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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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Residence Liliová - Praha

Residence Liliová - Praha

Prague Centre

Hotel Residence Liliova provides a total of 25 rooms, all of which are fully ...

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 - Přerov

Hotel - Přerov

Haná

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

EuroAgentur Hotel Terasa - Frýdek-Místek

EuroAgentur Hotel Terasa - Frýdek-Místek

Ostrava area

New, up-to date, four-star hotel located in a beautiful landscape on the bank of ...

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 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 ...

Hotel Panon - Hodonín

Hotel Panon - Hodonín

Slovácko area

The three-star hotel is one of the most luxurious hotels in the whole region ...

Hotel Drnholec - Drnholec

Hotel Drnholec - Drnholec

Podyjí area

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

Chalet Macocha - Jedovnice

Chalet Macocha - Jedovnice

Moravian Karst

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

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 ...

Prague -

New Town

New Town

municipality: Prague

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


Old Town

Old Town

municipality: Prague

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


Hradčany

Hradčany

municipality: Prague

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


Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

municipality: Prague

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


The Lesser Quarter

The Lesser Quarter

municipality: Prague

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


Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

municipality: Prague

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


National Theatre

National Theatre

municipality: Prague

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


St Vitus Cathedral

St Vitus Cathedral

municipality: Prague

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


Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad

municipality: Prague

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


Dětenice Chateau

Dětenice Chateau

municipality: Dětenice

Dětenice, a Baroque chateau is located in a small village of the same name ...


Kroměříž

Kroměříž

municipality: Kroměříž

Originally Kroměříž was a market village at the crossroad on the main commercial route. ...


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 ...


Brumov Castle Ruin

Brumov Castle Ruin

municipality: Brumov-Bylnice

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


Humpolec

Humpolec

municipality: Humpolec

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


Česká Skalice - Ratibořice

Česká Skalice - Ratibořice

municipality: Česká Skalice

Ratibořice is an urban neighbourhood of Česká Skalice.It lies in the Náchod district, in ...


Kost Castle

Kost Castle

municipality: Libošovice

The medieval gothic castle named Kost is one of the best preserved and the ...


Bramberk

Bramberk

municipality: Lučany nad Nisou

The Bramberk observation tower stands in a village of the same name not far ...


Jihlava

Jihlava

municipality: Jihlava

 Jihlava is situated on the Czech-Moravian boundary-line and it is the centre of the ...


Trosky

Trosky

municipality: Troskovice

The bizzare ruins of Trosky castle are situated about 9km south-east of Turnov, the ...


Bečov nad Teplou Castle

Bečov nad Teplou Castle

municipality: Bečov nad Teplou

The Gothic castle that was built above the Teplá river valley dates back to ...


Brdo v Chřibech Lookout Tower

Brdo v Chřibech Lookout Tower

municipality: Roštín

The observation tower is situated on the top of the Brd hill (587m). It ...


Buchlov Castle

Buchlov Castle

municipality: Buchlovice

Originally a Romanesque fortress built in 13th century, later rebuilt in Romanesque and Gothic ...


Heřmanův Městec Synagogue

Heřmanův Městec Synagogue

municipality: Heřmanův Městec

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


Mariánské Lázně

Mariánské Lázně

municipality: Mariánské Lázně

Mariánské Lázně is a little charming town in Western Bohemia. It is the youngest ...


Quarries at ‘Amerika’

Quarries at ‘Amerika’

municipality: Mořina

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




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