The capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, Prague offers a unique blend of old and new as rich history sits nestled between modern architecture and industry. This day mixes beautiful sights with unique experiences for a day the family will not soon forget.
Please note that this is not an itinerary submitted by an actual family. This day was planned by one of our travel experts as a recommendation for a family of children with ages 4 through late teens, based on knowledge of the city. Factors such as time, cost and distance have been considered to make this a great day to get a sense of the city and keep the children and teens interested and engaged.
Address: U Trojského zámku 3/120
Hours: April, May, Sept, Oct 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
June, July, Aug 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
March 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Admission: Adults – $10, Children – $7
Visitors of all ages will have a wild time at Prague Zoo. This 143-acre zoo has over 150 exhibits with approximately 4,8000 spectacular animals. The unique Giant Salamander’s Pavilion was built for the largest amphibians in the world, the Giant Chinese Salamander. The zoo’s largest exhibit, the amazing Elephant Valley, has a herd of eight Indian elephants, including Prague’s first native-born elephant calf. Watch a playful gorilla family climb and swing from vines in the Pavilion of Gorillas. The African House puts visitors right in the heart of an African savanna, roaming with majestic giraffes. Young visitors will have a blast at the Children’s Zoo, where they can pet and feed a variety of barnyard animals. The variety of other amazing exhibits at the Prague Zoo will keep the family entertained for hours.
Address: Karmelitská 25 118 00 Praha 1 – Malá Strana
Hours: April – October 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Admission: Adults – $3, Children – $2.50
Vrtba Garden is commonly said to be one of the most beautiful Baroque gardens in central Europe. Created in 1720, Vrtba Garden comprises of three terraces of Petrin Hill. The lower terrace has a sala terrena with a fountain, mythological paintings and statues. The middle terrace has neatly landscaped hedges and colorful flower beds. An elegant double staircase with embellished banisters leads to the top terrace which is beautifully decorated with figures of ancient gods. The top terrace offers a spectacular view of St. Nicholas Cathedral. Vrtba Garden is a perfect spot to relax and take in the breathtaking views of Prague.
Address: Tyršova 9, Praha 2
Hours: 10:30 am – 10:00 pm
Admission: $57 per group
Mind Maze is an interactive adventure game for the whole family. A team consisting of 2-5 people are trapped in a room and must try to find their way out in less than 60 minutes. The room is filled with usual and unusual objects, all of which might help you get closer to escape. Families work together to connect the missing links, open locks, break codes, solve logical problems and puzzles to complete the mission. Safety is a priority at the facility. There is an escape button in case of an emergency. You must book the date online before arriving. Mind Maze is a great way for families to bond while exercising their brains and having fun.