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Leisure in Prague

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Wondering how to keep yourself busy during your leisure time in Prague? Find, in this article, all that you need to know about leisure in the Czech capital city.

Historically and culturally rich, Prague is full of activities for expatriates moving there for the first time. Indeed, you are not likely to get bored during your stay thanks to the various leisure and sports activities it provides. Regardless of your age and whether you have moved alone or with your family, you can enjoy your weekends sightseeing and do anything that get rid you of your daily routine.

Culture

To better enjoy the Czech capital city's lively atmosphere, you can start by visiting its museums or even attend its popular cultural events. The Czech National Museum, the Jewish Museum, the Museum of Modern Art and the Mucha Museum, for instance, display the city's great cultural and artistic heritage.

Prague also hosts several cinema halls, theaters and other venues where you can relax and enjoy an evening show.

Music lovers will be delighted by the Czech National Opera and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Prague which regularly offer concerts.

Sports

As in many major European capital cities, biking is also very popular in Prague. Indeed, like in the rest of the country, you will find several cycling tracks that are clearly defined by road signs and markings. Find more information in the article Leisure in the Czech Republic.

You can also practice sports such as yoga, fitness, aerobics, tennis, squash, swimming, etc, thanks to several gyms and other sports clubs. Note that English speaking coaches are available in some clubs.

You are also likely to find swimming pools almost everywhere across the city. Poldoli's swimming pool is the most popular one thanks to its warm water in winter.

Beauty and wellness

Girls and women, rest assured! You will have no trouble in finding beauty spots in Prague. Feel free to enjoy facials, waxing, hair, makeup, or anything you wish to feel beautiful. Moreover, many major cosmetic brands are available there.

Nightlife

Youngsters will be delighted by Prague's vibrant nightlife. Indeed, the city hosts many bars, pubs, night clubs, among others.

If you don't like clubbing, you can still go bowling with your friends. In fact, bowling is a quite widespread activity across the country. Note that most bowling clubs, which are found in the periphery, are open until 1 am.

Sightseeing

You should definitely take the time to discover the city through its different neighborhoods. The Old Town and the New Town, for example, will simply amaze you by their contrasting settings along with their coffee shops and restaurants.

 Useful links:

Expat.com – Events in Prague 
Expat.com – Leisure in Prague Forum 
Portal of Prague – Leisure activities www.praha.eu

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