town in the Czech Republic

Kralupy nad Vltavou is in Central Bohemia.

The River Vltava in Kralupy

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Kralupy nad Vltavou is a satellite town 27 km to the north of Prague. A visit makes for an interesting break from the capital to see what life is like away from the main city. The town is divided by the Vltava (Moldau) river. The western half hosts the station and older central area and the eastern half has many high-rise apartment blocks.

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A well kept communist building, the main railway station.

Regional trains regularly run the scenic 25 km along the Vltava River from central Prague's Masarykovo station (30 min, 43 Kč).

  • 1 Kralupy nad Vltavou railway station, Nádražní 55.

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Map of Kralupy nad Vltavou

The town is small and easily explored on foot.

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The river in town is scenic.

  • 1 Veltrusy. A small chateau, with a spacious and picturesque park surrounding it.    

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Climb up Hostibejk.

Visit the playgrounds.

Walk along the river.

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Pubs and restaurants are much cheaper than in the city, tourist-free and convivial.

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There are a couple of hotels if a day trip doesn't suffice.

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As well as being on the local Prague rail network, Kralupy is on the long distance line to Dresden and Berlin.

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