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Prague is an awesome city and definitely justifies more than just a short city break. Despite its increasing appeal to tourists, it's still relatively cheap. The night life is brilliant too, so prepare to catch up on sleep when you get back -- there is plenty to do by either day or night.
Prague is a beautiful city. You need at least one month to begin to know its charm.
Český Krumlov … All I can say is plan on staying longer than you expected when you get to Cesky Krumlov. Everyone does.
I had the most wonderful experience with Free Prague tour during my June visit. The tourist guide was one of the best tour guides I've ever had. The tour he led in three-and-a-half hours covered so much that I don't think a regular tourist guide can even match it. He is definitely a history buff. What I was most impressed was the stories he told and the enthusiasm he demonstrated doing his job. The public artwork he took us to see was great (I love the Venus and the shoe and the man who sat on the belly of an cow hanged upside down from the ceiling).
If you're in Olomouc including a Sunday or Wednesday save your visit to the old Castle museum for then -- it's free! Even if you have to pay though, it's 50Kc, a third the price of castles in Prague Krakow and Cesky. And eat at the Hanachka Hospoda, best food of my trip and again, cheap -- half a roast chicken with sauerkraut and dumplings plus a beer for less than 100Kc.
Český Krumlov … I travelled for three months and when I arrived in Cesky Krumlov I finally experienced what I was looking for. You can really immerse yourself in a foreign culture there. Cesky Krumlov is a place to be visited for more than just a couple of days... but beware, once you settle in it's really hard to leave. It makes you ponder in a way that few places can inspire you to. I recommend staying in a small hostel... the big ones can get too noisy.

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