Every summer, fields around Czech Republic blossom with delicious, homegrown strawberries.
Whether you want to buy fresh strawberries or pick your own, here’s where to find the most delicious strawberries around Prague and beyond.
Jahody Kunratice started selling strawberries at the end of May at the parking lot of Kunratice church. The strawberries cost 110 CZK per kilogram. At the moment, the sale of strawberries is limited.
If you’re looking to pick your own strawberries, you can start self collecting them starting June 14. However, they will post more information on their website starting June 9.
A word of warning: hundreds of people come to pick strawberries at Kunratice. Make sure to go early if you can.
Another popular place for strawberries is SCHWENK Jahody. Their fields are located in Praha Uhříněves between Bečovská Street and Podleský rybník Street. You can pick your own strawberries at their fields from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
The family behind SCHWENK Jahody has been growing strawberries and asparagus on their fields for more than 50 years. You’ll pay 60 CZK for a kilogram of hand-picked strawberries. If you’d like to purchase strawberries already picked on the farm, you’ll pay 90 CZK per kilo.
If you’re looking for a bit of a road trip, there are many places around Prague that offer wonderful strawberry picking experiences.
Ovocné sady Bříství will open their strawberry fields on June 3; they will remain open from 7:20 a.m. to 7:20 p.m. They will remain open until their strawberries are completely collected.
If you collect the strawberries yourself, it willcost 60 CZK per kilo. If you want to buy strawberries that have already been collected, you’ll pay 110 CZK per kilo. Check current openings here.
Jahodárna Rataje nad Sázavou also offers strawberries for self picking; the farm is currently open to visitors with a mask. If you’re looking for more information, the company recommends calling in advance: 605 586 323 or 604 757 759. You will pay 50 CZK per kilo for hand-picked strawberries, or 80 CZK per kilo for pre-picked strawberries.
Jahody Oskořínek also offers strawberry picking, though they are waiting for strawberries to grow and mature at the moment. If you want to collect the strawberries yourself, you’ll pay 50 CZK per kilo. Order strawberries ahead (603 861 092) and pay 95 CZK per kilo. They’re open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
At Jahodárna Vraňany, self-collected strawberries cost 60 CZK per kilogram. If you’re looking to buy strawberries that have already been picked, you’ll pay 150 CZK per kilogram.
Some spots, however, are telling visitors not to come just yet due to a lack of strawberries. Jahodárna Sedlčánky, for example, opened for strawberry picking this week — but told visitors that strawberries were not yet available. You can check their Facebook page for updates further into the season.
Strawberry season normally ends in July.