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Everything you need to know about Mladá Boleslav

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Mladá Boleslav is clearly not the best-known city in the Czech Republic. Nevertheless, it’s the ideal place to visit if you want to spend a day away from Prague, exploring the roads of the Czech Republic.

Mladá Boleslav is a pleasant, fairly small town with many interesting cultural sites. This is our chance to guide you through our selection of the best things to do in Mladá Boleslav.

Where is Mlada Boleslav going ?

Located in the heart of Bohemia, Mladá Boleslav is a small town of around 45,000 inhabitants. It lies 50 kilometers northeast of Prague. Nearby, other interesting tourist centers include Mělník and Liberec, further north. 

How do I get to Mladá Boleslav ?

A pleasant town, known as the home of the Skoda automobile brand, Mladá Boleslav is easily accessible. You can get there by bus, car or even train.

The journey costs next to nothing and takes around 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 it all. Pleasant and dynamic, it’s worth discovering in detail, in the rest of this content. 

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1. Škoda Museum

Škoda employs nearly 20,000 people. It is the largest plant in the region, a true flagship and pride of Czech industry. This well-established plant also has its own museum. So if you’re in the area, be sure to stop by. 

You’ll learn more about the brand’s history, its figures, but also its capacity for innovation and its vision for the future. You can also take the opportunity to discover some of the manufacturer’s most beautiful models!

Address : tr. Václava Klementa 294, 293 01 Mladá Boleslav 1
Hours : Mon-Sun: 9am-5pm
Phone : +420 326 832 038

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2. Mlada Boleslav Castle

Are you a history, art and culture buff? Head for the castle of Mladá Boleslav. The courtyard is still in use, but in a very different way to how it was in the past. Exhibitions, fairs, concerts and even fashion shows are held here. 

Address : Staroměstské nám. 55, 293 80 Mladá Boleslav 1
Hours : Tue-Fri : 9h-17h / Sat-Sun : 9h-12h / 12h30-17h
Phone : +420 326 325 616

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3. Stroll through the city center

Of course, Mladá Boleslav’s town center has nothing to do with Prague’s city center. However, take the opportunity to wander around, stopping off at some of the area’s small stores, restaurants and cafés. 

Soak up the local atmosphere and snap a few shots to show your loved ones! If you get the chance, discover the town’s museum too.

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4. Muzeum Metoděje Vlacha

This aviation museum is simply exceptional ! Very interesting, you’ll discover everything you need to know about the history of the airplane, aviators and the development of this sector. It’s a museum that absolutely all our visitors love, and one that we highly recommend. 

Address : Regnerova 114, 293 01 Mladá Boleslav 1
Hours : Mon-Sun: 9am-5pm
Phone : +420 326 211 080

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5. Watch a soccer match

Do you like sports and especially soccer ? FK Mladá Boleslav is a Czech first division team. If you get the chance, consider going to watch a match and, why not, a derby with one of the Prague or Liberec teams ? The atmosphere is less crazy than in France, Belgium or Switzerland, but still very pleasant.

Address : U stadionu 1118/II
Phone : +420 326 211 441

Where to ear in Mladá Boleslav ?

Looking for a bite to eat ? The Potrefena Husa is a sure bet. This chain of restaurants is located all over the country. You’ll find typical Czech dishes as well as more “international” fare. A little pricey compared to the others on our list, but you can be sure you’ll enjoy the moment.

For a typical, inn-like establishment, we recommend the Zlata Kovadlina. It’s a rather nice restaurant, offering Czech dishes on the menu. You won’t be disappointed by the cuisine, which is mastered to perfection.

Finally, if you’re looking for something different, but still authentic: the MG Restaurant. An establishment offering quality dishes, carefully thought out, prepared and presented. What’s on the menu? A bit of everything : from local to international dishes.

Where to have a drink in Mladá Boleslav ?

Our first stop is Café 1920. It’s a very friendly establishment, with a rather old-fashioned decor 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 Mladá Boleslav’s best-rated and best-known bar. So you can be sure of a great atmosphere and good beer, at very good prices.

Visiting Mladá Boleslav : our latest tips

Looking for a town to discover for a day or two? In Mladá Boleslav, you shouldn’t be bored, even if you’re invited to take a short but rather nice tour, via Mělník or Liberec. This is your chance to get away from it all for a weekend. For more information, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our teams are at your disposal !