Family holidays in the Czech Republic

Publish May 25, 2021

Reconnecting with family and friends is the type of travel that has grown most in importance over the pandemic with people prioritising new, outdoorsy destinations over the familiar and urban environments to make meaningful travel memories.

The Czech Republic is a destination that is not only for millennials and young couples but it’s a wondrous place for a splendid family vacation with kids. For kids, the Czech Republic will make them feel like they have entered a storybook as they experience the fairytale like castles, horse carriage rides through the cobblestone roads, the puppet shows, royal gardens, parks and zoos.

Here are some of the many things visitors can do in the Czech Republic when vacationing with kids!

1. A day among nature and the animals - Zoos and parks in the Czech Republic

Prague Zoo is one of the best zoos in the world and is one of the must visit places for kids. The Ostrava zoo is a great place for families to hang out and perfect for children as there are heaps of playgrounds there. The Bohemian Switzerland National park, which is one of the crown jewels of the Czech Republic, is another splendid fairytale like place to spend a day hiking and taking in the scenic nature wonders. Plzen zoo not just any zoo, but a zoogeographical nature park, where one can find many of the animals not found in any other zoo in the Czech Republic. The zoo in Brno is home to more than 500 mammals, reptiles, birds and amphibians including creatures from every continent except Antarctica. Letna park is a popular spot for hiking, skateboarding, picnics and other outdoor activities for kids and families. Children love Dinoparks, which can be found at five places in the country - in Prague, Ostrava, Pilsen, Liberec and Vyškov. These parks offer fun and education for the entire family. Thanks to the 3D cinemas, visitors will probe into prehistory really thoroughly.

2. In Czech Republic, we’ve got Chemistry with kids!

When travelling around Moravia, visitors should check out the VIDA! Scientific Park in Brno, Here, kids can find out how it feels to be a TV news presenter, launch a hydrogen rocket or freeze their own shadow, experience an earthquake, set free a tornado, and get to the bottom of the Bermuda Triangle. In Pilsen, a trip to the Techmania scientific and technology park is highly recommended, where both children and adult visitors can explore the mysteries of oceans and space, discover interesting facts about chemistry and geology. A part of Techmania in Pilsen is also an ever popular Planetarium. iQlandia in Liberec is a modern day science centre which will capture the imagination of kids and won’t let it go. It is a world of science and technology encompassing a planetarium and up to 400 original interactive exhibits. Another amazing science park in Liberec is the iQpark which was the first science centre in the Czech Republic

3. Aquamania in the Czech Republic!

Toboggans, whirlpools, thermal pools, wild rivers and elegant spa baths: all of this and more are on offer at countless aqua parks, water worlds and balneo parks in the Czech Republic. Either in summer, when temperatures hit the heights, or in winter, when hot spas are the best form of relaxation, aquatic delights are among the most popular activities in the Czech Republic. Here are some of their names: Aquapark and hotel in Prague, Babylon in Liberec, Aquaforum in Františkovy Lázně, Aquapark Olešná, Aqualand Moravia, Aquacentrum, Sareza Water park etc

4. Let the cultures of the past rejuvenate your kids! – Museums of the Czech Republic

The Puppet Museum in Plzeň will instantly draw visitors into the world of fairy tales where one will learn why Czech puppetry is on the Unesco List of Intangible Heritage. The National Museum in the Czech Republic always tops the list when it comes to the must-visit places in Prague. Technical Museum Tons of old machines, historic vehicles and game rooms where kids can play ‘mad scientist’. There are many such amazing museums one can visit in the Czech Republic with kids for unique experiences.

This scenic European country has lots to offer for an amazing family holiday. The destination will most certainly capture the imagination of children as they discover the fascination history and rich culture of this country.


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