Red7 , September 24, 2014
Prague, nicknamed the ‘Golden City,’ famed for it’s crazy nightlife, bohemian atmosphere and stunning Baroque architecture, is becoming increasingly popular with hen parties. It’s a perfect mixture of beauty, culture and partying. Built in in shills, and scattered with romantic church spires, majestic places, peaceful squares, elaborate gardens and iconic bridges over the dramatic Vltava River, Prague ticks every box. No trip to Prague is complete without trying the famous beer – world renowned brands like Staropramen and Budvar were created here, and the beer drinking culture in Prague is like no other.
Prague is an ideal hen weekend destination for brides and bridesmaids looking for a pace to let their hair down and party in one of Europe’s most relaxed cities. Days are spent sightseeing – there’s something strange and beautiful around every corner, shopping, looking through bohemian art galleries, chilling out in chic cafes on the cobblestones, and preparing for an Eastern European night out that even the most crazy party girls will need stamina for.
The capital of the Czech Republic is a three-hour flight from most major airports in the UK, including London, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh. There are indirect flights from Birmingham.
Prague’s cultural sights and monuments are one of a kind. The impressive Charles Bridge, which links the cobblestoned Old Town to cosmopolitan Mala Strana was built in 1347, the Old Town Hall has a fascinating astronomical clock, and Prague Castle is the largest castle complex in the world.
A unique and fun way to experience the historical capital of Prague is with a medieval banquet experience, which includes a delicious meal, whilst being serenaded and entertained by performers in fancy dress, just like olden times. It’s sure to make the bride feel like a princess. Another way to explore Prague is by water. Taking a river cruise or water tour up the Vltava is an unforgettable hen experience. If beer is your tipple, a fantastic brewery tour for a fascinating beery day out. Of course, you may just want to spend a day doing nothing more than indulging in a luxury spa and pampering experience.
Prague is full of action-packed surprises, waiting for adventurous hen parties to hop on board. For thrill seeking brides and bridesmaids, the Ghost Tour is well worth it – Prague is steeped in history, and this is reflected in it’s alleged paranormal population. Looking for something unusual to do to keep the group entertained? Why not book an afternoon at Prague’s finest gun range? Prague’s nightlife has a unique atmosphere that hen parties will fall in love with. The city has everything from underground, experimental cocktail bars made by dedicated mixologists, fine wining and dining, pubs converted from old world medieval breweries, and a nightclub to suit every taste under the sun. The Nove Mesto area is the main night life area for a hedonistic vibe and fashionable clientele, and the trendy Zizkov district is where the hipsters party until dawn in night cafes and underground clubs.
The city with bells on
From Baroque bells to dreaming Gothic spires, Prague’s churches make the Czech capital a romantic’s delight . It’s a fantastic wedding destination and the most popular places to tie the knot are the Old Town Hall (Staroměstská radnice) and the New Town Hall (Novoměstská radnice).
Both awesome buildings provide the perfect backdrop will give the happy couple and their guest beautiful memories.
In at the deep end
From June to September bungee jumper go to great lengths to let their customers down! The prime location is Zvikovské podhradí, bridge towering above the Vltava valley.