Walk to your Pils
Formerly the seat of kings and the birthplace of a world-famous beer, Pilsen is today a dynamic and modern West Bohemian metropolis. Its diverse architectural landscape comprising buildings from different eras is testimony to the significance the city has had over the centuries.
The exact location
Central. Beguiling. Well appointed: the Vienna House Easy Pilsen is right in the heart of Pilsen, just a few minutes' walk from the historic old town. Directly opposite the hotel is the famous Pilsner Urquell brewery, where you can of course enjoy a freshly pulled beer. If you're here on holiday, an excursion to Prague, Karlsbad or Marienbad is well worth considering.
DEPO2015 – creative spaceRead more
The DEPO2015 is a sustainable creative zone and a lively space where culture meets with business. At the former bus depot, you can find an open workshop called Makerspace offering a co-working space, interactive exhibitions, a café, a community garden, offices for hire, art studios, a space for artistic residencies and a hall for concerts, conferences and theatre shows. You can look forward to major city events, such as Depo street food market or Brewstock, the festival of mini breweries.
Retro tours at Patton Memorial Pilsen
What to visit in Pilsen when the weather gets worse? Visit the newly renovated museum. The recent exhibition of Patton Memorial Pilsen maps the journey the united forces underwent from Normandy all the way to Pilsen. It was opened recently on the occasion of 75th anniversary of Normandy Landings. You will see a number of artefacts found directly on battle fields, personal objects of soldiers and gifts from veterans and their families.
A visit to the cathedral spire
Soak up the atmosphere as you climb up the old tower of St. Bartholomew´s Cathedral which, at around 400 years of age, features the tallest church spire in the Czech Republic (102.6 m). From its galleries you can see the entire city and its surroundings from the height of 60 metres. Enjoy the views!Read more
Interiors by Adolf LoosRead more
Go back to the time of nobility and elegance. The time of wood, marble, and glass. The time around WWI. Adolf Loos is considered to be the founder of the modern concept of architecture, and he himself is one of the most well-known pre-war modern architects. In Pilsen you can visit three apartment interiors designed by this world-famous architect, since recently opened to the public. Each of them is different - however, all of them are worth visiting.
Visit the Pilsen Historical Underground
A labyrinth of passageways, cellars and wells from the 14th century lies hidden beneath the city. Find out more about the origins of Pilsen’s underground and go on a journey of discovery through city history and everyday life in the Middle Ages.Read more
Most romantic places
Think of Pilsen and chances are you’re thinking of beer and industrial flair. So you’ll be surprised at how many romantic corners and green spaces the city has to offer. The lush vegetation around the Bolevec Lakes is the perfect setting for a wonderful Valentine’s Day.
PILSEN BY THE GLASS
Visit the Czech Republic's biggest brewery. The brewery of Pilsner Urquell, or Plzeňský Prazdroj to give it its Czech name, is famous throughout the world. The high point of the brewery tour is the opportunity to taste unfiltered Pilsner Urquell in the brewery's ancient cellars.
Located in a recently renovated factory hall on the site of the Skoda factory, the Techmania Science Centre features an interactive visitor center offering an entertaining introduction to science and technology research. The permanent exhibition on the history of the Skoda factory is also worth a visit. DEPO2015 represents a sustainability feature of the Plzeň – European Capital of Culture 2015 project. It is a “little Berlin” in Plzeň, where you can create and enjoy art, visit interactive exhibitions or crafts workshops or even run a business.
PILSEN FOR KIDS
The Pilsen Zoological and Botanical Gardens have a few surprises in store – including the second largest bear house in Europe, for example. The star attractions among the 1,300 animals are the Indian rhinoceros and the Rothschild's giraffes. To get the most from your visit, follow one of the zoo's several educational routes.
PILSEN - WORTH SEEING
The city's most recognizable landmark is the sixteenth century Cathedral of St. Bartholomew's. The 100 m high viewing platform in the tower offers wonderful views of the city and its surroundings. With its marlite 'Pilsen Madonna' statue at the main altar, this magnificent gothic building is an enduring monument to Czech national culture.
Often referred to as the Pearl of the Baroque, the area around Pilsen is dotted with monasteries and castles from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The landscape in which they sit is one of majestic forests and romantically sweeping valleys. Golfers will have nothing to complain about here. The area boasts four quality courses, among them the 18-hole Pilsen Golf Park.
The hotel is just 150 m from the main railway station, which is on the main east-west line from Prague to Nuremberg and Munich.
(Journey time on foot: 3 mins.)
Plan your journey by train.
- From Vaclav Havel Airport Prague:
This is the nearest airport for those travelling long-distance. It's about an hour's drive away. Or you could use public transport and take the bus to Pilsen.
(Journey time by bus: 90 mins. Fare: approx. EUR 5,-*)
Plan your journey by plane.
*Price quoted is for guidance only.
The hotel is easy to reach by car. Just enter the following co-ordinates into your satnav: N 49°44′44.689” E 13°23′13.988. Alternatively enter the hotel address: Vienna House Easy Angelo Pilsen, U Prazdroje 6, 301 00 Pilsen.
- From the west:
Take the D5 motorway, exit 89. Follow the signs to the center. As soon as you see the football stadium on the left, the hotel is in front of you. Keep following the signs.
- From the east:
Take the D5 motorway, exit 67. Follow the signs to the center until you reach the Pilsner Urquell brewery. The hotel is at the end of the road on the left. Turn left at the crossroads and follow the signs.
40 parking spaces are available in the hotel's underground car park and additional 45 spaces on outside parking:
Indoor garage CZK 350 (approx EUR 14) per day. Outside parking CZK 150 (approx EUR 6) per day.
Via personal transfer
For a stress-free journey to or from the hotel, ask the staff to organize a personal transfer for you.
- Nearest bus stop: Prazdroj: 10 m
- Main railway station: 150 m
- Town centre: 600 m
- Vaclav Havel Airport Prague (PRG): 86 km
Lat: 49.745905 | Lon: 13.386907