what royalty feels like you will also get a feel for what the Czech countryside is like.

Not only is this accommodation a unique luxurious option perfect for pampering yourself, but the chateau has a fascinating history. Chateau Mcely was badly damaged in WWII and left untouched for years until the current owners purchased and restored in 2001 curating beautifully themed rooms are each uniquely designed with antique furniture

Kutná Hora

Day 2: Chateau Mcely — Kutná Hora
Region: Central Bohemia
Distance: 52 km

The city of silver is one of the most grand, small cities just east of Prague. Kutná Hora is a historically wealthy city once home to the national treasury and mint and silver mines. You can experience a taste of the beautiful gothic architecture and magic that visitors love about Prague without the crowds. Admire the incredible architecture of St. Barbara’s Cathedral, a gothic masterpiece that was completely funded and built by the locals that took over 600 years to complete. Besides being an enchanting completely walkable city, Kutná Hora is also home to UNESCO World Heritage Sites Church of St. Barbara and Cathedral of our Lady at Sedlec.



Day 3: Kutná Hora — Tábor — Český Krumlov
Region: South Bohemia
Distance: 91 km

The Czech Republic is full of small, adorable villages and towns dotted throughout the country. Tábor is one of them and an incredibly picturesque, quaint town worth stopping and exploring for a lunch break in the afternoon making your way from Central to South Bohemia full of history. Founded in the 15th century by a radical group of Hussites. Today you can stroll through the weaving narrow cobblestone streets filled with colorful and charming Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque style buildings that make a picture perfect setting and learn about this town’s historical importance during the Hussite movement.

Český Krumlov

Day 3:  Tábor — Český Krumlov
Region: South Bohemia
Distance: 88 km

If you’ve ever fantasized about living in a fairytale then a visit to Český Krumlov will feel like your dreams have come true. This incredible storybook village and UNESCO World Heritage Site is surrounded by the Vltava River weaving its way through the enchanting medieval town with the stunning and massive castle overlooking the entire town center on a hill. This is the kind of place you visit and will pinch yourself to see if its real or a dream. The entire town of Český Krumlov is easily walkable on the winding cobblestone lanes and can be enjoyed in a few hours, especially if you plan on visiting in the late afternoon after the day tours have come and gone.


Day 4:  Český Krumlov - Třeboň
Region: South Bohemia
Distance: 45 km

The Czech Republic is full of spa towns and is one of the most underrated wellness getaways in the world. Třeboň is a perfect blend of a spa town and a charming little city with colorful facades in the pretty town square. Melt away your stress in one of the many spa and wellness centers, stroll through the charming streets leading to the castle, eat the local specialty carp dish from the intricate canal system, and walk around the world or around the lake to the Schwarzenberg Tomb, an impressive neo-gothic structure. No matter what you do here you can’t help but fall in the love with this South Bohemian charm of a city.


Day 4:  Třeboň - Telč
Region: Vysočina/Highlands
Distance: 68 km

Easily one of the most colorful and beautiful town centers in the Czech Republic, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and home to beautiful Italian Renaissance architecture, Telč is another prime example of a fairytale storybook village not to miss and perfect for an afternoon stop.

You will find yourself oohing and ahhing at each of the colorful homes lined up in the town center not to mention the beautiful example of a Renaissance castle. The town itself was rebuilt upon multiple times after fires and it wasn’t until the 14th century to where the town was built as it is seen today when Zachariáš of Hradec changed the castle from Gothic to Renaissance and the town followed suit. There is no colorful town center or place that is as picture-perfect as Telc.


Day 4:  Telč - Znojmo
Region: Moravia
Distance: 62 km

Moving from one fairytale town after another to the romantic wine region of South Moravia, Znojmo is the perfect blend of both, a romantic small town in the heart of the Czech Republic’s wine region. A small city surrounded by medieval fortifications, filled with churches and cathedrals, winding cobblestone streets, surrounded by vineyards and forest, you can’t imagine or be in a more fantasy-like scenery or setting.

Podyjí National Park

Day 5:  Znojmo - Podyjí
Region: Moravia
Distance: 14 km

Ever imagine there would be a place dubbed as the “Czech Amazon”? Podyji National Park is one of four national parks and a great place to explore for a day and experience some of the Czech Republic’s natural beauty. This beautifully preserved wooded landscape shares a border with Austria where it becomes Thayatal National Park. Because of the Iron Curtain, for years this area was closed off, making it one of the best naturally preserved landscapes in Central Europe with the Dyje River flowing through, vineyards, walking trails, and incredible beauty.


Day 5:  Podyjí - Mikulov
Region: Moravia
Distance: 65 km

Nestled in the sweeping landscapes of South Moravia close to the Austrian Border is the romantic and gorgeous city of Mikulov, the heart of wine country. With an ideal climate and location for wine-making perfection, this region is easily one of Europe’s most underrated wine scenes. A historical city with a gorgeous castle as a centerpiece seen from far away surrounded by vineyards you can’t help but fall in love with the beauty, culinary, and wine scene of Mikulov.