Destination guide

Central Bohemian Region – Czechia beyond Prague

The Central Bohemian Region encompasses much of the Czech Republic, including the capital Prague. Surprisingly few travelers go beyond the capital, but those who do find a land of rolling hills, pastoral lands and dense woodland, dotted with colorful Czech villages. If you're planning your first-time getaway to the country, consider splitting it into 2 and spending half the time ohhing and ahhing at the Gothic architecture in the capital and the rest of the time in one of the Central Bohemian Region vacation rentals out of town, where you can experience some of Europe's prettiest countryside.

Things to do

Ancient castles in Central Bohemian Region

Prague is world-renowned for its cultural attractions and historical buildings, many of which are on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. Prague Castle and Charles Bridge both top most visitors' must-dos, but there is much more beyond the capital. Just 80 miles west is Karlovy Vary, a beautiful spa town which has been popular with locals since the 19th century and the perfect place to take an afternoon soak, particularly during the cold winter months. If you go further afield, you'll come across palatial Czech chateaux, ancient castles and historical churches, few of which are ever visited by travelers new to the country.


Outdoorsy adventures in Central Bohemian Region

Where do you start when it comes to outdoorsy adventures outside of Prague? If you've bagged yourself a countryside Central Bohemian Region vacation rental, you'll likely have a network of walking footpaths leading away right from your doorway. Alternatively, down at one of the local stables, you can go horseback riding through the forests or rent one of the bicycles to ride along the scenic country lanes. It doesn't all shut down in winter, quite the opposite in fact. Grab some cross-country skis or sledges and head off into the snowy wonderland.


Warm spring in Central Bohemian Region

Summer season sees the largest number of travelers hitting the streets of Prague. The weather is usually glorious with bright skies and balmy temperatures. Although glorious, this peak season pushes up the prices of Central Bohemian Region vacation rental prices. If you want to avoid the crowds, consider picking up one of the rentals outside the capital which don't suffer with the same number of travelers. Alternatively, if you visit in spring or fall, you'll likely get warm weather that hovers around the high 60s or low 70s, pick up a steal on rentals and avoid the attractions' queues.

Natural features

Central Bohemian Region's dense forests

The Central Bohemian Region is the largest in the country, taking up a huge swath of land outside the capital Prague. While other regions see soaring mountain peaks, this area is characterized by rolling hills, which never reach 1000 meters, agricultural farmland and dense woodland of conifers cut by the scenic Elbe River. You don't need to make a beeline for national parks to experience the Czech Republic's natural beauty. However, a visit to UNESCO Biosphere Reservation Krivoklatsko to view the wildlife isn't time wasted, nor is going underground at the Koneprusy Caves. Enjoy.

Can I find a vacation rental around Central Bohemian Region?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 81 vacation rentals near Central Bohemian Region. From 42 Houses to 25 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Central Bohemian Region area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Central Bohemian Region?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Central Bohemian Region. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Prague-East District: 1,111 vacation rentals
  • Statenice: 1,084 vacation rentals
  • Kladno: 20 vacation rentals
  • Olbramovice Station: 31 vacation rentals
  • Slapy: 20 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Central Bohemian Region! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Central Bohemian Region?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Central Bohemian Region:

  • Statenice: 1,084 rentals
  • Kladno: 20 rentals
  • Slapy: 20 rentals
  • Horoměřice: 1,086 rentals
  • Chocerady: 15 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Central Bohemian Region?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Central Bohemian Region. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Olbramovice Station: 31 rentals
  • Pruhonice Castle: 1,131 rentals
  • Golf Resort Karlstejn: 1,110 rentals
  • Karlstejn Castle: 1,113 rentals
  • Poricany Station: 34 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central Bohemian Region listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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