Whether you're heading out with a backpack or in the comfort of your car, these 10 travel apps will come in handy! They will help you find the right path or a restaurant that offers delicious meals. You will always know when's your next train and when it's best to hide from the rain! You'll discover historical sites you've had no idea about. Traveling around the Czech Republic is fun when you have the right helpers on your mobile phone!
You may already have this app, because it can be used daily and anywhere. But you‘ll find it really indispensable on hikes. It displays a map of current precipitation recorded by a meteor radar in the Czech Republic. It will show you where it‘s raining, if you‘re about to be hit by a storm and you‘ll also see how long it‘s expected to last. And that‘s always useful!
2. WiFi: WiFi Map and Password
This application will enable you to get online more often than you otherwise could! Its purpose is to search for wifi networks in your current location, including passwords. You can also add hitherto unknown passwords to wifis you‘ve found and rate them. The only downside is that the owner can change the password and the old one remains in the application. Another app similar to this one is WiFi Map, which works on the same principle.
3. Na kole i pěšky („Cycling and hiking“)
This simple application is a huge help for everyone who likes to hike in nature or use bike trails. It will inform you whether you are on a road reserved for bicycles, pedestrians, or if it‘s also suitable for inlane skaters. It will also show you several routes and attractions in your locations, such as museums, galleries, monuments, swimming places, etc. Definitely a great travel partner!
4. Locus Map Free
If you want something fancier, the outdoor application Locus Map Free will do you a great service both in the Czech Republic and abroad. This app enables you to record and share your routes and monitor your performance. You can create your own database of points of interest here. It‘s also an app used by geocaching enthusiasts. They can download geocaches and use navigation to find them.
5. Hrady a zámky České republiky („The cACROSS THE CZECH LANDSastles and chateaus of Czech Republic“)
If you enjoy visiting castles and chateaux, you will dig this app! It is a great travel guide to interesting places. You can read about the history of various historical sites here, look them up easily, and the app will show you how to get there.
6. Kempy v ČR a na Slovensku („Campsites in the Czech Republic and Slovakia“)
Do you want to sleep at a campsite? This app will find you the campsites closest to your location, including important information about them, across the whole Czech Republic and Slovakia. But before you head to a campsite, better give them a call, so that you can be sure that it hasn‘t been closed. Unfortunately, that does happen!
There is a great number of applications about food. Restu is the biggest one that exists in the Czech Republic. Wherever you spend your vacation, this app will direct you to the best establishment in the area. You‘ll find here over 280,000 user reviews and you can enter your own rating. Lukáš Hejlík's Gastromap is another very popular application.
Would you like to know what distance you‘ve covered, how many steps you've made, and how many calories you've burned? This app will be useful for anyone who wants to lose weight on their trips!
9. a 10. Booking and Idos
And finally, we‘ve got two notorious but very helpful applications for you. There‘s no need to introduce Booking or Idos. Everyone knows them and almost everyone uses them. If you‘re looking for accommodation, you won‘t find a better database than that offered by Booking. And if you need to get from place A to B, you can be sure that Idos has the most reliable and comprehensive public transport timetable out there.