Are you wondering what’s going on in Prague?
No worries, you can find all the important information here, so you won’t miss anything.
We hope you will enjoy your stay in Prague.

All information regarding registration, the agenda and attendance will be available directly from the IETF website.

Transport

Arriving by plane

Václav Havel Airport Prague is the biggest airport in the Czech Republic. Over fifty air carriers provide direct flights between Prague and more than a hundred of destinations worldwide.


Arriving by train

The Czech Republic is very well connected with the rest of the European rail network, and trains run daily between Prague and most major European cities. For more information, check the national railway website.


Arriving by car or bus

You can use your own means of transport to get to the Czech Republic, there are over 90 border crossings along the Czech border. The Czech Republic has a very dense network of quality motorways and roads and several thousand additional kilometres of local and regional roads. For more information about bus terminal, check the official website.
 

Travelling in Prague

You can easily get to the conference hotel (Hilton) from the airport. There are information centres in both arriving halls where you can buy your ticket for Prague’s public transport. You can also buy the ticket at a ticket vending machine, but you will need Czech coins for that. It is also possible to buy tickets for public transport in some newspaper kiosks. You have to buy ticket for 32 CZK. Once you’ve got your ticket, there are two ways to get to the hotel:

1.

- take bus nr. 100 to the metro station "Zličín" (final station of the yellow line)
- change to metro
- your final destination is "Florenc"

2.

- take bus nr. 119 to the metro station "Nádraží Veleslavín" (new station of the green line)
- change to metro
- at "Můstek" station change the line to the yellow one
- your final destination is also "Florenc"

Free Congress Tickets

At registration, each participant or registered companion will receive a ticket entitling him or her to free public transportation (except for trains and special Airport Express bus) in the zones P, 0 and B in the Prague area. These zones cover the capital including the airport. The ticket is valid from July 16, 2017 to July 26, 2017 and is possible to use it for metro, bus, tram, funicular and boat transportation. In case of any inspection during using the public transport, it is necessary to show the ticket as well as the IETF badge. You can find all the information about Prague’s public transport on the official site.

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Don’t forget to validate your ticket in a special yellow stamping machine installed in every bus, tram and at entrances to metro stations. You can find all the information about Prague’s public transport on the official site.

You can use this form to plan your route.

Here you can find all the practical information about taxi service in Prague.

Social event

The IETF 99 social event, hosted by CZ.NIC, Comcast, and NBC Universal will take place on Tuesday, 18 July, 2017, at the Kafka museum at Hergetova Cihelna, Cihelná 2b, 118 00 Praha 1 - Malá Strana.

You'll tour the Kafka museum and you'll experience an interactive tour of different eras of Prague's history and meet iconic Czech personas that changed the country. The event will have Czech and other cuisines, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.

Tickets are $20 USD/person. There is a limit of 2 tickets per registered IETF attendee. Children under 10 do not require a ticket.

Schedule

17:00 - 18:40  Minibus transfers from the hotel Hilton Prague to the boats
18:15 - 19:30  Minibus transfers from the hotel Hilton Prague to the Hergetova Cihelna
17:45 - 19:25  Boat transfers to Hergetova Cihelna
18:30 - 19:45  Welcome drink
18:30 - 22:00  Czech cuisine in Čertovka restaurant and accompanying outdoor program
19:00 - 22:00  Franz Kafka Museum and individual tours, boat cruises with excursions to Čertovka / Charles Bridge
18:30 - 23:30  International cuisine and accompanying program in Hergetova Cihelna

 

How to get to the event



Shuttle by boats

There will be minibuses waiting at the side parking of the hotel Hilton Prague, that will take you to the dock. Schedule of bus transfer from the hotel Hilton Prague to the boat dock:

17:00    17:15    18:05    18:20


It is also possible to take a 20 - 30 minute walk to the dock. If you decide to, please be so kind and ask our informatiion desk at the hotel.



Shuttle by bus

Schedule of bus transfer from the hotel Hilton Prague directly to Hergetova Cihelna:

18:15    18:30    19:00    19.15


Please note that the capacity of each departure time is limited, so if the transfer you pick is already full, we will do our best to find another suitable option for you.

Practical information

Climate

Temperate continental with cold winters and warm summers.
 
 

Local time

UTC +2

Emergency

Police: 158
Ambulance: 155
Fire brigade: 150
 


Currency

Czech crown (Kč)
coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Kč
notes: 100, 200, 500,
1000, 2000, 5000 Kč
Check the exchange rate

International dialing code

+420 followed by 9 digit phone number

Electricity

230 volts AC, 50Hz
2-pin round-shaped continental plugs

Where to go in Prague?

We made a list of restaurants and other useful places nearby the conference hotel.

Restaurants
Vegan/Veggie
Góvinda Soukenická 2060/27 13 min
Loving Hut Na Poříčí 1067/25 9 min
Mlsná kavka Sokolovská 327/29 6 min
Veggie Garden Pobřežní 394/12 1 min
Czech Cuisine
Restaurace A Plus Na Florenci 1413/33 7 min
Restaurace Opera Těšnov 1743/13 7 min
U Českého Lva Sokolovská 41/7 5 min
Italian Cuisine
Almare Ristorante Italiano Těšnov 1059/1 6 min
Ristorante Coctail Bar Zlatá Ulička Petrská 1171/21 9 min
Ristorante Bianco e Nero Na Florenci 2116/15 12 min
Pizzeria Rialto Sokolovská 240/33 8 min
Pizzeria - ristorante Al Capone Na poříčí 1933/36 9 min
Asian Cuisine
Hanabi Petrská 1177/11 10 min
Remember Biskupská 1753/5 9 min
Sushi Time Na Florenci 2116/15 12 min
Thai restaurant Siam Orchid Na Poříčí 21 10 min
Indian Cuisine
K The Two Brothers Restaurant Petrská 1136/12 10 min
Latino Cuisine
Mamacita Catalina Sokolovská 65/26 7 min
Fast-food Restaurant
Na Poříčí 1052/42 7 min
Green factory - salad your life Na Florenci 2116/15 9 min
KFC Na Poříčí 1894/46 7 min
McDonald's Na Poříčí 2080/54 7 min
International Cuisine
Gate Restaurant Sokolovská 539/31 7 min
In Loco Florenc Sokolovská 205/32 7 min
Maso a Kobliha Petrská 1551/23 8 min
Coffee
Atlas Café Sokolovská 371/1 4 min
Costa Coffee Sokolovská 394/17 6 min
Ovocný světozor Sokolovská 32/22 6 min
Starbucks Coffee Na poříčí 1046/24 10 min
Beer pub
Pivovarský klub Křižíkova 272/17 8 min
Pivnice v Soukenické Soukenická 1193/15 17 min
Pivnice Štupartská Malá Štupartská 745/2 20 min
Supermarket
Albert Supermarket Sokolovská 394/17 7 min
Albert Supermarket Na Florenci 2116/15 12 min
Lidl Na Poříčí 1068/23 10 min
Pharmacy
Lékárna Těšnov Těšnov 1163/5 7 min
Lékárna Červený Rak Sokolovská 394/17 7 min
Lékárna na Florenci Sokolovská 45/16 7 min
Exchange
JAS PL Křižíkova 344/6 8 min
GOLDEN EXCHANGE Na Poříčí 1063/33 8 min
CAN Florenc – exchange Křižíkova 345/4 8 min
Drugstore
dm drogerie markt Sokolovská 394/17 6 min
Distances are displayed as walking times from the Hilton.

Hosted by

The City of Prague supports the social event