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The Central European continental climate consists of hot summers and cold winters.
April and October can be quite cool in the Moravian-Bohemian Highlands. In summer months it can get hot in the lowlands.
May, June and September are generally good months for cycling the Czech Gothic Trail to take advantage of cooler, but still warm weather.

2020 Dates
Self-guided / semi-guided tours
Every day from April to the end of October
Guided tours

September 14-21
Send us an email for a custom guided tour in different dates.


It must be noted that July and August are the busiest months when most people go for their holidays here. We mention this with regard to seeing cultural monuments and UNESCO sites with greater ease and less people around.

Cultural Events

You might wish to adjust your trip timing to coincide with the following festivals and cultural events:


Easter Festival of Sacred Music (April) is an international music festival at Easter time devoted solely to sacred music.

Jazzfest Brno (April, May, September)

Brno - City in the Center of Europe (May - June) is the festival of fun under Spilberk and Veveri Castles in Brno. Includes:
Ignis Brunensis (June) international fireworks competition
Museum night (May) presentation of Brno Museums and galleries
Church night (May)

Concentus Moraviae (June) This international music festival offers the opportunity to travel around the various châteaux and churches of South Moravia and the Highlands listening to music. The programme includes about thirty concerts.

Summer at The Old City Hall (June-September) The Old City Hall comes alive with culture in the summer. Its rich and colourful programme consisting of concerts, theatre, a literary programme, (video) art and open-air cinema takes place outdoors in its courtyard.

International Guitar Festival (August) International Guitar Festival which is considered to be one of the most important festivals of its genre in Central Europe.

The International Music Festival Spilberk (August) - Music Festival in the grounds of Spilberk castle in Brno.

Kutna Hora

Royal Silvering of Kutna Hora (June) is a Gothic celebration that takes you back to the 15th century. Royal knights tournaments, handcraft presentations and costumed parades bring this town alive.

Kutna Hora International Music Festival (June) is a classical chamber music event which incorporates also jazz and even rock. Much of its music is created on the spot during festival workshops.

St. Wenceslas Festival (September) features folk, country and modern music, handicraft markets, wine tasting and fireworks.


International Prague Spring Music Festival (May–June) is an international music festival featuring orchestral and theatre series, church concerts, recitals, morning concerts, chamber music and symphony orchestras.

Khamoro (May-June) is a Roma festival which strives to show the richness of Roma culture and traditions as an integral part of Czech, European and world culture.

Prague Food Festival (May)

United Islands (May-June) bring rock, pop, indie, electro, world, folk & jazz music.

Bohemia Jazz Fest (July)

Prague Autumn (September-October) international music festival closes the season.

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