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What to do in Liberec ?

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A very pleasant town, Liberec is a charming place, full of life. We invite you to discover, right here, all that this not-so-touristy destination has to offer, for a few hours or a few days. 

Where is Liberec ?

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Liberec is a town in Bohemia. It lies in the north of the Czech Republic. It’s about 100 kilometers from Prague. Quite a short journey, then. Nevertheless, the city is really interesting and deserves more than just a day trip. Between mountains, sports and outdoor activities, Liberec has something for everyone. 

How do I get to Liberec ?

Would you like to discover Liberec for a weekend? Getting there is easy. You can take the train, bus or car !

For a train journey, from Prague Central Station, it takes an hour. By car, it takes around an hour, although you have to get out of Prague which, in rush hour, can be a little difficult.  

Finally, if you don’t have a license or don’t want to drive in a foreign country, the bus is a very safe means of transport. It takes between an hour and an hour and a half to reach your destination.

What are the must-do activities in Liberec ?

Here, we offer you our list of Must-Do Activities in Liberec ! An honest selection of things you’re sure to marvel at.

1. Ještěd

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To visit Liberec is to enjoy an incredible breath of fresh air. Indeed, the city is a good hour’s drive from the capital, but seems to be located in a totally foreign place. As well as enjoying the benefits of a medium-sized city, you’ll love enjoying its nature.

You can also take a walk on the slopes of Ještěd, which rises to 1,012 meters. A perfect excursion for a short day away from the hustle and bustle of the capital. 

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Would you like to stay in Liberec for a few days? Check out our selection of the city’s best hotels !

2. Visit Liberec Zoo

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Here you’ll find one of the country’s most important zoos. A zoo where you can admire white tigers (Bílí Tygři). These have become the city’s mascots. 

If you’re going to an ice hockey match, you’ll be able to admire Liberec’s white tigers. For soccer fans, Slovan Liberec is the place to be!

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Do you want to eat in typical restaurants and drink good Czech beers ? Discover our selection of the best restaurants and bars in Liberec !


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Liberec has a very good ice hockey team. It’s the national sport. So enjoy the atmosphere at the Home Credit Arena and support your hosts !

4. Stroll through the city center

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In the city center, you can admire the town hall. This magnificent neo-renaissance monument was built between 1888 and 1893. It is reminiscent of the Vienna Town Hall in Austria. A 65-metre-high monument to admire. You won’t want to miss it !

5. Museum of North Bohemia

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Liberec is a town known for having an important past in the textile industry.  Today, you can learn more about it, through the North Bohemian Museum. You’ll discover old looms, furniture, glassware, clocks and magnificent textile creations. 


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If you’re into science, why not visit the iQLANDIA center ? So you can meet the Czech Republic’s first humanoid robot or take an authentic space training course.

7. Discover the Bozkov cellars

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Technically, this visit is not in Liberec. Nevertheless, we wanted to tell you about it, since it’s not too far away. Just take the bus to Bozkov. You’ll then be able to walk through some of the region’s most beautiful caves, all the way to the magnificent underground lake with its turquoise waters.  

Enjoy your stay in Liberec !

Liberec, you’ll be able to speak Czech, English and probably a little German. After all, the town is only a few dozen kilometers from the German border. It’s not uncommon for border residents to come and enjoy the snow-covered slopes of the Ještěd for a stroll. However, it’s unthinkable that you’ll be able to pay for your purchases in euros. The local currency is the Czech crown !