Tips and recommendations for healthy travel to top destinations
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The Czech Republic (now known as Czechia), has a rich history as an always growing and changing nation. This long history, rich in culture and stories is seen throughout the country, even today.
The capital city is Prague with other major cities including Ostrava and Kladno.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Czechia. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Czechia: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
See our vaccinations page to learn more about these infections and vaccines. Ready to protect yourself? Book your travel health appointment today by calling or schedule online now.
A passport that is valid for at least three months is required for entry into Czechia. You don’t need a visa if your stay is under 90 days.
If you plan to stay longer to work or study, you will need to get a visa. You should apply for this visa at least 3-4 months before traveling.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
The Czech Republic has a temperate climate with mild summers and cold winters. The winter months can fall below freezing. Summer temperatures are usually in the 70’s. The autumn and spring in Czechia are mild. The rainy months range from April-August.
European governments are currently taking actions to prevent terrorist attacks in major cities. But, terrorism is a current threat in major European cities.
The Czech Republic has little crime. Avoid demonstrations and strikes, as they may turn violent. Pick-pocketing is the most common crime, especially in tourist areas such as Prague. Prague has a popular night scene. If you go out in Prague, be mindful of your drinks to avoid tainted alcohol.
One of the most popular places to visit in the Czech Republic is Prague. The Old Town district is picturesque and has a quintessential feel of an old European city. The streets are covered in cobblestones with small shops and restaurants. The area features famous landmarks such as Charles Bridge and the Astronomical Clock.
Further up the hill of Old Town, is a still functioning monastery. Here the monks brew their own beer from the hops covering the hill. The monastery holds a library and a church that are pastel beauties. There is also the Petrin Lookout Tower that resembles the Eiffel Tower of Paris. Tourists can climb to the top to get a panoramic view of the city.
Here are some essential items to consider for your trip to Czechia:
All Americans visiting Czechia should register online with the U.S. Department of State before departure. This will inform the office of your travel plans within the country and will allow them to reach out in the case of an emergency or evacuation.
Once in Czechia, the information for the U.S. Embassy is:
U.S. Embassy Prague
118 01 Praha 1 – Malá Strana
Switchboard: (+420) 257 022 000
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