Mladá Boleslav is clearly not the most famous city in the Czech Republic. However, it is the ideal place to visit if you want to spend a day outside of Prague, driving around the Czech Republic.
Nice, small enough but with interesting cultural places, it has a lot to offer. This is our opportunity to guide you through our selection of the best things to do in Mladá Boleslav.
Where is Mladá Boleslav?
Located in the heart of Bohemia, Mladá Boleslav is a small town of about 45,000 inhabitants. It is located 50 kilometers northeast of Prague. Nearby, there are other interesting tourist centers, such as Mělník or Liberec, further north.
How to get to Mladá Boleslav?
Mladá Boleslav is a pleasant town, known as the home of the Skoda car brand, and is easily accessible. You can get there by bus, car or even by train.
The journey will cost you practically nothing and will take about 45 minutes. An accessible city, which we suggest you visit through our complete guide.
What to do in Mladá Boleslav?
Are you looking for a little “escape” from the hustle and bustle of Prague? The nearby town of Mladá Boleslav has everything you need. Pleasant and dynamic, it is to be discovered in detail, in the continuation of this content.
1. Škoda Museum
Škoda employs almost 20,000 people. It is the largest factory in the region and the pride of Czech industry. It is well established and has its own museum. If you are in the area, be sure to stop by.
You can learn more about the history of the brand, its figures, but also its innovative capabilities and its vision for the future. You can also take the opportunity to discover some of the manufacturer’s most beautiful models!
2. Mladá Boleslav Castle
Are you a history, art and culture buff? Head to Mladá Boleslav Castle. The courtyard of the castle is still used, but in a very different way than it was in the past. Exhibitions, fairs, concerts and even fashion shows are held here.
3. Walking in the city center
Of course, the city center of Mladá Boleslav has nothing to do with Prague. However, take the opportunity to walk around, to stop at some of the small stores, restaurants and cafes in the area.
Soak up the local atmosphere and take some pictures to show your friends and family! If you get the chance, check out the city’s museum as well.
4. Muzeum Metoděje Vlacha
This aviation museum is exceptional! Very interesting, you will discover everything you need to know about the history of the plane, the aviators and the development of this sector. A museum that absolutely all the visitors loved to discover and that we strongly recommend you.
5. See a soccer game
Do you like sports and especially soccer? FK Mladá Boleslav is a Czech first division team. If you have the opportunity, consider going to watch a game and, why not, a derby with one of the teams from Prague or Liberec? The atmosphere is less crazy than in France, Belgium or Switzerland, but still very pleasant.
Where to eat in Mladá Boleslav?
Would you like to have a bite to eat? The Potrefena Husa is a safe bet. This chain of restaurants is located throughout the country. You will find typical Czech dishes as well as more “international” ones. A bit expensive compared to the others on our list, but you can be sure that you will enjoy it.
For a typical hostel type establishment, we recommend the Zlata Kovadlina. It is a rather nice restaurant with Czech food on the menu. You will not be disappointed by the cuisine, which is mastered to perfection.
Finally, if you are looking for something else, still authentic: the MG Restaurant. An establishment that offers quality dishes, carefully thought out, prepared and presented. On the menu? A bit of everything: local dishes, international dishes.
Where to have a drink in Mladá Boleslav?
The first stop we suggest you make is at Café 1920. It is a very nice establishment, with a rather old decoration which, as its name suggests, takes us back a few decades. The cakes and coffee are excellent.
For an evening drink, the Cafe & Bar Taxis! This is the best rated and most famous bar in Mladá Boleslav. So you can be sure to enjoy a crazy atmosphere and a good beer, at a very good price.
Visit Mladá Boleslav: our latest tips
Are you looking for a city to discover for a day or two? In Mladá Boleslav, you should not be bored, even if we invite you to take a short but rather nice tour, passing through Mělník or Liberec. This will be an opportunity for you, to leave for a weekend of greening. For more information, do not hesitate to contact us. Our teams remain at your disposal!