There are many places to choose from if you are looking for a cheap weekend away for 2 for you and a partner or friend. Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic has grown to be a very popular tourist destination over the last few years.
Weekend city breaks are often more enjoyable than a week away in a sun country. This Czech capital has a mix of thrilling and glorious architecture that mender through the old town and the Castle district for fascinating history. The medieval Old Town centre is a fabulous maze of cobbled streets, colourful shops and beautiful churches. Then join he crowds on in the square and wait for the Astronomial clock to parade its Twelve Apostles on the hour. Cross Charles Bridge and explore pictureque Mala Strana, Baroque Square and Malostranske before taking a visit to the amazing Prague Castle.
There is also a wide variety of bars and restaurants in the square for you to sit and relax and watch the bustling city go by. Then discover the new town with riverside parks, lively bars and bohemian beer gardens. Sit and relax amongst the greenery in the beautiful Botanical garden of the Charles University. The heart of Prague is Wenceslas Square. It is a wide boulevard crammed with bars, restaurants and casinos. Also in the square there is a huge statue of St. Wenceslas, patron of Czech lands, riding his horse in the upper part of the boulevard and the national museum is also in the upper part which has a huge amount of nature and history in side.
Flying into Prague can cost from just €113. www.aerlingus.ie
Cheap weekends for 2 can cost from just €23 per night staying at the Top Hotel Prague Garni. This hotel offers basic accommodation, just what you need for a budget weekend away. The complex is located in a quiet area of the Prague 4 city district, just 7 km from the city centre. www.top-hotel-prague-garni.com