Laver Cup (Tennis)

Laver CupNamed after the famous Rod Laver, the Laver Cup in tennis will be arranged for the first time in 2017. It will be held in Prague and the O2 Arena this year.

The plan with the tournament is that it will be arranged every year, except from the years in which the Summer Olympics are arranged. It will be held two weeks after the US Open, and there will be a total of 12 participants, 6 from Europe and 6 from the rest of the world.

The captains of the two teams are Bjorn Borg (Europe) and John McEnroe (rest of the world). Since this year will be the first year arranging the Laver Cup one can expect even some great names to take part in the cup, and one name that for sure will be there is Rafael Nadal.

Laver Cup will be arranged in the O2 Arena between September 22nd and September 24th. If you want to be there, then you can buy tickets from Viagogo .

For more information about other events and programs in Prague read on in our Prague Guide. To make sure that a driver will wait for you upon arrival, book a Prague airport transfer today. If you are afraid of dehydration, book a beer dinner today instead!

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Day trip to Berlin, Bratislava, Dresden or Vienna from Prague? We can fix it!

Would you like to discover one of the beautiful cities of Berlin, Bratislava, Dresden or Vienna during your stay in Prague? We can help you fix it. Book a personal driver who will take you to the city you desire to visit and enjoy a day discovering even more than just the city of Prague.

Day excursion to Vienna from Prague

Want to do a day trip to Vienna from Prague? Mapics / Shutterstock

Prague is a magnificent city, and it is very centrally located in Europe. For that reason it is perfect to come and visit Prague over and over again. And due to its nice geographical location, it is very easy to visit other great cities in the European Union on day trips from Prague.

Here are some interesting facts that you might find interesting:

  • The distance between Prague and Berlin is only 350km and it can be covered in less than 4 hours.
  • Bratislava is less than 330km from Prague, meaning that you need less than 3,5 hours to get there.
  • Dresden is only 150km from Prague, making it almost a neighbor city which can be reached in less than 2 hours.
  • Vienna is about 300km from Prague and can be reached in about 3,5 hours as well.

Would you like to discover one of these cities during your stay in Prague? Or maybe you want to stay inside the Czech Republic and visit Cesky Krumlov or Brno instead? We can help you out with day trips to those cities as well.

You can read more about these trips, prices and much more at our site for day excursions from Prague.

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Want a limousine airport transfer in Prague?

limousine airport transfer pragueWe have offered airport transfers in Prague for a long time, but just now we broadened our offer, meaning that we can also arrange with a limousine airport transfer for those wanting the little extra!

We are in a really great mood today. Not only did we make our services bigger, but we also lowered the prices on the normal airport transfer. You heard us right, we lowered the prices. For a normal airport transfer for 1-4 persons the price was just lowered from 900 CZK to 795 CZK, meaning that more money is left for you to enjoy your stay in Prague afterwards.  And if you look for activities and ideas for what to do in Prague, look around in our Prague Guide where you can read about river cruises, beer dinners and interesting excursions.

If you want a limousine to wait for you at the airport, then you can choose between a Lincoln limousine or a Hummer. These are both fantastic and will give you and your travel mates a fantastic start on your trip. Read more about the airport transfers in Prague right here.

 

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A fantastic May month in Prague

May is one of the most fantastic months every year. The temperatures get better and better, and it is a month with lots of events taking place in Prague.

The information given in the start of this article is true mostly every year. But, in 2017 May seems to become an even better month than normal. There will be lots of events taking place in Prague, and starting in only two days from now with the annual Prague marathon. You can read more about this and other events in Prague here in the Prague Guide.

A few days after the Prague Marathon, a fantastic artist will come to town. His name is Andre Rieu, and fans of classical music will for sure enjoy his concert in the O2 Arena.

Prague in May 2017

Prague in May 2017

After Andre Rieu has been to the O2 Arena, Lord of the Dance will perform with their Dangerous Games program. And the people of Prague only need to sleep once before it is time for the worlds most famous circus performance, Cirque du Soleil, to come to Prague. They will perform several nights in Prague, but on May 22nd it is stop, because then Deep Purple will take control over the O2 Arena as they have their concert there. Two days after that Depeche mode will have a fantastic concert in Prague, and then the month will end with several Rammstein concerts.

If you want to buy a ticket for any of these or some other Prague event, visit Viagogo.

If you want help with a river cruise, a beer dinner or some other program in Prague during this period, hurry up and do your booking today! Read more and book such programs here in our Prague Guide.

That ain’t everything!

So far we have only mentioned concerts and events, and a marathon, but let us not forget that May is the month for the annual Czech beer festival in Prague. This event lasts for 2 1/2 week every year in May, so do not miss out on in if you are a fan of Prague, the Czech Republic and of beer.

Do you have any other programs you would recommend to people coming to Prague in May? Write a comment!

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Volkswagen Prague Marathon 2017

Prague Marathon 2017On May 7th in 2017 it is time for the annual Volkswagen Prague Marathon in the beautiful city of Prague. Are you interested in running?

The Volkswagen Prague Marathon has been an event going on since the middle of the 1990s, and it is said to be one of the most beautiful marathon races in the world. Not only is it amazing to run, but you run among some of the most beautiful attractions available in Europe. The race itself starts from the Old Town square, you will see beautiful attractions, and during the race you will even be able to run across the Charles Bridge.

Does it sound cool to participate in the Prague Marathon in 2017? Visit the official website for more info.

More stuff to do in Prague?

For more advises on programs and happenings in Prague, check what’s on in Prague. We can also help you out with river cruises, beer dinners and similar programs, so make sure to look through our Prague Guide as you plan your trip to Prague.

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Robbie Williams concert in Prague 2017

Robbe Williams concert in Prague 2017It will be 100% take-off at Letnany Airport on August 19th. It is not because of an airplane, but because of Robbie Williams coming to perform on that day!

Robbie Williams has been to Prague several times earlier, and it is always a fantastic show and a cheering crowd waiting for those deciding to be present at the events. On August 19th at 16.00 Robbie Williams will perform in Letnany Airport (just outside Prague), and if you want to be there, you can easily lay your hands on some Robbie Williams tickets.

There are other great concerts coming up in Prague as well this summer. Before Robbie Williams come on August 19th, famous bands such as Guns N Roses, Depeche Mode and Deep Purple will perform in Prague this summer. If you want to buy tickets for any of these concerts just press the ticket link beneath and search for the artist you are interested in, and buy your tickets.

It might be that the concerts in Prague are not as great as the upcoming concerts in London or maybe the upcoming concerts in Paris. But, that isn’t so strange, considering how small a city Prague is compared to those two giants.

Robbie Williams Prague 2017

Letnany Airport
August 19th, 16.00

Tickets: Viagogo

The Robbie Williams concert will be arranged on August 19th, which is a Saturday. Why not make arrangements for an entire weekend in Prague, and combine the Robbie Williams concert with a magnificent river cruise, maybe a beer dinner and an excursion to some place outside Prague? You can read more about all these activities and much more in our Prague Guide.

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Deep Purple concert in Prague

On the 22nd of May Deep Purple will come to Prague. The band will perform in the O2 Arena, and if you want to be there, we know where you can get your Deep Purple tickets.

Deep Purple was a pioneer band when it was founded back in the 1960s. It then consisted of Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Jon Lord, Ian Paice og Roger Glover, but as the band comes to Prague in 2017 the main members are Ian Gillan,
Steve Morse, Roger Glover, Don Airey and Ian Paice. As you can see there has been some changes to the band, but the music and the style is the same, and they are experiencing a new spring since the release of their album Now What?! which was released back in 2013.

Deep Purple concert in Prague 2017

Deep Purple concert in Prague 2017

On the Europe tour Deep Purple will visit lots of cities in Western and Central Europe, but the most important and coolest city is of course Prague. Here we can help you with river cruises, beer dinners and lots of other programs, in addition to information about what’s going on in Prague. Take a look in our Prague Guide for more information about all these activities and much more!

Deep Purple Prague 2017

O2 Arena
May 22nd, 20.00

Tickets: Viagogo

If you want to be there at the Deep Purple concert in Prague, then you can buy your tickets using the link above. There you will also find tickets to the Deep Purple concerts in Amsterdam, Paris, Vienna, Zagreb and other European cities, so check out which concerts suits you, and then buy the tickets you need to be there!

Did you know that Deep Purple visited Prague and the O2 Arena back in 2010 as well? Then they visited the city in the autumn, but this time they will come to visit Prague in the spring. Do not miss out on this upcoming event!

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Guns N’ Roses concert in Prague

On the Independence Day, on July 4th, it is time for a Guns N’ Roses concert in Prague at Letnany Airport. Would you like to be there?

Guns N’ Roses will be out touring lots of cities all across Europe this year. They will perform in cities like London, Lisbon, Paris and Stockholm, and of course they will come to Prague as well. It will be one crazy night of rock n’ roll, and it will for sure be a better activity on this day than to watch Independence Day (1 or 2).

If you want to be there at the Guns N’ Roses concert in Prague on July 4th, then you can buy tickets using the ticket link beneath.

Guns N Roses concert in Prague 2017

Guns N Roses concert in Prague 2017

Guns N Roses Prague 2017

Letnany Airport
July 4th, 18.00

Tickets: Viagogo

After the Guns N Roses in Prague the bad will pack their suitcases and travel on to Paris. There they will perform at Stade de France before they come back to the region again to perform at Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna at July 10th. Choose for yourself when you want to listen to this legendary rock band. You can find tickets for all their concerts using the ticket link above.

If you have more money and want to enjoy a nice river cruise in Prague or maybe a beer dinner then you can read more about these and other Prague activities here in our Prague Guide.

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Czech Beer Festival 2017

Are you planning to come to Prague for the annual beer festival in 2017? Looking for the dates for the Czech Beer festival 2017? Look no further, here they are!

Czech Beer festival 2017

Information about the Czech Beer Festival 2017

May is a beautiful month to visit Prague. The spring is ruling, the sun is shining, you can enjoy nice temperatures, and what better to do in nice sunshine than to taste some local Czech beer?

The annual beer festival is one of the most popular of all festivals in Prague every year. Thousands of tourists come to Prague to check out the event, and let us not forget about all the locals also going out to check out the event and taste the best of the best of the local Czech beer.

In 2017 the beer festival will be arranged between May 12th and May 28th.  The event will as always be arranged at Letenska Plan and if you want to read and know more about the beer festival, visit our Czech Beer festival page.

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Preparing for the Christmas market in Prague in 2017? When will it be arranged?

It is only the start of January and last years Christmas markets has barely closed. You are however already thinking about the Christmas markets in Prague in 2017. When will they be arranged? When will they open?

It is easy to understand that you want to come to Prague before Christmas to experience the beautiful Christmas markets the city has to offer. Prague is a splendid city to discover, and when the Christmas markets are at the Old Town Square and the Wenceslas square the city just gets even better. So, why not discover Prague and the Christmas markets at the same time in 2017? But, when will the Christmas markets open? It is hard to plan a trip without dates ready.

Prague Christmas market 2017

Christmas market at the Old Town Square in Prague – Kajano / Shutterstock

Prague Christmas market dates in 2017

Unfortunately the dates for the Christmas markets in Prague in 2017 remain a secret so far. For that reason we can not give any certain information yet, but still you should know that arriving to Prague in December is a safe bet. The markets normally open in the end of November sometime and remain open till the end of December or the start of January.

Our guess for the Christmas markets in Prague in 2017 is that they will open sometime between November 24th and November 29th. That is of course only our pure guess, so we will write a new blog post as soon as we have the exact and official dates. To find those follow us on Facebook, place a bookmark at this page and check out the what’s on in Prague site.

Do not forget that you can already now start booking your beer dinner in Prague, a fantastic river cruise and lots of other activities in Prague. Click the banners on the right or read about lots of different Prague activities right here.

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