Plzen is located some 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Prague, the national capital.
Discover Plzen's sights. Visit the West Bohemian Museum and Great Synagogue.
To discover why so many tourists favor the Czech Republic as a vacation destination, ensure you and your family schedule in some time to explore the area. Two places in the vicinity of Plzen are Stankov, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Zbiroh, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest.
While you are in Plzen, visit Karlovy Vary. Approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) away, this regional city is where you'll find Mattoni Mineral Water, Church of St. Mary Magdalene and Mill Colonnade. Karlovy Vary has lots to offer travelers willing to linger. Diana Lookout Tower, Elizabeth's Spa and Jan Becher Museum are just a couple of the other places worth a visit.
Discover Plzen's religious side at the region's monasteries and other places of worship. Take a trip to the Czech Republic's historic ruins, it's an excellent way to get to know the area's colorful past.
Tapping into local knowledge is the perfect way for travelers to get familiar with a new place. So why not take one of the informative city walking tours, winery tours and segway tours. Take your own equipment or rent the gear locally, and get out onto the water. Boating is one great activity. Another is swimming.
At the end of your time in this unique place, say goodbye the way locals do, with a heartfelt "Ahoj."