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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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Chalet Macocha - Jedovnice

Chalet Macocha - Jedovnice

Moravian Karst

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

Hotel Svornost - Praha

Hotel Svornost - Praha

Near Prague Centre

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

Villa Sára - Roubenka - Smržovka

Villa Sára - Roubenka - Smržovka

Jizerské Mountains

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

Sporthotel Olympia - Stachy

Sporthotel Olympia   - Stachy

Šumava

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

EXCELLENT Pension Kroměříž

EXCELLENT Pension Kroměříž

Haná

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

hotel LEV - Lovosice

hotel LEV - Lovosice

Czech Central Mountains

The comfortable hotel Lev in Lovosice, a small town in the Czech Middle Mountains, ...

EuroAgentur Hotel Vaníček - Prague

EuroAgentur Hotel Vaníček - Prague

Prague Centre

Pleasant hotel with family atmosphere situated in a quiet residential area offers its guests ...

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 ...

Pension U Gigantu - Plzeň

Pension U Gigantu - Plzeň

Plzeň area

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

Prague -

Hradčany

Hradčany

municipality: Prague

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


Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad

municipality: Prague

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


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 ...


Prague Castle

Prague Castle

municipality: Prague

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


The Lesser Quarter

The Lesser Quarter

municipality: Prague

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


Old Town Square

Old Town Square

municipality: Prague

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


National Theatre

National Theatre

municipality: Prague

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


Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

municipality: Prague

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


New Town

New Town

municipality: Prague

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


Spa Konstantinovy Lázně

Spa Konstantinovy Lázně

municipality: Konstantinovy Lázně

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


Mikulov Chateau

Mikulov Chateau

municipality: Mikulov

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


Telč

Telč

municipality: Telč

Telč was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List thanks to its historical centre ...


Benešov

Benešov

municipality: Benešov

Benešov is a district town situated in the Central Bohemian region. It lies 40 ...


Kunětická Hora

Kunětická Hora

municipality: Staré Hradiště

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


Jindřichův Hradec Chateau

Jindřichův Hradec Chateau

municipality: Jindřichův Hradec

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


Kamenice nad Lipou Chateau

Kamenice nad Lipou Chateau

municipality: Kamenice nad Lipou

The late-Classicist chateau is the dominating feature of Kamenice nad Lipou in the Vysočina ...


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 ...


Budeč Rotunda

Budeč Rotunda

municipality: Zákolany

The Budeč hillfort, which was founded by one of the first Premyslids, was one ...


Žirovnice

Žirovnice

municipality: Žirovnice

Žirovnice town lies in Pelhřimov district in the Vysočina region and has nearly 3000 ...


Český Krumlov

Český Krumlov

municipality: Český Krumlov

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


Heřmanův Městec Jewish Cemetery

Heřmanův Městec Jewish Cemetery

municipality: Heřmanův Městec

The Jewish cemetery in Heřmanův městec is very old, it was founded together with ...


Bukovanský mlýn

Bukovanský mlýn

municipality: Bukovany

Bukovanský mlýn observation tower is in fact an immitation of a typical Dutch wind ...


Bečov nad Teplou Chateau

Bečov nad Teplou Chateau

municipality: Bečov nad Teplou

The chateau in Bečov nad Teplou is rather young, it dates back only to ...


Adršpach Rocks

Adršpach Rocks

municipality: Adršpach

The Adršpach Rocks form a smaller part of the National nature reserve of the ...


Kleť Planetarium

Kleť Planetarium

municipality: Holubov

Kleť planetarium is situated south of the peak of the hill of the same ...




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