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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 Sára - Roubenka - Smržovka

Villa Sára - Roubenka - Smržovka

Jizerské Mountains

The timbered cottage is situated at the foothills of the Jizerské mountains. There is ...

Hotel Barbora - Český Krumlov

Hotel Barbora - Český Krumlov

South Bohemia

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

Hotel Svornost - Praha

Hotel Svornost - Praha

Near Prague Centre

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

Hotel Bílá růže*** - Písek

Hotel Bílá růže*** - Písek

South Bohemia

Hotel Bílá růže (White Rose) is situated in the very centre of the town ...

Pension Jana - Sušice

Pension Jana - Sušice

Šumava

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

Hotel - Přerov

Hotel - Přerov

Haná

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

Hotel Skalní mlýn - Blansko

Hotel Skalní mlýn - Blansko

Moravian Karst

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

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...


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 ...


Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

municipality: Prague

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


Prague Castle

Prague Castle

municipality: Prague

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


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 ...


Rudolfinum (Dům umělců)

Rudolfinum (Dům umělců)

municipality: Prague

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


Chotěbuz

Chotěbuz

municipality: Chotěbuz

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


Bolfánek u Chudenic

Bolfánek u Chudenic

municipality: Chudenice

The Bolfánek observation tower literally towers over the town of Chudenice in the Plzeň ...


České Budějovice

České Budějovice

municipality: České Budějovice

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


Házmburk Castle Ruin

Házmburk Castle Ruin

municipality: Klapý

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


Konopiště

Konopiště

municipality: Benešov

Konopiště is a romantic chateau with a large park, rose garden, greenhouses, orangerie and ...


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 ...


Babí lom Observation Tower

Babí lom Observation Tower

municipality: Lelekovice

Babí lom is a rock with two peaks, southern (521m) and northern (562m) towering ...


Brno

Brno

municipality: Brno

Brno, the capital of the Southern Moravian region, is the second largest town in ...


The Prachovské Rocks

The Prachovské Rocks

municipality: Jičín

The Prachov Rocks form our most famous sandstone rock town, that lies on the ...


Macocha Abyss

Macocha Abyss

municipality: Sloup

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


Kunětická Hora

Kunětická Hora

municipality: Staré Hradiště

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


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 ...


Kašperk Castle

Kašperk Castle

municipality: Kašperské Hory

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


Bruntál Chateau

Bruntál Chateau

municipality: Bruntál

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


Mělník

Mělník

municipality: Mělník

The county town Melnik is situated on an elevation in the Polabi lowland 30 ...


Králíky monastery

Králíky monastery

municipality: Králíky

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




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