Do you know what you’re doing this weekend? If not, read below for some ideas about how to spend this hot summer weekend in Prague.
Náplavka Saturday, July 23, 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m., Prague 5
Sweeten things up on Smíchovská náplavka, where there will be 10 ice cream stalls of various kinds waiting for you. Look forward to golden-fried Spanish churros, bubble waffles, light French macaroons, pancakes, traditional Czech sweets and desserts, raw balls along with other goodies. You can also satisfy your hunger at the stalls with street food specialties.
Strecha Lucerny Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 4:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m., Prague 1
A beachy, Mexican atmosphere and a view of Prague are available this weekend on Strecha Lucerny. Have a drink, enjoy Mexican food and Latin American rhythms–and don’t forget your swimsuit and sunscreen.
Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, Prague 1
Shooting Island houses a sports club with tennis courts, an oasis of greenery and a fireplace. Here, there will be an exchange of stuff: clothes, gifts, household items, tools, anything you don’t need anymore. Come trade it in for something that suits you.
Depo Kačerov experience and route C
Saturday, July 23, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Prague 4
Take a look at the Kačerov metro depot and ride route C a little differently than in normal traffic. At 11 a.m. and at 3 p.m., train 38 leaves the Kačerov depot and heads for the tracks, you can look into the driver’s cabin of this historic train in normal operation. You will see the work of train drivers who will operate the train in period uniforms. With the set, you will visit the facilities of the subway interchange at the Nádraží Holešovice station and get a glimpse of many other otherwise inaccessible places of operation of the Prague underground railway.
Where to go swimming in the summer? Even in Prague, you will find many places where you can refresh yourself and swim. Outdoor swimming pools and pools in the metropolis are a great place for relaxation, sunbathing and sports. Facilities in the form of changing rooms are usually provided, and you can find refreshment stalls and various water equipment rentals.
Baťa exhibition: shoes for everyone!
until Sunday, October 2, Prague 9
The Ctěnice castle complex invites you to an exhibition dedicated to footwear and shoemaking, focused on the Bata company and the fairytale story of its founder Tomáš Bata. You will see various types of footwear, along with a demonstration of the construction of the Bať Palace, or House of Services, on Wenceslas Square in Prague. Also offered, along with the opportunity to purchase fashionable shoes, is a pedicure department, a shoe storage room, a children’s corner, a buffet with a view, and a shoe cleaning department.