Prague Weather March Averages, Czech Republic
What's The Weather Like in Prague in March?
Temperatures continue to get warmer in March when winter is merging into spring.
How Cold Is Prague In March?
Warmest and Coldest March Temperatures In Prague
The hottest temperature ever registered in the city at this time of year is 16°C and the coldest temperature ever recorded in Prague during this month is -20°C.
How Much Sunshine Does Prague Get in March?
At this time of year, Prague enjoys around six hours of sunshine each day.
How Much Does It Rain In Prague In March?
The average monthly precipitation for Prague in March is 27mm which falls over an average of 16 days in the month.
Does Is Snow In March In Prague?
The likelihood of snowfall making an appearance in March is 28% - 35% at the start of the month falling to 20% by the 31st of the month.
Is Prague Windy In March?
During March, typical wind speeds vary between light and moderate breezes, rarely reaching a strong breeze.
Prague Hotels in March
Questenberk Hotel Prague
Questenberk Hotel Prague is a four-star boutique hotel situated within the UNESCO-protected Hrdcany quarter, just a short walk away from Prague Castle. The hotel is set inside a building from the 1600s and provides accommodation in the form of 27 standard, superior and grand deluxe guestrooms, all of which have city views.
Each of the guestrooms is uniquely designed and comes with high-speed WiFi access, LCD TV and complimentary bottled water. Onsite dining options include restaurant which serves up seasonal international cuisine and complimentary daily breakfast, as well as a lounge where guests can enjoy free tea and coffee. Thanks to its central location, there are many cafes, bars, restaurants, shops and supermarkets in the immediate area, too.
Barcelo Old Town Praha
Located in the heart of Prague, along Celetná Street close to Old Town and Powder Tower, Barcelo Old Town Praha is another historically-rich hotel. Set inside a listed and renovated 17th century building with a historic façade and modern amenities, this hotel is made up of 62 rooms divided between six categories deluxe, family, junior suites, junior suite deluxe, suites and grand suites.
Each guestroom comes with flat-screen TV, free WiFi access and complimentary tea/coffee making facilities, whilst the suites include all this plus a separate lounge area and deluxe coffee machine. Onsite facilities and services include the Bohemica Old Town Bar & Restaurant which serves traditional Czech food and wine, in-room Thai massages, babysitting services and covered car park nearby. Within the local area, you'll also find many historical buildings, art galleries, museums, theatres, shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.
Design Hotel Jewel Prague
For something more modern, try the Design Hotel Jewel Prague. This four-star hotel is located in Old Town Prague and although it retains some of its original brickwork and classical pieces of art, the hotel is also full of modern furniture, contemporary artwork and state-of-the-art technology. Here guests can choose between eight single, business and superior rooms, each of which comes with free WiFi access, flat-screen satellite TV and private bathroom with eco-friendly amenities.
Within the hotel you'll find the Jewel Café Bar and Restaurant which serves a modern menu that changes every two months alongside world-class cocktails and quality martinis. Guests can also request in-room massages, turndown service, babysitting services and room service.
There are many attractions within a five-minute walk from the hotel, including Wenceslas Square, Old Town Square, State Opera House, Jewish Town, Charles Bridge and the National Theatre, alongside several museums, art galleries, cafes, restaurants and shops.
Domus Balthasar Design Hotel
Domus Balthasar Design Hotel is another modern designer hotel, ideally situated within easy access of several historical attractions in Prague. Set inside one of the oldest and most romantic zones of the city Malá Strana this small hotel provides guests with access to standard, deluxe and royal rooms, as well as suites, many of which come with wooden beamed ceilings.
Each of the guestrooms comes with satellite TV, high-speed WiFi access, coffee/tea making facilities and bathroom with shower and heated floor. Each of the suites comes with all of this, plus a bath and a kitchenette with kettle, hob and microwave.
Although there are no services and facilities available onsite, this is reflected in the relatively affordable room rates. Regardless, you'll find plenty of supermarkets, shops, cafes, bars and restaurants in the local area where you can grab something to eat.
Bars and Restaurants
FIELD Restaurant combines first-class cuisine and a relaxed atmosphere to bring you a dining experience that tantalises all five senses. Each dish here is created from only the finest ingredients sourced from Czech farmers and since seasonal ingredients are key, the menu changes regularly according to what is freshly available.
There is a business lunch menu and a la carte menu available, both of which feature a small selection of hot and cold starters, meat- and fish-based main courses, daily specials and desserts. A six-course tasting menu is also available, paired with wine or non-alcoholic drinks.
When it comes to dinner with a view, it's tough to beat the offerings of Bellevue Restaurant. This eatery boasts a sophisticated dining room with unparalleled views of Prague Castle. The a la carte menu comes with two-course and three-course options and features innovative European cuisine, such as seasonal salads, seared scallops, smoked venison, roast veal, tarte tatin and crème brulee.
A vegetarian menu is also available, as well as a four- and five-course tasting menu which come with optional wine pairings for an additional cost.
Atelier Red & White
Wine lovers won't want to miss the chance to dine at Atelier Red & White. Unlike many restaurants, this eatery selects its dishes according to the wines available. There are more than 130 varieties of wine on the list from the Czech Republic and Europe, as well as further afield destinations, such as South Africa and Australia.
Every day 10-12 different wines are served by the glass, so you won't be stuck with ordering numerous bottles of wine if you want to taste test.
The menu is very affordable compared to other Czech restaurants and features modern European cuisine, with a wide selection of fish-based, meat-based and vegetarian starters and mains, as well as comforting desserts.
Things to do in Prague in March
St Vitus Cathedral
St Vitus Cathedral is the largest and most important religious building in Prague. Built in a Roman Catholic metropolitan style in 1344, the church features gothic architecture and is home to the tombs of several Bohemian kings and Roman emperors. Inside the cathedral's chapel, you'll find the royal mausoleum in front of the high altar, with the space below used as a crypt where the royal tombs are kept.
The Great South Tower was founded toward the end of the 14th century and houses the largest bell in the Czech Republic. If you're feeling energetic, you can climb up the 287 steps that it takes to reach the top of the 90m-tall tower and admire the views of the city below. St Vitus Cathedral is open Monday to Saturday 9am-3.40pm and Sundays noon-3.40pm.
If you want to explore the local area, start off with Lesser Quarter. Overflowing with ancient burgher houses, religious structures and quaint winding streets, this picturesque zone is the perfect place to wander around and snap photos.
Most people visit the quarter to see the Lesser Town Square which is lined by cobbled streets leading to small shops, boutiques, churches and traditional Czech bars and restaurants many of which offer views across the river. On the other side of the river, you'll find various other historical attractions, such as the Charles Bridge, Nerudova Street and Prague Castle.
The National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror
The National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror is housed inside the Church of Sts Cyril & Methodius and is dedicated to seven Czech paratroopers involved in the Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich assassination in 1942.
The paratroopers hid in the church's crypt for three weeks until their location was given away by a Czech traitor. Three paratroopers were then killed in an ensuing fight by Germans and the remaining four killed themselves rather than surrender.
The memorial focuses on this story and inside the crypt you can see the genuine bullet holes and shrapnel marks on the wall, as well as a last-minute attempt to dig an escape tunnel to get into the underground sewer and escape. The National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror is open Tuesday to Sunday 9am-5pm throughout March.
Old Town Bridge Tower
Prague's Old Town Bridge Tower guards one of the ends of the Charles Bridge and is regarded as one of the most beautiful Gothic towers in Europe. Completed in 1380, this tower heralds the entrance to Old Town and although it was partially damaged by Swedish invaders in 1648, it's still a stunning structure to see and provides ample photo opportunities.
Visitors can climb the 138 stairs inside the tower to reach the top of the Tower Gallery, from where you can soak up panoramic views which stretch across the city to the Vltava River, Prague Castle and Lesser Town. The Old Town Bridge Tower is open to the public every day between 10am and 8pm in March.