Enjoy your flight to Prague with Air France

Prague has a rich and diverse history to discover during your trip

Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic in Central Europe, that has in recent years become a very popular tourist destination, with a reputation of being packed with things to do. Over 4 million people visit every year, and the city's larger urban area has around 2 million people living there.
It is thought that the area around Prague has had humans living in it as long ago as 1200 BC. Prague has been through many profound changes throughout the centuries, most recently through the difficulties of the Second World War and then during a time of communist rule until the fall of the Iron Curtain brought this to an end. This rich history provides a wide variety of interesting and informative activities to do during your stay.
Why not visit Prague via France's largest airline, Air France? You will enjoy many benefits. Passengers are given a blanket and pillow to make their journey more comfortable, and there is a great selection of entertainment such as magazines, films, and music that can be chosen on an individual video screen. If you choose to book online to buy your airplane ticket, you can check and change the details of your reservation, reserve personalised options such as your food choices, the site of your seat and your preferred cabin size, and an online check-in can be completed from up to 30 hours before the flight leaves the airport. You can also earn Miles for the journey by joining the Flying Blue program which can then count towards other travel requirements in the future.
Prague benefits from warm summers and cold, sometimes snowy winters. There are many music, arts and culinary festivals throughout the year to enjoy for a holiday trip.

Prague has beautiful and varied architecture, and lots of beer

There are a wide variety of sights and attractions to enjoy during your time in Prague. The city avoided much of the destruction that most European cities suffered during World War II, and so there are good examples of architecture from a wide variety of different periods, and it is known as a particularly beautiful city. You can visit Prague Castle, which has housed many different leaders of the city over the years, and currently is the residence of the President of the Czech Republic as well as the Bohemian crown jewels. The Charles Bridge has a history going back to the 14th Century, and is decorated by a range of statues in the Baroque style.
Prague is well known as a centre of culture in the region, there are many different museums, galleries and exhibitions of the arts to enjoy. Try the Slav Epic mural at Prague City Gallery, which is very popular. You can also visit the locations of many well-known films shot at the Barrandov Studios. Some of the story of communist rule in the Czech Republic is told through the 'Lennon Wall', which was covered with complaints against the regime and a mural of the singer John Lennon during protests against the communist regime in the 80s and 90s. The KGB Museum also tells of part of this story. You can learn more about what it is like to be blind at the popular 'Invisible Exhibition'.
You can sample as many as 70 types of Czech beer if you attend the Czech Beer Festival every year in May, though the beer is always a local speciality. The local cuisine often contains wheat or potato based dumplings, and various soups of meat or vegetables.

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