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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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EuroAgentur Hotel Cristal Palace - Mariánské Lázně

EuroAgentur Hotel Cristal Palace - Mariánské Lázně

Western Bohemia Spas

The modern and fully air-conditioned EuroAgentur Hotel Cristal Palace is ...

Hotel Svornost - Praha

Hotel Svornost - Praha

Near Prague Centre

21 rooms with a total capacity of up to 50 beds are available for ...

Sporthotel Olympia - Stachy

Sporthotel Olympia   - Stachy

Šumava

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

Hotel Drnholec - Drnholec

Hotel Drnholec - Drnholec

Podyjí area

We offer accommodation in 12 double rooms (extra beds and baby cribs available). Four rooms ...

Hotel Arte - Brno

Hotel Arte - Brno

Brno

The hotel is situated in the very centre of the city not far from ...

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 ...

Pension U Gigantu - Plzeň

Pension U Gigantu - Plzeň

Plzeň area

The guest house has two apartments with a possibility of an extra bed, seven ...

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. ...

EXCELLENT Pension Kroměříž

EXCELLENT Pension Kroměříž

Haná

EXCELLENT offer you an accommodation in the historical centre of Kromeriz. This guest-house is made ...

Hotel Romance Puškin - Karlovy Vary

Hotel Romance Puškin - Karlovy Vary

Western Bohemia Spas

The hotel provides a pleasant accommodation for 70 persons. The hotel restaurant with international ...

Prague -

Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

municipality: Prague

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


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 ...


Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

municipality: Prague

Wenceslas Square is the most prominent Prague square and is considered to be the ...


National Theatre

National Theatre

municipality: Prague

The National Theatre is one of the most memorable buildings not only in Prague ...


Hradčany

Hradčany

municipality: Prague

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


Prague Castle

Prague Castle

municipality: Prague

Prague Castle belongs to the most remarkable cultural and historical monuments not only in ...


Petřín

Petřín

municipality: Prague

Petrin is without any doubt the most famous Prague hill stretching up right in ...


New Town

New Town

municipality: Prague

The New Town was founded in 1348 by Charles IV directly next to the ...


Kamenice nad Lipou Chateau

Kamenice nad Lipou Chateau

municipality: Kamenice nad Lipou

The late-Classicist chateau is the dominating feature of Kamenice nad Lipou in the Vysočina ...


Házmburk Castle Ruin

Házmburk Castle Ruin

municipality: Klapý

The ruins of Gothic castle Hazmburk are situated about 3,5 km from the town of ...


The Lednice-Valtice Area

The Lednice-Valtice Area

municipality: Lednice

The Lednice-Valtice Area was included in the UNESCO list in 1996. The area (283,09 ...


Divišov Synagogue

Divišov Synagogue

municipality: Divišov

In Divišov, a small town not far from Benešov, lived until the World War ...


Čáslav synagogue

Čáslav synagogue

municipality: Čáslav

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


Čeřovka

Čeřovka

municipality: Jičín

The observation tower on the Čeřovka hill is the oldest one in Český ráj. ...


Quarries at ‘Amerika’

Quarries at ‘Amerika’

municipality: Mořina

Quarries at ‘Amerika’ ‘Amerika’ is a name for a system of long-abandoned limestone pit ...


Macocha Abyss

Macocha Abyss

municipality: Sloup

The Macocha Gorge is the most famous gorge of the Moravian Karst and it ...


Bezděz Castle

Bezděz Castle

municipality: Bezděz

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


Průhonice park

Průhonice park

municipality: Průhonice

The chateau Park at the Pruhonice Chateau is one of the most significant and ...


Kynžvart Chateau

Kynžvart Chateau

municipality: Lázně Kynžvart

The chateau is situated in Western Bohemia about 20km south-east of Cheb. Chateau Kynžvart ...


ZOO Lešná

ZOO Lešná

municipality: Zlín

The Zoo in Lešná, Zlín is one of the most beautiful places in the ...


Hradec Králové

Hradec Králové

municipality: Hradec Králové

Hradec Králové is a town in the east of Bohemia and is the capital ...


Králíky monastery

Králíky monastery

municipality: Králíky

The monastery was founded at an important pilgrimage place on the mount Hora Matky ...


Brumov Castle Ruin

Brumov Castle Ruin

municipality: Brumov-Bylnice

The ruin of the early-Gothic Brumov castle from 13th century is situated in the ...


Žďárské Hills

Žďárské Hills

municipality: Jihlava

Žďárské hills are a part of Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. More than a half of the ...




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