The Carnevale Praha or Bohemian Carnevale is a vibrant fiesta celebrated in the month of February in Prague. Dating back to medieval times, the carnival is the Prague version of Mardi Gras. Held annually, the event involves a series of activities to enjoy which include parades, balls and lively parties. During your stay in Prague apartments and hotels, take this opportunity of being graciously dressed up and walking with the rolling drums and the colourful crowd. This year, the Bohemian Carnevale starts from 26th February and continues till 8th March, 2011. Celebrate jubilation and enjoyment during your short break in Prague.
Carnevale Praha- History and Present
Locally called Masopust, this is a pre-Lenten festival and is a way to bid the winter season. Inspired by the Venetian style of carnival, this Bohemian carnival is being celebrated from the medieval era. In the past, it involved the members of elite society dressed in masks and colourful dresses. Today, the carnival starts from the palaces and proceeds on the streets and markets passing through the Old Town, New Town and Jewish Quarter, which have a string restaurants, bars, boutiques and wide range of apartments and hotels in Prague. Celebrating the traditional Czech folklore, today the Bohemian Carnevale is all about displaying innovative ideas, musical creativity and sophisticated styles.
Carnevale Praha and the Visitors
This colourful and lively fiesta is not only popular amongst locals but also with the foreign tourists. Prague hotels and apartments during this time are booked completely living no rooms. So, it is advisable to book your hotel in advance. As you get a varied option of cheap Prague hotels to luxury hotels, you can find an accommodation within your budget and matching your interest. You can plan to stay in Prague hotels in Old Town or in the New town. This will also give you the opportunity to explore the conventional and contemporary sides of the city. Enjoy the best deals available on Prague hotels with Discount City Hotels.