Useful information for your stay in the Czech Republic

Currency: CZK - Czech Crown (there is no Euro currency in use)
Official language: Czech
Chech Republic is a member of UE, citizens from european countries do not need VISA
Time zone:
GMT+1
 

Electricity: main voltage is 220 AC (the same like in Germany, France, Poland etc.)
Phone operators: Vodafone, T-Mobile,  Telefonica o2
Public transport / prices: Single and transfer tickets are sold through yellow ticket vending machines (also in English, coins only), at ticket offices located at some metro stations, at a Tabák /Trafika, at some newsstands, and at tourist information centers.

Monthly ticket (30 days): 670 CZK

Shopping centers and supermarkets are open daily.

Public holidays in the Czech Republic:

  • 1st January - New Year's Day, Restoration Day of the Independent Czech State;
  • April - Easter Monday
  • 1st May - Labour Day (May Day)
  • 8th May - Liberation Day
  • 5th July – Saints Cyril and Methodius Day
  • 6th July - Burning at Stake of Jan Hus
  • 28th September - Czech Statehood Day (St. Wenceslas Day)
  • 28th October - Establishment of the Czechoslovak Republic
  • 17th November - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day
  • 24th December - Christmas Eve
  • 25th December - Christmas Day
  • 26th December - Christmas Day (St. Stephen's Day)
Climate and temperature:

            March and April - rain or snow is possible
            May to September - cool to warm (showers and thunderstorms are common)
            October - mostly chilly with rains;
            November to February - cold, cloudy and wet with snow and freezing temperatures;
            December to March - skiing season;

Important numbers:

Country phone code: +420
Numbers:
    POLICE             

   EMERGENCY RESCUE            

   FIRE SERVICE        

 
INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY CALL

 

 

Subway:

In Prague there are three metro lines:
Line A (Green)
Line B (Yellow)
Line C (Red)

There are three transfer stations in the city center where two lines intersect:

Můstek - lines A and B
Muzeum - lines A and C
Florenc - lines B and C

Well-developed network of public transport, good connection between trams, buses and metro, in rush hours every 2-3 minutes.

See map of the Prague subway and tram system map - public transport

Contact

AGENTURA EDUCO language school
Argentinská 38
Praha 7
17000

+420 233 312 187
+420 724 777 108

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