October Miscellany

We are often asked what is the best month to visit.  For Paros, Greece we say September or June; for Ireland it is June or July; for Prague, we are still learning.  We have heard that July and August are bad because of the crowds at Charles Bridge and other tourist centers.  Therefore we were surprised in October to see crowds on Charles Bridge and Old Town!

Of course the good side of that is the city is alive and active the year around.  We found the beer garden nearly empty in October but on a sunny day the park paths are busy with strolling people.  So below are a few photos and comments to demonstrate October in Prague and environs.


hidden garden of Vojanovy in Malastrana, PragueThis is the secret garden Vojanovy surrounded by historical buildings in Malastrana.

Balloon rides over the Kafka Museum and Pissing Men

tethered balloon over Prague





raspberries at a farmer's market, PragueFarmer’s Markets two days per week!  The berries are about €1.35 or $1.88 per basket.

River dining (River cruises are active year around.)river boat dining on the Vltava, Prague





relaxing on the grass near beer garden, PragueKarin sun bathing at Riegrovy with Beer Garden in background.



enjoying Pilsner in beer garden, Prague

Me enjoying the beer and the garden.

coffee house struedel in PragueOn occasion it will be cold or rainy.  Then we enjoy the interiors of coffee shops.  More on coffee culture here, but please notice Coffee Heaven is now Costa Coffee


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