Difference between revisions of "Opava"
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Commuter trains connect Opava with Ostrava, which is a major railway hub with direct trains to Prague and many cities in Poland, Slovakia, Austria etc. The trains go hourly and the trip from Ostrava takes 40 minutes. Train Timetable.
From Prague (Praha)
Go to Ostrava Mošnov, Brno Tuřany or Praha Ruzyně airports. Nearest airport (Ostrava) is about 40 km away. Smaller aircraft may land on Dolní Benešov or Krnov airport about 20 km away.
Many passengers also choose Katowice Airport (KTW). It's the airport situated 120 kilometres northeast of Ostrava but the way leads all via a motorway and by car it takes about an hour to get from the airport to Ostrava via A1/D1 roads. The airport has direct connections with over 30 destinations across Europe and Asia. The airport is a base of [Wizzair] and has strong network of Wizzair flights:
The shuttle bus from Katowice Airport operates six times a day with the timetable fixing the rush hours of the Airport's air traffic. The website of the company can be found here Tiger Express and the tickets prices begin from 9€ one way. The journey takes 90 minutes and free wi-fi and luggage transport is included in this price.
By public transport
Public buses and trolleybuses carry you around the city for 13 CZK. There are only coin-operated machines inside buses and trolleybuses. You have to have an exact change, because the machines don't return back. Map of public transport lines City public transport timetable.
You can as well go by taxi, about CZK 20 per km (aprox. 0.7 €)
Solar system model
There is a to-scale model of Solar system.
There are many good restaurants around Opava, but some are closed on Sundays. Waiters not allways speak other than czech language. There are several great bakeries around the city too.
Meal delievery is at very good level in Opava. Try Kašpárkova Pizza , Presto Pizza , or Pizzeria Uno , but rather ask someone speaking czech to order one. Don't expect phone operators to be good at english.
Both Hradec nad Moravicí and Raduň were voted among the most beautiful castles in Czech Republic. Both are surounded with beautiful gardens and parks.