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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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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, ...

Chalet Macocha - Jedovnice

Chalet Macocha - Jedovnice

Moravian Karst

Chalet Macocha was reconstructed in 1996, in the style of modern Swiss mountain chalets, ...

Hotel Balkan - Praha

Hotel Balkan - Praha

Prague Centre

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

Pension U Gigantu - Plzeň

Pension U Gigantu - Plzeň

Plzeň area

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

Hotel Otto - Praha

Hotel Otto - Praha

Prague Centre

All guests will definitely enjoy a pleasant atmosphere and friendly service. The hotel has ...

Pension Jana - Sušice

Pension Jana - Sušice

Šumava

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

hotel Tommy - congress & relax center - Náchod

hotel Tommy - congress & relax center - Náchod

Adršpach and Broumovsko

Dear guests, we warmly welcome you at the Garni Hotel Tommy, a conference and ...

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. ...

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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 ...


Prague Castle

Prague Castle

municipality: Prague

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


Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

municipality: Prague

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


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 ...


The Lesser Quarter

The Lesser Quarter

municipality: Prague

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


Old Town

Old Town

municipality: Prague

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


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 ...


Spa Konstantinovy Lázně

Spa Konstantinovy Lázně

municipality: Konstantinovy Lázně

The town of  Konstantinovy Lázně is the only spa town in the Plzeň Region. ...


Heřmanův Městec Synagogue

Heřmanův Městec Synagogue

municipality: Heřmanův Městec

The Jewish settlement had had a long tradition in Heřmanův Městec, a small town ...


Střekov Castle

Střekov Castle

municipality: Ústí nad Labem

Střekov Castle is one of the best preserved castle ruins in the Czech Republic. ...


Alexandr Lookout Tower

Alexandr Lookout Tower

municipality: Adamov

The Alexander lookout tower stands on the Špičák hill and towers over the picturesque ...


Hluboká nad Vltavou

Hluboká nad Vltavou

municipality: Hluboká nad Vltavou

Hluboká and Vltavou Chateau are unquestionably one of the true pearls of the Czech ...


Český Krumlov

Český Krumlov

municipality: Český Krumlov

If you want to experience the atmosphere of a medieval town you should not ...


Kokořín

Kokořín

municipality: Kokořín

The Gothic castle Kokořín is an entrance gateway to the protected landscape area of ...


Bezděz Castle

Bezděz Castle

municipality: Bezděz

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


Kašperk Castle

Kašperk Castle

municipality: Kašperské Hory

Kašperk castle is a well preserved ruins of Gothic castle towering over the Otava ...


Křivoklát

Křivoklát

municipality: Křivoklát

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


Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary

municipality: Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary is a regional centre of Western Bohemia situated at the Ohře and ...


Hradec Králové

Hradec Králové

municipality: Hradec Králové

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


Humpolec

Humpolec

municipality: Humpolec

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


Karlštejn Castle

Karlštejn Castle

municipality: Karlštejn

Karlštejn, a Gothic castle which is towering above the Berounka river on a huge ...


Bruntál Chateau

Bruntál Chateau

municipality: Bruntál

The Bruntál Chateau is in situated in the very centre of the town. Originally, ...




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