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Welcome to the Czech Republic! The country lies in the very centre of Europe, bordering with Germany in the West, Poland in the North, Slovakia in the East, and Austria in the South. The area of the Czech Republic comprises three historical parts: Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. Each of them has retained its specific character. At present the Czech Republic is divided into 14 regions. The capital of the Czech Republic is Prague. Other large cities are Brno, Ostrava, Plzeň, Olomouc and Liberec.

The economy of the country is doing very well at the moment, the standard of living has been growing steadily over the past 15 or so years. The Czech Republic has been a member of NATO since 1999 and the EU since 2004. Every year the country is visited by more than a million tourists who come here, attracted by the Czech history, culture and landscape.

The Czech Republic was formally established in 1993 when Czechoslovakia was peacefully divided into two states – The Czech Republic and Slovakia. The fact that he country is so young certainly does not mean that its history is not interesting. On the contrary. The area was already settled in the primeval times and, thanks to its location, it later became a strategic crossroad for the whole of Europe for more than a thousand years.

The Czech Republic is a country of castles and chateaus, beautiful historical towns, cathedrals, temples, monastries and churches. Altogether 12 places have so far been enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The capital Prague belongs among the most beautiful and most visited cities in the whole world.   

However, the Czech Republic's claim to fame is not only its monuments. Many tourists come here to admire the beauty of its countryside. Even though the Czech Republic is a landlocked country there are many places where tourists can enjoy an active holiday, such as mountains, South Bohemian lakes, forests, spectacular rocks, caves or catacombs. The country is a paradise for skiers, climbers, hikers as well as water or bike lovers.

Regardless of whether you come to admire the country's architecture, culture or countryside you will certainly enjoy discovering the original Czech cuisine, delicious beer or the renowned Moravian wine. The Czech Republic is also very famous for its spa resorts.

With 78 000 km2, the country belongs among the smaller European states, however, for tourists it is certainly a Great Power. Don't take our word for it - come see it for yourself! Czech Atlas will provide you with everything you could possibly want to know!

We wish you a pleasant stay! 

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Hotel Eduard - Bělá pod Pradědem

Hotel Eduard - Bělá pod Pradědem

Jeseníky Mountains

Hotel Eduard offers accommodation for 100 guests. There are all kinds of rooms, from ...

Hotel Šumava - Horšovský Týn

Hotel Šumava - Horšovský Týn

Bohemian Forest

The Hotel Šumava provides its guests with single and double rooms. It is situated ...

Villa Jiřinka - Luhačovice

Villa Jiřinka - Luhačovice

Beskydy Mountains and Valašsko

Villa Jiřinka provides you with modern and non-smoking type of accommodation in the centre ...

Sporthotel Olympia - Stachy

Sporthotel Olympia   - Stachy

Šumava

The hotel has two-bedded rooms, each room has its own bathroom (extra beds available). ...

Hotel Barbora - Český Krumlov

Hotel Barbora - Český Krumlov

South Bohemia

Hotel offers accommodation in comfortable rooms equipped with an oak furniture, bathroom (bathtub or ...

Pension Jana - Sušice

Pension Jana - Sušice

Šumava

The pension is situated in the beautiful surroundings of Šumava mountain range, in the ...

Spa pension JOSEF - Františkovy Lázně

Spa pension JOSEF - Františkovy Lázně

Western Bohemia Spas

Pension Josef is a family type of accommodation. It is a complex of buildings ...

Vilka Rtyně v Podkrkonoší - Rtyně v Podkrkonoší

Vilka Rtyně v Podkrkonoší - Rtyně v Podkrkonoší

Krkonoše Mountains

We offer accommodation in a detached house with a garden situated in the outskirts ...

Pension Švamberský dům - Český Krumlov

Pension Švamberský dům - Český Krumlov

South Bohemia

Pension Švamberský dům is situated very close to the main square in Český Krumlov. ...

Hotel Grand - Český Krumlov

Hotel Grand - Český Krumlov

South Bohemia

The luxorious hotel Grand is located in the very centre of Český Krumlov. The ...

Prague -

Old Town

Old Town

municipality: Prague

The first settlements in the Old Town area originated in the Romanic style. The ...


Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

municipality: Prague

The Charles Bridge is the oldest preserved Prague bridge that still serves its original ...


Hradčany

Hradčany

municipality: Prague

Hradcany was founded by the Highest Burgrave Hynek Berka from Dube around 1320 as ...


The Lesser Quarter

The Lesser Quarter

municipality: Prague

The first settlements in the area of Lesser Quarter date back to the 8th ...


Rudolfinum (Dům umělců)

Rudolfinum (Dům umělců)

municipality: Prague

The Rudolfinum is one of the most significant neo-renaissance buildings in the Czech ...


St Vitus Cathedral

St Vitus Cathedral

municipality: Prague

St. Vitus cathedral is the most beautiful and ostentatious church in Prague. In its ...


Old Town Square

Old Town Square

municipality: Prague

The area of today’s Old Town Square used to be a market which had ...


Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad

municipality: Prague

Vysehrad belongs among the most important places of  Czech history, both historically and politically. ...


National Museum

National Museum

municipality: Prague

The National Museum building was built between 1885 – 1890 according to the project ...


České Budějovice

České Budějovice

municipality: České Budějovice

Ceske Budejovice is a corporate town and  an economic, administrative and  cultural metropolis ...


Prachatice

Prachatice

municipality: Prachatice

Prachatice is a country town in south Bohemia which has nearly 12 000 inhabitants ...


Dačice Chateau

Dačice Chateau

municipality: Dačice

This neo-classical chateau is located in the town of Dačice in the Jindřichův Hradec ...


Bezděz Castle

Bezděz Castle

municipality: Bezděz

Bezděz Castle is a massive castle ruins dominating the surrounding countryside. The Gothic-style castle ...


Mariánské Lázně

Mariánské Lázně

municipality: Mariánské Lázně

Mariánské Lázně is a little charming town in Western Bohemia. It is the youngest ...


Čáslav synagogue

Čáslav synagogue

municipality: Čáslav

The synagogue was built in the 19th century during the times of civil and ...


Hrad Ledeč nad Sázavou

Hrad Ledeč nad Sázavou

municipality: Ledeč nad Sázavou

Ledeč nad Sázavou castle was originally Gothic,but was rebuilt as a Renaissance chateau in ...


Priessnitz Spa Jeseník

Priessnitz Spa Jeseník

municipality: Jeseník

The Spa Jeseník, officially called the Priessnitz Spa, is situated in the most northern ...


Luhačovice

Luhačovice

municipality: Luhačovice

Luhačovice is a health resort in the Zlín region of South East Moravia. It ...


Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou Chateau

Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou Chateau

municipality: Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou

The large Baroque chateau complex in Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou belongs to the largest and ...


Chotěbuz

Chotěbuz

municipality: Chotěbuz

The settlement was established even before the first Slavs arrived in this area in ...


Spa Ostrožská Nová Ves

Spa Ostrožská Nová Ves

municipality: Ostrožská Nová Ves

The sulphur spa Ostrovská Nová Ves is situated in the very middle of the ...


Humpolec

Humpolec

municipality: Humpolec

Humpolec is a city in the Vysočina region. The Humpolec settlement is first mentioned ...


Velké Losiny

Velké Losiny

municipality: Velké Losiny

Velké Losiny Chateau is situated in a little town of the same name in the ...


Trosky

Trosky

municipality: Troskovice

The bizzare ruins of Trosky castle are situated about 9km south-east of Turnov, the ...


The Pilgrimage Church of St. John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora

The Pilgrimage Church of St. John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora

municipality: Žďár nad Sázavou

The Pilgrimage church of St. John of Nepomuk is not far from the Moravian ...




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