|Subject: Re: Prague & Budapest at Easter|
Here are tourist offices to contact and web sites:
PRAGUE: Visit http://www.visitprague.cz/ (click Culture) or call the Czech Tourist Authority, (212) 288-0830 Prague: Easter Monday: "Czech Republic Red Letter Day" (Public Holiday) If this N.Y. Times statement is true, you won't starve: "avoid the Christmas and Easter holidays, when the city is choked with visitors"
BUDAPEST: Visit http://www.gotohungary.com/ or call the Hungarian National Tourist Office, (212) 355-0240 Budapest: Most stores will be closed on Easter Monday. Most museums are open from 10 am to 6 pm and are Closed on Mondays. The Budapest Spring Festival carries on throughout the holiday week-end: http://www.festivalcity.hu/btf2005/?t=d