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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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Apartmány Brno No1 - Brno

Apartmány Brno No1 - Brno

Brno

No1 serves up comfortable apartments in Brno for very reasonable prices. Price of the ...

Hotel - Přerov

Hotel - Přerov

Haná

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

Hotel Drnholec - Drnholec

Hotel Drnholec - Drnholec

Podyjí area

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

My Hotel - Lednice

My Hotel - Lednice

Lednice-Valtice

My hotel is situated in the town of Lednice in Moravia, in the heart ...

Hotel Šumava - Horšovský Týn

Hotel Šumava - Horšovský Týn

Bohemian Forest

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

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 ...

Botel Racek *** Prague - Prague

Botel Racek *** Prague - Prague

Near Prague Centre

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

Villa Sára - Smržovka

Villa Sára - Smržovka

Jizerské Mountains

The Vila Sára Pension is situated in the beautiful surroundings of the Jizerskémountains right ...

Hotel Aldek - Česká Lípa

Hotel Aldek - Česká Lípa

Mácha Region

Hotel Aldek has 2, 3 and 4-bedded rooms, each of which has its onw ...

Hotel Arte - Brno

Hotel Arte - Brno

Brno

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

Prague -

The Lesser Quarter

The Lesser Quarter

municipality: Prague

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


Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad

municipality: Prague

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


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 ...


St Vitus Cathedral

St Vitus Cathedral

municipality: Prague

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


Petřín

Petřín

municipality: Prague

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


Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

municipality: Prague

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


Old Town

Old Town

municipality: Prague

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


Old Town Square

Old Town Square

municipality: Prague

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


Červená Lhota

Červená Lhota

municipality: Pluhův Žďár

The water chateau Cervena Lhota is one of the best known and most romantic ...


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 ...


Velké Losiny

Velké Losiny

municipality: Velké Losiny

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


Mikulov Chateau

Mikulov Chateau

municipality: Mikulov

The Baroque castle in Mikulov occupies a site on the hill where there was ...


Kunětická Hora

Kunětická Hora

municipality: Staré Hradiště

Kunětická hora is located north-east of the city of Pardubice. It is one of ...


ZOO Lešná

ZOO Lešná

municipality: Zlín

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


Spa Karlova Studánka

Spa Karlova Studánka

municipality: Karlova Studánka

Spa Karlova Studénka is situated in the Bílá Opava river valley in the Hrubé ...


Macocha Abyss

Macocha Abyss

municipality: Sloup

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


České Budějovice

České Budějovice

municipality: České Budějovice

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


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 ...


Želivský klášter

Želivský klášter

municipality: Želiv

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


Střekov Castle

Střekov Castle

municipality: Ústí nad Labem

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


Jindřichův Hradec Chateau

Jindřichův Hradec Chateau

municipality: Jindřichův Hradec

The Jindřichův Hradec Chateau stands in the town of the same name. It was ...


Priessnitz Spa Jeseník

Priessnitz Spa Jeseník

municipality: Jeseník

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


Libochovice Chateau

Libochovice Chateau

municipality: Libochovice

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


Hluboká nad Vltavou

Hluboká nad Vltavou

municipality: Hluboká nad Vltavou

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




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