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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 Zátkův dům - České Budějovice

Hotel Zátkův dům - České Budějovice

South Bohemia

The three-star hotel is situated in the very centre of České Budějovice. There are ...

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 ...

Hotel Skalní mlýn - Blansko

Hotel Skalní mlýn - Blansko

Moravian Karst

Skalní mlýn operates throughout the year. It offers its guests facilities such as restaurant, ...

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. ...

Botel Racek *** Prague - Prague

Botel Racek *** Prague - Prague

Near Prague Centre

RACEK botel was built at the end of 70 years of this century ...

EXCELLENT Pension Kroměříž

EXCELLENT Pension Kroměříž

Haná

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

Sporthotel Olympia - Stachy

Sporthotel Olympia   - Stachy

Šumava

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

Hotel Balkan - Praha

Hotel Balkan - Praha

Prague Centre

The three-star family hotel is situated in the very centre of Prague. It comprises ...

Hotel - Přerov

Hotel - Přerov

Haná

let us offer you a stylish ambience of our hotel, with complete services including: ...

Prague -

Hradčany

Hradčany

municipality: Prague

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


Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

municipality: Prague

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


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 ...


National Museum

National Museum

municipality: Prague

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


National Theatre

National Theatre

municipality: Prague

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


Petřín

Petřín

municipality: Prague

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


Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

municipality: Prague

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


Old Town Square

Old Town Square

municipality: Prague

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


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 ...


Broumov monastery

Broumov monastery

municipality: Broumov

The Benedictine monastery in Broumov is such a significant architectonic and cultural complex that ...


Libochovice Chateau

Libochovice Chateau

municipality: Libochovice

The Libochovice chateau is a dominant feature of the small town of the same ...


Luhačovice

Luhačovice

municipality: Luhačovice

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


Prachatice

Prachatice

municipality: Prachatice

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


Želivský klášter

Želivský klášter

municipality: Želiv

Želivský monastery is one of the three oldest monasteries in our country. The monastery ...


Křivoklát

Křivoklát

municipality: Křivoklát

The castle of Křivoklát is one of the oldest and most important castles of ...


Chotěbuz

Chotěbuz

municipality: Chotěbuz

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


Kutná Hora

Kutná Hora

municipality: Kutná Hora

Kutná Hora is one of the most charming towns in the whole of the ...


The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc

The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc

municipality: Olomouc

Czech Baroque style is represented on the UNESCO world heritage list by the Holy ...


Dobříš Chateau

Dobříš Chateau

municipality: Dobříš

Dobříš is a large Rococo chateau located in Dobříš, municipality Příbram.  First written reference ...


Bítov Castle

Bítov Castle

municipality: Bítov

Bítov castle is one of the largest and oldest castles in the Czech Republic, ...


Humpolec

Humpolec

municipality: Humpolec

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


Třeboň

Třeboň

municipality: Třeboň

The spa town of Třeboň has almost 9000 inhabitans and is frequently visited by ...


Helfštýn Castle Ruin

Helfštýn Castle Ruin

municipality: Týn nad Bečvou

The spreading ruins of the Helfštýn castle are situated 4 km far from the ...


Franciscan Monastery in Cheb

Franciscan Monastery in Cheb

municipality: Cheb

The Minorite monastery and the church of the Annunciation in Cheb were founded by ...




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